Police and Canada Post intercepted $1 million worth of drugs (and $770,000 worth of alcohol) shipped by mail to the Inuit communities of Nunavik, located across the northern third of Quebec.
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The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
Quebec’s cannabis retailers are struggling to get by on their own supply. Some customers are turning to unregulated dispensaries on Indigenous territory.
No matter who wins the Oct. 1 election, the relationship between First Nations and Quebec’s government will have to be “entirely revisited.”