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34 years before legalization, New Brunswick's premier was tried for pot possession

As the New Brunswick government enters the legal marijuana business on Wednesday, it's a big about-face for a province that once tried its own premier for possession.
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OPP search for missing youth last seen at school Wednesday morning

Ontario Provincial Police are searching for a missing youth who was last seen at the Rainy River High School on Wednesday morning.

CBC Music Top 20, Oct. 18: Alessia Cara, Smashing Pumpkins debut, Arkells hang tight to No. 1

Counting down the most popular tracks of the week on CBC Music.

Crimea school death toll rises to 20, PM believes student attacker had help

Russian authorities in Crimea were searching Thursday for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting and bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50, a top official said.
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Cam Levins eager for marathon debut in Toronto after long road back from surgery

Cam Levins, who considered ending his competitive running career after July 2016 surgery on his left ankle, will make his marathon debut Sunday in Toronto (CBCSports.ca, 8:45 a.m. ET).
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The Fix: Bus ads anger Ottawa's Chinese community

With the Oct. 22 municipal election just days away, CBC Ottawa's All In A Day is collecting listeners' municipal gripes — and also seeking solutions.
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Trading in MEG mixed after rejecting Husky Energy's hostile takeover bid

The target company said after markets closed Wednesday that Husky's $3.3 billion offer is opportunistic and undervalues its assets and prospects, adding it intends to conduct a formal process that could identify a white knight to make a better offer.
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Nova Scotia RCMP issue first ticket for illegally transporting marijuana

A driver in Dartmouth, N.S., was the first person to be ticketed in the province for not securing cannabis out of reach while operating a motor vehicle.

Police officer who got drunk while guarding dead person's home pleads guilty to misconduct

A police officer who became intoxicated while he was guarding a body in a northwest Toronto apartment earlier this year pleaded guilty to one charge of misconduct on Thursday.

'We're doing the best we can': Minister defends lack of Sask. cannabis retailers operating on legalization day

With only seven of 51 approved cannabis stores open on legalization day, the minister responsible says the delays were expected.
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Family loses everything in Millet, Alta., house fire

Fire completely destroyed a house just outside the town of Millet, Alta., early Wednesday leaving a family with only what they were wearing.

New iNdigital space showcases digital and interactive media at imagineNATIVE

The rising popularity of digital interactive work like VR experiences and video games has spurred the imagineNATIVE film and media arts festival in Toronto to add a dedicated digital space this year.

Season 2, Episode 5: Pastry Week

WED OCT 17 The remaining six bakers revel in Pastry Week and the opportunity to showcase their creativity.
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Washington Post publishes Khashoggi column amid disappearance

Fred Hiatt, Editorial page editor with The Washington Post, says the newsroom made a difficult decision to move forward with the publication of what could be Jamal Khashoggi's final column, after the journalist went missing inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Hiatt spoke with CBC News Network's Suhana Meharchand from Washington.

Road to the Olympic Games: Skate America

Watch coverage from Skate America on Road to the Olympic Games, including action from the men's and pairs events from the ISU's first stop on the Grand Prix figure skating circuit.
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Hilary Black talks marijuana in 1997

Hilary Black of the B.C. Compassion Club Society and Health Canada's Bruce Rowsell speak to Brian Stewart about marijuana on The National Magazine on July 24, 1997.
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Majority of first-time buyers maxed out budgets to buy a home: CMHC

A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey released today by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
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Ragtime musician carves out side business making wooden pipes

Calum Jackson is a ragtime musician, but he also carves pipes from New Brunswick wood as a side business.
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Contractor treated 'like an ATM,' judge says while sentencing woman to house arrest

Bookkeeper Leah Chaulk was for years able to disguise how she was defrauding her employer.
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Hockey Night in Canada: Predators vs. Oilers

The Nashville Predators visit the Edmonton Oilers Saturday on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app.
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Hockey Night in Canada: Blues vs. Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs host the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app.
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The millennial, the accountant and the maple syrup maker: Here's who's running in Ancaster

Four people want to unseat Lloyd Ferguson to represent Ancaster on Hamilton city council.
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Watch the 2018 Canadian Marathon Championships

Watch live action from the Canadian Marathon Championships on Sunday in Toronto, beginning at 8:45 a.m. ET.

Canada's giant public health 'experiment' with legalized cannabis begins

Experts say making marijuana legal will help yield much needed insight into the drug's health effects — both positive and negative.
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Former premier Paul Davis quitting politics

The former premier says he'll step down as MHA as of Nov. 2.