Canada's Washington ambassador meets Donald Trump — at a football game

Canada's ambassador to the United States met president-elect Donald Trump last week at the annual Army-Navy match in Baltimore.

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Study: No scientific basis for laws on marijuana and driving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws. The study com

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Marijuana can be sold at Uruguay pharmacies, but few want to

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Rossana Rilla could sell marijuana under Uruguay's pioneering law that lets pharmacies distribute pot. But she says there is no way she will. In her 28 years as a pharmacist, she has been beaten, dragged across the floor and thre

Why I Left the Left

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report used to be a big progressive. He even had a show with The Young Turks! But now he's not a progressive. He has left the left. Why? Dave Rubin shares his story. Donate today to PragerU: Have you tak

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Why Aren’t Environmental Groups Divesting from Fossil Fuels?

Reuters/China Daily Why do some of the largest environmental organizations still invest in fossil fuels? As outlined in my new piece, Time for Big Green to go Fossil Free, organizations such as The Nature Conservancy and the Wildlife Conservation Society a

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'Americans should worry' about Canadian dairy after TPP, New Zealand farmer says

Canadian dairy farmers should not worry about a deregulated open market that could come with a new Trans-Pacific Partnership because of an increasing demand for higher end products, according to the dairy head in New Zealand.

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Meet The Children Who Rely On Marijuana To Survive

Since he was just a few months old, 10-year-old Zaki Jackson has suffered from a rare form of epilepsy that, at its worst, causes him to have thousands o...

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City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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Canada's economy has momentum, but budget complicated by big unknowns in U.S.

The Trudeau government will chart the next segment of its mandate this week in what's expected to be a modest budget — but the omnipresent economic unknowns in the U.S. could eventually force Ottawa from a steady-as-she-goes course.

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The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

This article is part of the Green Watch series. Summary: Bureaucrats and politicians often cite “science” as justification for their efforts to exercise control over Americans’ lives. It’s a fake, politicized “science,” of course. When science suggests tha

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Lumber industry, B.C. government to launch softwood lobbying campaign

The B.C. Lumber Trade Council and provincial government say they will try to convince American consumers, politicians and lumber buyers that an equitable softwood lumber deal is required.

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Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.Introduction Sometimes it

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B.C. Liberals 'asleep at the switch' on softwood lumber, says NDP leader

B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan says more needs to be done to protect forest industry jobs in the wake of a U.S. International Trade Commission preliminary finding that Canadian softwood products have harmed American producers.

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Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Part 3 of 3

See the effects of cannabis first hand, unedited, on Parkinson's tremor dyskinesia, and voice. This clip is from the feature documentary "Ride with Larry" and shows retired police captain Larry trying medical marijuana for the first time. The full film is

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'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery apologizes for saying he smoked pot with Justin Trudeau several times

The "Prince of Pot" Marc Emery has <a href="" target="_blank">apologized</a> for claiming to have smoked marijuana with Justin Trudeau several times. He now insists it was o

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Why Trump's new trade representative could take a 'hard line' with Canada

Canada should brace for a tougher, hard-line approach to trade negotiations with the U.S. under Donald Trump’s new protectionist pick to front the trade file, experts warn.

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Toronto plan will 'start a war of tolls' on GTA roads, Patrick Brown says

Patrick Brown said he's concerned Toronto Mayor John Tory's proposal for tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway will "start a war of tolls" across the GTA.

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Trump's 'Day 1' executive orders reset Obama's presidency

Vested with the presidential authority deliver on some of his "Day 1" promises, Donald Trump signs three executive orders to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, restore a Republican abortion policy, and put a hiring freeze on federal employees.

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Tories call on McNeil to end former leader's 'plum patronage job'

The Progressive Conservatives are calling on the premier to end a contract with a non-profit headed by former Liberal leader Danny Graham.

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You want it darker? Here's how things could go bad for Canada on trade

Justin Trudeau's White House visit has calmed fears about a trade war, but that doesn't mean Canada is out of the woods. If the U.S. sets its sights on China, all bets are off for the global economy.

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Ottawa's infrastructure stimulus likely to be delayed: PBO

The Parliamentary Budget Officer says while federal government spending is higher for the first half of 2016, Ottawa is struggling to get its promised infrastructure money out the door, meaning the much-hoped-for related economic activity will be delayed.

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Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland

Can Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister and firm Putin critic Chrystia Freeland offer hope to isolated, war-burdened Ukraine? It's a long shot, Don Murray suggests, given the priorities of protecting Canada's trade interests.

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Sask. premier encouraged by Trudeau's 1st meeting with Trump

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he's encouraged by the outcome of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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