It's not legal yet: OPP

Marijuana legalization might be coming at some point, but in the meantime, pot is still illegal. It seems some people are jumping the gun.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Natalie Mehra, executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition, speaks Tuesday night in Orillia.

Coalition laments cuts

The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) is hoping for strength in numbers as it fights back against health-care cuts.

PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Grade 11 students take part in a yoga class during Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School's third annual Wellness Day.

Wellness Day seeks to balance young minds

Grade 11 students at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School may have had the morning off from their regular classes Wednesday, but they were certainly learning valuable lessons.

A helicopter flies past a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., on Wednesday May 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

'Nasty, dirty' wildfire continues to attack

A “nasty, dirty” wildfire fuelled by winds and fire-starter forest conditions relentlessly menaced Fort McMurray Wednesday, leaving a city of 88,000 evacuees scattered across northern Alberta wondering if Thursday will bring any relief.

Premier Rachel Notley gets 'heartbreaking' first view of Fort McMurray from the air. Supplied from Alberta Government.

More evacuated from Anzac

The Anzac Recreation Centre, Gregoire Lake Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation are now under a mandatory evacuation order.

This Tuesday, May 4, 2016 photo Klandre Willie, left, and her mother, Jaycelyn Blackie, participate in a candlelight vigil, for Ashlynne Mike at the San Juan Chapter House in Lower Fruitland, N.M. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP)

11-year-old girl found with head bashed in

A stranger who lured 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into his van with promises of watching a movie instead walked her into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation, a place known for its breathtaking views and a monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.

Rescue workers continue to search for survivors in Huruma neighbourhood in the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya, May 5, 2016. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)

Rescuers race to free woman trapped 6 days

Rescue workers were racing on Thursday to dig out a woman found alive under the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital six days after it collapsed, a senior official at the site said.

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump, left, and U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are pictured in these file photos. (REUTERS Photos)

Trump's open path to GOP nomination agony for some

Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton -- a stunning political triumph for a first-time candidate whose appeal to frustrated voters was widely underestimated.

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