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Trudeau in trouble?

Trudeau  in trouble?

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

Is Justin Trudeau’s job in jeopardy? The Canadian prime minister’s Liberal government has been at the center of a scandal related to corruption charges against Quebec-based mining and construction giant SNC-Lavalin, and recent polling has shown the Liberals lagging behind the opposition Conserva...

Canada is second nation to legalize marijuana

Canada is second nation to legalize marijuana

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Canada’s federal Cannabis Act, also known as Bill C-45, went into effect on Wednesday, Oct. 17, effectively legalizing marijuana for recreational use throughout the nation. The only other country to have passed similar legislation is Uruguay, where recreational marijuana has been legal since Dec. 2013. On...

Canada at odds with natives

Canada at odds with natives

Lauren Hightower, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Tension between the Canadian government and Indigenous groups is increasing following the trial and verdict of Gerald Stanley, the farmer who killed Colten Boushie, a young man from the Cree tribe in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Stanley pleaded not guilty to second degree murder charges, a...

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