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    Shares of most pot companies sell off on 1st day of legalization

    Shares of most pot companies sell off on 1st day of legalization


    On the first day that Canadians are legally allowed to get high, stocks in Canadian marijuana companies did something perhaps unexpected: they went...

    On the first day that Canadians are legally allowed to get high, stocks in Canadian marijuana companies did something perhaps unexpected: they went low.

    Canadians welcome legal pot sales, put up with supply issues on opening day

    Canadians welcome legal pot sales, put up with supply issues on opening day


    There were no major hiccups reported in the first few hours of legal recreational marijuana sales at retail locations across Canada on Wednesday, though there were signs that supply could become an issue at both shops and online points of...

    There were no major hiccups reported in the first few hours of legal recreational marijuana sales at retail locations across Canada on Wednesday, though there were signs that supply could become an issue at both shops and online points of sale.

    Germany concedes it is preparing for no-deal Brexit as EU-Britain talks falter

    Germany concedes it is preparing for no-deal Brexit as EU-Britain talks falter


    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Theresa May makes no progress on negotiated Brexit; election manipulation on social media poses big problems heading into U.S....

    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Theresa May makes no progress on negotiated Brexit; election manipulation on social media poses big problems heading into U.S. midterms.

    Astronomers find most massive structure in the early universe

    Astronomers find most massive structure in the early universe


    An international team of astronomers has uncovered the largest and most massive structure ever discovered in the early...

    An international team of astronomers has uncovered the largest and most massive structure ever discovered in the early universe.

    Ontario killer and rapist Paul Bernardo denied parole

    Ontario killer and rapist Paul Bernardo denied parole


    Paul Bernardo was denied parole at a hearing in eastern Ontario today. It was attended by family members of some of his victims and a woman who survived an attack by the Ontario killer and...

    Paul Bernardo was denied parole at a hearing in eastern Ontario today. It was attended by family members of some of his victims and a woman who survived an attack by the Ontario killer and rapist.

    Liberal government to waive fee, waiting time for pot pardons

    Liberal government to waive fee, waiting time for pot pardons


    The Liberal government will waive the fee and waiting period for Canadians seeking a pardon for a past conviction for simple pot possession. Opposition parties aren't...

    The Liberal government will waive the fee and waiting period for Canadians seeking a pardon for a past conviction for simple pot possession. Opposition parties aren't impressed.

    Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch puppeteer retiring after 5 decades playing Muppets

    Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch puppeteer retiring after 5 decades playing Muppets


    Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since its start in 1969. But the puppeteer who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for nearly 50 years says its time to...

    Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since its start in 1969. But the puppeteer who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for nearly 50 years says its time to retire.

    'No time to be nervous': Cosmonaut, astronaut recount spacecraft mishap

    'No time to be nervous': Cosmonaut, astronaut recount spacecraft mishap


    A Russian cosmonaut and a NASA astronaut describe what they experienced during their close call last week — the failed launch and emergency landing of their Soyuz...

    A Russian cosmonaut and a NASA astronaut describe what they experienced during their close call last week — the failed launch and emergency landing of their Soyuz spacecraft.

    Teenage student attacks school in Crimea, killing at least 19

    Teenage student attacks school in Crimea, killing at least 19


    At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a vocational school in the Black Sea region of Crimea when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials...

    At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a vocational school in the Black Sea region of Crimea when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials say.

    NAFTA 2.0 exempts cultural industries from digital trade rules, but not copyright extensions

    NAFTA 2.0 exempts cultural industries from digital trade rules, but not copyright extensions


    The broad cultural exemption Canada fought to keep in the renegotiation of the North American free trade deal will allow for Canadian content rules in digital media. But the Trudeau government will not apply the exemption to avoid extending the length of...

    The broad cultural exemption Canada fought to keep in the renegotiation of the North American free trade deal will allow for Canadian content rules in digital media. But the Trudeau government will not apply the exemption to avoid extending the length of copyright protections for artistic works.

    Veterans who survived sexual assault tackle PTSD by training for Invictus Games

    Veterans who survived sexual assault tackle PTSD by training for Invictus Games


    MJ Batek and Donna Riguidel both suffer from PTSD after sexual assaults during military service. Now they're joining other injured service members competing at the Invictus Games in Sydney from Oct. 20 to...

    MJ Batek and Donna Riguidel both suffer from PTSD after sexual assaults during military service. Now they're joining other injured service members competing at the Invictus Games in Sydney from Oct. 20 to 27.

    Cannabis is legal in Canada — here's what you need to know

    Cannabis is legal in Canada — here's what you need to know


    Recreational marijuana is legal, but the vision of a pot-permissive Canada still remains hazy. We try to answer some frequently asked questions surrounding legal...

    Recreational marijuana is legal, but the vision of a pot-permissive Canada still remains hazy. We try to answer some frequently asked questions surrounding legal weed.

    Turkish police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi probe

    Turkish police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi probe


    Turkish crime scene investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul to search for evidence in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome recounting of his alleged...

    Turkish crime scene investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul to search for evidence in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome recounting of his alleged slaying.

    Dennis Hof, Republican candidate and legal pimp, dead at 72

    Dennis Hof, Republican candidate and legal pimp, dead at 72


    Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash,...

    Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.

    First legal weed sold in Canada

    First legal weed sold in Canada


    "When's the last time you bought a gram and got a receipt for it? Never happened," said Canopy CEO Bruce Linton to his first customers as they stood in the front of the line for sales to officially...

    "When's the last time you bought a gram and got a receipt for it? Never happened," said Canopy CEO Bruce Linton to his first customers as they stood in the front of the line for sales to officially start.

    Scott Brison denies lobbying for shipbuilder as court fight over navy officer intensifies

    Scott Brison denies lobbying for shipbuilder as court fight over navy officer intensifies


    A senior Liberal cabinet minister denied Tuesday lobbying on behalf of one of the country’s leading shipbuilders, which has been swept up in the court fight surrounding the military’s former...

    A senior Liberal cabinet minister denied Tuesday lobbying on behalf of one of the country’s leading shipbuilders, which has been swept up in the court fight surrounding the military’s former second-in-command.

    Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know

    Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know


    Each day, 400,000 Canadians cross the Canada-U.S. border. Beginning Oct. 17, more and more of those travellers could be forced to answer an uncomfortable question posed by wary American customs officers: Have you ever smoked...

    Each day, 400,000 Canadians cross the Canada-U.S. border. Beginning Oct. 17, more and more of those travellers could be forced to answer an uncomfortable question posed by wary American customs officers: Have you ever smoked pot?

    U.S. border patrol warns 'amnesty' for pot convictions doesn't guarantee entry

    U.S. border patrol warns 'amnesty' for pot convictions doesn't guarantee entry


    A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United...

    A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United States.

    Canada Post workers could begin rotating strikes Monday

    Canada Post workers could begin rotating strikes Monday


    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it has given strike notice to Canada Post that workers could walk off the job as early as next...

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it has given strike notice to Canada Post that workers could walk off the job as early as next week.

    'I replay that night so much': Someone Knows Something retraces slain teen's last night and haunting legacy

    'I replay that night so much': Someone Knows Something retraces slain teen's last night and haunting legacy


    The unsolved rape and killing of 15-year-old Kerrie Ann Brown — whom horseback riders found dead two days after she disappeared from a house party in Thompson, Man. — continues to haunt her family three decades after the devastating...

    The unsolved rape and killing of 15-year-old Kerrie Ann Brown — whom horseback riders found dead two days after she disappeared from a house party in Thompson, Man. — continues to haunt her family three decades after the devastating loss.