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Correction: Five things about what's legal and what's not in Canada's new pot law

Correction: Five things about what's legal and what's not in Canada's new pot law

OTTAWA — Canada's new law legalizing recreational cannabis goes into force on Wednesday. Here are five things about what's legal and what's not under this historic piece of legislation: 1.
Manitoba mulling a ban on public consumption of edible cannabis products

Manitoba mulling a ban on public consumption of edible cannabis products

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government is looking at expanding its ban on smoking cannabis in public places to also include consumption of edible products.
#30MinutesThatMatter campaign seeks public's input for national cancer strategy

#30MinutesThatMatter campaign seeks public's input for national cancer strategy

TORONTO — Canadians are being asked to set aside half an hour of their day to have their say on how cancer care can be improved and delivered across the country with the launch of an online campaign called #30MinutesThatMatter.
Blast site at Irving Oil refinery remains 'hot zone' that is off limits

Blast site at Irving Oil refinery remains 'hot zone' that is off limits

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A week after a fiery explosion at Canada's largest oil refinery rocked the east side of Saint John, N.B., investigators say they have yet to examine the blast site because it remains a "hot zone.

Nova Scotia sets prices for weed, but says supply will be limited at first

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation has set its initial prices for cannabis — but says it will have less than 40 per cent of requested quantities on hand when the drug is legalized for recreational use on Wednesday.
One year after Gord Downie's death, Hip tribute bands are carrying on his legacy

One year after Gord Downie's death, Hip tribute bands are carrying on his legacy

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Lead singer William Bishop doesn't look a thing like Gord Downie, which might be considered a setback for any tribute band trying to emulate the Tragically Hip.
Companies optimistic even before new continental trade pact: Bank of Canada

Companies optimistic even before new continental trade pact: Bank of Canada

OTTAWA — A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it comes to sales growth, foreign demand and their investment plans.
Online cannabis portals bracing for surge of orders as legalization looms

Online cannabis portals bracing for surge of orders as legalization looms

TORONTO — As many as 100 locations across the country may be ready to sell cannabis on Wednesday when recreational pot is legalized across the country, but most Canadians' first purchase of legal pot will likely be at the click of a button.
Ontario schools prepare for legalization of recreational cannabis

Ontario schools prepare for legalization of recreational cannabis

TORONTO — As the arrival of legal cannabis looms, school boards across Ontario are grappling with how to discuss the drug with underage students barred from consuming it while ensuring rules and policies reflect the province's new legal and social re
September home sales fell 0.4 per cent compared with August: CREA

September home sales fell 0.4 per cent compared with August: CREA

TORONTO — Canadian home sales fell for the first time in five months in September amid weakening markets in Vancouver and Toronto. The Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday national home sales dropped 0.