Dee-ann Durbin, Ap Business Writer Updated 2:56 pm PST, Thursday, February 28, 2019 FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, TV personality Martha Stewart attends a special screening of Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns", in New York. Stewart said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. First to come will be offerings for pets. Stewart didn’t specify what those products might be. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle) less FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, TV personality Martha Stewart attends a special screening of Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns", in New York. Stewart said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth ... more Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP … [Read more...] about Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm
Fastest growing canadian cities
caption Toronto taxi drivers protesting Uber in 2015 source Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images A judge in Canada said Uber’s arbitration policies are designed to take advantage of drivers, who are powerless against the massive company. It’s the latest in a string of court cases around the world brought by drivers unhappy with their status as independent contractors instead of employees. The court rulings against Uber are stacking up. As the company races towards an initial public offering this year, a number of outstanding lawsuits by drivers unhappy with their status as independent contractors could weigh on the IPO. A judge in Ontario’s highest court said in a ruling on Wednesday that Uber has used its (technically) optional arbitration clause, one that forbids drivers from bringing court actions against the company, to “take advantage of its drivers, who are clearly vulnerable to the market … [Read more...] about Uber’s arbitration policy takes advantage of drivers, according to a Canadian court that just sided against the company
There are nearly a dozen carriers on tips of Canadians' tongues — Rogers, Bell, Telus and their flankers, Fido, Virgin Mobile, Koodo; regionals like SaskTel, MTS, Videotron, Eastlink; and national upstarts like Wind — but in many cases, there are very few ways to differentiate them. The Canadian mobile market can be defined using two simple words: fast, and expensive. We have some of the consistently fastest networks outside of Asia, with providers adopting standards like LTE-Advanced and Voice Over LTE before those in the U.S. and Europe. But we also pay a premium for that privilege, resulting in some of the highest average revenue per user (ARPU) per carrier in the the world. As much as Canadians complain about their telecom providers, a growing number are spending an increasing amount of their devices. Basically, we're all addicts, and the telcos are our dealers. So if you're going to go with one, which one should it be, iPhone users? We've got the scoop. Important note: … [Read more...] about Which Canadian iPhone carrier and plan should you get: Bell, Rogers, Telus, or another option?
While other Oklahoma cities saw slowed population growth or even lost residents last year, Bixby bucked the trend with an increase not seen in 15 years.The population in the south Tulsa County city increased by 1,113 during the period of July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, bringing its total number of residents to 26,724, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Some other suburban cities and towns experienced growth, while Tulsa’s population dipped 0.4 percent.The growth pace made Bixby the fastest-growing city in the region and second-fastest overall in the state.The last time Bixby added this many residents in one year was in 2002, when 1,269 were added. During the prior one-year period, 2015 to 2016, the Bixby population increased by 770, and it was the fastest-growing city in the state in 2012.Bixby City Manager Jared Cottle attributed the continued growth in large part to the Bixby School District. He noted that the city has added an average of about 275 to 300 new … [Read more...] about Bixby tops area cities in population growth, while Tulsa shrank, according to U.S. Census Bureau
By Alyssa Pereira, SFGATE Published 4:15 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Photo: Courtesy Anchor Brewing Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Anchor Brewing debuted its collaboration beer with San Franpsycho. Anchor Brewing debuted its collaboration beer with San Franpsycho. Photo: Courtesy Anchor Brewing Beer in the Bay: Allagash's Saison Day comes to Berkeley, Anchor releases San Franpsycho IPA 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Every Wednesday morning, SFGATE finds the biggest headlines in local (and sometimes national) beer. Check back here weekly for news, events, and information about special releases from your favorite local breweries. SFGATE has launched a beer newsletter! Called the Taploid, it will contain some key stories from this column, as well as other, more nationally-spanning industry news. To sign up, head … [Read more...] about Beer in the Bay: Allagash’s Saison Day comes to Berkeley, Anchor releases San Franpsycho IPA