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U.S. losing talent because of outdated immigration system, advocates say

America’s restrictions on visas for highly skilled workers are forcing such workers to go to other countries and causing a brain drain in the U.S., according to advocates and the head of a House subcommittee.

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Schumer, other Democrats unveil draft bill for cannabis decriminalization

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and two other top Democratic senators on Wednesday roll out a "discussion draft" for a bill that would deliver federal decriminalization for cannabis. Analysts say it isn't likely to be...

Organigram tops revenue estimates in fiscal Q3 as loss narrows

Canadian cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. posted a narrower loss for its fiscal third quarter than in the same period a year ago as revenue topped estimates. The company posted a loss of C$4 million ($3.20 millio...

Nordstrom takes stake in Asos brands including Topshop

Nordstrom Inc. announced Monday that it has taken a minority interest in four brands run by online retailer Asos Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT. Asos will continue to have creative and operational control of To...

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Lightning strikes twice as Tampa Bay repeats as Stanley Cup champion

Backstopped by their star goaltender and the only two Tampa Bay players on the ice without their name on the Cup, the Lightning won it all for the second time in 10 months by beating the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in Game 5 on...

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Tilray marks milestone German weed harvest and launches medical prescriptions drive

Tilray is embarking on a push to educate more German doctors about the benefits of prescribing medical cannabis, as the weed giant seeks to cement its dominance in the highly-profitable European medical market.

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As worries emerge about the delta variant and the J&J shot, health officials — and, so far, the research — say the vaccinated are still protected

The Delta variant is already the most dominant strain of the virus in some U.S. states, and that’s putting some Americans easing back into “normal” life on edge.

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Israel says Pfizer vaccine just 64% effective in real world as delta variant continues to spread rapidly

The global tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed above 184 million on Tuesday, as the highly transmissible delta variant continued to race across the world and the Israeli health ministry said it believes delta has ...

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Canada, U.S. to ease pandemic border-crossing restrictions

Pandemic restrictions on travel between Canada and the U.S. began to loosen Monday for some Canadians, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said plans to totally reopen the border would be announced over the next few weeks.

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‘The whole town is on fire’: Wildfire forces evacuation for British Columbia town that hit a record 121 degrees

A wildfire amid a record heat wave in western Canada has forced authorities to order residents to evacuate a village in British Columbia that smashed the country's record for hottest temperature three days in a row this w...

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Hundreds of deaths may be tied to historic Northwest heat wave

The grim toll of the historic heat wave in the Pacific Northwest became more apparent as authorities in Canada, Oregon and Washington state said Wednesday they were investigating hundreds of deaths likely caused by scorchi...

Tilray CEO seeks shareholder approval to increase stock and give it ammunition to make acquisitions

Tilray Inc. Chief Executive Irwin Simon called on shareholders to support a proposal at the company's annual shareholder meeting that will allow the Canadian cannabis company to increase the number of authorized shares of...

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PETA suspends international campaigns against Canada Goose after fur-free commitment

Canada Goose shares rose 3.6% in Thursday trading after the announcement.

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BlackBerry pleases its meme followers with first-quarter earnings beat

The hardware firm turned security software outfit posted expected results across multiple accounting practices.

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Investigators found over 600 bodies at former residential school for Indigenous children in Canada

Leaders of Indigenous groups in Canada said Thursday investigators have found more than 600 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school for Indigenous children — a discovery that follows last month's report...