Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tilray’s Q1 earnings would have been higher, if Aphria processes used: Tilray CEO

October 7, 2021 9:06 am Tilray Inc. said it is on track to save at least US$80 million from its merger with Aphria Inc. as it reported a first-quarter loss...

Aurora Cannabis says revenue from consumer sales down 45 per cent in fourth quarter

September 27, 2021 4:51 pm EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. blamed COVID-19 lockdowns for a 45 per cent plunge in consumer sales that it experienced as it continued to restructure...

Aurora Cannabis to close Edmonton facility, says 8% of its workforce to be impacted

September 22, 2021 3:51 pm Aurora Cannabis Inc. said eight per cent of its global workforce will be impacted by the forthcoming closure of one of its Alberta facilities. The cannabis...

Dairy giant Saputo acquires two North Carolina food facilities for US$118 million

September 1, 2021 2:31 pm MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. has acquired two food manufacturing facilities in North Carolina for US$118 million. The Montreal-based dairy giant says Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy...

Maritime farmers ship hay to drought-stricken Prairies as ranchers run out of feed

August 18, 2021 12:01 pm CALGARY — Farmers in the Maritimes are pitching in to help their drought-stricken Prairie counterparts facing a "devastating" situation. On his farm in the Annapolis valley...

Drought in northern Ontario leaves farmers with dry creeks, livestock feed shortage

August 17, 2021 1:56 pm Peggy Brekveld has owned a dairy farm with her husband in Thunder Bay, Ont., for nearly three decades and says she's never seen a drought...

BHP Group gives long-awaited go ahead for Jansen potash mine in Saskatchewan

August 17, 2021 7:16 am SASKATOON — Australian mining giant BHP Group says it has approved $7.5 billion in capital spending to build its Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan. "This is...

Booming grasshopper populations affecting Prairie agriculture sector

August 11, 2021 3:06 am A pattern of dry, hot weather across the Prairies over the past few years has resulted in a grasshopper infestation of epic proportions, with some...

Canadian railways expect weaker crop year after moving record grain in 2020-2021

August 3, 2021 1:01 pm TORONTO — Canada's two largest railways say they are unlikely to repeat the record grain shipments they posted in 2020 due to unfavourable weather conditions...

Farmers say heat wave, drought show vulnerable agricultural sector needs support

July 28, 2021 3:06 am When an unprecedented heat wave "cooked" the cherries growing at his family's farm in Oliver, B.C., Pravin Dhaliwal tried to see past the financial loss...

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States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...

No ‘blank slate’ jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

October 23, 2021 10:11 am BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was...

Harrison Ford reunited with lost credit card in Sicily

October 23, 2021 10:06 am MILAN (AP) — Harrison Ford lost his credit card during a stay in a beach town near Palermo, Sicily, but...