Health Canada's focus-group testing of anti-marijuana ads found parents reacted most strongly to claims that smoking too many joints can lower IQ in young people. The IQ effect has been challenged by medical researchers, but the department launched a TV and internet campaign asserting the claim anyway.
In a year-end interview with Peter Mansbridge, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has indicated for the first time a willingness to implement on a 'broader' scale a carbon pricing system similar to the one in Alberta.
In a year-end interview with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge, Prime Minister Stephen Harper reveals for the first time how he coped inside a caucus room closet as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill's Centre Block after killing Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.