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Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization

Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization

VANCOUVER — If it wasn't for the scent, customers who wandered into Eden Medicinal Society would be forgiven for thinking they had entered a boutique health store rather than a marijuana dispensary.
Greenhouse growers uproot other crops for a stake in lucrative cannabis market

Greenhouse growers uproot other crops for a stake in lucrative cannabis market

LINCOLN, Ont.

Nova Scotia launches toll-free phone line for women considering an abortion

HALIFAX — Women considering an abortion in Nova Scotia will soon be able to call a toll-free number to access information, arrange testing and set up an appointment.

Father of Quebec entertainer Gregory Charles dies after being hit by snow plow

MONTREAL — The 77-year-old father of Quebec singer and performer Gregory Charles has died after he was struck by a snow-removal vehicle on Tuesday night. Charles wrote on Facebook his father, Lennox, died early Thursday, surrounded by family.
Bread price-fixing scandal puts focus on Competition Bureau's immunity program

Bread price-fixing scandal puts focus on Competition Bureau's immunity program

CALGARY — The national bread price-fixing scandal has sparked heated debate over the Competition Bureau's immunity granting program, with a law enforcement expert defending the practice and a government accountability critic arguing it just lets offe
High-tech cameras suggest polar bears having tougher time hunting

High-tech cameras suggest polar bears having tougher time hunting

Researchers have attached tiny cameras to polar bears for a bear's-eye view of them hunting on the sea ice, one of a suite of high-tech tools providing what could be the closest look yet at how the iconic animals are coping with a rapidly changing Ar
Development in Canadian Arctic lags behind other northern regions: think tank

Development in Canadian Arctic lags behind other northern regions: think tank

An international affairs think tank says economic development in Canada's Arctic is falling far behind that in northern regions in other parts of the world.

Dispute over toilet paper leads to criminal charges against man in Barrie, Ont.

BARRIE, Ont. — An argument over toilet paper has led to criminal charges being laid against a man in Barrie, Ont.

Canadian study of 32,000 toenails aims to shed light on prostate cancer

HALIFAX — They may be unappealing to some and not an obvious source of scientific data, but researchers are hoping a record-setting collection of 32,000 toenails will shed light on the most common form of cancer in Canadian men.
Tories pledge tax break for those on parental leave

Tories pledge tax break for those on parental leave

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are proposing a tax break for parents of newborns. The Tories say they will introduce the proposed measure as a private members bill in the hope of having it passed into law in the current sitting of Parliament.