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Ontario Cannabis Store appoints interim president and CEO

The provincial cannabis distributor says Haig was chosen because of his experience in retail and logistics that he earned while in key positions at Hudson's Bay Co., Zellers, Giant Tiger and Danier.

B.C. municapilities want province to share cannabis tax money from Feds

A group advocating on behalf of municipalities and some First Nations across B.C. wants the province to share its cannabis excise tax revenue. According to the union, B.C. is expected to receive $50 million in revenue from the excise tax in the fiscal 2020-2021 year.

Lift & Co. files for bankruptcy

The company announced that it has made voluntary assignment into bankruptcy and that all of its directors and officers have resigned. Lift & Co. has also missed its Sept. 14 deadline for the filing and delivery of the financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for its fiscal year ended March 31.
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Aurora reports $3.3B loss for full year, $1.86B for Q4

Miguel Martin, who was named CEO on Sept. 8, conceded that the company had slipped from its top position in the Canadian consumer cannabis market. The fall is forcing him to stage an immediate overhaul even after Aurora laid off thousands of workers this year. » Read More
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