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The Star spoke to experts in public policy, health and economics on the effect of allowing alcohol sales in convenience stores.
The pay gap between future provincial cannabis store workers and existing early childhood workers shows misplaced priorities, says an opposition MLA.
A developer is asking the City of St. John's to approve its proposal to revive a Churchill Square eyesore.
In the autumn of 2019, Vancouver will become the first major Canadian city to ban single-use plastic drinking straws, polystyrene foam cups and containers. They are also adopting restrictions on plastic shopping bags and disposable cups – and in fact, they are aiming to completely eliminate the disposal of solid waste that ends up in their landfills by 2040. The city estimates that 57 million plastic straws are used daily in Canada and 2.6 million disposable cups are thrown away each week in Vancouver alone. That’s a considerable amount of waste ending up in the dumps – and in our oceans.