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TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

TORONTO — Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees found that a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse was in a dangerous situation and that Canada was glad to … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

TORONTO | Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

TORONTO (AP) — Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday, legislation that will make Canada only … Continue reading TORONTO | Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

TORONTO | Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

TORONTO — Canada’s Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government’s bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government had hoped to make … Continue reading TORONTO | Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

TORONTO | De Niro apologizes to Canada for “idiotic behavior” of Trump

TORONTO (AP) — Robert De Niro is apologizing to Canadians for the “idiotic behavior of my president” a day after the actor launched an expletive at Donald Trump at the Tony awards. De Niro said Monday Trump’s remarks about Canada are a “disgrace” and apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others who attended the … Continue reading TORONTO | De Niro apologizes to Canada for “idiotic behavior” of Trump

Canada tests lower age for pot legalization

TORONTO (AP)(STL.News) — The most controversial thing about Canada’s move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the continent. Advocates for the measure, expected to pass Parliament … Continue reading Canada tests lower age for pot legalization