(Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Today is the one year anniversary of Cannabis legalization in Canada

Your morning start for Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Happy weediversary Canada! Cannabis was legalized nation-wide one year ago today.

Fun Fact of the day:

After the release of the 1996 film Scream, which involved an anonymous killer calling and murdering his victims, Caller ID tripled in the United States.

Weather forecast according to Environment Canada:

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In case you missed it (ICYMI):

A West Kelowna business has been charged after six bears were euthanized in three days following continuous littering in an area around Lake Okanagan Resort. Read the story here.

Video of the day:

Look at the speed of the NHL’s leading scorer. The Edmonton Oilers currently sit at the top of the NHL standings.

ALSO READ: West Kelowna Warriors being sold back to BC Hockey League

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