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Canadians spent $43 million on weed during the first 2 weeks of legalization

Canadians were excited for cannabis legalization; $43 million worth of excited, according to Statistics Canada. In its monthly release of retail trade figures on Friday, December 21, Stats Can outline how various sectors of the Canadian retail market performed in previous months. According to the report, the category of ‘miscellaneous …

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Health Canada Is Recalling A Brand Of Christmas Trees Because They Could Spontaneously Catch Fire

The Giant Tiger trees are at risk of going up in flames. Tis the season for decorating your Christmas tree with beautiful ornaments and lighting it for all to see. Usually, that scenario doesn’t include the tree lighting on fire, but that could be an unfortunate reality for some Canadians this year.  …

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The Largest Diamond Ever Discovered In North America Was Just Found In Canada

. Miners discovered a 552-carat yellow diamond in Canada’s Northwest Territories.The diamond weighs twice as much as a tennis ball and is roughly the size of a chicken egg.It’s now the largest diamond ever found in North America The huge yellow diamond is over 552 carats, which is massive. To give …

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The Beer Store Will Be Open On Boxing Day In Ontario For The First Time Ever

Holiday hours at the Beer Store have been extended at 100 stores in Ontario. If you drank more than you thought you would during Christmas dinner, or need another last minute boozy gift for those never ending holiday parties, fear not.You no longer have to worry about running out of …

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Toronto Parking Enforcement Is Taking A Holiday Break So Parking Around The City Will Be Free

Toronto parking officers will not be enforcing a number of street parking bylaws in the city over the holidays. Toronto Police announced recently that they will be taking a little break for the holidays, at least their parking enforcement division will. On December 25th, December 26th, and January 1st Toronto parking officers …

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Andrew Scheer Says Justin Trudeau Is Most Divisive PM In Canada’s History

Both leaders are promising to run positive campaigns next year. OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the most divisive prime minister in the history of Canada. Scheer is lashing out at Trudeau and the Liberal party for dismissing anyone who disagrees with them, particularly …

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These were the best Toronto raccoon stories of 2018

They destroy our garbage, cause countless delays on the TTC and become the inspiration for music videos — all while gaining international media attention, none the less. It’s the animal we all love to hate, the one and only trash panada, aka Toronto’s unofficial mascot, the raccoon. And while Torontonians love …

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Video released of suspect who sexually assaulted 5 women near York University

A video has been released of the suspect of multiple sexual assaults near York University’s main campus. After initial reports about three sexual assaults that occurred in December and October involving women 20 and 22 years-old, police have reported two further assaults. According to police, on Thursday, December 20 at approximately 9:10 pm, …

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Old Royal Victoria Hospital will house homeless people and their pets this winter

Building will serve as overflow shelter, with 80 beds available starting Jan. 15 A new, temporary homeless shelter will open in Montreal’s old Royal Victoria Hospital —  an overflow facility that will accept men, women and people with animals when all other resources in the city are full. Announced Friday by …

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You must clear your sidewalk within 12 hours of snowfall to avoid a fine in Toronto

Winter has come. And that means snow. While the City of Toronto has active plows and snow removing services throughout snowstorms, residents have the responsibility to clear snow on their properties. “The city provides mechanical sidewalk snow clearing in most parts of Toronto, however in the downtown core the city is unable to …

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