Aleafia to cancel supply deal with Aphria, citing failure to meet obligations

Aleafia to cancel supply deal with Aphria, citing failure to meet obligations
TORONTO — Cannabis company Aleafia Health Inc. says it is moving to terminate its wholesale pot supply agreement with Aphria Inc., citing a “failure to meet its supply obligations.” It says the deal signed in September 2018 was between Aphria and Emblem Corp., which Aleafia acquired earlier this year, and it has provided formal notice of termination to the Leamington, Ont.-based pot producer. Aphria was... Read More

Timing and location key if you want to make a buck driving for Uber or Lyft

Timing and location key if you want to make a buck driving for Uber or Lyft
Jeff Perera has been paying the bills for years as a public speaker and educator, but every so often he hits a slow patch. Like many others in Canada, he has turned to driving for Uber, a U.S.-based ride hailing service, to make up the difference. But making a buck off Uber or rival services like Lyft comes with challenges,... Read More

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September
OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts in September slowed compared with August. The agency says the seasonally adjusted annual rate fell 2.5 per cent to 221,202 units in September compared with 226,871 in August. Economists on average had expected an annual pace of 214,500 for September, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv. The... Read More