News Marijuana use down among minors, up among older Canadians, StatsCan study finds 2017-12-18T15:52:13.000000000-05:00 More older Canadians, including senior citizens, are using marijuana as fewer youth are consuming cannabis, according to a new research study released by Statistics Canada today. Puerto Rico hurricane death toll may be much grimmer than officials say 2017-12-18T13:27:36.000000000-05:00 A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse. U.S. vetoes UN resolution that would have required it to undo Trump's Jerusalem declaration 2017-12-18T13:00:18.000000000-05:00 The United States has vetoed a UN resolution that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. South Africa's ANC picks new leader, rejects choice of President Zuma 2017-12-18T12:33:15.000000000-05:00 South Africa's ruling African National Congress has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president, making the nation's deputy president likely to become the next leader of the country. Multiple deaths after Amtrak train derails onto highway south of Seattle 2017-12-18T11:37:22.000000000-05:00 An Amtrak train derailed in Washington state on its inaugural run from Seattle to Portland, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, killing a number of riders and pinning others under the wreckage. Bombardier and Boeing vie over trade subsidies at Washington hearing 2017-12-18T11:06:21.000000000-05:00 The Canadian government is at a tribunal hearing today, arguing against the imposition of duties on Bombardier planes. The country's ambassador to Washington says potential duties of up to 300 per cent are illegitimate for several reasons. Lawsuit allegations of tax fraud, stolen donations 'without merit,' says Greek Orthodox Metropolis 2017-12-18T10:56:50.000000000-05:00 "The spurious allegations made against our Metropolis are not grounded in fact and we eagerly await the opportunity to zealously defend ourselves using the appropriate process through Canada's justice system," reads a statement from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto. Sears Canada demise named Canadian Press business story of 2017 2017-12-18T10:29:22.000000000-05:00 The demise of Sears Canada has been voted the 2017 Business News Story of the Year in an annual poll of the country's newsrooms conducted by The Canadian Press. Richard Wagner sworn in as Canada's new chief justice 2017-12-18T09:07:31.000000000-05:00 Quebec jurist Richard Wagner was sworn in as Canada's new chief justice during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa today. Meet the Scheers: Andrew and Jill on faith, politics and parenting 2017-12-18T07:42:53.000000000-05:00 The line of separation between politics and home life for the Scheers is set to get a little less sharp in 2018 as the Conservatives move to position Andrew as the next best leader for the country.