A monthly community lunch for a group of Ontario seniors took a strange turn this week after many attendees got sick from consuming cannabis-laced brownies, provincial police said Thursday.
The number of homeless people who died in British Columbia more than doubled in 2016 compared with the previous year, and the majority died of drug overdoses or alcohol poisoning.
The Conservatives' marathon vote protest in the Commons got an added boost this morning from Jane Philpott's interview in Maclean's magazine — in which she says there's «much more to the story» of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.
An Amish-owned, horse-drawn buggy has been destroyed after colliding with a truck on a rural P.E.I. road.
A 38-year-old Ontario man at the centre of a ‘sexsomnia’ case has been sentenced to one year in prison and three months of probation following eight years of court proceedings.
Spring arrives today with most of the county experiencing warmer weather but Environment Canada’s senior climatologist said we’re not out of the woods yet as snowfall could be around the corner.
Ontario is tweaking its controversial autism program, eliminating income testing and exploring supports based on need.
Strip searches of suspects have become commonplace and are all too often unnecessary and even illegal despite sharp criticism of the practice going back almost two decades, one of Ontario's police watchdogs reported on Thursday.
Ontario's provincial police say they're investigating after several people appeared to «overdose» on cannabis after eating brownies served at a community lunch.
Controversial Canadian professor Jordan Peterson has lost his chance to teach at the U.K.’s prestigious Cambridge University.
After five months in power, Francois Legault's Coalition Avenir Quebec government will lay out its true priorities today as it tables its first budget.
The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus will be sentenced Friday. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.
The trucker who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is expected to be sentenced to prison this week. But four drivers who also caused fatal collisions say the true punishment is a lifetime of remorse. They share their experiences living with the consequences of their actions.
Wondering how the government's budget measures will affect the housing market? You're not alone.
It's difficult to find any statistics on it, but Canadians have likely encountered the «one issue per visit» rule in a doctor's office or know of someone who has.
Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of THC rather than weight, as it could ease pricing for some products and potentially boost product availability.
After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson's wish was to spend a day with her classmates from Cranberry Portage school in Winnipeg. The Frontier School Division and a handful of Manitoba-based companies worked together to make that wish come true.
When a mother took her son to a doctor's appointment recently, she noticed a message in the waiting room. 'For your safety and ours, please limit the discussion with your provider to one issue per visit.' Her tweet about it sparked a debate about a longstanding issue in the health-care system.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman at a house party in 2011 will spend one year in jail and three more on probation after the last of several appeals was rejected in court Wednesday.
Jail sentences have been handed down to three current and former Calgary police officers who stalked and harassed a woman for months.
The Ontario Provincial Police have now set up a dedicated hotline after being flooded with tips following the broadcast of a W5 documentary about the mysterious death of a baby 30 years ago.
A man is in police custody after an «erratic driver» smashed into several cars near the University of Ottawa.
A woman who opted to treat her son with holistic remedies instead of taking him to the doctor for a strep infection has been granted full parole.
As supporters continue to donate money to a GoFundMe campaign, a friend of a Quebec man who went missing while diving in Mexico says those funds are going towards expanding the search for him.
Morrie Tobin, the Montreal native named in reports as the central figure who exposed an alleged college admissions scam in the U.S., is described by those who knew him as someone who stood out for his athleticism and drive.
A father whose daughter was the subject of an Amber Alert has been released without charges.
A woman convicted in her son's death after she failed to take him to the doctor for a strep infection is to appear before a hearing in Calgary today to seek full parole.
Memories of vomiting, diarrhea and unrelenting stomach pain as he withdrew from opioids in prison had Rob MacDonald repeatedly asking for addiction treatment before he left a maximum-security facility but despite dozens of formal complaints, he says he didn't get any help.
Opposition Leader Jason Kenney and NDP Leader Rachel Notley hammer home different visions for Alberta, after the latter announces the province will go to the polls on April 16.
The federal Liberal government plans to spend $4.5 billion over the next five years to try to narrow the socio-economic gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people — part of a plan to keep reconciliation at the forefront of this fall's campaign narrative.
The 2019 federal budget includes a tantalizing pitch for prospective first-time home buyers — one that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the purchase price of a home and bring down the mortgage load for borrowers.
Police in the Greater Toronto Area say a five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe.
The alleged incidents happened in 2018.
People will be looking to see if Mississauga teenager Bianca Andreescu can build off her surprise result at Indian Wells. And whether she can deal with the pressure that comes with winning.
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tabled his government's 2019 budget, getting around a threat by the Opposition Conservatives to stir up a disruption because Liberal MPs on the justice committee had shut down an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.