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Trudeau expects cannabis supply shortages to be fixed within a year

Trudeau expects cannabis supply shortages to be fixed within a year

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the biggest challenge associated with the legalization of cannabis has been the supply shortage — but he expects it to disappear within a year.
World Sikh Organization demands Canada prove Sikh extremism is a threat

World Sikh Organization demands Canada prove Sikh extremism is a threat

OTTAWA — Canada's public-safety ministry will reconsider the way Sikh organizations are described in a recent report outlining terror threats in Canada, the department's minister Ralph Goodale said Friday.

Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

VICTORIA — All 17 fish farms in British Columbia's Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon.
Mike Duffy can't sue Senate over suspension without pay, judge rules

Mike Duffy can't sue Senate over suspension without pay, judge rules

OTTAWA — An Ontario judge has delivered a blow to Sen. Mike Duffy in his bid for financial restitution over his dramatic and protracted suspension without pay five years ago, removing the Senate as a target in his multimillion-dollar lawsuit.

Drug trafficker back in Canadian prison 23 years after fleeing custody

MONTREAL — A convicted drug trafficker who vanished while on leave from a Canadian prison more than 23 years ago has been returned by American authorities. U.S.
Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

SASKATOON — The Transportation Safety Board says people using remote, northern airports are at substantial and unnecessary risk because of a lack of proper equipment for de-icing planes.
Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

TORONTO — Law enforcement officials in Canada and beyond will be working to learn lessons about how to best respond to bomb threats after a rash of such incidents this week, the federal public safety minister said Friday.
Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy 'disaster' as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy 'disaster' as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

LEVIS, Que. — As the Canadian Coast Guard took possession of a new icebreaker at Quebec's Davie Shipyard Friday, a Davie official warned that the national shipbuilding strategy could be headed for "disaster.

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

A Newfoundland sex store's social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions around retailers who display security footage in a bid to catch thieves.
Tourism minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

Tourism minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

OTTAWA — Tourism Minister Melanie Joly won't go to China to mark the end of a special year of tourism exchanges, she announced Friday, as relations between the two countries continued to plummet.
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