Full disclosure: I have been a fan of the cuisine of chef Scott Bagshaw ever since he opened the first Deseo at the old Royal Albert Arms Hotel on Albert Street in the Exchange. I was even able to pick out one of Scott’s creations in a black box seafood contest where I sat on the panel of judges. There is something about Scott’s conceptions that simply resonate with me.
OTTAWA – The Senate gave approval in principle Thursday evening to the federal government’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana, after a tense few days of manoeuvring by Conservative senators hoping to derail one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s signature election promises.
Bill C-45 passed at second reading by a vote of 44-29.