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Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

VANCOUVER — When the federal government allowed British Columbia to walk back its experiment with drug decriminalization, the move wasn't surprising to Brittany Maple, executive director of the Matsqui-Abbotsford Impact Society.
Manitoba Tories in difficult position following byelection loss: professor

Manitoba Tories in difficult position following byelection loss: professor

WINNIPEG — A political studies professor says the Manitoba NDP's byelection win of a Progressive Conservative stronghold seat shows the Tories are at a low point.
MPs hit summer campaign circuit as election year looms

MPs hit summer campaign circuit as election year looms

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament poured out of the House of Commons into the stifling air of an Ottawa heat wave Wednesday, heading back to their constituencies for the summer barbecue and festival circuit many love most about their jobs.
North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina senators are pushing to legalize medical marijuana again, but it’s unclear if the state House will approve it.
Ottawa moves forward on threat to use federal powers to help Quebec caribou

Ottawa moves forward on threat to use federal powers to help Quebec caribou

MONTREAL — Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says he's moving forward on his threat to invoke federal powers to protect Quebec's declining woodland caribou herds.
Health minister asks Senate to speed up so pharmacare can be launched by spring

Health minister asks Senate to speed up so pharmacare can be launched by spring

OTTAWA — The federal health minister has asked the Senate to move as quickly as possible to pass the government's pharmacare legislation so that Canadians can start accessing medications by next spring, he told reporters Wednesday.
Nova Scotia's Lunenburg Municipality passes coastal protection regulations

Nova Scotia's Lunenburg Municipality passes coastal protection regulations

HALIFAX — A rural municipality on Nova Scotia’s South Shore has become the first to pass its own coastal protection regulations after the province abandoned its legislation earlier this year.
The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey

The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Abortion rights, suddenly a potent political force in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to leave such matters to the states, have found an unlikely champion in swing state Pennsylvania. Sen.
Canada lists Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terror group

Canada lists Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terror group

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc says Canada has listed Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity, following months of mounting political pressure to do so.
Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Suspicious deaths in an idyllic seaside community and detective work that points to poison sound like themes from a classic murder mystery.
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