The company asked for a judicial review after Health Canada informed CEN Biotech in February that its application for a licence was being rejected
Mar 27, 2015
Mariott, Sheraton...and Germain? How a Montreal family aims to outsmart the giants in the hip-hotel biz
Mar 26, 2015
An hour before Health Canada announced rejection of application for medical pot licence, 7.9 million of firm’s shares were sold off
Mar 25, 2015
Before announcement of Health Canada rejection of licence, 7.9 million shares were unloaded in the span of 15 minutes
Mar 24, 2015
CEN Biotech files for judicial review of the rejection, calling the Department of Health’s refusal ‘unlawful’ and ‘unreasonable’
Mar 11, 2015
Health Canada rejects CEN Biotech’s bid to open a massive pot facility after questions were raised about the company’s conduct
Feb 14, 2015
Health Minister Rona Ambrose is concerned about the controversy surrounding CEN Biotech, and the company’s application to become Canada’s largest medical marijuana producer is being sent back to the RCMP for further investigation, her office said.
Jan 30, 2015
Latest revelation about CEN Biotech raises questions about Health Canada’s oversight of this new sector – expected to grow into a multibillion-dollar industry
Jan 27, 2015
CEN Biotech’s document that was sent to Health Minister Rona Ambrose, NDP health critic Libby Davies, deputy Liberal leader Ralph Goodale, and The Globe on Friday contains numerous misrepresentations
Jan 20, 2015
Opposition parties are accusing Health Canada of leaving oversight of country’s new medical marijuana sector in the hands of U.S. regulators
Jan 15, 2015
Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, business reporting and profile writing. He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005, from the Calgary Herald.
Currently The Globe and Mail’s Senior Investigative Reporter in the Report on Business, based in Toronto, he has covered the oil and gas industry, the airline sector, the media & telecom business, and has worked as a reporter on Parliament Hill. His work has also appeared in Report on Business Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
He is the winner of four National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004), explanatory writing (2011), sports writing (2011) and short feature writing (2013).
He is a three-time finalist for the Michener Award, presented by the Governor General for meritorious public service journalism, including a 2008 investigation into Canada’s aging 911 system, and a 2013 probe into the rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Que. He also won silver at the National Magazine Awards in 2009 for profile writing.
Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.