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Glancing at the faces of executives at the growing number of legal cannabis businesses in Canada or those speaking on industry panels, Carolyn Tinglin is hard-pressed to find many who look like her. “I'm just not seeing black women or black men involved in this space or being seen as experts,” Tinglin ...
MAGNITOGORSK, Russia — Serron Noel had two goals and an assist as Canada cruised past Belarus 8-3 Friday at the world under-18 hockey championship. Jack McBain also had a three-point game with a goal and two assists for Canada, which has opened the tournament with two regulation wins.

In Canada, scorn for Facebook may have hit home, given that it was a Canadian data scientist and former Cambridge Analytica employee who blew the whistle on the scandal. Christopher Wylie also has ties to the federal Liberals. He was contracted to work on a short-lived $100,000 pilot project for the ...
Huawei may be effectively banned in the US, but if you're really interested in snagging the impressive P20, the new devices may be coming to neighboring Canada as early as next month. According to Android Central, the Huawei P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro will apparently be available through several ...
According to a Canada Border Services Agency spokesperson, importing cannabis and cannabis products will still be prohibited under the proposed new law. Jennifer Morrison said in an email that a valid permit issued by Health Canada will be needed to do so. Going south won't be any different.
Its opening episodes have a direct link to Canada. In them she meets a young Canadian who discloses that he left his country behind to become an Islamic State fighter. He made his way back to Canada without being arrested under its antiterrorism laws. This week I asked Rukmini about her job and the ...

When Donald Trump was campaigning for office, one of the few things he raged about more than “Crooked Hillary” was the free-trade agreements struck by his predecessors, specifically the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the North American Free Trade Agreement, the latter of which he described as “the ...
“We're the only group in Canada that has got legislated discrimination still active, alive and well,” said McIvor. Early versions of the Indian Act – the 1876 colonial-era legislation that attempts to wrangle Canada's more than 600 First Nations bands into a bureaucratic category – defined First Nations as “a ...
In total, 167 of Canada's parks have now been preserved in 3D panoramic glory on the Google Street View platform. Using a backpack-mounted camera called the “Street View Trekker,” employees from Parks Canada and Google trekked through some of Canada's most remote destinations to capture ...
While Canada's in-hospital birth rate continues to fall, an increasing proportion of women are delivering babies via caesarian section, a new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) states. “When we look at C-section rates, we see that they're increasing moderately in recent years,” ...
A Canadian man who took his fight for cheaper beer all the way the Supreme Court has lost the battle. Canada's top court upheld a New Brunswick liquor law limiting the amount of alcohol that can be carried across its provincial border. In 2012, Gerald Comeau was stopped and fined for bringing more than ...
It was Facebook Canada's head of public policy Kevin Chan's turn to get grilled by a parliamentary committee — and he didn't get a much warmer welcome in Ottawa, than Mark Zuckerberg did in Washington. MPs took Chan and other executives to task over the protection of Canadians' private information, ...
I normally just wince and buy the ticket, knowing that this is just the way it is in Canada. But this time I stopped and considered how odd it is that I live in country where it is easier, cheaper and often faster to travel overseas than it is to do so domestically. And once I started pulling on that thread, several other ...
Business lobbyists joined the slug fest and yammered that if the pipeline isn't built foreign investors will flee Canada like proverbial rats from a sinking ship. (In truth they already have. In the last five years Chevron, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Statoil and BP soberly considered bitumen's volatile economics and ...
The southern mountain caribou is on the verge of disappearing from the American landscape — and that's a dire warning to Canada, scientists say. Last week, biologists flew over southern British Columbia to count the number of caribou in the last remaining herd that migrates south from B.C. to the U.S. ...
With months left before Canada becomes the first country in the G7 to fully legalise marijuana, members of the country's Liberal party, led federally by Justin Trudeau, are calling on their government to go one step further and decriminalise the possession and consumption of all illicit drugs. The internal push ...
Canada is designating Cuba an "unaccompanied post" — meaning diplomats' families will not be allowed to live with them in the country during a posting — following new information about mysterious injuries suffered by Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families. Canadian staff in Havana were ...

“The Trans Mountain expansion is a vital strategic interest to Canada − it will be built,” he told reporters after the meeting. The prime minister said the project – which would nearly triple the flow of Alberta's bitumen to the west coast – is in the national interest. “It means good jobs in Alberta, they've suffered ...
More people sought asylum in Canada in 2017 than at any point in at least a quarter-century, due in part to a spike in applications from Haitians entering the country from the United States, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Canadian government data. The 50,420 asylum applications Canada ...
But the former social sciences student said the final motivation for his attack was Trudeau's response to Trump's travel ban, when he became convinced his family would be threatened if more refugees came to Canada. “I was, like, sure that they were going to come and kill my parents also, and my family,” ...
The building was once home to Lester B. Pearson, the former prime minister of Canada who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal crisis. But the decision of the subcommittee has triggered outrage from the Ugandan envoy in ...
While I was out in Saskatchewan this week reporting on the crash of the Humboldt Broncos' team bus that took 16 lives, the grief was as palpable as I anticipated. But even in the midst of their anguish, nearly everyone I spoke to told me that the extraordinary outpouring of support from across Canada and ...
The past few years saw the failure of two major pipeline projects that would have carried tar sands oil to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Canada, as well as the delay, demise and then revival of Keystone XL. This week's news on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion, which is supposed to triple the ...
OTTAWA—Immigrant women in Canada face greater employment barriers and earn less money than both male immigrants and Canadian-born women, data compiled by the immigration department suggests. The information, obtained by the Canadian Press through the Access to Information Act, shows a ...
Viking navigators guided by mysterious crystal "sunstones" may have accidentally sailed on to the mainland of North America while looking for Greenland, according to new research. The new study shows that so-called sunstones — crystals of translucent minerals like Iceland spar, which split the ...
Greta seen in this undated handout photo. Authorities said they did 'everything they could for her and for the planes to land'. Photograph: The Canadian Press. Officials in the Canadian city of Winnipeg have launched a review after a two-year-old rescue dog was shot and killed after she slipped out of her ...
We have some pretty amazing places to eat and drink from coast to coast to coast. By Natalie Stechyson. Foodies, rejoice! The 2018 rankings for Canada's top restaurants are here, and giving us delicious reasons to dine out from coast to coast to coast. This year, the annual rankings from Canada's 100 ...
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Canada's big banks are set to report their latest earnings this week, and while they are poised to benefit from better credit trends in the oil and gas sector and rising U.S. interest rates, headwinds such as ...
Manufacturing delays have caused the shortage, said Pfizer Canada, which supplies the injectors in Canada. “These supply constraints are due to delays at the manufacturing facility and limited third-party quantities of a component for the product,” a news release read. The company “regrets” the situation, ...
The tragedy has shocked Canada, where ice hockey is not just a national sport but a huge part of its identity, especially in rural communities where many children begin to play as soon as they can walk. Canadians have responded in a number of other ways - from leaving their hockey sticks on their ...
Bishop Lionel Gendron, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, today released a letter to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada saying Pope Francis has not shied away from acknowledging injustices faced by Indigenous peoples around the world, but that he can't personally issue an ...
A Canadian teenager has struck the jackpot after buying her first lottery ticket to mark her 18th birthday. Charlie Lagarde, from the province of Quebec, bought the scratch ticket along with a bottle of champagne to celebrate turning 18 on 14 March. She won, and had the choice between taking a C$1m ...
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said it's the first time auditors have completed such a review of Canada's climate change policies, which she sees as an important recognition of the priority climate change should have in government business. But she said the audit — as Gelfand herself notes ...
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said it is the first time auditors have completed such a review of Canada's climate change policies which is an important recognition of the priority climate change should have in government business. But she says the audit, as Gelfand herself notes, looks ...
Both the Liberals and New Democrats have recently been forced to deal with an issue that usually isn't part of the political agenda in Canada—Sikh extremism. Justin Trudeau went on the defensive when it was discovered that Jaspal Atwal, convicted of the attempted murder of an Indian politician in 1986, ...
Up to $10 million worth of weapons originally purchased by Canada to help Kurdish fighters beat back ISIS could end up in the hands of the Iraqi government, or helping to support NATO's military training mission, said Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. The federal government originally promised the materiel ...
The Bank of Canada wants to make this transition because household and government spending growth has been partly sustained by more borrowing, leaving it vulnerable to higher interest rates when the bank begins to normalize interest rates. As well, exports and business investment are more ...
Both the Liberals and New Democrats have recently been forced to deal with an issue that usually isn't part of the political agenda in Canada – Sikh extremism. Justin Trudeau went on the defensive when it was discovered that Jaspal Atwal, convicted of the attempted murder of an Indian politician in 1986, ...
Canadian steel producers, government officials and other stakeholders are giving the Canada Border Services Agency extra powers and have formed an urgent working group tasked with heading off a possible flood of foreign steel into Canada as a result of tariffs imposed by the United States.
Canada is expelling four Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy in Salisbury, U.K., prompting harsh condemnation and the threat of retaliation from Russia. Canada's action will cover seven Russian personnel in all, including four members of Russia's diplomatic staff posted at the Embassy of ...
The federal government is taking steps to crack down on companies that try to ship cheap foreign steel and aluminum through the Canadian market. Canada Border Services Agency is being granted extra powers to identify businesses that try to dodge import duties and more flexibility to determine whether ...
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised for the 1864 hanging of a group of indigenous leaders by British colonial authorities. Five First Nation chiefs were called to what they thought were peace talks to end a war in what is now British Columbia. Instead, they were tried and hanged over the ...
In ongoing Nafta talks, the U.S. has proposed effectively killing Canada's supply-managed system as it and other producers worry the nation will start exporting more skim-milk proteins, exacerbating a global glut. Canada's expansion comes at a time when the U.S. dairy industry is struggling amid weak milk ...
However, the country is looking to regulate the industry, and the Canadian Securities Administrators stated in a notice in August 2017 that cryptocurrencies could be considered securities. In fact, Canada passed the world's first ever law regarding cryptocurrency back in 2014, according to Bitcoin Magazine.
A survey asking teens and young adults to share their ideas to make Canada a better place will help guide the strategy. Past programs haven't been accessible to all. They have required young people take an entire year off and struggled to reach those in marginalized communities. This survey wants to ...
Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, who proposed the gun-control legislation last week, has pointed out, using official government statistics, that gun-related homicides in Canada are “up by two-thirds” since 2013. He recently convened a special guns and gangs summit in Ottawa to map out ...
Back in December, Canada also introduced its own version of #MeToo, dubbed #AfterMeToo by McHenry. For many survivors, #MeToo was a cathartic movement, an outlet for people in the entertainment industry to finally address the abuse they had been enduring for decades. “The addition of 'after' was ...
SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR, Spain — The John Herdman era is off to a winning start for Canada's men's soccer team. Tosaint Ricketts' 16th career international goal in the 54th minute was enough to give Canada a 1-0 win over New Zealand on a tricky, windy day in southeastern Spain. "You can see New ...
Canada, where 20 percent of adults have obesity, has taken notice. It's now on the cusp of becoming the first high-income country to adopt a similar warning system. Meanwhile, Mexico, which has called overweight, obesity, and diabetes public health emergencies, is also considering following Chile's lead.
On Friday two federal MPs – Green party leader Elizabeth May and MP Kennedy Stewart of the New Democratic party – were arrested after they joined protesters attempting to block construction work related to the expansion. Elsewhere, more than 60 actions unfolded across Canada in a show of solidarity ...


 

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