Aurora Cannabis to supply medical pot to Mexico

Aurora Cannabis says it will supply medical cannabis to Mexico through a partnership with pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor Farmacias Magistrales. [Read entire story]

Junior oil firms cut dividends, output despite crude oil price rebound

Prices for western Canadian oil continued to strengthen on Friday as markets adjusted to a plan by the Alberta government to eliminate a glut of oil that has plagued producers for months. [Read entire story]

Oil prices spike after OPEC countries decide on production cut

Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday after OPEC countries agreed to a proposal that would see global oil production reduced by 1.2 million barrels a day. [Read entire story]

Marlboro maker places $2.4B bet on Canadian marijuana company

One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market by taking a 45 per cent stake in Cronos Group, the Canadian medical and recreational marijuana provider. [Read entire story]

Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

A blast of 94,100 new jobs last month has knocked the country's unemployment rate down to 5.6 per cent — its lowest level since Statistics Canada started measuring comparable data more than 40 years ago. [Read entire story]

CN bidding for Halifax container terminal

If successful, Canadian National Railway says it will spend money to upgrade the Halterm container terminal in Halifax's south end. [Read entire story]

Huawei is ‘growing astronomically’ despite allegations it spies for China

The arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer is just the latest controversy to befall the tech giant which has been accused of having ties to the Chinese government and used for espionage activities. [Read entire story]

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to spend weekend in jail after bail hearing adjourns

Meng Wanzhou, the arrested chief financial officer for tech giant Huawei, has the means and motive to flee Canada, the United States argues, and she should remain in custody until extradition proceedings begin. [Read entire story]

Government staffer named in Mark Norman document leak case suspended from job

A procurement official named in the criminal case against the military’s former second-in-command has been suspended from his position, a House of Commons committee has been told. [Read entire story]

William Osler Health System introduces 5-year plan to public:Health system ‘feeling optimistic about the future’

With the recent release of its 2019-24 Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities, William Osler Health System (Osler) is feeling optimistic about the future thanks to a set of priorities that will guide the [Read entire story]

Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area

A source familiar with the automaker's plan says an assembly plant will be put in the Detroit area. [Read entire story]

The NHL is making so much money

The Buzzer is CBC Sports' daily newsletter. Get up to speed in a hurry on the interesting stuff happening in sports, including why the hockey business is very, very good right now. [Read entire story]

Cannabis producer Aphria names special investigative committee amid new allegations by short seller

Marijuana producer Aphria Inc. says its board of directors has appointed a special committee of independent directors to review the company's acquisition of Latam Holdings Inc., which has been criticized by short [Read entire story]

U.S. stocks claw back from an early plunge with boost from report of slower rate hikes

U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year. An early plunge briefly knocked more than 700 points off the Dow Jones Industrial [Read entire story]

No OPEC agreement yet on oil production cuts to bolster falling price

OPEC countries hoping to stop the fall in oil prices put off their decision Thursday on how much to reduce oil production until they negotiate with ally Russia on Friday on how much it will contribute to the cut. [Read entire story]

Dollarama reports $133.5M profit in 3rd quarter

Dollarama Inc. says it earned $133.5 million in its latest quarter, up from $130.1 million a year ago. The retailer says the profit amounted to 41 cents per diluted share. Analysts had expected a profit of 42 cents per [Read entire story]

Canada will feel oilpatch pain, but not as badly as 2015: Poloz

The negative impacts of low oil prices that have struck Western Canada will reverberate across the entire national economy, the head of the Bank of Canada said at a speech in Toronto Thursday. [Read entire story]

Cyber crooks increasingly targeting home devices: report

Cyber criminals are shifting their attention from traditional computers to internet-connected devices in Canadian homes, says the government's cyber security agency. [Read entire story]

Justin Greaves’ overcast Toronto horizon:Toronto: Through Your Lens is a space for user-submitted photography

For this latest Toronto: Through Your Lens,'s own Justin Greaves photographed an overcast Toronto from the water's edge at the bottom of Royal York Road. "I was parking for the Santa Clause parade and [Read entire story]

East Toronto’s Shoebox Project brings holiday gifts to homeless women:Decorated shoeboxes can be donated until Dec. 14

Buying gifts during the holiday season is a luxury that many women in Toronto’s shelter system may not be able to afford. Reducing the feelings of isolation and loneliness faced by these women is one of the objectives of [Read entire story]

North York man holds 14th toy drive to give all kids a Christmas:’Everyone knows where a toy goes; it goes to a kid,’ says Neil Haden

THE ISSUE: Providing gifts for all children at Christmas LOCAL IMPACT: Neil Haden's annual drive has collected more than 250,000 toys so far [Read entire story]

Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club founder hopes to strike blow to hate:Grassroots group hopes to make city more positive place


Trailblazing Toronto program offers paramedic training:College course targets city, provincial social services clients

She was a single mother working for just above minimum wage. “I was raising a family, so it was quite difficult to make ends meet,” said Whitney Gittens, a longtime Etobicoke resident. “I was on social assistance, [Read entire story]

Disadvantaged Weston students benefit from after-school program:Beyond 3:30 offered in 18 schools across Toronto

THE ISSUE: Supporting students from lower-income households LOCAL IMPACT: Weston middle-school students learn skills, get help from free after-school program [Read entire story]

PHOTO SHOOTS: Etobicoke cooking class has good is schooled at Cirillo’s Culinary Academy is schooled at Cirillo’s Culinary Academy [Read entire story]

Etobicoke Humane Society has purrfect gift for animal lovers:Shelter launches Home for the Holidays campaign

Attention animal lovers: the Etobicoke Humane Society recently launched its annual Home for the Holidays campaign to help make your shopping a little less stressful this year. [Read entire story]

Junction family wants more support for adult daughter’s disability:OHIP doesn’t cover rehab; family can’t afford to pay for it

THE ISSUE: Limited subsidized healthcare options for adults LOCAL IMPACT: Family calling on government to extend coverage for dependent daughter [Read entire story]

Amid oil price crisis, major energy producer says Canada’s largest pipeline system is ‘dysfunctional’

Canadian Natural Resources is doubling down on its concerns about wasted space on Canada’s biggest oil pipeline, blaming a “dysfunctional” process as a reason for slashing its spending plans next year. [Read entire story]

New Tim Hortons coffee lids leak too much, some customers say

New and supposedly improved Tim Hortons coffee lids are proving to be a bust with some customers who claim they're still causing leaks while the company says nine out of 10 patrons preferred the new version during [Read entire story]

CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Vancouver, sought by U.S. for extradition

Canadian officials have arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer and deputy chair of the board for the Chinese tech giant Huawei, CBC News has confirmed. [Read entire story]

Raptors 8-game winning streak halted by Nuggets

The Toronto Raptors' eight-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Canadian Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets on Monday. [Read entire story]

Rosie DiManno: Nylander and Leafs get back to business

Tell them Willie Boy is here.Wait, wrong movie. This was more a Titanic epic, threatening to smash against the iceberg of negotiation deadline, sinking to the bottom of restricted free agency waters, whilst GM Kyle Dubas [Read entire story]

Niagara police chief anxious to get answers about shooting

He may be the top cop, but Niagara Regional Police Chief Bryan MacCulloch says he doesn’t know any more than the public about why one of his officers shot another last Thursday afternoon in Pelham.“I [Read entire story]

York school board trustee criticized for racially offensive Facebook posts sworn in despite protests

Elizabeth Terrell-Tracey was elected to the York Region District School Board earlier this year despite racially offensive postings that appeared on her Facebook account during the campaign.But at her swearing in Monday [Read entire story]