Beavers reported on the Yukon tundra for the first time

  Canada’s national animal has been turning up in some unexpected places lately, and while there are different theories about how exactly the beaver has managed to gain a foothold in the Arctic tundra, a recent report says climate change is likely a factor. In 2008 and 2009, Inuvialuit hunters…

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European cheese imports serve up tough choice for Champagne

More European cheese is set to ship to Canada tariff free this summer, as a hotly anticipated part of the EU trade deal rolls in. Nearly 18,000 tonnes may sound like a lot. It’s actually a rare, thin slice of Canada’s tightly controlled cheese market. The knives are out among those eager to…

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Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled

OTTAWA – Adults 18 and older will be able to legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana for personal use, while selling the drug to a minor will become a serious new criminal offence under the federal Liberal government’s proposed new legal-pot regime. A suite of legislation introduced Thursday…

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Tim Hortons to open first UK cafe in Glasgow

Canadian fast food restaurant chain Tim Hortons has chosen Glasgow as its first base in the UK. It plans to open a cafe and bake shop in Argyle Street in early May before rolling out nationwide over the next 12 months. Tim Hortons offers hot and cold beverages as well…

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