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Unifor recommends changes for Ontario’s school transportation

Unifor recommends changes for Ontario’s school transportation
TORONTO – Unifor, the union representing over 2,000 school bus drivers across Ontario, presented their recommendations to the provincially appointed school transportation advisors and called for immediate action. “This meeting is a welcome first step in addressing the important issue of creating a more stable and reliable school transportation system across Ontario,” said Unifor’s Ontario Regional Director Naureen Rizvi. “We’re pleased to see the... Read More

Premier Standing With Ontario’s Auto Sector

Premier Standing With Ontario’s Auto Sector
Premier Kathleen Wynne released a statement following a roundtable with leaders from Ontario’s automotive sector today: “Ontario’s auto sector is essential to our economy and to people’s lives. It drives innovation and supports hundreds of thousands of families across the province. Today, Minister Chan, Minister Del Duca and I met with key industry leaders to talk about the future of... Read More

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada
Exciting growth possibilities target Ontario province LAVAL, QC, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), one of the world’s largest convenience store retailers with over 15,000 stores globally, is excited to announce new full-service franchise opportunities with its Circle K brand in Canada.  The expansion marks the first time the Circle K brand will be franchised in Canada with... Read More

Hydro One and Avista receive first of several regulatory approvals for proposed merger

Hydro One and Avista receive first of several regulatory approvals for proposed merger
Following Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval, both companies look forward to continued progress toward closing the transaction in the second half of 2018 TORONTO and SPOKANE, WA – Yesterday, Hydro One Limited (“Hydro One”) (TSX: H) and Avista Corporation (“Avista”) (NYSE: AVA) received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the merger application filed on September 14, 2017.  “This marks another important milestone in... Read More

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government
SMITHS FALLS – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and the Victorian State Government today announced the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to further develop research and technical capabilities in the production of medical cannabis in Australia.  The Honourable Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford MLC officially announced the research collaboration this morning between Canopy Growth and... Read More

CANOPY RIVERS CLOSES OVERSUBSCRIBED $26 MILLION FINANCING VIA PRIVATE PLACEMENT

CANOPY RIVERS CLOSES OVERSUBSCRIBED $26 MILLION FINANCING VIA PRIVATE PLACEMENT
Smiths Falls – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) (TSX:WEED) is pleased to announce that its partly owned subsidiary, Canopy Rivers Corporation (“Canopy Rivers”) has closed a non-brokered private placement offering of 23,636,363 Class B common shares (the “Shares”) at a price of $1.10 per Share. Pursuant to the offering, Canopy Rivers raised aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $26 million.  Canopy Growth subscribed for 4,673,938 Shares... Read More

CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION RESPONDS TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE UPDATE ON U.S. CANNABIS LAWS

CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION RESPONDS TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE UPDATE ON U.S. CANNABIS LAWS
SMITHS FALLS – In response to news out of the United States Department of Justice on the morning of January 4th regarding federal cannabis laws in the United States and further to press releases issued Oct 17, 2017 and Aug. 4, 2017, Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) wishes to reiterate its commitment to only conducting business in jurisdictions... Read More

Choice Hotels Canada® Announces development of new Comfort Inn & Suites in Kemptville

Choice Hotels Canada® Announces development of new Comfort Inn & Suites in Kemptville
Kemptville – Plans to break ground are scheduled for this Spring, with the official opening currently slated for March 2019. The hotel will be located near the intersection of Rideau River Road and County Road 43 at the offramp from Highway 416, in the Kemptville Gateway Garden complex. “We are delighted to announce a new Comfort Inn & Suites will... Read More

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR AND CANOPY GROWTH ENTER COMPREHENSIVE SUPPLY, DEVELOPMENT AND RETAIL AGREEMENT

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR AND CANOPY GROWTH ENTER COMPREHENSIVE SUPPLY, DEVELOPMENT AND RETAIL AGREEMENT
SMITHS FALLS – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) along with representatives from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador today are pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a supply and production agreement, the largest provincial cannabis supply agreement announced to date, securing a regulated supply of cannabis for  Newfoundlanders and Labradorians heading into the legal adult access market. Canopy Growth... Read More