Canada not sending anyone to Saudi business summit and never intended to: source

OTTAWA — Canada will not be sending anyone to a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week at a time when Riyadh is...

From politics to pot: Legislators now in the cannabis business

OTTAWA — Former prime minister Jean Chretien once joked while in office that he would be ready to smoke marijuana in retirement, but a number...

Father of terror suspect says his son is innocent, deserves Canada’s protection

OTTAWA — The father of a British-Canadian man imprisoned in Syria says his son is not a terrorist and deserves Canada's protection. In a letter...

NDP calls on Liberals to further reduce credit card fees paid by small business

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to lower and cap the fees credit card companies collect from small businesses. Last summer, Ottawa...

“We must strive for inclusivity, compassion, and mutual respect”: Jason Young, Ward 2 candidate

As election day nears and campaigns draw to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the voters of Ward 2,...

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson is the target of a test legal case that could prompt politicians all across the country to reconsider their use of...

Canadians waking up to legalized cannabis: ‘My new dealer is the prime minister’

TORONTO — High demand for recreational cannabis across Canada in the first hours of legalization drew lineups at brick-and-mortar stores and technical glitches on some...

We’re Not Done Just Yet Doug-Ring Responds to Millroy

Mr. Millroy once again last night supported our Mayor by attacking me and defamed me by comparing me to Donald Trump.  It is very...

Streamlined pardon process for marijuana possession convictions on the way

OTTAWA — As Canada embarks today on a new era of legal recreational cannabis, the Trudeau government will close the door on the old prohibition...

Ontario residents can now buy cannabis online, must wait for retail stores

TORONTO — Ontario residents can now legally buy cannabis online, though they'll have to wait until early next year to purchase some from a store. Recreational...

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