'Tell the truth' if U.S. border guards ask about legal pot use, lawyer advises

Starting Wednesday, the laws around the consumption and sale of cannabis will change dramatically, and along with that could come uncomfortable questions for anyone attempting to cross the border into the U.S.

First legal weed sold in Canada at Newfoundland shops

"When's the last time you bought a gram and got a receipt for it? Never happened," said Canopy CEO Bruce Linton to his first customers as they stood in the front of the line for sales to officially start.

Is it possible to overdose on cannabis?

U of M cannabis researcher Dr. Paul Daeninck says you can consume too much cannabis, but you can't overdose like you can on opioids.

Mysterious killing of Manitoba teen Kerrie Ann Brown explored in CBC podcast

The unsolved rape and killing of 15-year-old Kerrie Ann Brown — whom horseback riders found dead two days after she disappeared from a house party in Thompson, Man. — continues to haunt her family three decades after the devastating loss.

Tatum leads Celtics over 76ers in NBA's season opener

Boston beats Philadelphia 105-87, Jayson Tatum 23 points and 9 rebounds.

Talking To Your Kids About Marijuana

CBC News Network's Heather Hiscox spoke to Marc Paris (Executive Director, Drug Free Kids Canada) about pot legalization and specific tips parents can use when talking to their kids about pot.

Artists fear SkyTrain expansion threatens Vancouver's struggling visual arts hub

Two art galleries that have helped foster Vancouver talent worldwide are losing their home. As of 2020, the structure at 525 Great Northern Way is making way for the new Broadway transit line, and the province says there's no turning back the SkyTrain.

Lawyer says Paul Bernardo will 'express remorse' in parole bid. Here's why it's unlikely to sway the board

Nearly 25 years after Paul Bernardo was convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of Ontario teens Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy, their mothers will address the parole board members who will decide whether to grant the notorious killer some freedom.

Child poverty and an auditor general highlight first Ward 2 debate

The two candidates for Ward 2 in Windsor met for a forum hosted by a community group that wants to engage millennial voters. CBC Windsor livestreamed the event.

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Canadian cannabis entrepreneurs dream big in the face of uncertainty

Investors in cannabis startup Fire and Flower have invested millions of dollars in the creation of a retail brand, leasing stores and hiring top staff. Like others entering the crowded field, they hope to be the dominant player in the $4.34-billion Canadian cannabis market. But nothing is certain in this emerging industry.

One person dead after collision near Napanee

One person is dead after a collision near Napanee on Highway 401.

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McDavid sets NHL record as Oilers comeback for OT win against Jets

Darnell Nurse scored his first goal of the season 1:25 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday.

More than 200 Calgarians turn out for 1st public session on 2026 Olympic bid

Calgary held the first of six public engagement sessions Tuesday to provide information and let people weigh in on whether or not the city should bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.

Advice for crossing the U.S. border

Lawyer Tracey Epp says visitors to the U.S. should never lie about their cannabis usage.

Is cannabis addictive?

Dr. Sheri Fandrey of the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba explains how someone could become addicted to cannabis.

Dennis Hof, Republican candidate and legal pimp, dead at 72

Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.

Bradley slam off ex-Jay Osuna ignites Red Sox rout of Astros

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Saint John painter's work in running for best tank in North America

Many New Brunswickers are acquainted with the work of painter Jack Wilkins, a sign painter in Saint John who also works in the niche market of making water tanks and other giant tanks look pretty. His latest project was a local landmark in Hamilton, Ont., the huge "globe" that holds methane gas from a sewage treatment plant. Wilkins painted the globe on the refurbished eight-storey-tall tank, which currently sits in 4th place in a North America-wide competition to name "Tank of the Year."

The healing power of art: Moncton artist teams up with YWCA on new project for women dealing with trauma

Moncton photographer Maurice Henri and the Moncton YWCA are teaming up on a project to help women recovering from trauma learn photography and heal through art.

Game Wrap: Bradley Jr.'s grand slam seals Red Sox win

Boston beats Houston 8-2 to take a 2-1 series lead in the ALCS.

Young Canadians rout Dominica in CONCACAF Nations qualifying play

A young Canadian side made short work of unheralded Dominica on Tuesday night, cruising to a 5-0 win in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying play.