Canada

Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton explains why he thinks regulators in the U.S. might relax federal restrictions.
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:43 pm
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- Canopy Growth's cannabis business is booming thanks to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada last fall. Revenue for its fiscal third quarter surged 282% compared to a year earlier, the company reported Thursday. Chairman and co-CEO Bruce...
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Bitcoin
Dreamstime
February 05, 2019 - 7:57 am
By Daniel Shane, CNN Business (CNN) -- The death of a Canadian entrepreneur has left a huge stash of cryptocurrencies locked off from the people who own them. Quadriga, Canada's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, said it's unable to gain access to $145 million of bitcoin and other digital assets...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file photo, a man walks beside Canada's embassy in Havana, Cuba.
AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
January 30, 2019 - 10:26 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill. Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been...
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Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on a runway for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food.
Lloyd Slade via CNN
January 21, 2019 - 11:25 am
By Eric Levenson, Amanda Jackson and Alta Spells (CNN) -- Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food. The nightmarish incident began when the 3:05 p.m. flight...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File
January 14, 2019 - 12:27 pm
By Yanan Wang and Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive. The court in...
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Dreamstime
January 13, 2019 - 9:59 pm
By Augusta Anthony (CNN) -- Canadian air traffic controllers have been sending more than just radio signals across the border this weekend. They ordered hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts working without pay due to the ongoing US government shutdown . Peter Duffey, president of the...
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Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP
January 12, 2019 - 10:28 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign. "This is Rahaf Alqunun, a very brave new Canadian,"...
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo Steve Fagan, grower and collective owner of SLOgrown Genetics, attends to his organically cultivated cannabis at his farm in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo, File
December 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S...
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In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Budweiser beer cans are on ice at a concession stand at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
December 19, 2018 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Budweiser is partnering with medical cannabis company Tilray in a $100 million deal to research cannabis-infused drinks for the Canadian market. The alliance announced Wednesday is the latest foray by a major beer company into the cannabis business in Canada, which...
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American Sign Language: "love"
Dreamstime
December 18, 2018 - 11:55 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A father-daughter bond went viral on Facebook after a rock concert in Canada. Darrin Carberry, 53, was born deaf — so his 19-year-old daughter Kari signed the lyrics of the songs to him. Someone recorded a video of the two — which even caught the...
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