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Monique Scotti

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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Monique:

Cannabis IQ: Everything you need to know about pot and the border

Pot is legal in Canada now, but what does that mean for Canadians traveling to the U.S.? → Read More

Cannabis IQ: Everything you need to know about marijuana and your health

Here's what recent research says about the drug's effects. → Read More

Cannabis IQ: Everything you need to know on Day 1 of legalization

How much does it cost? Where can I buy it? How much can I possess? Don't worry, we've got you covered. → Read More

Cannabis IQ: Here’s what you should know about pot in the workplace

Recreational marijuana is legal in Canada. But that doesn't necessarily mean you can get high over your lunch hour at work. → Read More

She’s straight, he’s bisexual. How they make a mixed-orientation marriage work

Two people, two different sexual orientations. How do these unions work, and why do people choose them? → Read More

How the Danforth shooting played out in Toronto

The lone gunman who opened fire in Toronto Sunday night carved a path of chaos through a neighbourhood best known for its popular Greek restaurants and trendy cafes. → Read More

Man armed with knife arrested on Parliament Hill

A man armed with a knife reportedly attempted to attack a soldier near Parliament Hill on Monday morning. → Read More

‘Weird’ and ‘disturbing’: Focus groups give failing grades to ads promoting vaccination

One of the proposed government ads features two young children kissing on the mouth, which many parents found disturbing. → Read More

Jagmeet Singh to reveal outcome of probe into MP’s relationship with vet

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says he will reveal the findings of an independent probe into the actions of one of his MPs on Thursday. → Read More

There’s a quadrillion tons of diamonds under our feet, new research suggests

Diamonds are anything but rare in the thick layers of rock deep below us. We just can't reach them. → Read More

As the weather heats up, remnants of ancient civilizations emerge in Wales

The outlines of ancient civilizations are emerging from once-green fields in rain-starved Wales. → Read More

Number of irregular border crossings plunges again between May and June

For the second month in a row, the number of people crossing the Canada- U.S. border between legal checkpoints has dropped significantly. → Read More

Tories, NDP call for emergency meeting on asylum seekers

Parliament Hill's two main opposition parties are requesting an emergency committee meeting to discuss the issue of asylum seekers. → Read More

Researchers find ally in quest to make solar panels work on cloudy days: E. coli

A team from the University of British Columbia thinks they may have figured out how to make solar panels work effectively on cloudy days. → Read More

‘Just outrageous’: Government spends $24k on 86 cushions for Mexico City embassy

Global Affairs Canada spent over $24,600 on 86 cushions destined to pad chairs at its embassy in Mexico City. → Read More

Here are the best places to stargaze in Canada this summer

The Canadian Space Agency has released an official list of the best places to gaze at the cosmos this summer. Are you heading to any of these spots? → Read More

Heat-related deaths seem concentrated in Quebec, but there’s more to the story

More than 30 people have died in Quebec since the start of the heat wave. In Ontario, the tally is zero. So what's causing the discrepancy? → Read More

Canadians should expect some price variations for legal marijuana: health minister

The price of legal marijuana may vary "a bit" among jurisdictions across Canada, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said this weekend. → Read More

Generation Z: What will be the legacy they leave behind?

Will this young cohort save the world? → Read More

Who wins, who loses from later-than-expected marijuana legalization date

The government had initially promised eight to 12 weeks for final preparations. That's been extended to 17 weeks, and not everyone will be happy. → Read More