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Inspection agency finds four more fields with potato wart in P.E.I., completes probe

Inspection agency finds four more fields with potato wart in P.E.I., completes probe

OTTAWA — Canada's food inspection agency says it has completed its investigation into the cases of potato wart in Prince Edward Island that halted exports to the United States.
Tilray takes full ownership of Truss Beverage from Molson Coors Canada

Tilray takes full ownership of Truss Beverage from Molson Coors Canada

Cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. is taking on full ownership of the pot drinks company it ran with Molson Coors Canada. The Leamington, Ont.-based pot firm said Friday that it had signed a deal to acquire the remaining 57.
Canopy Growth to sell Hershey Drive facility back to Hershey Canada for $53M

Canopy Growth to sell Hershey Drive facility back to Hershey Canada for $53M

The Hershey building in Smiths Falls, Ont., is headed back into the hands of the company that made the facility famous. Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp.
Rogers Sugar to spend $200 million to grow production capacity in Montreal

Rogers Sugar to spend $200 million to grow production capacity in Montreal

MONTREAL — Rogers Sugar Inc. has announced plans to spend $200 million to grow its production capacity at its plant in Montreal to help meet increased demand in Eastern Canada.
'The saving grace for agriculture': Farmers look to irrigation amid climate woes

'The saving grace for agriculture': Farmers look to irrigation amid climate woes

CALGARY — Sean Stanford's wheat farm just south of Lethbridge, Alta.
Montreal urban fish farmers say their Arctic char cuts greenhouse gases and waste

Montreal urban fish farmers say their Arctic char cuts greenhouse gases and waste

MONTREAL — A warehouse basement in an industrial area of Montreal, near the intersection of two highways, feels about as far from a fish habitat as it gets.
Dairy industry woes push Saputo to revise earnings forecast

Dairy industry woes push Saputo to revise earnings forecast

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. has pushed back the target date to reach its earnings forecast amid flagging consumer demand for milk products across the globe.
Aurora Cannabis slashes Q1 net loss as it eyes orchid business, further savings

Aurora Cannabis slashes Q1 net loss as it eyes orchid business, further savings

Aurora Cannabis Inc. shaved $590.4 million off its net loss in its most recent quarter as it continued its search for savings and began laying the groundwork for a future orchid business.
Hay production looking good in the Lakeland

Hay production looking good in the Lakeland

With the summer now wearing off, local producers have had a good haying season, setting them up well for the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
Canopy Growth sees $42M net loss in Q1 as cost reduction efforts continue

Canopy Growth sees $42M net loss in Q1 as cost reduction efforts continue

Canopy Growth Corp.