5 things to know for Monday, February 11, 2019
Canada is facing pot shortages as supply struggles to meet demand only a few months after legalization with some experts saying that it could take years to get back on track. Here's what else you need to know to start your day.
1. Michael Wilson: Condolences are pouring in for former Progressive Conservative finance minister Michael Wilson, who died at the age of 81 on Sunday after a battle with cancer.
2. Pot shortage: Four months after recreational cannabis sales became legal in Canada, stores are running out of the product and one expert says it could take up to five years to correct.
3. PMO controversy: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to waive solicitor-client privilege so former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould can publicly talk about SNC-Lavalin.
5. Car service: An Ottawa Uber driver was charged with a bylaw offence after he allegedly refused to pick up a visually impaired passenger with a service dog.
One more thing…
Party animal: An underage deer is nursing a hangover after police were called to remove it from a bar in Oshawa, Ont., several hours after last call.