PlantX Announces Monthly Gross Revenue of $1,029,883 for December 2020

PlantX Announces Monthly Gross Revenue of $1,029,883 for December 2020
VANCOUVER – PlantX Life Inc. (CSE: VEGA) (Frankfurt: WNT1) (OTCQB: PLTXF) reported that it achieved record monthly gross revenue of $1,029,883 for the month of December 2020. For the month of November 2020, the Company achieved gross revenue of approximately $640,000. The Company attributes the increased revenue between November and December to the exceptional branding, marketing and partnerships that the... Read More

Betting on the booming plant protein food market

Betting on the booming plant protein food market
  HALIFAX – Think plant protein is just a passing fad? Think again. You likely noticed that the plant-based counter at your favourite grocery store is growing. There’s good reason: people are buying. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the chaos surrounding containment and vaccination rules, consumers are quietly enjoying products made from plant proteins and milk alternatives. According to recent... Read More

Over the next 10 years, 75% of Canadian farms will change hands

Over the next 10 years, 75% of Canadian farms will change hands
OTTAWA – Over the next 10 years, 75% of farms will change hands,  yet only 8% of farmers have a written transition plan. This uncertainty about the future of the farm is putting tremendous stress on our farmers and future farmers and jeopardizes the future of farming in Canada. Today, Farm Management Canada, with the support of Farm Credit Canada, MNP... Read More

Next Green Wave Finalizes Agreement With COOKIES

Next Green Wave Finalizes Agreement With COOKIES
  VANCOUVER – Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE: NGW) (OTCQX: NXGWF) announced they have signed a 2 year supply and production agreement with cannabis brand, COOKIES. COOKIES has 26 total retail stores in operation which includes; 17 retail stores in California, 6 retail stores across the U.S., and 3 international stores (in Barcelona and Tel Aviv). The partnership will... Read More

CN Sets Grain Movement Record for Tenth Consecutive Month

CN Sets Grain Movement Record for Tenth Consecutive Month
MONTREAL – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced that for the tenth consecutive month it has set a new record by shipping over 2.84 million metric tonnes of Canadian grain and processed grain products via carload. This brings the volume of grain moved in the 2020-2021 crop year to-date via carload to 14.5 MMT, exceeding the previous all-time record pace... Read More

Way2Grow Biopharma Company Announces Plans to Seek Health Canada Approval for Magic Mushroom Licencing

Way2Grow Biopharma Company Announces Plans to Seek Health Canada Approval for Magic Mushroom Licencing
  OSOYOOS – Way2Grow Nurseries, a privately held biopharma company, announced today it is entering the productivity phase of cannabis cultivation, micropropagation, and extraction. The company further announced its preparation of a Health Canada application towards psychedelic research and development for a medicinal mushroom (Psilocybe semilanceata) Dealer Licence and for use of psilocybin production and extraction for planned preclinical research... Read More

Fertilizer producer Nutrien offers carbon control plan with credit profits for farms

Fertilizer producer Nutrien offers carbon control plan with credit profits for farms
  SASKATOON — Fertilizer producer Nutrien Ltd. is launching a farm carbon program that it says will provide “end-to-end support” to drive improved environmental sustainability and boost profits for farmers. The company says it plans to use its role as the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services to help growers plan, plant and track practices to reduce greenhouse... Read More

Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion

Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion
  EDMONTON — Finance Minister Travis Toews says COVID-19 will affect Alberta’s economy for the next couple of years and perhaps beyond, but projections are encouraging. “COVID-19 has created an environment of uncertainty, not just here in Alberta but around the world,” Toews said Tuesday as he announced updated numbers for his current budget. “I can’t say whether the worst... Read More

Thanks to USMCA, working-class Americans will be integral to future U.S. trade policy

Thanks to USMCA, working-class Americans will be integral to future U.S. trade policy
  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Experts say Donald Trump’s lasting legacy may well be that working-class Americans get more of a say in U.S. trade policy. That could make Canada’s job more difficult when it comes time to seek exemptions from Joe Biden’s proposed new Buy American regime. Biden, the possible president-elect, has already promised measures to ensure domestic workers and... Read More

Telus announces new agriculture technology division

Telus announces new agriculture technology division
  VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. is launching a new agriculture technology division with a goal of transforming the global food system. Telus chief executive Darren Entwistle says the new entity, called Telus Agriculture, can improve decision making by food producers and consumers. It will offer expertise in communications, data collection and artificial intelligence. It already works with more than 1,200... Read More