Happy 4/20! Time to reflect on how far cannabis acceptance has come, how far it has to go

Today is 4-20 — a day that cannabis activists associate with the aroma of protest and lighting up in defiance of the law, but on this last April 20 before prohibition is lifted in Canada, many say it's a day to celebrate.

Strike day for students at Montreal's largest school board called off

Members of the Alliance des professeurs de Montréal, which represents nearly 9,000 teachers, reached an agreement in principle with the Commission scolaire de Montréal Wednesday night.

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'I'm feeling kind of proud': father, son police duo receive lifesaving award

For Eric Cheechoo and his son Eldon, keeping people safe runs in the family.

Arsene Wenger ends 22-year run at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after 22 seasons in charge against the backdrop of growing disillusionment from fans as the team struggles to compete for the Premier League title.

From seafood to smokables: Newfoundland fish plant to be converted to cannabis

A local businessman hopes to revive a fish plant in Port Union, but with a focus on marijuana.

These students won a trophy for failing — and they're proud

Four international students at Memorial University say a trophy for a failed entrepreneurial idea has helped them develop other ideas they hope will keep them in St. John's.

Charlottetown eyes 100K cruise ship visitors in 2018

Port Charlottetown is hoping to break the 100,000-cruise-ship-passengers mark this season after falling short last year.

Anxious students' demand for help leads to lesson on single-session therapy

When Meredith Henry began working at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John in 2006, she could counsel a student within a day or two. Now they might wait six weeks.

From shed to success: St. Mary's Supermarket celebrates 15th anniversary

An example of Indigenous economic success is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this week.

'Beauty and the Beast on Ice' performer gets 2 minutes for roughing

Actor and seasoned skater Nate DuPuis was sent back to his dressing room for two full minutes on a disciplinary roughing call.

Wine industry, business groups disappointed by Supreme Court's interprovincial beer ruling

Business groups and free-market advocates are expressing disappointment with Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that dealt a blow to those who want to see interprovincial trade barriers knocked down.

U.S. woman to be sentenced in Valentine's Day shooting plot at Halifax mall

An American woman who plotted a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall is due in court today for her sentencing hearing.

How do you say 'Go Jets go' in Urdu? Winnipeg kids cheer on hometown heroes in more than a dozen languages

People throughout Manitoba are cheering on the Winnipeg Jets during their NHL playoff run — and not just in English. We asked some young hockey fans to give us a 'Go Jets go!' cheer in a few other languages.

Supreme Court's free-the-beer ruling sparks fears of cannabis trade restrictions

A Supreme Court ruling on interprovincial beer imports has sparked fears that provinces and territories will be free to impose restrictions on cannabis flowing over their borders at a time the industry is in its early stages of growth.

The Sandy Zaitzeff trial: A timeline

The trial of suspended Thunder Bay lawyer Alexander "Sandy" Zaitzeff is scheduled to begin next week.

Outreach clinic does 'incredible' work to curb HIV outbreak in Kamsack, Sask., says doctor

Faced with an outbreak of HIV, and grappling with other chronic health issues and addictions, a Kamsack, Sask., outreach clinic has stepped up and is using innovative ways to stem the spread of infectious diseases.

Vancouver celebrates final 4/20 before marijuana becomes legal

Vancouver's annual pot festival is set to take place today at Sunset Beach, without the approval of the Vancouver Park Board.

Tenant feels violated after landlord took 162 pictures of her home without permission, put them on internet

A Regina tenant said she was shocked when an employee of her property management company conducted a three month inspection of her home, during which he “took a total of 162 pictures including of my children’s rooms, the bathrooms, inside the toilet.”

Beer ruling reaction

Derek From is with the Canadian Constitution Foundation, which helped finance Gerard Comeau's case.

Report calls on feds to protect Churchill's belugas through National Marine Conservation Area

A new report is calling on the Canadian government to protect the beluga whales that call Churchill home every summer by creating a National Marine Conservation Area in Western Hudson Bay.

Booze barriers

Jacqueline Hansen reports on what a court ruling on interprovincial booze shipments could mean for consumers