Pot shorts cash in on hazy profitability path: Cannabis Weekly

Pot shorts cash in on hazy profitability path: Cannabis Weekly

It was a classic case of over-promising and under-delivering. Aurora Cannabis Inc., the second-largest cannabis company by market value, missed its own revenue target and reported a loss last week despite an earlier promise that it would be profitable by the quarter ended June 30. The result sent its shares down the most since December. […]

New federal Arctic policy focuses on human health, environment, infrastructure

New federal Arctic policy focuses on human health, environment, infrastructure

The federal government has released its long-awaited policy on developing the Canadian Arctic in a changing environmental and political world. But after three years of work on the lengthy document, some are left asking, “Where’s the caribou?” The document proposes eight priorities. Health, infrastructure and economic development are at the top. It mentions a shopping […]

U.S. trade deal with Japan may cost Canadian farmers a tariff edge

U.S. trade deal with Japan may cost Canadian farmers a tariff edge

It was only last year when the ratification of a trade deal with Asia-Pacific nations was heralded as a big win for Canadian exporters. One of the jewels of the pact — called the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) — was Japan, which agreed to slash tariffs on a variety of goods. Canada’s pork and beef producers were projected […]

Cannabis producer CannTrust lays off 180 workers after regulatory problems

Cannabis producer CannTrust lays off 180 workers after regulatory problems

VAUGHAN, Ont. – An Ontario cannabis producer is laying off about 180 people following repeated problems with both its product and how it has been produced. “We have made the extremely difficult decision to restructure our workforce to reflect the current requirements of our business,” said Robert Marcovitch, interim head of CannTrust Holdings. The layoffs […]

It’s a shaky start to September for Canada stock traders

It’s a shaky start to September for Canada stock traders

August was a wild ride for Canadian stock investors. And it doesn’t look like September is going to get any better. Not just as yet anyway. The S&P/TSX Composite fell as much as 0.4 per cent in early trading as U.S.-China trade tensions show no sign of easing and uncertainties around Brexit remain. Stocks in […]

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

The Trump administration’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports have taken effect, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season. The 15 per cent taxes apply to about $ 112 billion US of Chinese imports. All told, more than two-thirds […]

Sidewalk Labs and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to launch infrastructure company

Sidewalk Labs and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to launch infrastructure company

Google parent company Alphabet Inc. and affiliate Sidewalk Labs are partnering with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to launch a new company that invests in North American infrastructure. The spin-out of Sidewalk Labs called Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners, plans to hold, operate and invest in advanced infrastructure for the digital age. “Sidewalk Infrastructure will give cities […]

Better Business Bureau posts consumer alert for FlightHub, JustFly due to pattern of complaints

Better Business Bureau posts consumer alert for FlightHub, JustFly due to pattern of complaints

Following a CBC News story about two customer complaints involving FlightHub, several readers wrote in detailing their gripes with the online travel agency.  “I fear I’ll never get my money back,” wrote Derek Losier of Niagara Falls, Ont. He said that more than a month after he complained to the agency, he was still waiting for a refund for two […]

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