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Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is unclear

Despite legalization, issues such as revenue sharing and a lack of funding for community safety are roadblocks for Indigenous-led cannabis businesses.

Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is unclear

Despite legalization, issues such as revenue sharing and a lack of funding for community safety are roadblocks for Indigenous-led cannabis businesses.

Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is unclear

Despite legalization, issues such as revenue sharing and a lack of funding for community safety are roadblocks for Indigenous-led cannabis businesses.

How do you feel about marijuana legalization?

When cannabis becomes legal across the country next week, a new reality will hit every corner of your life — at school, on campus, at work, in your backyard and on the road.

How do you feel about marijuana legalization?

When cannabis becomes legal across the country next week, a new reality will hit every corner of your life — at school, on campus, at work, in your backyard and on the road.

'We can mitigate the consequences': How parents are grappling with legal pot

With just days until cannabis is legalized in Canada, some parents are struggling with how to talk about it with their kids. Meanwhile, others see it as an opportunity for open dialogue.

'We can mitigate the consequences': How parents are grappling with legal pot

With just days until cannabis is legalized in Canada, some parents are struggling with how to talk about it with their kids. Meanwhile, others see it as an opportunity for open dialogue.

Digital detox: Confessions of a smart phone junkie

Checkup host Duncan McCue worried that he was spending too much time on his smartphone, so he tried a two week digital detox — too bad he only lasted 7 days.

This 14-year-old doesn't have a cell phone and, no, he doesn't want one

Samuel Waite would sooner spend time in the great outdoors than on Facebook. And while he has plenty of face-to-face conversations with his friends, he worries those that are stuck behind screens are 'missing out on something.'

This 14-year-old doesn't have a cell phone and, no, he doesn't want one

Samuel Waite would sooner spend time in the great outdoors than on Facebook. And while he has plenty of face-to-face conversations with his friends, he worries those that are stuck behind screens are 'missing out on something.'

What does a digital detox mean for you?

Mobile apps, online shopping, social media, streaming services — can you imagine yourself living a life unplugged?
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Confessions of a smartphone junkie — or, what I learned from my digital detox: McCue

Checkup host Duncan McCue worried that he was spending too much time on his smartphone. This summer, he tried a digital detox — a two week break from the device.

Confessions of a smartphone junkie — or, what I learned from my digital detox

Checkup host Duncan McCue worried that he was spending too much time on his smartphone. This summer, he tried a digital detox — a two week break from the device.

What should be the role of Canada's modern correctional system — to punish or to rehabilitate?

The killer of Tori Stafford has moved from a prison to a healing lodge, and now her family is outraged. This week on Checkup, join host Duncan McCue to discuss what role Canada should play when it comes to its correctional system.

26 years after her husband's murder, Vancouver woman helps prisoners live 'redeemable' lives

Marion Haythorne now volunteers at a woman's prison because she believes in rehabilitation.

'Not a get-out-of-jail-free pass': Indigenous healing lodges defended after child killer's transfer

Terri-Lynne McClintic is serving a life sentence for the murder of 8-year-old Tori Stafford in 2009. She was recently transferred to a healing lodge, sparking outrage. The head of a women's healing lodge is defending the safety & effectiveness of Canada's 9 Indigenous healing lodges.

26 years after her husband's murder, Vancouver woman helps prisoners live 'redeemable' lives

Marion Haythorne now volunteers at a woman's prison because she believes in rehabilitation.

26 years after her husband's murder, Vancouver woman helps prisoners live 'redeemable' lives

Marion Haythorne now volunteers at a woman's prison because she believes in rehabilitation.

'Not a get-out-of-jail-free pass': Indigenous healing lodges defended in wake of McClintic transfer

In the wake of outrage over the relocation of convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic to a healing lodge, the head of a women's healing lodge in Edmonton is defending both the safety and effectiveness of Canada's nine Indigenous healing lodges.

'Not a get-out-of-jail-free pass': Indigenous healing lodges defended in wake of McClintic transfer

In the wake of outrage over the relocation of convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic to a healing lodge, the head of a women's healing lodge in Edmonton is defending both the safety and effectiveness of Canada's nine Indigenous healing lodges.

From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events.
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From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events. Some of them discuss how they recovered from storms, floods and tornadoes.

From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events.

From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events.

How are you impacted by unexpected weather?

Two tornadoes ripped through Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, leaving thousands without power, and levelling many houses on its path. Are you prepared for any weather-related emergencies?