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High demand causing some cannabis stores to run out

High demand causing some cannabis stores to run out

Cannabis stores across Edmonton are starting to see their stock go up in smoke—not even a week into legalization. NOVA Cannabis says they stocked enough products to last up to three weeks, however they anticipate barely making it through the weekend without running out. “We placed large, large orders and we didn’t anticipate having to reorder so quickly,” said James Burns, CEO of Alcanna Inc., which owns NOVA Cannabis. Burns says after ordering another shipment on Wednesday they hope to restock Sunday, but admit “it could be close.” Another store,Read More


Singh urges Ottawa to cancel $15B Saudi arms deal

Jagmeet Singh

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is urging Ottawa to cancel a $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. “We’ve got a regime which has got a serious record of horrible human rights violations against its own people,” Singh told CTV News from Kapuskasing, Ont. on Saturday. “And now,” he added, “its implication and involvement in the death of a journalist makes it very clear at this point that we can no longer continue to sell arms to Saudi Arabia. There’s no way that under the current context we should be sellingRead More


‘You inspire me’: B.C. girl with terminal illness meets Ellen DeGeneres

Jayda Suttie

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:26PM EDT A girl with a terminal illness just had her dream come true when she met popular daytime television host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres before an appearance at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Eleven-year-old Jayda Suttie, who has a rare genetic disease called Leukodystrophy, only learned that she would be meeting her hero about an hour before Friday’s show. “The phone rang and one of the producers from CTV… said, ‘We just heard from theRead More


Get Your Pink On for Breast Cancer Awareness

Get Your Pink On Hockey Tournament

More than 750 girls hit the ice for a hockey tournament in Alliston, Ont., to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.  Fifty-one teams from all over Ontario competed in the sixth annual ‘Get Your Pink On’ hockey tournament.  Deb Rowles, President of the Clearview Girls Hockey Association and cancer survivor says it’s important to spread the message about breast cancer to not only to adults but to younger girls as well. “Breast cancer affects one in seven people,” says Rowles. “We are going to have an education piece laterRead More


Calgary names public park to honour late Alberta MLA Manmeet Bhullar

Calgary names public park to honour late Alberta MLA Manmeet Bhullar

A greenspace in northeast Calgary will now bear the name of an Alberta politician who was killed in a tragic roadside crash in November 2015. Manmeet Singh Bhullar died after he was struck by a semi tractor-trailer that lost control on some ice on the QEII highway north of Calgary. The politician had stopped his vehicle to help a stranded driver when the accident took place. Thousands of people attended Bhullar’s funeral and that show of love and support was represented again at a new Calgary park named in hisRead More


Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

U.S. President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley

ELKO, Nev. – U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a UN ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job. Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: “We’ll have somebody great … we’re going to pick somebody very quickly. Trump said he’s interviewing three women and two men for the post. Asked if he would prefer to have a woman in the job, he said “Yes,” later adding: “I think I might prefer that, but we’ll see.” Haley announcedRead More


Heading to the big leagues: Moncton kids play flag football for a chance to win trip to Grey Cup

Heading to the big leagues: Moncton kids play flag football for a chance to win trip to Grey Cup

MONCTON, N.B. — A group of young flag football players in Moncton have been selected to participate in an exclusive tournament where the grand prize is an all expense paid trip to Edmonton to watch the 2018 Grey Cup finale. Football New Brunswick was invited by the Canadian Football League to put together a team for the flag football tournament, and the regional qualifier will be held at Mount Allison University on Oct. 28. The group of kids, aged ten and eleven, were hand-picked based on the talent they’ve showcasedRead More


Banksy admits shredding stunt didn’t go as planned

Banksy

Banksy has admitted that one of his biggest pranks yet didn’t really go according to plan. The British street artist created an art world sensation by sending one of his paintings through a shredder hidden in a frame moments after it sold at auction for £1,042,000 (C$1.7 million, 1.2 million euros). Experts say the “Girl with Balloon” is now probably worth even more because the stunt created a media stir that made many reassess their understanding of performance art. But there was always a nagging question: Why did only halfRead More


Festival celebrates Portage and Main ahead of election

OpenFest 2018

The people behind Vote Open, a campaign created to support the opening of Portage of Main to pedestrians, are holding a free concert just three days before Winnipeggers head to the polls. OpenFest is a festival with local musicians, artists, food and drinks being billed as a way to celebrate the iconic intersection. It runs from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday at Richardson Plaza and 201 Portage. “It’s so encouraging to have the support of the local musicians and business owners who bring so much culture to thisRead More


Canadian start-up Kupol presents the first 3D-printed cycle helmet

Kupol helmet

Canadian start-up Kupol has joined forces with the 3D printing specialist Sculpteo to develop and manufacture a unique, ready-to-market cycle helmet promising improved levels of comfort and safety. This 3D printed helmet has a proprietary three-layer protection system designed to absorb multidirectional impacts while ensuring optimal comfort and breathability. The helmet’s “Kinetic Bumpers” absorb low-speed impacts while the “3D Kore” takes the brunt of larger hits, from all angles. Finally, over 100 sucker-shaped flexible “Oktopus” pods adjust to the wearer’s specific head shape while also providing protection against quick rotationalRead More