UW athletic department expects a surprising surplus for 2017

The department had projected a deficit of $5.6 million, but instead expects a surplus of about $2,000 when the fiscal year ends this month. By the end of June, when the 2017 fiscal year comes to a close, the University of Washington athletic department expects to have a surplus of about $2,000. That sum is, …

Marijuana is the new crop for B.C. produce company Village Farms – Business

A major Canadian producer of greenhouse-grown fruits and vegetables plans to turn at least one of its B.C. greenhouses into an enormous marijuana production facility. Village Farms, based in Delta, B.C., has announced a joint venture with Emerald Health Therapeutics, the parent company of licensed medical cannabis producer Emerald Health Botanicals, also based in B.C. …

The leader who gambled and lost

London (AFP) – Prime Minister Theresa May presented herself as a stable leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her gamble of an election backfired and has left her deeply wounded. The Conservative Party leader refused to resign after losing her party’s parliamentary majority in Thursday’s vote, but has suffered a humiliation from which she …