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Prop 64: Will California voters turn the Golden State green?

Proposition 64 would legalize recreational marijuana in California. | Photo by Dank Depot via Creative Commons

October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm

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

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Christine Burdick


Business pitch competition gives students two minutes or less for success

Student entrepreneurs from across Ontario are eligible to enter the "Make Your Pitch" contest by submitting their best two-minute video pitches. Photo by COD Newsroom via Creative Commons. 

September 30, 2016 - 3:26pm