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More to do for successful pot retailers

More to do for successful pot retailers

As legalization of marijuana approaches in Canada, 51 cannabis retail applicants in Saskatchewan are under review. The province will look at each application and decide whether to grant permits to legally sell marijuana to the public once it is legalized later this fall. Allen and Denise Kilback in the R.M. of Edenwold were granted a permit. The couple owns the Happy Hour Liquor Store in Pilot Butte. They hope to make a pot shop that is similar. The Kilbacks have visited stores in the United States, and want their storeRead More

Morneau to give speech in Calgary ahead of Kinder Morgan deadline

Bill Morneau

CALGARY — Finance Minister Bill Morneau is headed west next week with plans to give a speech to a Calgary business audience a day ahead of a deadline set by Kinder Morgan for its controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The Calgary Chamber of Commerce, which announced the event set for May 30, says the speech will focus on securing Canada’s economic future. Kinder Morgan suspended all non-essential construction on the Trans Mountain project in April, citing obstruction by B.C. that put the viability of the pipeline in question. TheRead More

‘People are coming to expect this’: Two more leaks found at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria General Hospital

A health advocate says Nova Scotians should be demanding more from Halifax’s main hospital after two more leaks were found over the past two weeks. One leak was discovered at the Victoria General Hospital on May 8and another on May 17 – both in the same area of the hospital’s Centennial Building. It’s just another issue at the site, which has been plagued by bedbugs, foul water and floods in recent years. “People are coming to expect this, that this is just another day at the Victoria General Hospital,” saysRead More

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Bonnie Hinchcliffe says her dream house has turned into a nightmare; the walls are literally falling in around her. “Our jaws dropped to the ground. Is this actually happening to us right now?” said Hinchcliffe. Following a home inspection, Hinchcliffe and her husband bought the 1960 Transcona home in November. All seemed well until Christmas time when Hinchcliffe’s husband noticed a draft in the basement ceiling and worse upon closer inspection. “He pulled out the insulation and noticed that there’s daylight coming from where there’s not supposed to be daylight,”Read More

Trump claims spy infiltrated his 2016 campaign, but his lawyer casts doubt


Anne Flaherty, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 18, 2018 9:08PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 9:43PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true. Promoting a theory that is circulating in conservative circles, Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted: “Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign. ThisRead More

Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or killed. The false claim appears to have been first reported on a Russian-language website that cites the pro-Russian group the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). The separatist group, which receives financial backing from Russia, was declaredRead More

Staged crash teaches life-saving techniques to Riffel students

Staged crash teaches life-saving techniques to Riffel students

Students at Michael A. Riffel School watched Wednesday morning as their teacher Murray Wright was extricated from a crashed car by first responders. However, it wasn’t an emergency. It was a demonstration taking place on the front lawn of the school. EMS, fire and police all participated in the demonstration that was meant to mimic a real emergency situation. “It’s very important that we can get out in the community. Especially with these young people that are getting their license and the challenge of them being hooked on phones. SoRead More

Oxygen tank explodes during house fire in Port McNicoll

Port McNicoll fire

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:46PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:47PM EDT A house fire in Port McNicoll not only destroyed a home, but shocked neighbours who heard a loud explosion. The fire broke out late Tuesday afternoon at a house on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Assiniboia Street. Two people and two dogs were able to escape the home without injury. When fire crews arrived on scene, flames could be seen coming out of the back, front and roof of the home. TheRead More

‘That support is needed’: Some N.S. schools see reduction in guidance counsellor positions

'That support is needed': Some N.S. schools see reduction in guidance counsellor positions

As schools across Nova Scotia learn of their staffing allocations for next year, some guidance counsellors are learning their services won’t be needed full-time in September.        Earlier this month, the provincial government announced that it would be hiring more than 190 specialized education professionals as part of its efforts to help with classroom inclusion. But the Nova Scotia Teachers Union says the announcement is being soured by news that some student will have less time with guidance counsellors next year. “There has been a promise made for additional resources toRead More

Police searching for missing Severn Township man

Provincial police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a missing man from Severn Township. James Patreau, 55, is missing from a group home in Coldwater and was last seen on May 12th. Police says Patreau is known to go for a walk after dinner and usually returns around 8:30 p.m. for medication. He is described as 5’8”, 180lbs with a heavier build and short black hair. He was last seen wearing grey tracks pants with brown leather jacket. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More