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 […]

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with ‘problems’ over two years

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with ‘problems’ over two years

OTTAWA – Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records. The document provides an inside look at imports from China that caught the attention of officials for appearing to […]

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

New research suggests men and women are on the same wavelength when it comes to problems in their sex lives. The study from the University of Waterloo asked more than 100 heterosexual couples in long-term relationships about issues that are most likely to surface in the bedroom. It found that men and women identified the […]

Kids detained at U.S. border at risk for long-term health problems

Kids detained at U.S. border at risk for long-term health problems

After several days of domestic and international condemnation of a U.S. immigration policy that has allowed more than 2,000 children to be taken away from their parents and put in detention facilities, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday pledging to “maintain family unity, including by detaining alien families together where appropriate.” But there’s no […]

Wedding insurance can cover unforeseen problems, but not a runaway bride

Wedding insurance can cover unforeseen problems, but not a runaway bride

With just four weeks until she was set to walk down the aisle, Ashleigh Post learned the celebration she and her fiancé had planned at an Ontario waterfront restaurant had to be moved elsewhere after the venue’s lease was suddenly terminated. It was peak wedding season last July when she started calling venues in and […]