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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Medicinal pot plant takes over giant Hershey plant in Canada

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Smiths Falls Medicinal pot plant takes over Hershey factory An hour's drive south of Canada's capital, past snow-covered pine forests and farmland, Chuck ... for seedlings.   The use of marijuana for medicinal purposes was effectively legalised in Canada in 1999, and has been expanded through a series of court challenges. According to government figures, more ...

  2. News - World - CANADA

    Herbal medicine robberies offer crime gangs high rewards

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young Herbal medicine stores offer gangs rich pickings The Vancouver area's many high-end Chinese herbal medicine stores have provided rich pickings for criminal gangs. There have been at least three herbal crime sprees in the past five years, including the current rash of thefts in Richmond. Tung Yun Tong Herbal, the target of the most recent thefts this month, was also ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    Canada celebrates 1812 war victories over the US with ship names

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:45am by WASHPOST

    ... of 1812. However, polls suggest that the festivities did not exactly stoke patriotic fires. Should Americans feel aggrieved, Canada can say the US is only getting a taste of its own medicine ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Power outages could last for weeks after flooding in Calgary, Canada

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Calgary residents on Sunday they could start returning to their water-damaged homes, 10,000 people were evacuated in Medicine Hat, where the South Saskatchewan River is expected to burst its banks. CF Industries said it was temporarily halting production at its Medicine Hat facility, Canada's largest nitrogen fertiliser complex, as a precautionary measure. The floods have closed ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    Store thieves in Richmond, Vancouver target ginseng

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Canadian federal police are investigating a spate of thefts targeting Vancouver-area Chinese herbal medicine shops, in which brazen criminals made off with ginseng and other products worth tens of thousands of dollars. At least some of the thefts may have been committed by the same gang, who are apparently well versed in traditional Chinese medicine and only bother stealing the most valuable ...

  6. News - World - CANADA

    Floods force evacuation of downtown Calgary, Alberta

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 11:04am by AP

    ... that hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics and serves as the centre of Canada's oil industry. Alberta Premier Alison Redford said Medicine Hat, east of Calgary, was under a mandatory evacuation order ...

  7. News - World - CANADA

    Fears rise in Vancouver's Chinatown as trendy businesses move in

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... carts, and the smells of dried seafood and herbal medicine mingle with the aroma of freshly ground coffee. But Henry Tom, chairman of the Vancouver Chinatown Revitalisation Committee, said he ...



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