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clouds cloudy parliament hill centre block peace tower ottawa overcast Following a Supreme Court ruling that there is no duty to consult Indigenous Peoples in drafting legislation, some officials say more Inuit, Métis and First Nations representation is...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 17, 2018 - 04:00 | Nic Meloney
lighting-joint-marijuana As many Canadians light up legally for the first time today, some remain hazy about what the future of cannabis will look like here in Ottawa. For a significant number, legalization is the green light they were waiting for.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 17, 2018 - 04:00 | Laura Osman
const. amy gagnon cannabis legalization oct. 16 2018 Police in Ottawa and Gatineau are ramping up impaired driving enforcement this week as cannabis becomes legal in Canada.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 17, 2018 - 04:00 | CBC News
Ottawa city council From the contentious Salvation Army development, to supervised injection sites to giant high-rises, a number of issues have led to heated discussions. Here'...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 17, 2018 - 04:00 | Joanne Chianello
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line at a store in St. John's, Newfoundland.
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CTV News - National | October 17, 2018 - 00:47 | Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson
The desert kingdom is rightly facing criticism for the death of columnist Jamal Khashoggi but uncritical Western nations are lining up to sell it arms for its devastating bombing of Yemen.
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The Toronto Star | October 17, 2018 - 00:00 | Thomas Walkom - National Affairs Columnist
OPP One person is dead after a collision near Napanee on Highway 401.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 16, 2018 - 23:32 | CBC News
There was a countdown and then cheers at midnight as customers in St. John’s, N.L., made history with the first legal purchase of recreational cannabis in Canada.
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CTV News - National | October 16, 2018 - 21:56 | Holly McKenzie-Sutter
legal pot When the clock strikes midnight, retailers in N.L. will have a two-hour window for their first marijuana sales.
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CBC News - Canada | October 16, 2018 - 21:17 | CBC News
Question Period 20181016 A senior Liberal cabinet minister denied Tuesday lobbying on behalf of one of the country’s leading shipbuilders, which has been swept up in the court fight surrounding the military’s former...
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CBC News - Canada | October 16, 2018 - 20:53 | Murray Brewster
The brawlers are gone — payback for cheap shots doesn’t always mean dropping the gloves.
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The Toronto Star | October 16, 2018 - 20:51 | Kevin McGran - Sports Reporter
Halifax may be headed for a showdown with some of its biggest property owners over the issue of smoking amid a smoldering battle that includes counterfeit smoking stickers.
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CTV News - National | October 16, 2018 - 20:45 |
Border officials say any association with U.S. cannabis industry is grounds for inadmissibility
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The Toronto Star | October 16, 2018 - 20:35 | Perrin Grauer - StarMetro Vancouver
While Jake Gardiner admits he started slowly, the Leafs’ defence is showing signs of strength.
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The Toronto Star | October 16, 2018 - 20:22 | Dave Feschuk - Sports Columnist
A spate of suicides in northern Quebec Inuit communities has the local school board sounding the alarm about what one official describes as a "deep and ongoing crisis."
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CTV News - National | October 16, 2018 - 19:57 | Sidhartha Banerjee
Walkerton, Ont., hopes a search engine optimization project will bring positive results to the top of Google, and not the 2000 contaminated water tragedy.
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CTV News - National | October 16, 2018 - 19:48 |
Police say the man, who committed an assault at Medieval Times before his swim session, was arrested during a vehicle stop.
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The Toronto Star | October 16, 2018 - 19:40 | Rhianna Jackson-Kelso - Staff Reporter
The exact details are still to come but the federal government plans to announce it will grant pardons for convictions for simple possession of pot under 30 grams.
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The Toronto Star | October 16, 2018 - 19:37 | Bruce Campion-Smith - Ottawa Bureau
Dennis Horak Canada’s former ambassador to Saudi Arabia — expelled this summer in a falling out with Riyadh over human rights — has delivered one of the most blunt, tenacious defences of the $15 billion deal to sell light armoured vehicles to the kingdom.
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CBC News - Canada | October 16, 2018 - 19:20 | Murray Brewster

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