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Growing Pains: Inside Canopy Growth Corp.’s bid to scale up at Aldergrove

Growing Pains: Inside Canopy Growth Corp.’s bid to scale up at Aldergrove

It’s 11 a.m. on a rainy Thursday morning and hundreds of Canopy Growth Corp. employees are shuffling into work at the company’s facility in Aldergrove, B.C.After first donning Health Canada-mandated scrubs, lab jackets, hairnets and booties, they enter one of the facility’s massive greenhouses, where they’ll spend the next eight hours tending to thousands of…


Lululemon delivers one of ‘strongest years ever’ amid push into new categories

Lululemon delivers one of ‘strongest years ever’ amid push into new categories

Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s ongoing evolution — its push into men’s wear, work wear, underwear and self-care — along with investments in e-commerce, product innovation and global expansion, led to one of its “strongest years ever,” the Vancouver-based retailer said Wednesday.The company said net revenue for the fourth quarter, aided by strong holiday sales, hit US$1.2…



‘Somebody’s foot on our throat’: Alberta restaurant industry says it’s bleeding jobs by the thousands amid wage hike, economic downturn

‘Somebody’s foot on our throat’: Alberta restaurant industry says it’s bleeding jobs by the thousands amid wage hike, economic downturn

An Alberta cabinet minister snubbed a group of restaurateurs on Tuesday, saying their new campaign was “anti-worker” for criticizing the government’s minimum wage increases.Restaurants Canada, an organization representing 30,000 restaurateurs across the country, launched a campaign Tuesday at an Edmonton hotel, warning that NDP policies were making it harder for restaurateurs to survive the province’s…



Trudeau’s housing strategy is vintage Harper — it was a bad idea then, and it’s a bad idea now

Trudeau’s housing strategy is vintage Harper — it was a bad idea then, and it’s a bad idea now

Justin Trudeau wants his fans (and leftish voters) to think he’s nothing like Stephen Harper. Stylistically, that’s true. And the current prime minister is as nonchalant about deficits as his predecessor was obsessed by them. But if you think about it, their headline economic policies aren’t so different. Team Trudeau’s favourite sop to the middle…