5 things to know on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Marijuana is expected to be legal in Canada by September after the Senate passed Bill C-45, setting it up for Royal Assent.

1. Marijuana legislation: The Senate – the government‘s legislation to legalize marijuana – with parliamentarians calling it a historic moment.

2. Treating childhood depression: A new therapy-based intervention between parent and child , according to research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

3. Smuggling accusations: In a new broadside against Canadians, U.S. President Donald Trump . 

4. Studying Crohn‘s: A new Canadian-led project is looking in to what causes Crohn‘s disease in an effort to create a predictive test .

5. First athlete: Julia Joudoin will become the first female athlete in Ontario University Athletics to compete on a men’s varsity team