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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia and P.E.I. both set their legal age for marijuana at 19 on Thursday, but the two East Coast provinces are taking different paths on how weed will be sold.
TORONTO — Ontario will offer naloxone to police and firefighters across the province and can now approve safe injection sites on its own, it announced Thursday as new figures showed a dramatic spike in opioid-related deaths.
MONTREAL — Quebec’s public security minister suspended the Montreal police chief on Wednesday after a damning report criticized Philippe Pichet’s inability to restore public faith in the much-maligned force.
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has made a deal with Canopy Growth Corp. to supply pot in the province once it’s legal next July.
OTTAWA — The Liberal government wants to lift the mystery surrounding the G7 summit as it prepares to host the gathering next year, in hopes that Canadians will feel more included and, perhaps, less inclined to protest on the periphery.
New funding for a project that will improve the tracking and reporting of sexual assaults by law enforcement authorities in Ontario communities was announced recently as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
The RCMP Musical Ride has wrapped up its cross-country tour celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary. This year's tour raised $755,169 for local charities and non-profit organizations.
OTTAWA — Ahead of its July deadline for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Canada, the federal government has launched a campaign warning of the risks of drug-impaired driving.
REGINA — Some people on the front lines of Saskatchewan’s drunk-driving battle aren’t convinced that changes meant to allow Uber or Lyft to operate in the province will do much to keep impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel.
VANCOUVER — A trial stemming from the murders of six people in British Columbia has fallen apart after a judge stayed charges against a man Friday, referencing misplaced evidence, the testimony of a confidential informer and the fair trial rights of the accused in her decision.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. — The bucolic university campus is set in a small Nova Scotia town: A cluster of steeples, ivy-covered brick and stone buildings and manicured sports fields.
TORONTO — From texting a local dealer to dropping into a neighbourhood dispensary or ordering online, Canada’s black market for recreational marijuana has seen significant changes in recent years and, no doubt, will see more as the country hurtles toward a new world of legalization next summer.
WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg police officer is recovering after being stabbed trying to stop someone from stealing his vehicle.
WATERLOO, Ont. — Waterloo regional police say a month-long amnesty program has taken more than 100 weapons out of circulation.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) announced it has launched a public interest inquiry into racial profiling and racial discrimination by the Toronto Police Service (TPS). Using its legislated inquiry powers under section 31 of Ontario’s Human Rights Code, the OHRC says it has called for the TPS, the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) and the Special Investigations Unit to provide a wide range of data to determine exactly how and where racial profiling operates in law enforcement.
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