Jun 19, 2017
By Michael Kramer
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his government will not be altering its July 2018 deadline – for legalizing recreational marijuana.
Morneau says the federal government promised Canadians it would legalize pot by then – and he believes that date is achievable.
After meeting with his provincial counterparts in Ottawa – the finance minister said – his government wants a set goal to work towards.
Manitoba’s finance minister says he’s feeling rushed by the Trudeau government’s timeline – and wants it extended.