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Regulators Set Rules for Cross-Border Pot Listings, Opens Flood Gates

Regulators Set Rules for Cross-Border Pot Listings, Opens Flood Gates

The Canadian Press

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Production staff harvest marijuana plants inside the flowering room at Harvest One Cannabis Inc. in Duncan, B.C., on Friday, August 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

TORONTO – The Canadian Securities Administrators set out “specific disclosure expectations” for marijuana industry firms with investments in the U.S., offering much-anticipated clarity for companies that operate on both sides of the border.

The umbrella organization for Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators put out a staff notice, saying that cannabis companies must tell investors about certain risks when they invest south of the border — where growing and selling marijuana remains illegal under federal laws.

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Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

By The Canadian Press

Tim Hortons Buffalo Sauce Latte
Tim Hortons Buffalo Sauce Latte (HANDOUT)

VANCOUVER – It may be pumpkin spice season, but Tim Hortons is experimenting with a far more bizarre new latte flavour — Buffalo Sauce, in the latest move by restaurants to create buzz-worthy concoctions.

The company says two Buffalo, N.Y.-based restaurants will serve the latte, made with a bold Buffalo sauce flavour and finished off with whipped topping and dusted with zesty Buffalo seasoning.

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Manitoba Government Says North Dakota Water Plan a Threat

Manitoba Government Says North Dakota Water Plan a Threat

By The Canadian Press

U.S. and Canadian Flags
U.S. and Canadian flags fly in Point Roberts, Wash., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is appealing a U.S. court ruling that could lead to a controversial water-diversion project going ahead.

Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires says the Northwest Area Water Supply project could bring harmful or invasive plants and animals into Manitoba waters.

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Trudeau Gets Warm Welcome, Talks Up NAFTA in Meeting with U.S. Trade Lawmakers

Trudeau Gets Warm Welcome, Talks Up NAFTA in Meeting with U.S. Trade Lawmakers

By The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a conversation with Pattie Sellers of Fortune as he attends the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit and Gala in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WASHINGTON – Justin Trudeau is meeting with Washington power brokers in an effort to preserve the Canada-U.S. trading relationship.

The prime minister is meeting on Capitol Hill with dozens of members of the powerful House of Representatives committee that oversees trade negotiations, and will later meet President Donald Trump at the White House.

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Environmental Review Approves Hydro Transmission Line from Manitoba to Minnesota

Environmental Review Approves Hydro Transmission Line from Manitoba to Minnesota

By The Canadian Press

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

WINNIPEG — A planned hydro transmission line from Manitoba to Minnesota has cleared an environmental review.

The Manitoba Clean Environment Commission is recommending the province approve the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission project, subject to some additional monitoring and communication requirements.

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Family of Former Manitoban Killed in Las Vegas Attack Say Thanks for the Support

Family of Former Manitoban Killed in Las Vegas Attack Say Thanks for the Support

By The Canadian Press

Tara Roe
Tara Roe is seen in this undated family handout photo. A model with two young sons and a restaurant employee about to be promoted to manager are among the Canadians confirmed dead in a mass shooting at a country music show in Las Vegas. Tara Roe Smith, who was 34 and lived in Okotoks, Alta., was there with her husband, Zach, and another couple for a weekend getaway. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO)

CALGARY – The family of an Alberta woman who was killed in the Las Vegas shootings say they are “overwhelmed” by the support they have received from across North America.

Tara Roe, 34, of Okotoks, Alta., had been at the country music festival with her husband, Zach, and another couple for a weekend getaway.

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Canadian Shot in Head at Vegas Concert Begins Long Trip Home

Canadian Shot in Head at Vegas Concert Begins Long Trip Home

By Robert Ray, The Associated Press

Braden Matejka
Amanda Homulos, right, hugs her boyfriend Braden Matejka at the Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The couple from Canada had traveled to Las Vegas to celebrate Matejka’s 30th birthday. Matejka was shot in the back of the head by a gunman who opened fire on a music concert the couple were attending on Sunday. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Braden Matejka, a Canadian who was shot in the head in the weekend attack on a country music festival, left Las Vegas Wednesday on a 22-hour road trip back home.

Matejka, a heavy duty mechanic and welder from Lake Country, British Columbia, told The Associated Press in a hospital interview on Wednesday that his ongoing symptoms prevent him from flying for 10 days.

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Man Admits Sneaking Snakes Over Canada-U.S. Border in Socks

Man Admits Sneaking Snakes Over Canada-U.S. Border in Socks

By Michelle McQuigge, The Associated Press

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The United States border crossing is shown Wednesday, December 7, 2011 in Lacolle, Que., south of Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

An Ontario man who was caught trying to smuggle snakes into Canada in his socks has pleaded guilty in an American court.

Chaoyi Le, 28, is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to violating wildlife regulations, according to prosecutors in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Friends, Family Remember Canadians Killed in Las Vegas Shooting

Friends, Family Remember Canadians Killed in Las Vegas Shooting

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

Tara Roe
Tara Roe Smith is seen in this undated family handout photo. A model with two young sons and a restaurant employee about to be promoted to manager are among the Canadians confirmed dead in a mass shooting at a country music show in Las Vegas. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO)

A model with two young sons and a restaurant employee about to be promoted to manager are among the Canadians confirmed dead in a mass shooting at a country music show in Las Vegas.

Tara Roe, who was 34 and lived in Okotoks, Alta., was there with her husband, Zach, and another couple for a weekend getaway, her aunt Val Rodgers said Tuesday.

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Canadians Returning from Las Vegas Recount Tales of Panic, Horror

Canadians Returning from Las Vegas Recount Tales of Panic, Horror

By Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press

Sheldon Mack
Victoria, B.C., resident Sheldon Mack is shown in the hospital in Las Vegas, Nev., on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Hudson Mack)

VANCOUVER – Canadians who were in Las Vegas during Sunday’s deadly mass shooting are returning home, bringing with them stories of chaos and terror.

Toronto resident Ryan Bedrosian was in Nevada attending a country music festival with his sister and said they were passing through the festival’s main gates when the shooting began.

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