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La Peche girl brings cannabis to school: Police

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MRC des Collines police say a five-year-old girl told the teacher "look at what my mom put in my bag."

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Minto Apartments ban all smoking and cannabis cultivation

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Minto Apartments notified its residents on its buildings on Meadowlands Parkwood Hills it is transitioning to be “free of smoke and cannabis cultivation.”

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'A fantastic day for Canadians': Legal cannabis goes on sale in Ontario

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As the clock struck one minute past midnight, eager bud-beavers were able to place orders of cannabis on the province’s online store.

Wednesday, Oct 17

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Shopify says on-line cannabis orders in Canada at 100 a minute

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On-line sales across Canada were brisk today, 100 sales a minute. And while that seems like a huge number, it compares to a Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Canada's own Shopify is handling the retail platform for Ontario and 3 other…

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Parole denied for Paul Bernardo after 25 years

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Serial rapist and killer Paul Bernardo pleaded unsuccessfully for a second chance on Wednesday, arguing low self-esteem drove him to commit the sexually twisted crimes he now rues and that he no longer poses any threat to the public.

Paul Bernardo denied parole

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BATH, Ont. -- Convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo has been denied parole.

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Killer-rapist Paul Bernardo making parole pitch today

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A parole hearing for convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo is underway.

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Bill to pardon past pot convictions coming before the end of 2018

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The federal government has announced that it intends to proceed with a plan to issue pardons to Canadians who have past simple possession charges, though it could be some time before those pardons are granted.

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Feds to table legislation to pardon Canadians convicted of simple pot possession

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The federal government has announced that it intends to proceed with a plan to grant pardons to Canadians who have past simple possession charges.

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Altercation leads to stabbing in Vanier Tuesday night

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One person has been arrested after a stabbing on Tuesday night in Vanier after an altercation involving multiple people.

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Paul Bernardo to make parole request

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Convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo is due to plead for release today.

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5 things to know for Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Canadians are waking up to a cultural shift today as nearly a century of marijuana prohibition comes to an end. Plus, it might be time for a renovation at 24 Sussex Drive, according to a new report from the National Capital Commission.

Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were jokingly thanked for bringing England's notoriously inclement weather to a drought-stricken Outback town on Wednesday in a rain-drenched visit to Dubbo during their Australian royal tour.

Pot legalization is here: The rules you need to know

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Now that cannabis is legal across the country, CTVNews.ca has created a cheat sheet on what is allowed when it comes to purchasing, possessing, and consuming marijuana.

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Trying cannabis for the first time? Here's everything you can expect

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As Canada legalizes cannabis on Oct. 17, we’ve decided to answer a couple important burning questions such as what exactly happens when you get high, the differences between strains and what happens if you get too high?

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Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back

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A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response after days of rising tensions.

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One dead following Hwy 401 crash

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Ontario Provincial Police say a tractor-trailer and two motor vehicles collided on the eastbound Highway 401 at Napanee Tuesday evening.

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Pot users in Ontario can begin legally ordering their weed

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As the clock struck one minute past midnight, eager bud-beavers were able to place orders of cannabis on the province’s online store.

It's official: Ontario's cannabis site launches as marijuana legalized

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As the clock struck one minute past midnight, eager bud-beavers were able to place orders of cannabis on the province’s online store.

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First legal purchase of cannabis made in Newfoundland and Labrador

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There was a countdown and then cheers at midnight as customers in St. John’s, N.L., made history with the first legal purchase of recreational cannabis in Canada.

Feds to expedite pardons for minor pot convictions

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The federal government plans to move Wednesday on easing the process of obtaining a criminal pardon for simple pot possession.

Tuesday, Oct 16

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PM's official residences in 'critical condition': report

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The prime minister’s official residences in Ottawa and at Harrington Lake are both in “critical condition,” according to a new report from the National Capital Commission.

Man shot in Bayshore area remains in critical condition

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A 32-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after a shooting in Ottawa's west end, early Tuesday morning.

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Gatineau police will increase roadside checks, University of Ottawa to offer cannabis law class as legalization becomes reality

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Six hours from now, Canada's legal framework on cannabis will change forever. Recreational use will be legal, the second country in the world to do so.

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Feds to replace solitary confinement with new form of inmate separation

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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has introduced a new piece of legislation that proposes to overhaul how federal inmates are separated from the general prison population, eliminating solitary confinement as it is known. The new…

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Nanos survey: Nearly 8 in 10 Canadians uninterested in smoking cannabis once legal

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With the hours ticking down until cannabis legalization, a new Nanos Research survey suggests the majority of Canadians are not interested in smoking marijuana.

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U.S. markets surge higher, TSX gains; loonie gains ground against U.S. dollar

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Canada's main stock index pushed higher in late-morning trading, helped by a broad-based rally led by the key energy sector, while U.S. stock markets surged higher.

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Pilot suffers serious injuries after small plane crash lands near house in Carp

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A male pilot has been rushed to hospital after his small plane crashed on Old Almonte Road in west Ottawa this morning.

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Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

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Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general…

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Overnight shooting victim in critical condition

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UPDATE: Ottawa Police say a 32-year-old man is in critical condtion in hospital after an overnight shooting in Ottawa's west end.