Federal Politics

No Cannabis In Budget

By Cheryl Jahn
February 22, 2018 - 3:18pm Updated: February 22, 2018 - 5:48pm

PRINCE GEORGE — While there was mention of helping municipalities prepare for legalized marijuana in the Throne Speech, there was no mention in the budget.
Mayor Lyn Hall says the clock is ticking, with pot set to become legal July 1st, to get municipalities ready.

Crossing the hard line between the judiciary and politics

By Brian Giesbrecht - Sr Fellow - Frontier Centre for Public Policy
February 17, 2018 - 7:08am Updated: February 17, 2018 - 10:02am

The jury trial of Gerald Stanley, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie, marks a new development in criminal law.

The trial itself was not unusual – a jury heard the evidence, deliberated and acquitted the Saskatchewan farmer.