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Philpott urges doctors to help improve health of most vulnerable patient groups

Philpott urges doctors to help improve health of most vulnerable patient groups

QUEBEC — Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada's doctors have a major role to play in improving the health of the country's most vulnerable populations, including those at risk for a fatal overdose due to rampant opioid use and abuse, a c

Trudeau to be honoured guest at international-affairs gala in New York

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be honoured at a prestigious international-affairs gala in New York City next month. The prime minister is among the honoured guests at this year's Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards.

Alberta RCMP officers cleared in fatal shooting after front-end loader rampage

EDMONTON — Alberta's police watchdog says two RCMP officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who was on a rampage with a stolen front-end loader and tried to use the massive machine to crush a police car with an officer inside against a

Globe and Mail to scrap print edition in Atlantic Canada later this year

TORONTO — The Globe and Mail is putting a stop to its daily print edition across Atlantic Canada later this year. Publisher Phillip Crawley said the national newspaper plans to halt production for the East Coast on Nov. 30.

Ottawa wants info on impact of nuclear-waste bunker on Indigenous community

TORONTO — Further information on how a proposed nuclear-waste bunker near Lake Huron might affect area First Nations peoples is needed before the government decides whether to approve the project, federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said M

Border-beer case could 'redesign' Canadian federalism: N.B. government

FREDERICTON — A battle over cross-border beer sales threatens to end Canadian federalism as it was originally conceived, the New Brunswick government argues in a submission to the country's top court.
Unreasonable delay arguments brought in Radiohead stage collapse case

Unreasonable delay arguments brought in Radiohead stage collapse case

TORONTO — Charges against an entertainment company and an engineer accused in a deadly 2012 stage collapse at a Radiohead concert in Toronto should be thrown out after a legal setback sent the case back to square one, defence lawyers argued Monday.
Brazen bear punched after breaking into home on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Brazen bear punched after breaking into home on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

GIBSONS, B.C. — Police say a black bear has been put down after it broke into a home and terrified a family in Gibsons, B.C.
Jerry Lewis telethons played 'pivotal role,' says Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Jerry Lewis telethons played 'pivotal role,' says Muscular Dystrophy Canada

TORONTO — The passionate advocacy work of Jerry Lewis has left an indelible mark in Canada, says the head of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Five stories in the news for today, Aug. 22

Five stories in the news for today, Aug. 22

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Aug.