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Drought, lack of rain and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

Drought, lack of rain and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but hot and dry weather that lasted through most of October has created drought conditions.
Consumer demand may halt declining shipping container prices, experts say

Consumer demand may halt declining shipping container prices, experts say

Shipping container prices continue to fall, but persistent port congestion and labour shortages could bring the decline to a halt, experts say.
The Green Organic Dutchman signs deal to merge with BZAM Cannabis

The Green Organic Dutchman signs deal to merge with BZAM Cannabis

TORONTO — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TGOD) has signed a deal to merge with BZAM Holdings, a privately owned cannabis company.
Drought, lack of rain, high temperatures and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

Drought, lack of rain, high temperatures and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but instead, persistent hot and dry weather has created drought conditions. Here are some of the numbers connected with the drought: --- Recorded rainfall between July and Oct.
Former CannTrust leaders plead not guilty to securities offences

Former CannTrust leaders plead not guilty to securities offences

TORONTO — Three former CannTrust Holdings Inc. leaders have pleaded not guilty to quasi-criminal charges related to thousands of kilograms of cannabis found growing in unlicensed rooms operated by the company.
Tough ruling against former cannabis execs could send message: experts

Tough ruling against former cannabis execs could send message: experts

TORONTO — Industry observers say cannabis companies' future regulatory compliance is at stake as a case against three former leaders of CannTrust Holdings Inc. begins.

Rainfall, drought and wildfires by the numbers in British Columbia

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but instead persistent hot and dry weather has created drought conditions. Here are some of the numbers connected with the drought: --- Recorded rainfall between July and Oct.
Invasion of the stink bugs: Pest thrives in British Columbia's warm October

Invasion of the stink bugs: Pest thrives in British Columbia's warm October

VANCOUVER — An aromatic insect shaped like a shield is lurking around homes and feasting on stone fruits in parts of southern British Columbia.
Regulator won't review decision to reject proposed feedlot near popular Alberta lake

Regulator won't review decision to reject proposed feedlot near popular Alberta lake

EDMONTON — An Alberta regulator has turned down a request to review its decision rejecting a proposed cattle feedlot near a popular recreational lake.
Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

Feedlot owner wants review of decision to deny expansion near popular Alberta lake

EDMONTON — A feedlot owner wants a regulatory board to take another look at its decision to deny his request to expand his operation near a popular recreational lake in central Alberta Greg Thalen of G&S Farms had proposed a 4,000-head feedlot ne