From Marijuana Beer to Pot Cookies, Canadian Companies Creating Cannabis Edibles

From Marijuana Beer to Pot Cookies, Canadian Companies Creating Cannabis Edibles

By Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press

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A cupcake “edible” is shown at a stall at a “Green Market” pop-up event in Toronto on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Beer brewed with marijuana. Baking mixes designed to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil. Good old-fashioned pot cookies. Canadian companies are creating them all, but there’s no word yet on when stores across the country will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

VANCOUVER – Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all, but it’s unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users.

Instead, business owners have been getting creative to manufacture, refine and sell their products.

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Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a “possible security incident” on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.

Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport should follow directions on site and those on their way to the facility should check with their airlines for the latest flight information.

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Health Canada to Enlist Social Media Influencers to Help Vaping Awareness

Health Canada to Enlist Social Media Influencers to Help Vaping Awareness

By Janice Dickson, The Canadian Press

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Vaping devices that were confiscated from students at Marshfield High School in Marshfield, Mass., are shown in an April 10, 2018 file photo. Health Canada is looking for a contractor to develop, implement and report on a national vaping awareness program, including finding social media influencers that teens might be willing to listen to. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Steven Senne)

OTTAWA – Wanted: social media celebrities to warn teens of the risks of vaping.

Health Canada is looking for a contractor to develop, implement and report on a national vaping awareness program, including finding social media influencers that teens might be willing to listen to.

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Police See Spike in Vehicles Stolen with Keys Inside

Police See Spike in Vehicles Stolen with Keys Inside

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Winnipeg police have a simple message for vehicle owners: don’t leave your ride running with the keys inside.

Police have recently seen a 54 percent spike in vehicle thefts over May and into June, with the majority of the incidents involving either a running vehicle, with stolen keys or keys that had been left inside a vehicle.

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Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

By The Canadian Press

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Kevin Garinger, President of the Humboldt Broncos, speaks during a media event at Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all.

The new hire will replace Darcy Haugan, who was one of the 16 people who died as a result of the April 6 crash involving the team bus and a truck in rural Saskatchewan.

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Study Finds Many Canadians Living with Life Regrets

Study Finds Many Canadians Living with Life Regrets

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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Regrets — it’s almost impossible to make it through life without a couple. But what do people regret most as they look back on their lives? A recent study by a Cornell Psychology professor, Tom Gilovich, and former Cornell grad student, Shai Davidai, shine a light on some of the things we regret the most and what we can do about it. It turns out that what we most regret is not living up to our ideal selves.

The research paper, called “The Ideal Road Not Taken,” builds upon two areas of study. The first is that people tend to regret the things they haven’t done more than the things they have. The second is that our sense of self is made up of three elements: the actual (the attributes a person believes they possess), ideal (the attributes they would ideally like to possess) and the ought (the person they feel they should be based on duties, obligations and responsibilities).

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Manitoba Politician Sorry for Saying Crash That Paralyzed Colleague Was a Gift

Manitoba Politician Sorry for Saying Crash That Paralyzed Colleague Was a Gift

By The Canadian Press

Steven Fletcher
Conservative MP Steven Fletcher holds a press conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa Thursday, March 27, 2014. A Manitoba politician is apologizing for saying a crash that left Fletcher a quadriplegic was a gift. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand)

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba politician is apologizing for saying a highway crash that left one of her colleagues a quadriplegic was a gift.

Judy Klassen, a Liberal legislature member, made the remark to former MP Steven Fletcher, who sits as an Independent in the Manitoba legislature.

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Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Eric Abramovitz
Eric Abramovitz

TORONTO – A woman who sabotaged her boyfriend’s highly coveted career opportunity apparently because she feared he would leave her for the United States has been ordered to pay him $350,000 in damages.

In a decision this week, an Ontario Superior Court justice lambasted Jennifer Lee for “despicable conduct” that harmed Eric Abramovitz, an aspiring professional musician in his 20s.

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