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 LOSERS TORONTO STAR | BUSINESS

Elite snipers gather in New Brunswick to take shot at title

CFB GAGETOWN, N.B.—Some of the world’s best snipers are gathered at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown to compete against their peers in an elite profession that is the stuff of movies and myths. “I thought it was the coolest thing in the world, basically,” said Sgt. Steven Thompson, of the United States Marines reserve. Thompson spent…

Hurricane Irma strands Calgarians on islands

Meghan Potkins, Postmedia Sep 9, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:52 AM ET It was a terrifying night for four Calgarians huddled together in their Turks and Caicos holiday rental as Hurricane Irma made devastating landfall in the Caribbean archipelago. The group were forced to ride out the storm overnight in a kitchen pantry after they…

Ventev Wirelesspro dock review

We all understand the fear of approaching a crucial navigation point in your drive only to find your smartphone sitting at a 10 percent battery charge. You then frantically search the cabin for your phone charger, then fumble to plug it in and reattach the phone mount. Ventev hopes that their wireless charging phone mount,…

Mookie Betts finally hit a home run. Does it matter?

The Red Sox are getting production, but not power, from their All-Star right fielder. They’ll take it, but it’s fair to wonder if Mookie’s MVP-caliber 2016 was in some ways an outlier.  12:57 PM ET BOSTON — Mookie Betts awoke in Seattle on July 25, the morning after the Boston Red Sox were held to…