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Retail cannabis sales in Edmonton see growth despite ongoing illicit sales – Edmonton

At a time when so many businesses are feeling the financial pinch due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one Edmonton cannabis shop says it is seeing significant growth in sales. “It’s actually really, really good. It feels good and it’s about time,” owner of Alternative Greens… Read More »Retail cannabis sales in Edmonton see growth despite ongoing illicit sales – Edmonton

Over 2.8 million illegal cigarettes seized by Saskatchewan RCMP, 9 people charged

An investigation into the distribution of illegal cannabis and tobacco products has resulted in the seizure of over two million cigarettes and charges against multiple people, Saskatchewan RCMP said. Police said the investigation, launched in March 2019, focused on a group in Saskatchewan allegedly purchasing… Read More »Over 2.8 million illegal cigarettes seized by Saskatchewan RCMP, 9 people charged

‘We’ve got to get ready.’ Province urged to boost support for children’s mental health services as demand grows amid the pandemic

Ontario’s largest children’s mental health advocacy group is warning that kids struggling with serious mental health issues amid the pandemic could be left behind unless the province steps up with more support. Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), a group representing almost 100 publicly funded child… Read More »‘We’ve got to get ready.’ Province urged to boost support for children’s mental health services as demand grows amid the pandemic

B.C. premier’s office ‘confident’ temporary pandemic pay coming in October

VANCOUVER—The B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to about 250,000 front-line workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t… Read More »B.C. premier’s office ‘confident’ temporary pandemic pay coming in October