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Alberta creates advisory team to assist cities bidding for second Amazon headquarters

CALGARY—The Alberta government is joining the fray to help Edmonton and Calgary bid for retail giant Amazon’s second headquarters. Premier Rachel Notley says a consultation team of business and academic leaders will assist the cities to make the best bids possible. “Our object is to get that headquarters into this province,” Notley said Monday. “We brought this group together to …

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Canadians curious about marijuana edibles, but concerned about children: survey

HALIFAX—Canadians appear to have an appetite for marijuana-infused munchies, according to a new survey that found a healthy majority both supported the legalization of recreational pot use but had clear concerns about children’s access to edible products containing cannabis. The poll by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax found that about 68 per cent of people across the country favour …

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Plus-size lingerie a big business opportunity for U.S. clothiers

Ask any woman. Shopping for bras is a pain, sometimes literally. And if you’re what they call curvy? Good luck with that. But there’s fresh hope on the plus-size horizon, with brands including Calvin Klein and specialty retailers such as Brayola introducing more brassieres in 40DD and beyond. It’s part of a new push by clothiers to appeal to full-figured …

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