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No changes promised to outdated tobacco law despite unflattering internal review

No changes promised to outdated tobacco law despite unflattering internal review

OTTAWA — The federal law regulating tobacco and vaping products hasn't kept up with the rapidly changing menu of nicotine items on the market, prompting an anti-smoking group to lament the lack of legislative updates.
Canada's population forecast to reach 63 million, as people over 85 set to triple

Canada's population forecast to reach 63 million, as people over 85 set to triple

OTTAWA — Canada's population of those 85 and older is expected to triple by 2073 to as many as 4.3 million people, an increase that will likely place new pressure on the country on several fronts, one demographer says.
Cannabis edges out alcohol as the most common impairing substance: driver study

Cannabis edges out alcohol as the most common impairing substance: driver study

"Driving after cannabis use appears to be an emerging problem in Canada and may now be more common than driving after drinking alcohol," the study says.
Chiefs frustrated with AFN's child welfare work, say they're not being consulted

Chiefs frustrated with AFN's child welfare work, say they're not being consulted

OTTAWA — Three regional chiefs representing nearly half of First Nations say a national association is overstepping its mandate by making decisions that will directly affect children and families without consent.
Canada to start 30-day consultation to impose surtax on Chinese EVs

Canada to start 30-day consultation to impose surtax on Chinese EVs

OTTAWA — Canada accused China of undermining global trade rules and flooding the market with electric vehicles Monday as Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland kick-started the process required to impose new import taxes on Chinese-made EVs.
Princess Anne's planned trip to Newfoundland cancelled following injury

Princess Anne's planned trip to Newfoundland cancelled following injury

Princess Anne sustained minor injuries and a concussion when she was out walking on Sunday evening and is expected to make a full recovery, a statement from Buckingham Palace says.
Organizer cancels Montreal Canada Day parade, citing red tape, politics

Organizer cancels Montreal Canada Day parade, citing red tape, politics

MONTREAL — The organizer of Montreal's Canada Day parade has cancelled this year's event and says red tape and politics are to blame.
Quebec's Port-Cartier maximum security prison evacuated as wildfire burns

Quebec's Port-Cartier maximum security prison evacuated as wildfire burns

Wildfires burning near Port-Cartier, Que.
Eyes pinned to Toronto byelection as safe Liberal seat teeters under Trudeau

Eyes pinned to Toronto byelection as safe Liberal seat teeters under Trudeau

Leslie Church seemed to know exactly what was coming as she sat down for an interview in a Toronto park Friday, three days before the byelection that could complete her journey from longtime political staffer to Liberal member of Parliament.
Sporting sequins and silver, Mama Stanley becomes an Edmonton celebrity for playoffs

Sporting sequins and silver, Mama Stanley becomes an Edmonton celebrity for playoffs

"To me, I'm just a normal old lady that loves being at home with my dog, and being with my family," says the superfan known as Mama Stanley.
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