Trudeau says there will be no delay in the roll out of legal pot
Canadians looking forward to enjoying legal marijuana don't have to worry about a change in the government's timetable for legalization, despite calls by police and some provinces to postpone the roll out.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters today his government will move ahead with the plan to legalize pot by July 1st, 2018 -- but also continue to work with law enforcement.
Trudeau -- speaking after a cabinet retreat in St. John's -- pointed out that the aim of legalization is to make it harder for kids to get access and to push organized crime out.
A very successful 2017-2018 IceDogs regular season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 win over Mississauga. A sellout St Patty's Day Meridian Centre crowd watched Niagara record their 35th win of the season for a total of 80 points in the OHL's Eastern Conference as Johnny Corneil lead the way with a goal and two assists.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.
Johnny Corneil scored the overtime winner exactly half-way through the extra period as the IceDogs prevailed 3-2 over visiting Hamilton for Niagara's fifth win in six meetings versus the Bulldogs. Stephen Dhillon was also big stopping 41 shots for the IceDogs fifth straight victory.