Mi'kmaq First Nation, environmental group work on creating zero-emission lobster boat

Hubert Nicholas, director of Fisheries at Membertou First Nation speaks with engineers Erica Pineo, left, and Marissa Campbell in a 2022 handout photo. An environmental charity and Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia are partnering to develop the first generation of electric lobster fishing boats. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ocean North Hubert Nicholas, director of Fisheries at Membertou First Nation speaks with engineers Erica Pineo, left, and Marissa Campbell in a 2022 handout photo. An environmental charity and Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia are partnering to develop the first generation of electric lobster fishing boats. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ocean North

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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.