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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is questioning why edible marijuana is not included in the government’s bill to legalize pot. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says work is ongoing to regulate cannabis in “all of its forms.”

Justin Trudeau says the government isn't considering back-to-work legislation in the event of a Canada Post work stoppage. The prime minister said Tuesday the discussions need to be worked out "at the bargaining table."

Immigration Minister John McCallum says a new pilot project designed to increase the number of immigrants to Atlantic Canada will also focus on retaining newcomers.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took selfies with revelers and shouted "happy Pride!" at Canada's largest Pride parade in Toronto on Sunday. Trudeau is the first sitting prime minister to march in the event.

U.S. President Barack Obama held court for nearly an hour before a joint session of the House of Commons and the Senate Wednesday. Obama says Canada and the U.S. should continue to defend human rights.

Emergency services say at least one person is dead and about a dozen others suffered minor injuries in a massive house explosion in Mississauga. One home was destroyed and two dozen others have varying degrees of damage.

A 25-year-old B.C. woman with a degenerative muscle disease says she fears not being able to use the newly passed assisted dying legislation when her condition worsens. Julia Lamb has joined a legal challenge to the law.

David Stephan will spend four months in jail, and his wife Collet was sentenced to three months of house arrest, after the Alberta couple were found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their toddler.
Toronto's police chief is apologizing for raids targeting the gay community 35 years ago. Mark Saunders says mass arrests at several bathhouses in 1981 highlight the risks of treating any group as "not fully a part of society."
Elaine Biddersingh has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of her stepdaughter more than two decades ago. The body of 17-year-old Melonie Biddersingh was discovered in a suitcase north of Toronto in 1994.
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