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Shoppers Drug Mart granted licence to sell medical marijuana online

Shoppers Drug Mart granted licence to sell medical marijuana online

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has been granted a licence to sell medical marijuana online.

Nova Scotia community rallies behind hundreds who lost their jobs ahead of holidays

SYDNEY, N.S. — A Cape Breton community has leaped into action following the sudden closure of a Sydney, N.S., call centre that left nearly 700 people without jobs just three weeks before Christmas.
Canada seeking new members of anti-coal alliance at climate meeting

Canada seeking new members of anti-coal alliance at climate meeting

OTTAWA — Canada and the United Kingdom are hosting a "coal-free day" at the United Nations climate talks in Katowice, Poland, a city built on coal mining.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, 14 of the 42 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each that were up for grabs were claimed by ticket holders across the country.
Little results from first ministers meeting, but at least nobody stormed out

Little results from first ministers meeting, but at least nobody stormed out

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau managed to keep the peace at what began as a tension-filled first ministers meeting Friday but had few concrete achievements to show for the day-long gathering.
Chinese telecom executive accused of fraud over Iran sanctions in United States

Chinese telecom executive accused of fraud over Iran sanctions in United States

VANCOUVER — A senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is facing allegations of fraud by using a subsidiary to violate United States and European Union trade sanctions against Iran in a case that shook world stock markets this week.
Fewer than half of ballots returned so far in B.C.'s electoral reform referendum

Fewer than half of ballots returned so far in B.C.'s electoral reform referendum

VANCOUVER — An advocate for maintaining British Columbia's electoral system as it is questions whether residents really care about reform, given voter turnout figures released on the final day of the referendum campaign.
Quebec slams door on New Brunswick's pipeline dream at premiers' meeting

Quebec slams door on New Brunswick's pipeline dream at premiers' meeting

MONTREAL — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs remained optimistic Friday that, someday, a pipeline would be built to bring western crude oil to ports in his region for transport overseas. But the Quebec premier tried his best to kill that dream.
'Mylan's been hit': Teammate recalls shooting of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks

'Mylan's been hit': Teammate recalls shooting of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks

CALGARY — A former teammate of a Canadian Football League player who was shot to death identified the accused as the man who pulled a gun outside a nightclub two years ago.

Man charged in deaths of two Edmonton children, serious injury to their mother

EDMONTON — A man charged in the deaths of two young children in Edmonton was ordered by the courts earlier this fall not to have contact with their mother after an earlier assault.