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<b>CANADA:</b> Boeing 737 Max 8 jets will not be in service until at least July 1

CANADA: Boeing 737 Max 8 jets will not be in service until at least July 1

The move is to provide more certainty for passengers who plan to travel in the coming months
<b>CANADA:</b> Scarce pot shops means black market cannabis sales continue to fly high

CANADA: Scarce pot shops means black market cannabis sales continue to fly high

Only 21 per cent of Canadian consumer cannabis spending went toward legal cannabis sales, instead of the black market, in the fourth quarter of 2018
<b>CANADA:</b> Here's how Facebook is responding to the new federal political advertising rules

CANADA: Here's how Facebook is responding to the new federal political advertising rules

The company will also be using AI to detect ads or content that try to circumvent the rules
<b>CANADA:</b> Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick to quit before October election

CANADA: Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick to quit before October election

He was accused of being an active player in the SNC scandal
<b>CANADA:</b> Brampton family unable to identify six family members who died in Ethiopian plane crash

CANADA: Brampton family unable to identify six family members who died in Ethiopian plane crash

Authorities in Ethiopia have told the family it could take up to six months
<b>CANADA:</b> New use-it-or-lose-it leave for non-birthing parents just kicked in

CANADA: New use-it-or-lose-it leave for non-birthing parents just kicked in

Some experts fear that since the option is only available to parents who qualify for employment insurance benefits, there will be barriers for those who don't or can't work enough to meet the minimum requirement for hours worked
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau fills Philpott's vacant cabinet seat with B.C MP

CANADA: Trudeau fills Philpott's vacant cabinet seat with B.C MP

Joyce Murray will become president of the Treasury Board
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Scientist says winter was frigid because the polar vortex got 'drunk'

BEYOND LOCAL: Scientist says winter was frigid because the polar vortex got 'drunk'

As we emerge from a polar vortex, understanding how it happens can help us understand climate change
<b>CANADA:</b> 60% of Canadians think our birthright citizenship policy goes too far

CANADA: 60% of Canadians think our birthright citizenship policy goes too far

The survey also found people over the age of 55 were more likely to say that birth tourism is a serious problem for Canada versus those under 35
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Having trouble catching z's? Technology might be the culprit

BEYOND LOCAL: Having trouble catching z's? Technology might be the culprit

March 15 is World Sleep Day, which promotes the importance of getting a good night's rest