March 2, 2023

Evening Update: CSIS head suggests whistle-blowers are unhappy with PM’s handling of Chinese interference

Also: A supposed cross-border raid into Russia by Ukraine group; Nordstrom to exit Canada
March 2, 2023

Winnipeg ER had nearly twice average number of severely ill patients when person died waiting for care

The emergency department at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre was dealing with nearly double its usual number of critically ill or injured patients when a patient died while waiting for care there earlier this week, the head of the hospital says.
March 2, 2023

Alberta First Nation angry at Imperial's silence while tailings pond leaked for 9 months

A northern Alberta Indigenous leader has accused Imperial Oil Ltd. of a nine-month coverup over a massive release of toxic oilsands tailings on land near where his band harvests food.
March 2, 2023

RCMP make two arrests, seize firearms, right-wing political material west of Montreal

Authorities say two men from Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., are facing seven charges related to the trafficking, transfer, possession and storage of firearms
March 2, 2023

B.C. firm gets approval from Health Canada to make and sell cocaine

Decriminalization of up to 2.5 grams of drugs, including cocaine, began in B.C. on Jan. 31
March 2, 2023

B.C. to ask Ottawa for money laundering law changes after case fails to yield charges

B.C. will ask for changes to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act to bring Canadian law into harmony with the U.S. and U.K.
March 2, 2023

Yukon gov't boasts of 'strongest economy in Canada,' tables $48M surplus budget

Yukon's finance minister painted a rosy picture of the territory's future on Thursday, as he tabled a $48.2-million surplus budget, and predicted the territory will stay in the black for at least the next few years.
March 2, 2023

Manitoba RCMP say two teenage girls died after being found in the cold on First Nation

Mounties were called after the 14-year-old girls were found Wednesday in St. Theresa Point First Nation, a fly-in community about 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg
March 2, 2023

A terminally ill man waited 18 months only for Health Canada to say he can't continue magic mushroom therapy

After waiting more than 500 days to find out whether he can continue to use psilocybin therapy under an exception to Canada's drug laws, a Saskatoon man who is terminally ill with cancer got his answer: No.
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