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From candy to cannabis, small town finds new life

A worker tends to marijuana plants in Canopy's Smiths Falls, Ont. growing facility. | Photo via Canopy. 

October 20, 2016 - 7:53pm

Licensing fees soar under proposed Texas medical marijuana legislation

Kayla Brown, executive director for the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, said the state's revised regulations would make it harder for small businesses to break into the industry. | Photo courtesy of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association.

October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Tampa Bay dispensaries, doctors preparing for medical cannabis expansion

If approved in Florida, Amendment 2 will dramatically expand access to medical cannabis for treating certain ailments. | Photo courtesy of Trulieve

October 20, 2016 - 3:57pm

Hartford chamber chief suggests economic remedies

Hartford's financial situation is rapidly approaching the emergency stage, MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO Oz Griebel says. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut

October 19, 2016 - 10:17pm

Despite potential, e-learning still in its infancy across Canada, report says

Few deny the beneficial possibilities of e-learning, but the concept isn't taking off in Canada just yet, a new report says. | Photo by John Loo via Creative Commons.

October 14, 2016 - 4:50pm

Government auction nets $612K for three Connecticut lighthouses

Penfield Reef Light, which adorns Black Rock Harbor near Fairfield, received the highest bid in the latest U.S. government auction of Connecticut lighthouses. The auction for Penfield Reef closed Oct. 10 with a high bid of $282,345. The bid is pending acceptance with the U.S. General Services Administration. | Photo courtesy of the GSA

October 12, 2016 - 11:45pm

Thompson Reuters announces major Toronto technology expansion

Thompson Reuters' new technology centre will be housed in downtown Toronto's Bremner Tower. Photo by Jason Paris via Creative Commons.

October 7, 2016 - 5:23pm

More Canadians needed; apply within

U.S. President Barack Obama might have recently said "The world needs more Canada," but one group concerned for the future of the nation is insisting that Canada needs more Canadians. | Photo by GoToVan via Creative Commons.

October 7, 2016 - 3:19pm

Connecticut film industry rolls with changing landscape

Rocky Hill-based Synthetic Cinema International has 10 full-time employees with the number swelling to as high as 50 when shooting projects. | Photo courtesy of Synthetic Cinema International

October 6, 2016 - 6:56pm