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4 charged in illegal gun, pot smuggling across Canada/US border using low-flying helicopter

The RCMP announced the arrests of four men tied to a 16-month investigation into illegal gun imports and cannabis exports across the Canada and US border, in which a helicopter flying at low altitude was used to avoid detection. The investigation was a joint one… Read More »4 charged in illegal gun, pot smuggling across Canada/US border using low-flying helicopter

Aurora Cannabis names new CEO, expects up to $1.8B in goodwill impairment charges – Edmonton

Aurora Cannabis Inc. has a new leader just as the company is bracing itself to record up to $1.8 billion worth of goodwill impairment charges. The Edmonton-based cannabis company appointed Miguel Martin, who ran Aurora’s U.S. cannabidiol company Reliva and became chief commercial officer at… Read More »Aurora Cannabis names new CEO, expects up to $1.8B in goodwill impairment charges – Edmonton

Cellphone traffic stop on Hwy. 401 turns into $932K cannabis, cash seizure: Middlesex OPP

What began as a traffic stop for a motorist on a cellphone along Highway 401 ended with officers seizing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cannabis and cash, and two people charged, provincial police said Tuesday. It happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday along Highway… Read More »Cellphone traffic stop on Hwy. 401 turns into $932K cannabis, cash seizure: Middlesex OPP

Toronto man given life sentence for beating elderly woman to death in her own home – Toronto

A Toronto man who brutally beat an elderly mother and grandmother in her Scarborough home in November 2015 during a break-and-enter has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for at least 18 years. “Everything about this case is tragic. Ms… Read More »Toronto man given life sentence for beating elderly woman to death in her own home – Toronto