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Aurora Cannabis to Lay off Staff, Close Five Sites, Take Impairment Charges
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Aurora Cannabis to Lay off Staff, Close Five Sites, Take Impairment Charges

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. is continuing to restructure with more layoffs, facility closures, and impairment charges. The Edmonton-based cannabis company says it will reduce its selling, general, and administrative workforce by 25 percent immediately. Another 30 percent of production staff will be laid off from the company over the next

B.C. to Cut Retail Liquor Mark-Up to Help Hospitality Sector’s COVID-19 Recovery
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B.C. to Cut Retail Liquor Mark-Up to Help Hospitality Sector’s COVID-19 Recovery

VICTORIA — British Columbia is planning to expand measures to support restaurants, bars, and tourism operations hard hit by COVID-19 restrictions. The Ministry of Attorney General says a temporary wholesale pricing program will mean liquor license holders can purchase beer, wine, and spirits at a reduced cost. The program is set