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Egan: Are we ready for pot sales at the mini-mall? Hell no.

Pretty soon, marijuana will officially be wonderful. God help us.

There was a revealing story in Friday’s Citizen by reporter Jacquie Miller about a marijuana dispensary in Orléans that opened in a building that also houses a couple of services that cater mostly to children. 730 more words

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Kenny: Canada needs to boost military spending — and replace its aging CF-18s

Donald Trump recently made headlines about how NATO countries are not carrying their fair share of the defence burden – measured at two per cent of GDP. 727 more words


Public lands and affordable housing are hot topics across the county and state

Above: A Blue Heron standing near the Twin Lakes area (photo courtesy of Cliff Grassmick, Daily Camera staff photographer)

Land use and housing were the big topics this week, with a rent control demonstration in Denver, the approval of a controversial land-use change in Boulder County, and a public lands speech by Donald Trump Jr. 192 more words

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'Every time I see it, I still get mad.' — Calgary's big blue ring turns three years old

John Chandler first glimpsed the tall circle in September 2013, on his way to visit his daughter.

“What the heck was that?” he wondered, as his van whizzed by the strange structure towering over traffic on 96th Avenue N.E. 1,460 more words

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5 Things: Biography shines new light on former mayor Marion Dewar

Nearly a decade after her sudden death shocked many Ottawa residents, former mayor Marion Dewar is the subject of a new biography by Carleton University professor Deborah Gorham. 704 more words

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Controversial deaths encourage national dialogue on Race and police officer training

National spotlight on Charlotte, Columbus, and Tulsa and not because it’s Friday Night

These cities join dozens of others across the nation having to investigate controversial officer-involved shootings. 154 more words

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Gormley: Next time fly past us, David Suzuki

Much is made of Dr. David Suzuki, the science broadcaster turned environmental activist, and his houses — their price, size, location and number. I couldn’t care less. 648 more words