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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...

Cannabis industry laments lack of progress toward allowing consumption spaces

September 27, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — At Behind the Bend café, diners sitting by a fire pit nibble on charcuterie and enjoy vanilla bean ice cream served in pineapple...

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...

Health-care industry, not consumers, target of vaccine brand names

September 17, 2021 3:26 pm Experts say the renaming of COVID-19 vaccines is "business as usual" since the shots could not be branded until fully authorized by Health Canada, and...

Cannabis industry wants changes to regulations limiting pot beverage sales

September 6, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — When cannabis beverages first hit the market in early 2020, industry players saw the products as a way to bolster flagging revenues and...

Bausch announces IPO for medical aesthetics business as second quarter revenues surge

August 3, 2021 9:01 am LAVAL, Que. — Bausch Health Companies Inc. says it plans to pursue an initial public offering of its medical aesthetics business as part of structural...

Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

July 28, 2021 3:01 pm Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting towards more...

Seth Rogen’s cannabis company Houseplant and Canopy Growth announce partnership end

July 28, 2021 1:16 pm Actor Seth Rogen's Houseplant cannabis company and Canopy Growth Corp. are breaking up. The pot businesses say in a release Wednesday that they have mutually agreed...

Loblaw Q2 profit soars even as grocery sales level off from pandemic highs

July 28, 2021 12:56 pm Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed lockdowns this spring amid the third wave of COVID-19 kept food sales strong as the pandemic's eat-at-home trend...

Loblaw profit soars even as grocery sales level off from pandemic highs

July 28, 2021 9:41 am TORONTO — Loblaw Companies Ltd.'s second-quarter earnings beat analysts estimates as its profits soared amid higher revenues, even as its sales levelled off compared with...

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Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...

Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest

October 23, 2021 12:01 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched...

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...