Pharmacy chain taps medical cannabis demand

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Cannabis-Connected

Even though it won’t carry cannabis directly, the owner of this leading chain of drugstores is now helping to connect registered prescription holders with cannabis growers. At the same time, it’s building relationships by offering guidance on marijuana use.

YOUR MARIJUANA I.Q.
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Q: My daughter bought shares in Loblaw last year and now with the recent changes has 13 shares of George Weston. She would like to add to her Loblaw shares, but is not sure what to do with her George Weston shares. Would it make sense to sell them and just add to her Loblaw shares or keep both and add to the George Weston holdings?

A: Loblaw Companies, $64.96, symbol L on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 369.0 million; Market cap: $24.0 billion; www.loblaw.ca), transferred its stake in Choice Properties REIT (symbol CHP.UN on Toronto) to its parent company George Weston Ltd., $91.86, symbol WN on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 153.4 million; Market… Read More

How to find the best dividend ETF

How to find the best dividend ETF

The best dividend ETFs can lead to high yields and add stability to your portfolio
The best dividend ETFs will practice “passive” fund management, in contrast to the “active” management that conventional mutual funds or some new ETFs provide at much higher costs.

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Upcoming spinoff add to its appeal

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NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC. $17 (Nasdaq symbol NUAN; Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 285.4 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; No dividends paid; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.nucance.com) specializes in speech and imaging… Read More

Spinoff spurs Canadian retail giant

Spinoff spurs Canadian retail giant

This company recently transferred its majority stake in Canada’s leading REIT to its parent company. As a result of that reorganization, it can now focus exclusively on expanding profits for its main retailing operations.

For example, the company recently launched a new enhanced delivery program modelled… Read More