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Saskatchewan crop researchers receiving nearly $10M in government funding

Saskatchewan agriculture got a boost from both the federal and provincial governments on Tuesday. Nearly $10 million in funding will be distributed to 39 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). “Despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s crop sector has continued… Read More »Saskatchewan crop researchers receiving nearly $10M in government funding

COVID-19: Calgary hair salon considers opening despite public health orders – Calgary

True You Salon & Spa in Calgary is considering opening its doors Monday despite public health orders that forbid it from doing so. “It’s nerve-racking — we would 100 per cent get supporters and we would 100 per cent get backlash,” said True You Salon… Read More »COVID-19: Calgary hair salon considers opening despite public health orders – Calgary

OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team has seized more than $178M in drugs, closed 78 illegal stores

The OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team says its members have seized more than $178 million in drugs and have closed 78 illegal cannabis storefronts over the last two years. Investigators say they’ve also executed 152 warrants across Ontario and seized more than 180,000 cannabis plants,… Read More »OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team has seized more than $178M in drugs, closed 78 illegal stores

Yes, you can walk your dog, and other questions answered about Quebec’s new lockdown restrictions

Quebec has put in place a series of lockdown measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. The restrictions include the extended closure of many non-essential businesses, as well as new limits on gatherings and an overnight curfew. The new measures will go into effect Saturday and… Read More »Yes, you can walk your dog, and other questions answered about Quebec’s new lockdown restrictions

Peterborough County OPP release 2020 Festive RIDE program numbers – Peterborough

OPP officers from the Peterborough County detachment checked approximately 2,000 vehicles during the holiday season, looking for impaired drivers. Read more: Peterborough police check 5,000 vehicles during Festive RIDE campaign in December Since the launch of the Festive RIDE campaign on Nov. 26, 2020, OPP… Read More »Peterborough County OPP release 2020 Festive RIDE program numbers – Peterborough

Markets react to prospect of ‘blue wave’ in Georgia Senate vote

Investors digested the somewhat unexpected win of two Georgia Senate seats by the Democrats on Wednesday, completing an apparent so-called blue wave that could have major consequences on the stock market. Democrat Raphael Warnock beat incumbent Republican Kelly Loeffler in one of Georgia’s two Senate run-offs,… Read More »Markets react to prospect of ‘blue wave’ in Georgia Senate vote

Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough

A Toronto man faces impaired driving charges following a crash in Peterborough on Saturday morning. According to Peterborough County OPP, around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a collision on Highway 115 after a vehicle collided with a barrier as it was attempting to merge onto… Read More »Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough