Canada

  • 2 of 4 killed are police officers…Suspect in custody

    Canadian police say at least four people – including two police officers –  have been killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in the east of the country. The suspect is in custody. Fredericton Police said they responded to the incident in the Brookside Drive area of the city at about 7:30 a.m. local...
  • It’s legal nationwide in Canada…But not allowed in the U.S.

    Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada on Oct. 17, but don’t expect a grassroots tourism effort to put a dent in the balance of trade or even chill out a simmering trade war between the two countries. Authorities do not expect a major flow of Americans over the Blue Water...
  • Canada could have marijuana shops opened up by the summer

    Canada’s government is poised to approve sweeping cannabis legalization as soon as this week and could launch marijuana sales by late summer. The appointed Canadian Senate is expected to give the OK to a legalization measure Thursday following years of quiet study and discussion. Once approved by the House, which...
  • Craft cannabis growers ignored in rush to legalize pot in Canada

    Vancouver – The craft cannabis industry in British Columbia is very concerned over the federal government’s lack of progress in creating a promised “micro-cultivation” license for those in their industry and they are demanding action. Representatives of five groups of craft cannabis growers and sellers delivered an open letter...
  • Have you seen this jet ??? If so Canada wants to hear from you

    If you spot a sleek Bombardier Global 6000 business jet sporting tail number ZS-OAK, Canada would love to hear from you. The jet belonged to South Africa’s notorious Gupta family, whose alleged corruption helped trigger the scandals that recently forced President Jacob Zuma out of office. But the Guptas bought the plane with help...
  • Officer in Canada prime minister motorcade hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Latest on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to California (all times local): 10:20 p.m. A crash involving motorcycle officers accompanying Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his visit to Southern California sent one officer to the hospital, but Trudeau’s vehicle was not involved and...
  • Couple enslaved homeless man while raising his child as their own

    A husband and wife in Canada allegedly held a homeless man with mental disabilities captive as a “slave-type maid” for decades, according to the victim’s son, whom prosecutors say the couple claimed and raised as their own. The extraordinary decades-long saga involving accusations of routine beatings, stolen government checks...
  • Bernie Sanders Wants Canadians To ‘Be A Little Bit Louder’ With Health Debate

    Bernie Sanders Wants Canadians To ‘Be A Little Bit Louder’ With Health Debate TORONTO – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders urged Canadians on Sunday to snap out of their nice stereotypes and get noisy about demanding a national pharmacare program. The former candidate for the Democratic Party presidential ticket spoke...
  • For the first time, a drone hits a passenger plane

    A drone collided with a commercial aircraft in Canada last week — the first time such a crash has happened in North America, transportation officials said. Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau confirmed Thursday’s crash near the Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City in a statement on Sunday, saying he...