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Winners, yes, but more losers under province’s pot plan

The province’s plan to create government-run standalone stores for recreational marijuana sales lit up pot stocks and the LCBO’s chief executive Friday, but it also left many others high and dry. Here’s a look at the winners and losers in Ontario in the lead-up to legalization next July: WINNERS Marijuana producers: Shares of pot producers all went predictably higher on …

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PM willing to improve small biz tax plan but won’t abandon in face of backlash

KELOWNA, B.C. – Justin Trudeau kicked off a Liberal caucus retreat Wednesday insisting his government won’t back down on a plan to end tax provisions that it maintains give some wealthy small business owners an unfair advantage. The prime minister’s opening message to caucus pre-empted Liberal backbenchers who’ve come to the retreat poised to press for changes to the tax …

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