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In the news … November 8, 2018

Why Crystal City would be the right call for Amazon’s HQ2

Amazon (AMZN) will reportedly split its long-awaited second headquarters between Crystal City in Arlington, Va., and Long Island City in New York more than a year after the Seattle firm began its “HQ2” search, according to The Wall Street Journal. But even a year ago, the front-runner status of Washington, D.C.’s next-door neighbor was evident.

Apple’s new iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini are now available in Canada

Apple revealed three new products at its fall hardware showcase, and while they’ve been available for preorder, they’re now in stores and ready to order. The iPad Pro starts at $999 CAD for the 11-inch model and $1249 for the larger 12.9-inch tablet.
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VICE Canada and MERRY JANE Announce Sticky, The Definitive Guide to Legal Weed in Canada

Today, VICE Canada, in partnership with MERRY JANE, announce the creation of a new media series, Sticky, the definitive guide to legal cannabis in the Canadian market.
Drawing on VICE Canada’s years of dedicated coverage of the evolution of the Canadian cannabis scene and MERRY JANE’S position as a leading cannabis-focused digital media series, Sticky will offer curated and collaborative content from across the VICE and MERRY JANE networks for smokers and newbies alike. The series is available at

Google Canada manager shares same ‘frustration’ as workers who walked out

Google Canada’s country manager says she shares the same “frustration” as the thousands of employees who staged a global walkout at the tech giant last week to protest its alleged mistreatment of women and mishandling of sexual misconduct.
Sabrina Geremia says she feels the walkout, which included workers in Toronto, Montreal and Waterloo, is a “difficult episode,” but that she hopes it will become a “watermark” for the industry.

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