Canada

1 arrested after 70 trash bags of cannabis plants found in rental van: Quinte West OPP

A Hamilton man faces cannabis-related charges following a traffic stop in Quinte West on Sunday night. According to Quinte West OPP, around 7 p.m. officers responded to a complaint about a strong odour of marijuana emanating from a rental van travelling northbound on Trenton-Frankford Road.… Read More »1 arrested after 70 trash bags of cannabis plants found in rental van: Quinte West OPP

Shoppers Drug Mart has become a huge pandemic winner — and it didn’t happen by accident

Like the recessions before it, this year’s pandemic-induced economic downturn has had its winners and losers. Shoppers Drug Mart is one of the winners. Its parent company, Loblaw Companies Ltd., saw profits rise during the first quarter of 2020 despite the added costs of pandemic… Read More »Shoppers Drug Mart has become a huge pandemic winner — and it didn’t happen by accident

Mental illness is on the rise due to COVID-19. Could psychedelic drugs be the ‘game changer’?

Thomas Hartle is a 52-year-old IT technician from Saskatoon who doesn’t smoke, rarely drinks and never dabbled in drugs before trying medicinal cannabis. As part of his profession, the soft-spoken, detail-oriented father of two typically spends much of his time planning and researching. But these… Read More »Mental illness is on the rise due to COVID-19. Could psychedelic drugs be the ‘game changer’?

OPP say police have dismantled 52 illegal cannabis production sites since July – Kingston

The Ontario Provincial Police released some shocking numbers on the number of illegal cannabis plants they say they seized over the past few months. Since the beginning of July, police say that across Ontario they have seized over 122,000 illegal cannabis plants worth $143 million… Read More »OPP say police have dismantled 52 illegal cannabis production sites since July – Kingston

Trial of Will Jordan continues for third day; blood alcohol of victim was never tested – New Brunswick

Thursday saw the jury back in the courtroom for the third day of the trial of 21-year-old William Ronald Jordan. Jordan is charged with manslaughter after a punch he threw on July 13, 2018, sent 54-year-old Anthony Dwyer to the ground, inflicting a head injury.… Read More »Trial of Will Jordan continues for third day; blood alcohol of victim was never tested – New Brunswick