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Uber launches new grocery delivery service in Montreal and Toronto

Uber launches new grocery delivery service in Montreal and Toronto

Uber Technologies Inc. is getting into the grocery delivery business and is using some Canadian cities to help it launch the venture.
California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON — The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money through a federal program that was designed to soften job losses from the coronavirus but also benefited wealthy, wel

Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help

The operator of the helicopter that crashed, killing former NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others, received between $150,000 and $350,000 from taxpayers under a program to help small businesses hurt by the virus pandemic.
Dana Canedy named as publisher at Simon & Schuster

Dana Canedy named as publisher at Simon & Schuster

LOS ANGELES — Dana Canedy will take on one of the biggest roles at Simon & Schuster.
Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

FARGO, N.D.
Aphria issues shares to Emblem after reaching settlement in supply dispute

Aphria issues shares to Emblem after reaching settlement in supply dispute

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. has issued more than 1.6 million common shares to Emblem Cannabis, a subsidiary of Aleafia Health, as part of a previously announced settlement.

Cannabis retailer Fire & Flower unveils pilot stores in Circle K partnership

EDMONTON — Fire & Flower Holdings Inc. has unveiled the first examples of its new cannabis retail partnership with the owner of Circle K convenience stores and gasoline bars.
North American stock markets finish higher, loonie up

North American stock markets finish higher, loonie up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index finished higher on Monday as investors factored an optimistic perspective on the U.S. economic recovery against more worrying sentiment from the Bank of Canada.
Global oil demand rebound from pandemic's lows prompts price spike forecasts

Global oil demand rebound from pandemic's lows prompts price spike forecasts

CALGARY — Oil analysts say a rebound in the world's hunger for oil has already started after demand destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic fell far short of what many experts had expected.