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.
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.
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.
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.