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BEYOND LOCAL: Pot sector wants changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

BEYOND LOCAL: Pot sector wants changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

The federal government is required by law to conduct a review three years after the legislation came into force on Oct. 17, 2018 that studies the impact of cannabis on public health, young people and Indigenous communities. 
BEYOND LOCAL: 'Historic' storm brings severe winds, heavy rain to Atlantic Canada, eastern Quebec

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Historic' storm brings severe winds, heavy rain to Atlantic Canada, eastern Quebec

Hurricane Fiona also left hundreds of thousands of people without power across Atlantic Canada
After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Fergus teenager died in 2008 after being hit by a car on a country road near Elora while walking home from a party
BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

The current measures are set to expire on Sept. 30; the decision to renew or lift the restrictions will be approved by federal cabinet ministers early next week
BEYOND LOCAL: Sperm whales' clicking dialects indicate 'non-human culture'

BEYOND LOCAL: Sperm whales' clicking dialects indicate 'non-human culture'

To determine if whales’ codas were comparable to dialects in humans, the researchers focused on "identity codas," which are particular to each clan.
BEYOND LOCAL: Trail of slime leads German customs agents to bags of giant snails

BEYOND LOCAL: Trail of slime leads German customs agents to bags of giant snails

Authorities said officials stumbled over one of the snails on a baggage truck and initially thought it was a toy until it started moving
CANADA: Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

CANADA: Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Treaty 8 Grand Chief Arthur Noskey says the Queen's death last week wasn't good timing, as First Nations were making progress in working with the Crown toward upholding treaty agreements
BEYOND LOCAL: Weather Network predicts warmer-than-normal fall across most of Canada

BEYOND LOCAL: Weather Network predicts warmer-than-normal fall across most of Canada

The network says in its fall forecast that much of Canada can expect warmer-than-normal conditions throughout September before temperatures start to drop in October
BEYOND LOCAL: Most Canadians indifferent to British monarchy, untouched by Queen's death

BEYOND LOCAL: Most Canadians indifferent to British monarchy, untouched by Queen's death

Leger and the Association of Canadian Studies surveyed 1,565 Canadians between Sept. 9 and 11 to learn how they feel about the monarchy and the Queen's passing
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

A coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says Canada needs to better adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change taking place around the country