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Vancouver files court injunctions to shut down unlicensed pot shops

By The Canadian Press
May 31, 2016 - 6:38pm

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is going to court in a bid to shut down medical marijuana stores that continue to operate illegally.

A statement from the city says injunctions were filed Tuesday to force the closure of 17 stores that have remained open without a business licence.

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Last name Helps may have been no help to social-networking Victoria mayor

By The Canadian Press
May 30, 2016 - 10:15am Updated: May 30, 2016 - 12:47pm

VICTORIA — Facebook has apologized for erroneously blocking Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps’ account after restoring her profile.

A Canadian spokeswoman for the social networking site says the account was blocked by mistake, but did not provide further details.