A Kingston woman now holds the top executive position at a national cannabis reform advocacy group.Jennawae McLean has been named the executive director for the Canadian chapter of NORML, National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws.McLean said she’s excited to take on the role and hopes to help...
An industrial explosion at a crude oil tank farm took place Saturday afternoon at SECURE Energy’s Elk Point facility northeast of Edmonton.“Talking to some of the local people, they heard the percussion. Some of them felt the percussion when it happened,” Two Hills County Reeve Don Gulayec said.Gulayec...
By Staff The Associated Press Posted October 26, 2021 3:12 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Toronto Maple Leafs (2-4-1, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (0-5-1, sixth in the Central)Chicago; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK...
OTTAWA — Newly minted Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Wednesday there is nothing “really new“ in the political rhetoric between Alberta and Ottawa around climate change this week, and shrugged off any suggestion his appointment will make that relationship more difficult than it already is.Guilbeault is a former...
Adm. Art McDonald‘s decision to send a letter to senior military staff claiming his exoneration from a sexual misconduct allegation against him and urging his “immediate” reinstatement to the military’s top post will factor into whether he can return at all, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.The letter has...
Advocates are sounding the alarm over new legislation proposed by the provincial government that they say would set Quebec back on trans rights.Proposed Thursday by Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, Bill 2 sets to amend the civil code and only allow transgender people who undergo gender-affirming surgery to request...
Health problems tied to climate change are all getting worse, according to two reports published Wednesday.The annual reports commissioned by the medical journal Lancet tracked 44 global health indicators connected to climate change, including heat deaths, infectious diseases and hunger. All of them are getting grimmer, said Lancet...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 24 saves against his former team and the unbeaten Carolina Hurricanes matched the best five-game start in franchise history by defeating the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night.Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz and Nino Niederreiter scored second-period goals for the...
North Korea said on Thursday the United States was overreacting to its recent missile test and questioned the sincerity of Washington’s offers of talks, accusing it of operating “double standards” over weapons development.Pyongyang has said in recent weeks that its weapons tests are aimed at boosting its defense...
By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 26, 2021 12:19 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A possible Listeria contamination has prompted the recall of sliced white mushrooms sold in Ontario and Quebec and possibly other provinces...