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More lenient marijuana laws still on the table, justice minister says

VANCOUVER - The federal government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges, says Justice Minister Peter MacKay....

posted: August 19,2014

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Trudeau praises Alberta's 'entrepreneurial spirit' during rally in Edmonton

EDMONTON - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau paid tribute to what he called Alberta's...

Death of aboriginal girl, 15, dumped in Red River renews calls for inquiry

WINNIPEG - The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red...

'Apologies are not enough;' Alberta tightens rules on use of government planes

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is tightening rules for government aircraft following a harsh...

Premier Philippe Couillard condemns Montreal pension protest, police apathy

MONTREAL - Premier Philippe Couillard has condemned a raucous pension reform protest at Montreal...

B.C. mine breach leads nuclear safety commission to seek safety checks

VANCOUVER - A toxic spill from a British Columbia mine has prompted the country's nuclear watchdog...

Nelson Hart's lawyer seeks stay on assault, threat charges in prison incident

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The lawyer for a Newfoundland man recently released from prison after murder...

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