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Vermont man charged with smuggling marijuana from Canada

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont man is facing charges of smuggling 272 pounds (123 kilograms) marijuana into the United States from Canada, court documents say.
Fines coming for travellers caught sneaking pot into Canada

Fines coming for travellers caught sneaking pot into Canada

OTTAWA — Beginning Monday, travellers could be fined up to $2,000 for trying to slip cannabis into Canada.
France launches 2-year experiment with medical marijuana

France launches 2-year experiment with medical marijuana

PARIS — France’s government launched a two-year nationwide experiment with medical marijuana Friday with a view to its eventual legalization.

Florida city fires employee over legal medical marijuana use

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida city has fired a top information technology manager for smoking marijuana — even though he been authorized by his doctor to use it legally for medical reasons.
Desmond inquiry: uncle of ex-soldier saw no signs of violence day before murders

Desmond inquiry: uncle of ex-soldier saw no signs of violence day before murders

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S.
A first: US Senate confirms transgender doctor for key post

A first: US Senate confirms transgender doctor for key post

Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.
California governor chooses progressive lawmaker as top cop

California governor chooses progressive lawmaker as top cop

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov.
Ontario pledges billions in pandemic recovery spending, faces years of deep deficits

Ontario pledges billions in pandemic recovery spending, faces years of deep deficits

TORONTO — Ontario has laid out a $186-billion spending plan the government says will fight COVID-19, help small businesses and support families.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,628.29, down 41.51 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Up $1.56, or 2.73 per cent, to $58.72 on 12.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite gives up early gains to fall on repositioning away from tech

S&P/TSX composite gives up early gains to fall on repositioning away from tech

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gave up early gains to fall for a third day this week as investors repositioned from the technology sector towards energy, financials and industrials.