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Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

HALIFAX — Millions of dollars in subsidies for a Nova Scotia tidal project is just one of the coming announcements as Ottawa boosts riskier forms of renewable energy, says the federal natural resources minister.
Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada forecasts Canadians could spend more than $1 billion on legal cannabis between October and December this year once marijuana for adult use is legalized on Oct. 17.

Carjacker who used pepper spray, struck pedestrian arrested in Vancouver: police

VANCOUVER — Police say a pedestrian was seriously injured Friday morning in downtown Vancouver after a carjacking that ended with the arrest of a suspect and multiple collisions. Const. Jason Doucette says police received a call at about 8:40 a.m.
Ontario finance minister projects $15B deficit for province

Ontario finance minister projects $15B deficit for province

TORONTO — Ontario's finance minister said the province will have to make sacrifices as it grapples with a newly revised $15-billion deficit, a message critics predicted would pave the way for significant cuts to government services.
Dead and dying birds rain down in unexplained occurrence in B.C. community

Dead and dying birds rain down in unexplained occurrence in B.C. community

DELTA, B.C. — A British Columbia man who witnessed dozens of birds falling from the sky just south of Vancouver says he was horrified by the sight. "I called it birdageddon. It was really, really creepy," Kevin Beech said Friday in an interview.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough