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COMMENTARY: Cannabis makes the case for sales tax-inclusive pricing

When cannabis became legal in October, you might have noticed it’s priced differently than most other products.

If you visit the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) website, for instance, you’ll see a range of products available from Rio Brave Pre-Roll to Sativa Oil. 921 more words


Law firm seeks to win back HST for accident victims

For those injured in an auto accident sometimes insurance coverage under certain medical benefits can be limited.

For that reason, a Windsor law firm has helped launch a $600-million class-action lawsuit against six Canadian insurance companies which they claim are improperly deducting the 13 per cent HST charges against those amounts. 293 more words

Local News

Hubble Space Telescope Shut Down Following Equipment Failure

The Hubble Space Telescope has been temporarily shut down by mission engineers, following the failure of a gyroscope used to orient the orbiting observatory. Researchers managing the program hope this shutdown will only be a temporary setback for the world’s best known space telescope. 365 more words


Hubble having a bit of a glitch

Milky-Way.Kiwi has fingers crossed that the current gyroscope problem on the Hubble Space Telescope will be resolved quickly. The massively successful space telescope has sent us thousands of breath taking images of the universe since it’s deployment on 25 April 1990 and collected nearly 150Tb of data. 621 more words

Deep Sky

DMV Eats: Maketto

I lived in NoMa for two years, and H St was my go to— for a night out with friends, mini-golf, theatre and most importantly when I was craving a delicious meal, … 320 more words


COMMENTARY: Waiting for Ontario to recognize that home heating is essential

“Winter is coming” — The motto of the House of Stark, Game of Thrones.

Fall arrived on the weekend, and you would not have known it last Friday in southern Ontario, where temperatures reached highs usually seen in mid-July. 836 more words