Van Dijk explodes against those who think they threw the FA Cup: “That’s stupid”

first_imgAnd that bad streak has caused them to win over the team, which they have come to face that they don’t want to win competitions like the FA Cup to be fresh in other tournaments. And Van Dijk has not bit his tongue, responding to anyone who thinks that, as he collects Mirror: “That’s stupid. We want to win in every competition. We show it against Chelsea with the alignment and energy we put in. We try to do everything we can to win.” Virgil van Dijk is probably the best defense in the world right now. The Dutch defense of Liverpoolchampion of Europe, he is having a great season with his club, but in recent weeks there have been potholes along the way. They were undefeated in the Premier League and since February 18 they have won three losses in four games, (1-0 in the Champions League against Atlético de Madrid, 2-0 in the Premier League against Watford and 2-0 against Chelsea in the FA Cup). 4 Premier League* Data updated as of March 5, 2020 However, he regrets that after such a good campaign people have lost their patience so quickly for three bad results: “In life there are people who are never satisfied. They are always looking for negative things. Either you continue with that negative spirit or you focus on the good things. I prefer to focus on the good things.”The central is convinced that they will achieve the objectives that have been set, but took the opportunity to ironize about the Premier League, which will hardly escape their hands, since they have a large advantage over the Manchester City: “We are in a very good situation. Close to what we all hope to achieve. Let’s go for it. Let’s focus only on the Premier League, because it is very small, huh?”last_img read more

Canadian Company Imports Foreign Workers To Fill Marijuana Jobs

first_img Each week hear inspiring stories of business owners who have taken the cannabis challenge and are now navigating the exciting but unpredictable Green Rush. December 27, 2018 3 min read Next Article –shares Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Guest Writer Listen Now Image credit: AlenaPaulus | Getty Images Easy Search. Quality Finds. Your partner and digital portal for the cannabis community. Add to Queue As demand for the plant swells, a cannabis company welcomes foreign workers with open arms. This may be a sign of things to come. Jobs With the legalization of marijuana nationwide in October, Canada is already seeing a boom in cannabis-related employment. The number of cannabis jobs has shot up more than 200 percent, leading at least one company to import workers from out of the country to handle some of the jobs.With the demand for the plant exceeding supply capabilities, some companies are losing opportunities to make money. Case in point: The cannabis company Aphria Inc, which. told Bloomberg that it had to dump about $1 million worth of marijuana plants in August during the ramp up to adult-use legalization because the plants weren’t harvested in time.The reason? There weren’t enough qualified employees working in the company’s greenhouses. To avoid that outcome in the future, the Aphira has hired 50 workers from the Caribbean and Guatemala to work in their facility. And they plan to hire 100 more.Related: Cannabis Industry Likely to Employ More Than 400,000 By 2021, Study Projects A “Budding Source Of Employment”In its latest jobs report, government agency Statistics Canada reported a 266 percent increase in the number of jobs nationwide in the cannabis industry year-over-year. About half are clustered in Ontario.The report called the cannabis industry “a budding source of employment.”The increase happened gradually through the year as businesses prepared for the start of legal adult-use cannabis sales. In August, the employment numbers began to increase more rapidly, reaching 10,371 by November.Statistics Canada also reported that most cannabis workers were in full-time jobs and making a higher minimum wage ($29.58) than the national average ($27.03).Related: What Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana Means to the US, EhThousands of Job OpeningsAccording to Bloomberg, the number of open jobs in the cannabis industry was about 1,700 at the beginning of December. Also, the online job site Indeed reports that marijuana accounts for 34 out of every 10,000 jobs listed in Canada, triple the number from a year ago.Those numbers are expected to grow as the marijuana industry expands. For example, Canadian officials are expected to allow for the sale of cannabis-infused edibles in 2019, something currently not available in the Canadian cannabis market.Sales have been strong, just as they have been in states in the U.S. with legalized recreational and medical marijuana. So many people bought cannabis in the first few days of sales in Canada that there was a shortage for a time.Statistics Canada has estimated that total sales of marijuana in Canada in the fourth quarter of 2018 will reach between $816 million to $1 billion. They project that 5.4 million Canadians will make marijuana purchases in the legal market.They also noted that much depends on those who used to buy marijuana illegally and those who never used marijuana before. The agency wrote that legal marijuana demand “will depend on how many current users of illegal cannabis switch to legal cannabis and on how many current non-users of illegal cannabis decide to use cannabis after its legalization.”Related: 7 Interesting Things to Know About Canada’s Legalization of MarijuanaFollow dispensaries.com on Instagram to stay up to date on the latest cannabis news.  Green Entrepreneur Podcast Canadian Company Imports Foreign Workers To Fill Marijuana Jobs dispensaries.comlast_img read more