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Marijuana producer Aphria inks deal to raise $80M, shares fall after TSX notice

TORONTO — Licensed marijuana producer stocks are down as much as 15 per cent in a sector-wide selloff a day after the Toronto Stock Exchange said firms with cannabis-related business activities that violate U.S. federal law could face delisting.

N.B. Mountie replaces girls' stolen tricycles: 'Just absolute genuine kindness'

BLACKS HARBOUR, N.B. — A New Brunswick Mountie is being praised for an act of kindness towards two young girls heartbroken by the theft of their tricycles.

Accused admits he shot gun, but says he didn't mean to wound Manitoba Mountie

BRANDON, Man. — A man accused of attempted murder in the shooting of a Manitoba RCMP officer admits he fired the gun but says he never intended to wound the Mountie.
Canada's supply management a flashpoint in NAFTA talks: Here's why

Canada's supply management a flashpoint in NAFTA talks: Here's why

Supply management: economists love to hate it, and Canadian farmers are loathe to give it up.
Ontario bill seeks to ban mandatory high heels as part of uniforms

Ontario bill seeks to ban mandatory high heels as part of uniforms

TORONTO — Women in Ontario would be protected from being required to wear high heels at work under a bill being introduced Tuesday.

N.B. council mum on Halloween rules setting trick-or-treat age limit, curfew

BATHURST, N.B. — A city council in northern New Brunswick is staying tight-lipped about changes to a contentious Halloween bylaw that puts an age limit on the pursuit of sugary loot and sets a curfew for anyone in disguise. Bathurst Coun.

B.C. man fights to prove he's alive after bureaucratic error declares him dead

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A British Columbia man who recently lost his mother is fighting for his own life after a bureaucratic mix-up declared him dead.

Four charged in bizarre incident on Halifax's popular waterfront boardwalk

HALIFAX — New details are emerging on a bizarre incident that saw a man run down by a car on Halifax's popular waterfront boardwalk on Sunday night.

Study ranks Victoria best Canadian city to be a woman; Windsor, Ont., ranked worst

OTTAWA — A new study suggests Victoria is the best city in Canada to be a woman, despite the wage gap between men and women there worsening slightly in recent years.
'One Day Closer:' A mother recounts the torment of her daughter's kidnapping

'One Day Closer:' A mother recounts the torment of her daughter's kidnapping

TORONTO — Her voice is shaky, a tremor that developed from stress that belies the strength of a desperate mother.