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Cool tools heading to area schools

A $200,000 donation is expected to help address the skilled-trade labour shortage in the precision metalworking sector by purchasing equipment to upgrade high school manufacturing facilities.

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The Transient Marine at the base of Bayfield Street in Barrie on Nov., 7, 2021. (Steve Mansbridge/CTV)

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Are magic mushroom stores the next pot shops?

Magic mushroom dispensaries are popping up in cities across Canada, with customers ranging from those looking for treatment for depression or PTSD to people wanting to 'micro-dose' a small amount of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms. But while the situation is in some ways reminiscent of when cannabis retailers set up shop before marijuana was legalized in 2018, Health Canada says there are no plans to legalize or decriminalize psilocybin products.

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