View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

Oct. 25, 2018
Industry News 

Facts about Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act

What your vending, snack bar or pantry service needs to know about the new Cannabis Act: Bill C-45 was enacted on October 17, 2018 to provide legal access to cannabis and to control and regulate its production, distribution and sale. While there are risks, there are also opportunities.

Cannabis in The Workplace Symposium

Is asking for an oral fluid swab an invasion of your employees’ privacy? What is your corporate health and safety policy around legalized cannabis? This symposium aims to answer your question as to how the new laws are changing company policies under Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act.
Sponsored Spotlight 
CV - SS1

New $10 Bank Note Coming Soon

Canada’s new $10 bank note is coming soon. Is your business ready?

The vertical $10 note, unveiled in March 2018, is entering circulation late this year. This new $10 will be rolled out gradually and will circulate alongside the other $10 bank notes already in circulation.

The Bank of Canada is working with bank note equipment manufacturers to minimize the impact on the cash-handling industry. Manufacturers can visit to learn more.

Cash-handling machine owners should contact their equipment supplier with any questions about machine compatibility.

This note has bold security features that are easy to check and difficult to counterfeit. Learn about them on the Bank of Canada’s website. Download training material for retail staff at

Nestlé launches beet-sweetened snack bar

Nestlē UK launched a new and distinctive snack bar in the UK this month, containing a range of fruit and vegetables, sweetened with beets. » Read more...

Oikos launches organic Greek yogurt

Oikos announced the launch of its first products to be certified organic. » Read more...
Talking Rain

Talking Rain launches caffeinated sparkling fruit drinks

The Talking Rain Beverage Company launched its first line of caffeinated drinks. » Read more...

Zenabis partners with True Buch for cannabis-infused kombucha

Canadian Kombucha company paired with Canadian cannabis production company, Zenabis to create a line of THC-infused kombucha. » Read more...

CAMA Expo 2018

October 26 & 27, 2018
Location: Village Conference Centre, The Blue Mountains, Ontario
» Learn more