N.B. engineers, students gather to honour victims of Polytechnique shooting

Between 50 and 75 engineers, students, community members, and political leaders all gathered to light candles in memory of the 14 young women who lost their lives while studying at the post-secondary institution. (Alyson Samson/CTV) Between 50 and 75 engineers, students, community members, and political leaders all gathered to light candles in memory of the 14 young women who lost their lives while studying at the post-secondary institution. (Alyson Samson/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.