Canada

September 15, 2022

Off-label use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing home patients not tracked in rural Manitoba

A gap in Manitoba’s reporting system means the majority of nursing homes in the province cannot monitor how many residents are being given antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis.
September 15, 2022

Rising costs, lack of workers spell the end for popular P.E.I. restaurant

A popular restaurant in Mount Stewart, P.E.I. has served its last meal. The owner of Laurie's Country Kitchen says staff shortages and rising costs to operate have forced him to close his doors. 
September 15, 2022

Homeowners hired a contractor to build a pool. They say he took their money and never finished the job

Several homeowners in rural Ottawa say they're tired, frustrated and out tens of thousands of dollars after hiring a contractor for a job that was never finished.
September 15, 2022

5 Canadians set to play feature roles in new Women's Super League season

Five members of Canada's women's soccer team will be in action when the 2022-23 Women's Super League season kicks off this weekend.
September 15, 2022

New safe-drug supply program in Thunder Bay, Ont., called 'a powerful step' forward

Harm-reduction advocates and front-line workers in Thunder Bay, Ont., one of the communities hit hardest by Canada's drug overdose crisis, welcome a new program to help people access safe opioids and "wraparound" supports. The pilot project, funded by Health Canada, is among 17 offering or evaluating safer supply programs across the country.
September 15, 2022

Saulteaux model has 'a dream come true' walking and jigging the runway at New York Fashion Week

A model from Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation in Saskatchewan was able to not only walk the runway in New York Fashion Week, but also perform traditional jigging.
September 15, 2022

Cindy Blackstock asks Human Rights Tribunal to reject $20B child welfare compensation deal

An Indigenous children's rights advocate — whose 15-year battle with Ottawa led to a historic $40 billion settlement agreement over discrimination in the First Nations foster care system — is asking the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to send the compensation deal back to the drawing board.
September 15, 2022

Families of Flight PS752 victims call for war crimes probe

Lawyers representing families who lost loved ones in the destruction of Flight PS752 say they put forward a submission Wednesday calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate the case as a possible war crime or crime against humanity.
September 15, 2022

OPP investigating alleged police assault of First Nation man caught on video

A non-First Nations police officer with a First Nations-focused police force is under an Ontario Provincial Police investigation over an alleged assault that was caught on cellphone video, CBC News has learned.
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