Profile of singer/guitarist/painter Andrew Savage, best known for his work with the Parquet Courts, as he debuts an album of solo work.
Twenty five years ago this month, a 17-year-old Cree man named Neil Stonechild was picked up by Saskatoon police, driven out to the edge of the city, and left there. Temperatures were below minus 25ºC, and Stonechild’s frozen body, wearing …...
Quebec does things differently, for better or for worse. As everyone knows who has moved to Quebec from another province only to discover they now have to file two sets of taxes, this is a province that prefers to maintain control of its affairs. As Quebec approaches cannabis legalization, that habit is once more evident.
In spite of its late-night joie-de-vivre image, Quebec has significantly less enthusiasm toward legal cannabis than anywhere else in Canada.
A battle over the value of a postal code heats up in Northern Quebec
Edible cannabis products will remain illegal for another year after Canada legalizes dried cannabis and oils. The reason is an overlapping set of concerns about packaging, dosing, and food safety, all of which need to be painstakingly resolved out in regulations.
A series of close votes by the National Organic Standards Board in November 2017 opened organic certification to food grown hydroponic and other soil-free media. This brought to a head a controversy over whether food grown without soil could be considered organic at all.
Canadian cannabis-legalization pioneer Marc-Boris St-Maurice, founder of the Canadian Marijuana Party, Bloc Pot, and the Montreal Compassion Club, reflects on a quarter century of high-profile activism as Canadian cannabis legalization finally approaches.