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Canada’s cannabis industry will offer opportunity – and come with a few cautions.

This fall, Canada will become the second country in the world (and the first G7 nation) to legalize marijuana nationally. The Cannabis Act comes into force on October 17, 2018, and will outline legal obligations for cannabis use and production in Canada. The Cannabis Act includes rules and regulations related to personal cultivation, product sale, … Continue reading Canada’s cannabis industry will offer opportunity – and come with a few cautions.

Good guidelines for social media marketing.

Platforms come, platforms go, but social media - in some form - will be with us for a long time. And while it's good for businesses to capitalize on this ability to connect with their audience, it's also good to start with a solid plan, and have a few guidelines in place when you begin. … Continue reading Good guidelines for social media marketing.

Want to prepare for the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations? Get your license now.

We have, for some time now, been offering updates on the status of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. The final version was released last month, and will come into effect on January 15, 2019. In a previous blog post, we noted that the new regulations contain three main components: Licensing Preventative Control Planning Traceability. … Continue reading Want to prepare for the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations? Get your license now.

We’ll see you in September, Pennsylvania!

It might seem odd to be thinking of September when summer has only just begun. But we love September, because it means we're heading to BTW2PA! BTW2PA (Bringing The World to Pennsylvania) is a two-week venture that gives us the chance to meet with Pennsylvania businesses, learn about their products and services, and talk about … Continue reading We’ll see you in September, Pennsylvania!

A list of tariffs taking effect July 1, 2018.

In response to the United States' imposition of tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, the Government of Canada has announced a list of tariffs on American goods, with the rates going into effect on July 1, 2018. A full list of these goods can be found here. Table 1 goods will be subject to a … Continue reading A list of tariffs taking effect July 1, 2018.