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Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Number of Ontario patients checking in with cannabis poisoning rose nearly threefold
Microsoft’s AI chatbot will ‘recall’ everything you do on a PC

Microsoft’s AI chatbot will ‘recall’ everything you do on a PC

Company describes it as a ‘photographic memory’ of a person’s virtual activity
Senate report finds parts made with China’s forced labor in popular cars

Senate report finds parts made with China’s forced labor in popular cars

BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen each named in report
Wild potato shows potential for developing drought-resistant crop: researcher

Wild potato shows potential for developing drought-resistant crop: researcher

Commercial varieties of potatoes aren’t always resilient to disease and climate change
Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a buzz

Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a buzz

Studies are limited so far, but those that exist show some promising results
Supreme Court rejects an appeal from a Canadian man once held at Guantanamo

Supreme Court rejects an appeal from a Canadian man once held at Guantanamo

Omar Khadr sought to wipe his war crime convictions
This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke

This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke

A new kind of advisory will now be issued if air quality worsens beyind the 10-point scale available
As Canada renews strategy for Rohingya crisis, advocates urge rethink

As Canada renews strategy for Rohingya crisis, advocates urge rethink

Feds must better consult the Rohingya diaspora and connect to contacts on the ground: UN ambassador
Canadian immigration asks medic fleeing Gaza if he treated Hamas fighters

Canadian immigration asks medic fleeing Gaza if he treated Hamas fighters

Vancouver-based lawyer says questions are ‘patently illegal and absolutely egregious’
Israel-Hamas war testing if campuses are sacrosanct places for speech and protest

Israel-Hamas war testing if campuses are sacrosanct places for speech and protest

Experts say trust is lost when universities call in outside police to break up encampments