Article by CP24
Canopy Growth Corp. says it is laying off 500 employees and closing its greenhouses in Aldergrove and Delta, B.C.
The Smiths Falls, Ont. cannabis company says it has determined that the facilities are no longer essential to its cultivation footprint.
Canopy says it was hampered by the Canadian recreational cannabis market developing slower than anticipated and profitability challenges across the industry.
The company will no longer pursue plans to open a third greenhouse in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.