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Melissa Etheridge is embracing the pot business the same way she did her sexuality. GETTY

Melissa Etheridge: From LGBT to O'Cannabiz

There's a lot happening this weekend - from Record Store Day to all of our major sports teams playing to Earth Day - but the city will also be rockin' thanks to breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge speaking at O'Cannabiz. The first annual marijuana forum is a three-day event which gathers patients, medics, licensed producers and experts to expl

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Designers create fashion forward prosthetic limbs

The first time McCauley Wanner had a conversation about prosthetics with an amputee she remembers being shocked that there were no options available. When she suggested that there could be alternatives to the cold, medical and impersonal nature of prosthetic limbs, “he was shocked that there could be options.”

The National Research Council Canada at 100 Sussex Drive. Errol McGihon/Postmedia

Canada's science research eroding

Canada has become less competitive in science research as federal funding has been “flatlining” in recent years, says an expert panel appointed by the federal science minister.The panel suggests boosting funding by 37 per cent, or $1.3 billion.In recent years, Canada has fallen from seventh to ninth in world research output, passed by India and Italy