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Prescription drugs cost Canadians almost $30 billion a year, with all but about $4 billion covered by public or private plans.
Members of a board of inquiry into three suicides at the Royal Military College of Canada have reported facing troubling delays and obstacles obtaining key information and evidence during their nearly yearlong internal investigation.
Lola Bendana, chief executive officer of a Toronto-based translation firm, said it is not unprecedented for high-level summits to take place without other officials in the room. But that doesn’t mean translators should be compelled to reveal the contents of those meetings.
Paul Bennett, 47, was shot in his driveway in Surrey, B.C., on the afternoon of June 23. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Thursday he was the unintended victim of a targeted shooting.
Gabriel Klein is charged with second-degree murder in the death of the teen and aggravated assault for an attack on another Grade 9 girl in November 2016. His lawyer and the Crown attorney both agreed he was unfit to stand trial.
A court application from the government claims the protesters are “occupying” land “without the permission, consent or authorization” of the government.
According to Statistics Canada, the proportion of francophones in Ontario went from 5.2 per cent of the population in 1996, to 4.7 per cent in 2016 — a decrease that French Language Services Commissioner Francois Boileau said was troubling.
The city of St. John’s, N.L., said the aroma is a result of naturally occurring organic substances in the water supply.
As a condition of her parole, Tamara Lovett cannot care for any vulnerable person. She must also continue to attend psychological counselling to address grief and loss, as well as mental health.
The NDP has requested an emergency meeting in hopes that Transport Minister Marc Garneau will spell out the options he’s looking at to ensure people in Western Canada who rely on bus services are still able to travel.
Everyday Americans need to be convinced of the importance of trade between Canada and the U.S., Canada’s ambassador tells provincial leaders.
Karin Adams, who is 46 and of no fixed address, has been released on several conditions and will appear in a Red Deer courtroom July 31.
An independent investigation into allegations from an Afghanistan war veteran concluded “there was no misconduct,” NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Thursday.
A news release from the detachment says the Williams Lake resident was hiking with her daughter when the tree came down across the popular trail.
‘I want to leave. Stop assaulting me.’ Hate crime unit reviewing race-related incident at London grocery store
A video of the incident was posted to Facebook and has gathered more than 870,000 views.
Leaders representing different areas of the auto industry say the tariffs will hurt industry competitiveness, drive up consumer prices and trigger major job losses.
Ford said Ontario will intervene in the Court of Appeal challenge that Premier Scott Moe’s government has launched.
Almost every family in the country receives the monthly benefit, but take-up rates for families on-reserve has consistently lagged behind the wider population due to fewer tax filings.
One of the questions on the form — which appears on Ministry of Corrections and Policing letterhead — asks if the inmate requires a tissue for their tears and if the incident led to permanent feeling damage.
The agency has recently launched public consultations that, once completed, will produce 10-year plans designed to turn around sagging attendance figures for the sites.