Tag: Canada

Let them eat pot: Canada legalizes all forms of medical marijuana

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On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada officially ruled that patients who were prescribed medical marijuana can legally use the drug in all of its forms.   Before the ruling, patients were only able to smoke dried marijuana, which can be problematic with some illnesses, such as lung cancer. Patients now have more options to… Read More

Canadian Shooting Sparks More Debate About Gun Laws

Early Friday, Justin Bourque, 24, was arrested and charged with murder after an intense manhunt in New Brunswick. Bourque allegedly gunned down three Royal Canadian Mounted Police and wounded two other officers.   Authorities say that Bourque was carrying high-powered firearms when he gunned down the victims last Wednesday. Under Canadian law, he would need to… Read More

Anti-gay Speaker Peter LaBarbera Denied Entry into Canada

A controversy has sparked in a little town in Canada. Peter LaBarvera, president of the Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, was detained and denied entry into Canada on April 10. He was denied entry at Regina airport customs, near Weyburn, and was then questioned for about three hours.   According to Global News, LaBarbera said, “We were… Read More

Canadian Music Week Film Festival 2014

Film festivals are a vital aspect of the industry. Without them, most independent filmmakers would never get the chance to show off their talents to the world. Through these gatherings of artists and producers, indie films can find an audience or even a distributor.   One upcoming event is the Canadian Music Week Film Festival,… Read More

Taco Bell Wants Canada To Take Bieber Back

  Recently, Taco Bell launched their new breakfast menu, featuring the waffle taco. To commemorate this event, the president of Taco Bell, Brian Niccol, took to Reddit and told users to ask him anything under the user name “RealTacoBell.” He began by posting: “I am Brian Niccol, President of Taco Bell. Today is the biggest launch in… Read More