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Aurora Cannabis says Q4 revenue down 45%

The Edmonton-based cannabis company said the health crisis pushed its net revenue from consumer sales to $19.5 million for the three months ended June 30, down from $35.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2020. But that didn’t appear to have the company’s executives worried.

Delta 9 named 7th top growing company

Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. is the 7th top growing Canadian company this year on The Globe and Mail Report on Business editorial rankings. Delta 9 CEO says that the company will continue to focus on growing its retail network throughout the country, as well as its online retail strategy.

Cannabis industry laments lack of progress on consumption lounges

Ontario looked like it would be the first to allow cannabis consumption spaces, when it solicited feedback from the public before the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline for that feedback passed more than a year ago, but a press secretary for attorney general Doug Downey said “no changes to the cannabis framework are expected at this time.”
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COVER: Second Act

As anyone in the sector knows, Canada’s Cannabis Act is about to undergo its inaugural review, and among the industry stakeholders suggesting changes are Canada’s First Nations. “We continue to work with the government on how to deliver safe, legal products to First Nations people,” Albert Eppinga, the founder and master grower at BC Cannabis says. “But changes in the Cannabis Act can take this to the next level.” » Read More
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Aurora Cannabis to close Edmonton facility, 8% of workforce impacted

The cannabis company announced it is closing its Aurora Polaris property in Edmonton as part of a plan to streamline its operations. Aurora Polaris’ medical distribution operations will move to the Aurora Sky facility, while manufacturing will be relocated to Aurora River in Bradford, Ont. » Read more

Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

The company says in an email that it is closing the facilities to optimize operational efficiencies and save costs following the merger. The company did not share how many workers will be impacted by the closures, but says it will work with those interested in opportunities at its Broken Coast facility on Vancouver Island. » Read more

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