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Cannabis Packing Facility Coming to Kitchener

Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis to operate 107,000 square-foot processing facility. A large cannabis processing plant capable of filling thousands of packages per day is coming to Kitchener. Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. has leased 100 Hollinger Cres. in the Bridgeport...

How a Preacher’s Grandson From Rural Georgia Grew Up to Lead Cisco

When the Business Roundtable issued a statement in August arguing that companies should no longer advance only the interests of shareholders, Cisco’s chief executive, Chuck Robbins, was among those acclaiming the release as a seminal moment for...

Working at Equinox: ‘It’s Very Hunger Games’

Equinox, the high-end gym chain, calls its five-story facility on Greenwich Avenue in Manhattan a “fitness mecca.” It features a juice bar and a boxing studio, a eucalyptus steam room and a saltwater lap pool. But until a...

Modern Black Friday Work Force: Postal Clerk, Influencer, Robot

A postal employee who processes one Amazon return after another. A part-time stockroom clerk who works spotty hours for minimum wage and no health benefits. A social media influencer who pitches products to her 83,000 Instagram followers. A robot...

Leading AARP, With No Plans to Retire

Jo Ann Jenkins could have called it quits. She had worked in various posts in the federal government long enough to qualify for retirement, and she would have enjoyed a comfortable life unencumbered by a...

Cannabis Industry Pink Slips Keep Rolling In

Over the coming decade, cannabis is liable to be one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Although estimates on Wall Street vary wildly — which is to be expected in an industry that has no modern...

Beamsville Cannabis Operation Closes, 100 Staff Laid Off

The Beamsville operation of cannabis firm Hexo Corp. is closing and 100 staff are out of work as a result of cost-cutting efforts announced Thursday by the Quebec-based company. “People in upper in management who got their notice...

Cannabis Job Fair ‘Overwhelmed’ by Applicants in Kitchener

James E. Wagner Cultivation looking to hire between 40 and 50 people. Resumes in hand, hundreds of people turned up Tuesday to a job fair hosted by the Kitchener-based cannabis company James E. Wagner Cultivation (JWC). The company is...

The Push to Unionize Cannabis Workers, Explained

Labor unions see an opportunity to organize one of the fastest-growing industries. Weed workers across the country are unionizing, and California just made it easier for them. On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a requirement that all...

He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

When nearly 200 top chief executives recently came out with a new mission statement proclaiming that corporations should serve more than the bottom line, they may as well have been channeling Paul Polman. Mr. Polman is the...

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