Canada Newswire

Canada Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Canada.

Results 1 - 20 of 87,753 in Canada

  1. One-man show hits Neptune's stageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Truro Daily News

    ... would play in over 1,000 games and score over 1,000 points, winning a Stanley Cup and an Olympic gold medal with Team Canada along the way. Produced by Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon, the play premiered at the Alberta Theatre Projects in 2012 and ...

    Comment?

  2. Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

    Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since the 1970s.

    Comment?

  3. Jubilant customers light up as cannabis sales begin in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | York Press

    Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on pavements on Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace. In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed in a big "wake and bake" celebration.

    Comment?

  4. North Vancouver golfer wins PGA of BC Women's ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    ... at North Vancouver's Seymour Creek Golf Centre and is now at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. She won the PGA of Canada's Class "A" Professional of the Year Award in 2016 and received the association's Professional Development Award in 2014, ...

    Comment?

  5. Want legal pot? Head to KamloopsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    Online sales will be the only avenue for legal pot purchases in the city outside of making the four-plus hour trek to the province's lone retail outlet in the tournament capital of Canada. "We do not have a timeline on when the first store will open as it will depend on the applicant completing the process and fulfilling all provincial and municipal requirements," the city said in a statement to the Courier .

    Comment?

  6. 10 for Today: Wednesday, Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WQQL-FM Springfield

    2. 'NO, I THINK I'M HELPING PEOPLE' In a wide-ranging interview the AP, Trump says he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November. 3. WHERE MARIJUANA SALES ARE NOW LEGAL At the stroke of midnight in Newfoundland, Canada became the largest country with a legal national pot marketplace.

    Comment?

  7. Interest, but no cannabis chaos in B.C., as legalization now in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    ... guard paced outside. Blain Lawson, CEO of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch, said the store's windows meet a Health Canada regulation that prohibits product being visible from the street. "We're making sure that it looks nice from the outside, but ...

    Comment?

  8. In the news today, Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton, left to right, poses with the receipt for the first legal cannabis for recreation use sold in Canada to Nikki Rose and Ian Power at the Tweed shop on Water Street in St. John's N.L. at 12:01 am NDT on Wednesday October 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly Ian Power made sure he was first in line on a chilly October night to make a midnight purchase that will likely cement his place in Canadian history.

    Comment?

  9. On carbon taxes, Liberals should take Stephen Harper's adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | MacLeans

    ... it's a riskier strategy for building public support for the kind of tough action that will be needed to actually get Canada's emissions down to its Harper-set targets. The Liberal plan will hurt many a pocketbook. The Liberals are betting that ...

    Comment?

  10. Cannabis is legal. Now about those pardons for pot possession?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacLeans

    ... has been something profoundly bewildering-surreal even-about the "Wait. Wait. Waitokay, now it's fine" nature of Canada's shift to legalized marijuana. It was more than three years after Justin Trudeau-then leader of the Liberal Party campaigning to ...

    Comment?

  11. The Latest: Pot activist complains about new Canada lawRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Republic

    A long-time cannabis advocate says the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada is a remarkable step forward, but many flaws remain in the law. Dana Larsen is the founding member of the Marijuana Party of Canada and the BC Marijuana Party.

    Comment?

  12. Crazy rich lottery winners: What would you buy with $1.2 billion?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... a little more of your earnings, Hemlow Island is the least expensive from Private Islands. Located in Nova Scotia, Canada, the tract will run you a mere $21,944 for its 1.14 acres and protected deep waters. Private Islands also has offerings from ...

    Comment?

  13. Lava the border collie mistakes poodle for a sheepRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Ewe aren't a dog! Hilarious moment Lava the border collie mistakes poodle for a SHEEP and tries to round it up This is the hilarious moment a border collie mistakes a fellow poodle for a wandering sheep out of his herd. The video shows a border collie looking very confused as he mistakes a caramel-coloured poodle for a sheep on a farm in Alberta, Canada .

    Comment?

  14. Canada now ready to open door wide to legal marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since the 1970s.

    Comment?

  15. Singer k.d. lang, 7 others to receive Alberta Order of ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... House. Born in Edmonton and raised in the central Alberta village of Consort, the 56-year-old lang is one of Canada's most versatile and gifted singer-songwriters. She has won Juno and Grammy awards and is a strong advocate for LGBTQ rights, ...

    Comment?

  16. a Ita s pretty magicala : excitement takes hold among pot enthusiasts across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    A depiction of a cannabis bud drops from the ceiling at Leafly's countdown party in Toronto on Wednesday October 17, 2018, as midnight passes and marks the first day legalization of Cannabis across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Canadians openly rolled, smoked and vaped legally bought weed for the first time Wednesday as a seismic cultural shift ushered in a new era of how cannabis - and cannabis users - are regarded across the country.

    Comment?

  17. Advance voting numbers are up in Metro Vancouver but does it mean anything?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Advance voting numbers are up considerably in some Metro Vancouver cities, but it's too early to say whether that means anything for the outcome of Saturday's civic elections, according to a pollster. Advance voting numbers are up considerably in some Metro Vancouver cities, but it's too early to say whether that means anything for the outcome of Saturday's civic election, according to a pollster.

    Comment?

  18. Assembly of First Nations Congratulates Abegweit First Nation Chief...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | First Nations Drum

    Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, AFN New Brunswick-Prince Edward Island Regional Chief Roger Augustine and AFN Nova Scotia-Newfoundland Regional Chief Morley Googoo today welcomed the appointment of Brian Francis, Chief of Abegweit First Nation in P.E.I., to the Senate of Canada. "We need more First Nations people around all decision-making tables and that includes the Senate of Canada" said National Chief Bellegarde.

    Comment?

  19. Marijuana is now legal in Canada, but buying and selling weed remains a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    KAMLOOPS, British Columbia Whoops and cheers shattered the cold morning air as the first legal cannabis customers flooded Wednesday into a government-run marijuana store in this western Canada city. Tucked into a shopping plaza near a dry cleaner, liquor store and a dollar store, this small, brightly lit store about 200 miles north of Vancouver has planted itself on the global front lines of the battle over cannabis legalization.

    Comment?

  20. Atlantic Canadians brave cold, wind to enjoy status as nation's first legal cannabis buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... from lining up around the block on Water Street, the city's main commercial drag, to be among the first buyers in Canada. In Fredericton, meanwhile, people arriving early got a surprise when Cannabis NB stores opened at 8 a.m., two hours before ...

    Comment?