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Liberal government's throne speech promises to legalize, regulate, restrict pot

New PM Justin Trudeau is making good on his pledge to free the weed after a 40-year struggle against prohibition.

BC Christy, Oh Suzanne, and a Streetcar Named Delusional

I’ve been away from posting for a while, tending to my head and the staph infection I contracted in hospital or as I call it “the city of germs”.   Plus the hospital was in Toronto so I...

Stephen Harper names his cuddly cat

Cuddly cat photos may just be the secret weapon to win friends and influence people -- at least that's what Stephen Harper's latest Facebook page seems to suggest. "We have a new family member,...