Day: March 1, 2020

Cannabis drinks have been legal for over 2 months in Canada — so why aren’t they on the shelves?

Just a few steps into the Tweed retail cannabis shop in Osborne Village, potential customers pass by a prominent sign that boasts of THC and CBD-infused drinks, as well as a tall — and currently empty — fridge designed to keep the fizzy offerings cool. It isn’t clear when the high-inducing carbonated […]

Airline compensation questions and coronavirus concerns: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. Canadian Transportation Agency flooded with 3,000 complaints over delayed flight compensation The federal government introduced new regulations on Dec.15 requiring airlines to pay […]

Wet’suwet’en chiefs, ministers reach proposed agreement in pipeline dispute

A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief and senior government ministers say they have reached a proposed arrangement in discussing a pipeline dispute that has prompted solidarity protests across Canada in recent weeks. Federal Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and British Columbia Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser would […]