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  • Salmonella risk prompts potato chip recall

    April 23, 2017 3:05 PM 4

    Miss Vickie's Canada is recalling Miss Vickie's brand Jalapeño Kettle Cooked Potato Chips from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor. Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store

  • VIDEO: March for Science rally at the Alberta Legislature

    April 23, 2017 3:01 PM 4

    Several hundred people gathered at the Alberta Legislature Saturday as part of Edmonton's contribution to the March for Science global movement "to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments." "The March for Science is a celebration of science," their website reads. "It's not only about scientists and politicians

  • Calgary Zoo finalizing plans for new Wildlife Conservation Centre

    April 22, 2017 4:36 PM 3

    Zoo officials say creeping urban development prompted need for more secluded site The zoo is currently is finalizing plans to move the centre to a 333-acre property near Strathmore, Alta. But with urban development coming closer, chief operating officer Greg Royer says a more secluded site was necessary. "Because of the nature of where we are with the lake on one side of us, a wetland

  • Miss Vickie's recalls jalapeno-flavoured chips due to possible salmonella

    April 21, 2017 11:10 PM 6

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Miss Vickie's is voluntarily recalling its jalapeno-flavoured kettle cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of salmonella in the seasoning used in the product. The company says the recall is the result of a supplier's recent recall of a seasoning blend which includes jalapeno powder that could contain salmonella. The company

  • Opposition wants price tag for government's cannabis tracking system

    April 20, 2017 8:46 PM 7

    OTTAWA -- The federal government is coming under fire from the opposition Conservatives for failing to disclose how much a cannabis tracking system will cost -- just one of a host of proposed changes to be ushered in along with the legalization of marijuana. Health Canada said the system would be designed to collect information about pot products from licensed

  • High hopes for Windsor's first 4/20 celebration

    April 20, 2017 7:26 PM 7

    Plenty of edible treats expected to be doled out at Windsor's first 4/20 rally Pot enthusiasts have high hopes for Windsor's first 4/20 celebration, rolling out Thursday afternoon at Charles Clark Square. Some residents were setting up early in the afternoon, dishing up marijuana treats like pot brownies and red velvet cupcakes for the international

  • Pot tracking: federal government looks to set up system for cannabis

    April 20, 2017 7:04 PM 10

    Ottawa is planning to set up a cannabis tracking system to collect information about marijuana products from licensed producers, distributors and retailers - just one of a host of proposed changes to be ushered in alongside legalization. Health Canada says the proposed system, which would not track individual cannabis users, would allow businesses and regulators

  • 4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants

    April 20, 2017 2:12 PM 5

    Recreational marijuana legal in 8 states NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Marijuana entrepreneurs are capitalizing on 4/20, the annual pothead holiday, as an opportunity to sell even more weed than usual. "This is our industry's Oktoberfest and New Year's Eve all combined into one," said Dr. Stuart Titus, CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc., a California-based online

  • Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds

    April 20, 2017 1:02 PM 6

    Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Most people who use marijuana are parents. There are almost as many marijuana users as there are cigarette smokers in the U.S. Those facts and many more are among the conclusions of a new survey from Yahoo News and Marist University, which illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions

  • This year's 4/20 no cause for celebration, say pot activists

    April 20, 2017 9:01 AM 8

    The Liberal government made good on its promise to table a legalization bill, but the marijuana community remains less than thrilled. With marijuana legalization tabled — and ahead of April 20, as promised by the governing Liberals — some Ottawa activists say they aren’t confident the new laws will reflect the concerns of the cannabis community