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Tofino Campgrounds and Tofino Camping Information | Vancouver Island

Tofino Campgrounds and Camping Information<p>Tofino is one of the popular BC camping sites and there are several Tofino campgrounds to choose from! …

RVs

A Layman’s Explanation of the Science Behind Kelly’s Wave

<b>Most of us have at least a basic understanding of how waves work.</b> It’s a necessary part of surfing—knowing which spot will work on a given swell; how …

Science

Second Cup is getting into the weed business

Popular Canadian coffee chain Second Cup is adding a new offering to its menu — cannabis. The company is teaming up with weed clinic operator National Access Cannabis to convert a select number of Second Cup coffee stores into cannabis dispensaries across Western Canada.<p>“A number of cannabis …

Cannabis

Mike Smyth: Pot tops agenda, with ICBC looming large, as legislature resumes

B.C. has some of the toughest drunk-driving laws in Canada and now the province is considering severe penalties for drugged driving, too.It’s all …

Cannabis

How to Fight off a Bear, Lion, and Wolfpack with a Knife

Let’s be real: Your chances of beating back a seriously pissed-off bear, mountain lion, or pack of coyotes aren’t much better than those of finding a …

East Africa

Why Aurora Cannabis Is So Focused On The Short-Term Game

Aurora Cannabis should take the immediate market lead once recreational pot is legalized in Canada.<p>The company's actions suggest it believes demand …

Cannabis

Selling cannabis illegally in Nova Scotia could net the offender a $10K fine

Proposed Nova Scotia legislation would see fines as high as $10,000 for illegal marijuana sales or distribution to a person under 19.<p>The fines are …

Cannabis

Reality check: Does pot have an expiry date?

The Canadian government proposed last month that legal pot be sold in plain packaging that displays a slew of warnings and other information, …

Cannabis

Stick with your dealer? Or buy pot legally? How legalization will affect the black market

<i>********In a new Global News series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into marijuana legalization. Watch the video above to understand how pot</i> …

Cannabis

Cannabis company Nuuvera rebranded as Aphria International following takeover

On Tuesday, four days after finalizing its takeover of Nuuvera Inc., cannabis company Aphria Inc. announced its intention to rebrand the smaller …

Cannabis

This is What I Call Heaven: Larsen Ridge Cabin's Private Powder Playground

Step. Breath. Repeat. I keep telling myself it’s a simple as that, but for some unknown reason my body and mind refuse to accept it. It could have …

Groundhog Day

Absolutely Addictive Apple Pie Butter Tarts

Even if you prefer your butter tarts raisin free, you’ll find this super sweet pie-like combination irresistible. Just like the traditional version, …

Baking

Alberta cannabis sales website contract awarded to Ohio-based company

An Ohio-based technology company has been awarded the contract to build and manage the website the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) will …

Cannabis

Uh-Oh! The North American Marijuana Index Has Plunged 29% in 8 Weeks

Budding pot stocks are suddenly going up in smoke. Here's why.<p>Few industries have been as smoking hot as the legal marijuana industry over the past …

Cannabis

New Brunswick to offer financial support for French-language cannabis cultivation program

The New Brunswick government is offering financial support for those interested in taking part in cannabis cultivation program at the province’s …

Cannabis

A timeline of some significant events in the history of medical marijuana in Canada

<b>• 1922</b> Pioneering feminist Emily Murphy publishes an inflammatory book, The Black Candle. She claims that marijuana turns its users into homicidal …

Cannabis

British Columbia to ask Ottawa for help on anti-money laundering

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbia's attorney general said on Monday he will ask the federal government to provide more tools to track financial criminals and crack down on money laundering when he appears before a federal committee in Ottawa this week.<p>David Eby will make numerous …

British Columbia

Canada Is All Set To Legalize Marijuana By The End of The Summer

As we reported last month, there has been some question as to when Canada will finally legalize weed. Initially, Justin Trudeau predicted that weed …

Cannabis

Read Elon Musk's bold Mars colony plan for free online

The SpaceX founder details how he plans to get us to the Red Planet in a new publication by peer-reviewed journal New Space that's available for anyone to review.<p>Elon Musk's latest plan to colonize Mars is now officially part of the academic literature.<p>A summary of the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO's …

Space Travel

Avocado: Are you eating too much of a good fat?

Diets high in healthy fats are all the rage, but you can have too much of a good thing.More people are eating fats, especially "good" fats like …

Nutrition

How to Become the Type of Person Who Works Out in the Morning

Rise and grind with tips from fitness trainers who've already mastered morning workouts.<p>You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes …

Fitness

26 Amazing Avocado Recipes for the Avo-Obsessed (Yeah, You)

Is there anything avocados can't do? From topping salads and toast to being the star ingredient in desserts, avocados can make just about anything …

Healthy Eating

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Is a Crunchy Fiber-Packed Snack

Preparation<p>Pre-heat oven to 400 F.<br>• Rinse and drain chickpeas and blot with a paper towel to remove all moisture. Don’t skip this step or your …

Food & Dining
Gardening

Government plans to legalize pot are on track for ‘end of summer’

Canadians looking forward to lighting up legally should be able to do so before the end of September.<p>In an interview with <i>The West Block</i>, the …

Cannabis

A celebration of excellence

A Surrey custom homebuilder and renovator has topped the list by winning a total of five Georgie Awards at the recent annual gala honouring …

British Columbia

Bmo in on $100 Million Financing Deal for Cannabis Company Cronos

It's the second deal BMO Nesbitt Burns has underwritten in the volatile marijuana sector. The Bank of Montreal is delving deeper into the cannabis …

Cannabis

Does Canada's New Recreational Marijuana License Proposal Spell Trouble for Pot Stocks?

This could make a potential cannabis oversupply problem even worse.<p>Look, in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's the sky-high growth rate for …

Cannabis

Trudeau government avoids defeat on key pot bill vote

The Liberal government avoided a disastrous result for its marquee marijuana bill Thursday, as the legislation to legalize recreational cannabis …

Canada

The Best Vegetarian Meat Substitutes Ranked by Taste, Nutrition, and Price

I can't believe it's not meat! Can you?<p>March 08, 2018<p>Vegetarian and vegan meat substitutes have become crazy popular, and have taken these diets to a …