Pot stocks fall after report of changes coming from U.S. Attorney General

Pot stocks fall after report of changes coming from U.S. Attorney General
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index is barely out of the red as the health-care sector, which includes some of the biggest marijuana companies, dropped sharply. Cannabis stocks were pummelled after The Associated Press reported that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind an Obama-era policy that generally barred federal law enforcement officials from interfering with marijuana sales in states where pot is legal.... Read More

Google says phones, tablets also affected by newly discovered security issue

Google says phones, tablets also affected by newly discovered security issue
TORONTO — Google says a newly discovered security vulnerability initially thought to be linked to most modern computers is actually a threat to smartphones and tablets as well. Reports began circulating Wednesday about a mysterious hardware issue that could cause sensitive data, including user passwords, to become accessible to hackers. To make matters worse, consumers were warned that a software update... Read More

Fort Hills partners settle funding feud with bargain priced deal to buy stake

Fort Hills partners settle funding feud with bargain priced deal to buy stake
CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. and Teck Resources Ltd. are getting a bargain price for bigger stakes in the Fort Hills oilsands mine they are buying from partner Total S.A., analysts say. The two Canadian companies announced Wednesday they will pay an additional $420 million to take over a three per cent stake in the project from the French oil giant. Suncor (TSX:SU), the operator, is... Read More