May 10, 2023

Police probe more sudden deaths for ties to man charged with selling toxic substance online

At least two Toronto-area police agencies are reviewing recent investigations into sudden deaths for possible links to Kenneth Law, as a growing number of authorities across the country confirm they, too, have been involved in the sprawling probe. Law is accused of selling a toxic substance online to at-risk individuals.
May 10, 2023

The government wants to toss 'junk fees' in the garbage

Federal governments in both Canada and the U.S. are targeting consumer surcharges, such as event fees, which often surprise buyers with increased costs at the end of a transaction. But while advocacy groups on both sides of the border welcome a crackdown, they say enforcement is also key.
May 10, 2023

PM's former adviser says there's no indication Canada was invited to join AUKUS defence pact

Canada was left out of the trilateral defence and security pact known as AUKUS — and a new report by a respected American think-tank says Ottawa must overcome its apparent indifference to the deal or risk being left behind by allies.
May 10, 2023

You may soon be eating more gene-edited food with Canada's updated seed rules

Organic farmers say Canada's relaxed guidelines welcome genetically modified seeds and leave them no room to opt out, while biotech developers applaud the change, saying it will help farmers increase crop yields in the face of food insecurity and climate change.
May 10, 2023

Toronto gynecologist given 4-month suspension for dishonourable conduct

A gynecologist at the centre of a years-long CBC investigation has had his medical licence suspended for four months following a regulatory hearing. "It is important to note that Dr. Gerber did not plead guilty to the allegations against him, but rather he pleaded 'no contest,'" his lawyer said.
May 10, 2023

'Serious weather event' likely to make B.C. wildfires worse, forecasters warn

There are more than 40 active wildfires burning across the province, primarily in the Prince George Fire Centre, which covers the northeast quarter of the province. Forecasters are worried that unseasonably hot weather forecast for the weekend will exacerbate the situation.
May 10, 2023

Man charged with second-degree murder in death of Paul Band First Nation woman

Man, 28, charged with second-degree murder in fatal knife attack of Paul Band First Nation woman
May 10, 2023

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2019 drug death of teen in Langley, B.C.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2019 fatal drug overdose of teen in Langley, B.C.
May 10, 2023

CBC resumes activity on some of its Twitter accounts after hitting pause over labels

CBC returns to Twitter, but will ‘significantly reduce’ its overall footprint on social media platform
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