Hydropothecary CEO says an employee, who is no longer with the firm, sprayed the substance on three mother plants at the facility
Jun 05, 2017
In the midst of a laborious debut season in Formula One, Canadian driver strives to turn things around, back where it all began
Jun 04, 2017
Health Canada announced last week it will subject companies to mandatory safety testing to ensure their products do not contain dangerous pesticides that can be harmful if inhaled or ingested
May 11, 2017
The move comes after months of product recalls dogged the industry and random spot tests turned up unauthorized contaminants
May 05, 2017
Hydropothecary Corp. has been told by Health Canada that leaf samples taken from its Gatineau facility contained myclobutanil, a known carcinogen strictly prohibited for use on plants that are smoked
May 03, 2017
The marijuana producer is looking to restore consumer confidence after The Globe and Mail revealed in December that a recall of medical marijuana at Mettrum, a company now owned by Canopy, was due to the discovery of a banned pesticide
Apr 26, 2017
Several companies within the medical-marijuana sector have raised concerns about Health Canada’s ability to enforce product quality and safety
Apr 13, 2017
New marijuana bill relies on recommendations of McLellan’s panel; she also works with ‘go-to’ advisory firm in the industry
Apr 12, 2017
The 18-year-old retired after an eventful 40 laps in his Formula One debut
Mar 26, 2017
The 18-year-old from Montreal will become the first Canadian to race in F1 since Jacques Villeneuve in 2006
Mar 22, 2017
Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, sports writing and business reporting. He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005, from the Calgary Herald.
Currently a member of The Globe and Mail’s investigative team based in Toronto, he has covered two Olympics, written extensively about business and the financial markets, and has worked as a political reporter on Parliament Hill. His work has also appeared in Report on Business Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
He is the winner of five National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004, 2014), sports writing (2011), explanatory 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 911 emergency response system, and a 2013 probe into the deadly rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Que.
Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.