Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals are now available for sale through the Ontario Cannabis Store's website. The province's pot distributor says 70 new items tested by Health Canada can be purchased online. Among the new products are cannabis-...
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Climate change concerns prompt more youths to go vegan

Climate change concerns prompt more youths to go vegan

According to a 2018 Dalhousie University study, people under the age of 35 are three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarian or vegan than people 49 or older.
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Trudeau, Singh call out Scheer over blockade comments

Trudeau, Singh call out Scheer over blockade comments

Andrew Scheer's calls for the police to break Indigenous blockades raised in protest of a B.C. natural-gas pipeline were so off-base that he couldn't be included in a meeting of federal party leaders discussing the issue, Prime Minister Justin Tru...
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Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi pleads not guilty in U.S.

Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi pleads not guilty in U.S.

Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi Patrik Mathews has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges in a U.S. courtroom. Mathews, one of three men charged as part of an FBI investigation into a white-supremacy group known as The Base, i...
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Health minister visits quarantine at CFB Trenton

Health minister visits quarantine at CFB Trenton

The efforts of military and civilian personnel helping with the quarantine of more than 400 people at an Ontario military base are a sign of Canadians' unity, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said in nearby Belleville Tuesday. The Canadians and relativ...
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N.L. Premier Dwight Ball discusses decision to step down

N.L. Premier Dwight Ball discusses decision to step down

Dwight Ball announced his intention to step down as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador in a surprise video released Monday night. In an interview, the premier of more than four years said his decision was his choice alone out of a desire to spen...
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Pipeline opposition, blockades speak to broader need for reconciliation: Chiefs

Pipeline opposition, blockades speak to broader need for reconciliation: Chiefs

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Mohawk leaders from Ontario and Quebec said Tuesday that the national crisis involving a natural-gas pipeline in B.C. and associated blockades across the country speak to Canada’s broad...
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Business leaders call for urgent action on rail blockade

Business leaders call for urgent action on rail blockade

Business groups are calling on the government to resolve the anti-pipeline blockades of Canadian rail lines. Dennis Darby, head of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, says hundreds of millions of dollars of goods are getting backed up daily and ...
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Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests

Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a meeting with members of his cabinet on Monday speaking of his desire to find a quick and peaceful resolution to anti-pipeline protests that have disrupted rail service in Canada. Yet while Trudeau also ...
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Mill closure in rural Nova Scotia sparks fears of fallout for forestry industry

Mill closure in rural Nova Scotia sparks fears of fallout for forestry industry

In Nova Scotia's rural counties there's growing fears over whether people working the woods can survive the closure of the Northern Pulp mill near Pictou, N.S. The mill was mothballed last month after the Liberal government declined to extend a de...
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Catherine Reitman says there's a 'real hunger' for shows like the CBC comedy series 'Workin' Moms'

Catherine Reitman says there's a 'real hunger' for shows like the CBC comedy series 'Workin' Moms'

Catherine Reitman says there's a 'real hunger' for shows like the CBC comedy series 'Workin' Moms,' which enters its fourth season Tuesday. Reitman created and stars in the series, which follows a group of mothers balancing their careers and famil...
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Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 17th

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 17th

The CRTC will hold hearings on mobile wireless services, starting on Tuesday. The regulator will hear arguments from various stakeholders regarding the wholesale rates charged by the largest telecom companies to smaller players.
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Indigenous Services Minister says talks with pipeline protesters led to ‘modest progress’

Indigenous Services Minister says talks with pipeline protesters led to ‘modest progress’

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said he’d made ‘modest’ progress with protesters after having difficult conversations about the protest of a pipeline crossing Wet’suwet’en traditional territory in B.C. He wouldn’t go into detail about the...
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Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

Minister of Indigenous Services met with dozens of protesters blocking rail traffic at a busy corridor in eastern Ontario Saturday morning. He called for inclusive dialogue to solve the issue and stop the rail blockade as soon as possible.
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Bichette not satisfied with MLB's handling of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Bichette not satisfied with MLB's handling of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette thinks Houston Astros players involved in their sign-stealing scandal should have received harsher punishment from MLB. A league investigation found illicit use of electronics to steal signs during the Astros' run t...
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The 2020 Canadian women’s curling championship field is deep

The 2020 Canadian women’s curling championship field is deep

Women's curling teams across the country aspire to play in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Skips of teams who made it to Moose Jaw, Sask., say the tournament is a test of skill, stamina and their team chemistry.
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Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Amid pressure to end Indigenous protest blockades of vital Canadian rail links, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the disruptions must be resolved through dialogue, not by ordering in the police. Trudeau acknowledged the difficulties the blockade...
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to rail blockades

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to rail blockades

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the ongoing rail blockade tied to the protest over B.C's Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline threatens to become a serious economic crisis for the country, with jobs and market access at stake.
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Protests over LNG pipeline continue in B.C., Ontario

Protests over LNG pipeline continue in B.C., Ontario

Protests at Victoria government offices were peaceful and about the only noise generated were honks of support form passing motorists. Groups of dozens of people gathered outside government office buildings throughout the capital city, at the legi...
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Trudeau pushes for safer skies after Iran plane downing

Trudeau pushes for safer skies after Iran plane downing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is ending eight days overseas Friday with a final stop at the Munich Security Conference. He says multilateral organizations are the best way to solve the world's biggest problems but they have to adapt to make sure a...
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Conservative leader says it is time to end blockades

Conservative leader says it is time to end blockades

It is time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end the “illegal” blockades of vital rail links, says Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. He says Trudeau should direct Public Safety Minister Bill Blair to use his authority under the RCMP Act to put...
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Garneau pushes for peaceful resolution in pipeline protests

Garneau pushes for peaceful resolution in pipeline protests

Transport Minister Marc Garneau spoke in Toronto on Friday, urging for a peaceful resolution to anti-pipeline protests that shut down much of the country's rail system. He said people's livelihoods are being affected.
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Trudeau meets with leaders at Munich Security Conference

Trudeau meets with leaders at Munich Security Conference

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the Munich Security Conference Friday, after spending the last week in Africa and Kuwait. Trudeau met with global leaders including the prime minister of Albania and the president of Kazakhstan.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne prioritizes Canadian detainees and coronavirus with Chinese count

Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne prioritizes Canadian detainees and coronavirus with Chinese count

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he raised the ongoing detention of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Munich, Germany. Champagne also discussed the novel coro...
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Flower-lovers push industry towards sustainable measures

Flower-lovers push industry towards sustainable measures

Some consumers are reconsidering whether to buy a traditional bouquet for Valentine's Day. Many in the floral industry are shifting their practices to more sustainable offerings such as locally grown flowers.
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