Monday, August 2, 2021

Cannabis farmers forced to react as heat, wildfires take their toll on crops

July 2, 2021 11:21 am It used to be common to see Tyler Rumi and his B.C. cannabis farm staff out watering their plants until the recent heat wave hit. Now...

Former CannTrust executives face securities charges after unlicenced cannabis growing

June 22, 2021 10:37 am The former chief executive and two past board members of CannTrust Holdings Inc. are facing charges roughly three years after the cannabis company became embroiled...

Study outlines ‘natural climate solutions’ to help Canada meet emissions targets

June 4, 2021 1:31 pm Canada could reach one-third of its greenhouse gas reduction targets by making better use of its vast forests, prairies and wetlands, says a report by...

JBS Canada beef processing facility in Alberta resumes production after cyberattack

June 2, 2021 2:36 pm CALGARY — The JBS Canada beef processing facility in Alberta has resumed production after a cyberattack that impacted the company’s operations in North America and...

Canopy Growth CEO ‘really bullish’ on U.S. pot legalization after recent reforms

June 1, 2021 10:37 am Canopy Growth Corp. is continuing to pin its hopes on the U.S. as competition in Canada's cannabis industry intensifies amid a wave of mergers and...

Hexo to buy Redecan for $925 million as hunt for more cannabis market share...

May 28, 2021 10:01 am Hexo Corp. will buy cannabis producer Redecan in a $925-million deal as the pot company continues its hunt for market share. Ottawa-based Hexo said Friday that...

World body says Canadian beef officially poses ‘negligible risk’ for mad cow disease

May 27, 2021 5:21 pm WASHINGTON — Canadian beef producers are finally able to turn the page on the mad cow era, the federal agriculture minister said Thursday after an...

U.S. amping up dispute with Canada over allowed exports of American dairy products

May 25, 2021 1:41 pm WASHINGTON — The United States is ramping up its dispute with Canada over the sale of American dairy products north of the border — the...

Hexo to buy 48North in deal valued at $50 million

May 17, 2021 9:41 am Hexo Corp. will try to boost its market share with a $50-million deal to buy 48North Cannabis Corp. Ottawa-based Hexo said Monday that purchasing Toronto-based 48North...

Canadian farmers have spring in their step from strongest commodity prices in years

May 16, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — Farmers like Andre Harpe have a little extra spring in their steps these days as agriculture crops fetch their highest prices in years,...

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Nicaragua party lists presidential candidate despite arrests

August 2, 2021 9:41 pm MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A conservative coalition registered a former leader of the 1980s Contra rebels Monday as a presidential...

Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

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11 hours of questioning for Cuomo in harassment inquiry

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him...