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China’s Most Successful Business Leaders Are Not Safe At Home

When China’s seventh-richest private entrepreneur is mysteriously detained to “assist” an official criminal investigation and then just as …

Indigenous leaders, families laud launch of national inquiry

After decades of advocacy, victims' families and indigenous leaders are rejoicing at the launch of the first phase of a national inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women – a probe the Liberal government promises will be shaped by input from those who have been most affected by …

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

World leaders kick off climate talks in Paris: 'Our goal must be a transformation'

Declaring that the future of the planet is at stake, more than 150 world leaders assembled outside Paris on Monday to launch an ambitious attempt to confront climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.<p>After decades of difficult negotiations and an unsuccessful attempt to strike a deal six …

Doctors, lawyers concerned about Trudeau's small-business tax changes

Doctors and lawyers who run their own practices are anxiously waiting for more details on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's plan to change tax rules for small businesses. At the moment, few details on the forthcoming changes are available, leaving these professionals wondering just how they will be …

Many of Canada’s Top 100 Employers have staying power

It's a significant achievement to make the list for Canada's Top 100 Employers but dozens of Canadian organizations manage to be the best in their field year after year. So how do they do it?<p>The simple answer is that they've made their companies exceptional places to work, but that's not enough to …

Two months after Oregon legalization, pot saturation sends profits up in smoke

After the state’s legalization of recreational cannabis, over-saturation and shaky business plans mean that for some dispensaries business is not booming<p>Along North-east Sandy Boulevard in Portland, Oregon, there’s a stretch known as the “Green Mile”. Here, medical marijuana dispensaries are …

Cannabis

Canada’s Prime Minister Issued an Order to Start the Legalization of Pot

But cops and prosecutors are still nailing Canucks for lighting up.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his first official order to start the process towards legalizing weed.<p>In a public mandate letter issued to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Friday, Trudeau listed the government's top …

Cannabis

The chief of the DEA thinks the idea of medical marijuana is a 'joke'

"What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal — because it's not," Rosenberg said, CBS reports. "We can have an intellectually honest debate about whether we should legalize something that is bad and dangerous, but don't call it medicine —that is a joke."<p>"There are pieces …

McDonald's is poised to rule fast food again

US same-store sales ticked up 0.9% in the most recent quarter, the first quarterly increase in two years, and investors seem optimistic about the business going forward. Shares are up 20% this year.<p>The chain has been changing how it cooks burgers, adding new sandwiches and more premium, …

Chipotle's E. coli outbreak threatens sales, emboldens critics

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc’s (CMG.N) food poisoning outbreak in Washington state and Oregon threatens to scare diners away from the popular burrito chain and has become fodder for one of its most vocal critics.<p>A sign is seen at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in San …

Environmental Health

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Former Tory adviser says Stephen Harper and Conservatives ‘blew themselves up’ with ‘desperate’ tactics

Long-time Conservative stalwart Geoff Norquay, who worked for former prime minister Brian Mulroney and, later, for Stephen Harper while he was in …

Stop talking about bacon. Let’s have a real conversation about colon cancer

<i>Amy Elmaleh is the executive director and co-founder of Colon Cancer Canada.</i><p>My Facebook feed is currently filled with pictures of crispy sizzling bacon – draped over burgers and piled high next to pancakes and scrambled eggs.<p>It's all part of the foodie backlash against the announcement by the World …

Gretzky defends appearance at Harper campaign event

Wayne Gretzky says he was doing Stephen Harper "a favour" when he appeared with him at a campaign event, and the Great One says he would do the same for any prime minister.<p>Harper and Gretzky played table hockey with some children at an event in Toronto last month.<p>The prime minister interviewed …

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Edmonton approves bylaw allowing ride-sharing companies like Uber to operate

Edmonton city council has approved a bylaw that will allow ride-sharing companies like Uber to operate legally.<p>Councillors voted in favour of the bylaw on Wednesday.<p>The bylaw, which takes effect March 1, includes two licences: one for ride-sharing companies, called private transportation providers, …

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Wayne Gretzky says he was doing Stephen Harper “a favour” when he appeared with him at a campaign event, and the Great One says he would do the same for any prime minister.<p>Harper and Gretzky played table hockey with some children at an event in Toronto last month.<p>The prime minister interviewed …

Canada’s election message to the world: Xenophobia doesn’t play here

<i>Stephen Larin is a senior researcher at the European Academy of Bolzano, Italy and a visiting researcher at Aarhus University, Denmark.</i><p>One of the most important results of Monday's historic election is its affirmation that most Canadians reject the divisive xenophobia that has become a winning …

Will Trudeau make me pay more taxes?

It’s official. The Canadian population vote to give the Liberals a majority government. It’s a resounding victory for Justin Trudeau, who will become …

Canada

An entrepreneur's letter to Justin Trudeau

<i>Andrew D'Souza is the founder of Clearbanc, a financial services firm for self-employed workers and entrepreneurs.</i><p>Dear Mr. Trudeau, Congratulations on your victory last night after an impressive, principled and positive campaign. I'm confident that your induction as our new prime minister will lead …

Justin Trudeau’s Canada victory is also a win for the nation’s marijuana industry

Shares in all of Canada’s major listed cannabis companies surged on Tuesday, as the market reacted to Trudeau’s pledge to legalise recreational use<p>Among the biggest corporate winners from Justin Trudeau’s surprise victory in the Canadian election is the nation’s cannabis industry.<p>Shares in all of …

Cannabis

Nine ways your family finances will change under a Liberal government

Here are nine things you need to know about how your personal finances will change under the new Liberal government. These points are based on measures the party campaigned on prior to the election Monday.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Middle class tax cuts</b>: People with taxable income between $44,700 and $89,401 will save as …

Marijuana Grower Sued For Using Pesticides

It didn’t take long before marijuana companies would be treated like any other company, and that means getting sued. On October 5, a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of lead plaintiffs Brandan Flores and Brandie Larrabee against LivWell, a Colorado marijuana grower and owner of …

Court rejects aunt’s bid to sue nephew for $165,000 over ‘forceful’ hug at his 8th-birthday party

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Connecticut jury on Tuesday rejected a woman’s bid to sue her 12-year-old nephew for injuries she says she suffered from his …

A better federal election forecast

Three Canadians who are extra good at predictions place bets on the election outcome<p>The federal election campaign has been, to paraphrase Jonathan …

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Want to improve efficiency? Put a stop to low-value work

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>Put a stop to low-value work</b><p>Reward people for eliminating worthless work, …

‘I know you shot me, but I’m not going to shoot you’: Video shows Cleveland cop’s intense standoff with suicidal man

Remarkable body camera footage shows a Cleveland police officer acting heroically, trying to calm down a violent, suicidal man even after the man …