MORNING HEADLINES: NOVEMBER 1, 2018

Michael Beck / November 1, 2018

Marijuana was legalized in Canada on October 17
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1st private cannabis store given licence in Kimberley

The B.C. government has approved Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Kimberley, B.C. as the first private legal pot shop.

The announcement comes just two weeks after the legalization of marijuana, but dozens of shops are still waiting for their license to sell weed.

Kimberley and Kamloops are now the only B.C. cities to have legal pot shops.

Heavy rainfall could lead to overnight flooding

A rainfall warning has been issued for the lower mainland. The region is expected to be hammered by 30 millimeters of rain tonight, with a total of 50-80 millimeters of rain to hit Metro Vancouver in the next 24-hours.

Heavy Rain is in BC’s forecast
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BC has felt multiple earthquakes off its cost in the past week.
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4.9 magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Port Alice

A number of earthquakes have struck near B.C.’s coast in the past couple of weeks.

On Halloween, just after 9 o’clock, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit 200 km’s off of Vancouver Island’s coast near Port Alice.

There are no reports of damage nor is there a Tsunami warning.