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Bird flu fighters in B.C. face unprecedented challenge, as H5N1 spread across Canada

Bird flu fighters in B.C. face unprecedented challenge, as H5N1 spread across Canada

VANCOUVER — By some measures, the ongoing outbreaks of avian flu in British Columbia pale when compared to the devastating eruption of the disease in 2004 that prompted a cull of 17 million birds.
UN, Russia hold talks on extending wartime grain deal

UN, Russia hold talks on extending wartime grain deal

GENEVA (AP) — Top Russian and U.N.
Aurora Cannabis CEO says company on track for profitability as it posts Q1 net loss

Aurora Cannabis CEO says company on track for profitability as it posts Q1 net loss

Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s chief executive insisted his company was on track to meet its profitability target even as it recorded a $51.9 million net loss and saw consumer pot net revenue fall 28 per cent from a year ago.
Canopy Growth CEO hopeful for cannabis reforms after U.S. midterms

Canopy Growth CEO hopeful for cannabis reforms after U.S. midterms

The head of Canopy Growth Corp. has high hopes for the U.S. Senate and potential cannabis legislation after Tuesday's midterm elections.
Maple Leaf Foods still working to recover from outage caused by cyberattack

Maple Leaf Foods still working to recover from outage caused by cyberattack

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is still working to restore operations after being hit by a cyberattack over the weekend, the company said Tuesday.
Canada's farmers need tech, investment to cut carbon emissions: report

Canada's farmers need tech, investment to cut carbon emissions: report

Canada's agriculture sector needs to increase food production while also investing in sustainability to reduce emissions, according to a new report by RBC.
Fertilizer giant Nutrien sticking to plan to boost production; potash sales slump

Fertilizer giant Nutrien sticking to plan to boost production; potash sales slump

CALGARY — Nutrien Ltd. is sticking to its plan to increase potash production, even as the Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant cut its full-year guidance for 2022 due to slumping potash sales volumes in the second half of this year.
Fertilizer greenhouse gas cuts may take longer than Ottawa wants, farm groups say

Fertilizer greenhouse gas cuts may take longer than Ottawa wants, farm groups say

The goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer use by 30 per cent kicked up more dust than a tractor on a grid road when it was first announced by the federal Liberal government last summer.

Nutrien earns US$1.6B in third quarter, but lowers full-year guidance

SASKATOON — Nutrien Ltd. says it earned US$1.6 billion in the third quarter of 2022, up 118 per cent from the same three-month period in 2021. The Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant says its profit in the quarter works out to $2.
U.S. CBD company Charlotte's Web signs deal with Canadian cannabis company Tilray

U.S. CBD company Charlotte's Web signs deal with Canadian cannabis company Tilray

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Charlotte's Web Holdings Inc. has signed a deal with Tilray Brands Inc. for the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of Charlotte's Web CBD hemp extract products in Canada.
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