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Toronto police detective resigns after stealing opioids from evidence locker

Ontario Provincial Police now reviewing situation, according to police A detective has resigned after stealing opioids from Toronto police evidence lockers because of drug addiction, the force confirmed Thursday. The revelation about former homicide Det. Paul Worden was first reported by The Toronto Star Thursday morning. When asked about Worden’s actions by CBC News, Toronto police spokesperson Meaghan Gray said “a former officer” had “seized opioids…

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Two arrested after late night assault in downtown Vancouver

The victim was taken to hospital and later released Two men have been arrested following an assault in the city’s core yesterday. A man and a woman were walking together at the intersection of Granville Street and Nelson Street around 11 p.m. when they were approached by a pair of men, according to a release from the Vancouver Police Department…

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Edmonton’s Bitcoin Well relocating to massive downtown office by end of the year

“We made a conscious choice to stay in Edmonton,” said Bitcoin Well founder Adam O’Brien An Edmonton-based Bitcoin broker is spending $4 million to move its headquarters from Whyte Avenue to the Downtown core. Bitcoin Well, a company that buys and sells digital currency, announced on Tuesday it had secured 35,000 square feet of office space spanning across two floors…

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Students at B.C. school wind up talking to each other more, after classmate’s 9-day digital detox challenge

‘I was engaged in a lot more conversations. Some even said that they had new friendships’ Students at a secondary school in Sicamous, B.C., have been more willing to talk to each other, after a nine-day experiment that saw them agree not to use their cellphones during school, according to the Grade 9 student who spearheaded the program. Cody Hutchinson, a student at Eagle River Secondary…

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2 Years After Legalizing Cannabis, Has Canada Kept Its Promises?

Legal pot has made Canadian justice a little fairer, with “heavily racialized” arrests for possession mostly ending. But vows on amnesty, illicit sales and Indigenous inclusion are works in progress. OTTAWA — When Robert was 18, he was arrested by Montreal’s police for possession of a small amount of hashish, an event that would upend his young life. The charge…

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How to Start Growing

Safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of new legalization have many people interested in growing their own cannabis from the comfort and security of their homes. There are very few activities quite like cultivating cannabis indoors, which can make the process look daunting to the beginner grower. But never fear, PotGuide is here.  The majority of the items needed…

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