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Canopy reports decline in cannabis sales

Canopy Growth Corp. says a decline in recreational cannabis sales during the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a rocky quarter. Canopy spent much of the quarter dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused “minimal” disruption to its production, but triggered a temporary closure of its 22 retail locations.

CannTrust licences reinstated for Vaughan facility

CannTrust Holdings Inc. reopens the doors of its Vaughan manufacturing plant almost a year after Health Canada first rated the facility as non-compliant. This is the second of CannTrust’s operations to be reinstated since its licences were suspended last September.

Government extends deadline for LPs’ annual fees

Cannabis companies are being given six extra months to pay off annual fees they owe the federal government, which says it’s changing the deadline because of COVID-19. The government says companies now have until March 31, 2021.
Grower Day

Featured presentation: Pest management in cannabis

Speaker: Stacey Hickman

For true crop protection you must consider above as well as below the soil when creating an IPM program. This talk will focus on Entomopathogenic nematodes as a control for common soil pests found in cannabis (fungus gnats, thrip pupae and root aphids). Nematodes have many advantages, however, choosing the correct nematode and delivery method are key factors to ensuring economic management of the pest insects.

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The buzz about craft growing

Newfoundland bee farm takes on organic microcultivation. Master grower, Matt Draper takes pride in the fact that not one stage of the cultivation process is automated – from watering the plants, to installing and maintaining the LED grow lights, and monitoring the natural chemistry of the plants’ living, organic soil. » Read More

Ontario retail lottery winners sell shops as more consolidation expected

The Alcohol and Gaming Corporation of Ontario, which oversees cannabis retailers, couldn’t say how many of the first lottery store winners are still associated with the shops they opened, but there are several that have changed hands – and experts say more are likely to follow. » Read More
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Canada to lead ISO workshop on safe cannabis production

The Standards Council of Canada and UL are partnering to establish guidelines for the creation of an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical committee on cannabis. The workshop will kick off in November 2020. » Read More

Virtual Grower Day

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Aug. 12 and 19
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Cannabis Expo

Edmonton, Alta.
Oct. 3-4
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Cannabis Expo

Calgary, Alta.
Oct. 24-25
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O’ Cannabiz Conference & Expo

Mississauga, Ont.
Oct. 27-29
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