Canopy Growth has laid off an unspecified quantity of workers from certainly one of its Ontario amenities, The Canadian Press stories. The newswire service stated Canopy carried out a lot of layoffs from its facility positioned at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., however didn’t present particular figures on the departures. It is unknown whether or not the layoffs have been associated to earlier workforce reductions the corporate confirmed to BNN Bloomberg in July. Canopy stated final month it had diminished its workers rely by about 18 per cent from the start of the yr. The firm had 4,434 complete workers on the finish of March, in response to latest filings.
Jobs in Canada’s hashish product manufacturing sector have declined by greater than one-third within the first six months of the brand new yr, figures from Statistics Canada present. StatsCan stated Friday that 2,282 folks have been employed within the hashish sector in June, a decline from 3,483 in the beginning of the yr. The nation’s nationwide statistics company launched the figures alongside broader Canadian jobs information that got here out on Friday which confirmed Canada’s economic system added 245,800 jobs in August. Employment within the hashish sector has been exhausting hit in 2020 following a number of rounds of layoffs carried out by main producers reminiscent of Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis.
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