marijuana

Shoppers Drug Mart Takes Progressive Steps Forward Surrounding Medical Marijuana

Loblaws and Shoppers Drug Mart have been making headlines after announcing plans to cover the cost of medical cannabis for their employees. This is a big, bold step for Canada’s largest pharmacy chains, and sets precedent, in hopes other companies will follow suit. It’s very rare in Canada for cannabis to be covered under group insurance. So much in fact that Jonathan Zaid, a student who … Continue reading Shoppers Drug Mart Takes Progressive Steps Forward Surrounding Medical Marijuana

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Trudeau Had No Problem Smoking Pot – But Why Won’t He Decriminalize It? (VIDEO)

Justin Trudeau opened up about his history of pot use long before he was elected Canada’s 23rd prime minister. But he’s come under fire recently for his reluctance to decriminalize the drug ahead of the Liberal government’s plans to legalize recreational marijuana use this summer. The NDP has continually urged the Liberals to decriminalize pot prior to legalization, in order to ensure Canadians won’t receive life-long … Continue reading Trudeau Had No Problem Smoking Pot – But Why Won’t He Decriminalize It? (VIDEO)

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Trudeau Responds To Trump’s Missile Strikes Against Syria – Prepared To Be Shocked (STATEMENT)

On Friday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he was briefed ahead of U.S. Navy military strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. During a question period in the House of Commons, Trudeau said U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis spoke to Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan Thursday evening, prior to Sajjan briefing Trudeau on the matter. Trudeau told the House of Commons: “In face of such heinous … Continue reading Trudeau Responds To Trump’s Missile Strikes Against Syria – Prepared To Be Shocked (STATEMENT)

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Trudeau Wins The Hearts Of Feminists At Women Of The World Summit (VIDEO)

A self-proclaimed feminist, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seemed to fit right in at the Women of the World Summit hosted in New York City Thursday. At the event hosted by the New York Times, the unabashed women’s rights ally talked politics, feminism, and the importance of empowering women on all fronts. Despite having been criticized in the past for pandering to women by playing the “feminist … Continue reading Trudeau Wins The Hearts Of Feminists At Women Of The World Summit (VIDEO)

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President Trump’s Latest Probe Could Destabilize US/Canada Economy (DETAILS)

United States and Canada are like peanut butter and jelly, sandwiched together by the oceans around us. Certainly, Mexico is a part of the equation based on geographic proximity to the United States, but from the Canadian perspective — they’re our only real neighbour. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays on the love for our southern allies pretty thick, especially in the wake of the election … Continue reading President Trump’s Latest Probe Could Destabilize US/Canada Economy (DETAILS)

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Ontario Students Now Eligible For Free Tuition Following Major OSAP Revamp (DETAILS)

Many young adults in Ontario find it difficult to pursue a post-secondary education given the financial strain associated with attending college or university. Now, however, it seems as though students may not have to worry any longer. The Ontario Student Assistance Program has announced a new program boasting free tuition for upwards of 210,000 students. A press release from the provincial government reads: “Removing the financial barriers to higher learning … Continue reading Ontario Students Now Eligible For Free Tuition Following Major OSAP Revamp (DETAILS)

Calgary

Seventh Canadian-Muslim Convert Dies Fighting Alongside ISIS, Prompts Calgary ‘Hub’ of Radicalization To Close Its Doors (DETAILS)

Due to increased tensions in the Middle East and consequently greater pressure to recruit foreigners, Canadians heading to fight on behalf of Islamic terrorists have increased exponentially in the last few years. That said, investigators into recruitment in Canada have been particularly busy, and the results of these investigations are not always as cut-and-dry as one might expect. One mosque in Calgary that was highlighted … Continue reading Seventh Canadian-Muslim Convert Dies Fighting Alongside ISIS, Prompts Calgary ‘Hub’ of Radicalization To Close Its Doors (DETAILS)

Marijuana

Pot Smokers Rejoice As Liberal Government Confirms Date To Legalize Marijuana (DETAILS)

It seems as though one of Justin Trudeau’s more controversial promises — to legalize recreational marijuana use — may finally come to fruition. The liberal government is set to announce legislation next month that should have us the legalization of marijuana in Canada by July 1 2018. Although the federal government will be in charge of making sure that Canada’s marijuana supply is kept secure, the … Continue reading Pot Smokers Rejoice As Liberal Government Confirms Date To Legalize Marijuana (DETAILS)

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WATCH: Conservative MP Pops Off – Tells Justin Trudeau To Get Out Of Canada & Never Return (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, after Liberals released a discussion paper proposing several reforms for the House of Commons, Conservatives took to the House floor to personally attack Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Although he may be far from the ideal progressive leader Canadians need, it’s obvious to most proponents of the left that Justin Trudeau is far better than a Conservative leader (here’s looking at you, Harper). … Continue reading WATCH: Conservative MP Pops Off – Tells Justin Trudeau To Get Out Of Canada & Never Return (VIDEO)

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Conservative Commentator Ann Coulter Takes To Twitter To Threaten Canada — Ends Up Making Herself Look Like An Idiot (TWEETS)

If you’re going to threaten Canada, could you at least ensure you understand the difference between a province and a city before doing so? Jeez. On Tuesday, conservative political commentator Ann Coulter took to Twitter to lambast Calgary after the Calgary Herald published an article detailing a halal food and clothing drive that provided hundreds of Muslim refugees in need of food. Following the Syrian … Continue reading Conservative Commentator Ann Coulter Takes To Twitter To Threaten Canada — Ends Up Making Herself Look Like An Idiot (TWEETS)