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Cannabis companies weigh pricing strategies after OCS margin cut

Cannabis companies weigh pricing strategies after OCS margin cut

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. will hold its prices as licensed pot producers weigh whether to pass along to consumers the savings from the Ontario Cannabis Store's forthcoming margin decrease. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Ontario Cannabis Store reducing price margins to help pot businesses compete

Ontario Cannabis Store reducing price margins to help pot businesses compete

TORONTO — In a bid to help retailers compete with the illicit pot market, the Ontario Cannabis Store will lower its price margins this fall — but its chief executive warns the move won't solve all the industry's woes.
Nutrien to slightly delay potash production ramp-up as global sales slump

Nutrien to slightly delay potash production ramp-up as global sales slump

CALGARY — Nutrien Ltd. will slightly delay the timing of its plan to ramp up potash production, due to slumping sales.
Growers say it'll be years before N.S. vineyards recover from 'devastating' cold snap

Growers say it'll be years before N.S. vineyards recover from 'devastating' cold snap

HALIFAX — Grape growers say it will take years for Nova Scotia vineyards to recover from the recent cold snap that destroyed more than 95 per cent of some of the most prized varieties of grapes.
Canada strikes sanguine, wait-and-see approach on Biden's latest Buy American gambit

Canada strikes sanguine, wait-and-see approach on Biden's latest Buy American gambit

WASHINGTON — Construction industry advocates, business leaders and suppliers in Canada are taking a cautious, almost sanguine approach to U.S.
'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

Canada's egg industry appears to be quietly sidestepping widespread shortages and wildly spiking prices affecting other countries, and some say supply management is to thank.
Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

WASHINGTON — The United States doubled down Tuesday in its ongoing dispute with Canada over dairy imports, accusing one of its closest trading partners of shirking its responsibilities under the terms of North America's three-year-old trade agreement
U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. senators are calling on the Biden administration to get tough with Canada and Mexico over what they describe as the two countries "flouting" their obligations under North America's three-year-old trade agreement. Democrat Sen.
129 neglected cattle seized from B.C. property with 'numerous' dead animals: SPCA

129 neglected cattle seized from B.C. property with 'numerous' dead animals: SPCA

CAWSTON, B.C. — Animal protection officers with the SPCA have seized 129 cattle from a property in southeastern British Columbia. The society says the neglected cattle were being housed in substandard conditions on a property in Cawston, B.C.
Milk prices in New Brunswick set to increase four cents per litre starting Feb. 1

Milk prices in New Brunswick set to increase four cents per litre starting Feb. 1

FREDERICTON — Milk prices in New Brunswick are set to increase by four cents per litre starting Wednesday.