The overdose prevention service at the Collins Bay Institution will be the third of its kind in Canada and the first in Ontario. Correctional Service Canada says it will save lives, but a union official says it presents staff with a moral dilemma.
In a 6-month span, a 16-month-old baby and both her parents died of suspected drug toxicity in Saskatoon. The surviving family members say they want to see better supports for parents living with addictions, and better protections for their children.
Every year for the last four years, Maha Al-Zu'bi, a former Calgary professor, her husband Tahseen Kharaisat, a former local restaurant owner, and their five-year-old son Furat have dressed in red and white to celebrate Canada Day from the apartment they’re renting in the northwest suburbs of Amman, Jordan.
The town council in Hay River, N.W.T., decided Monday that it was still too soon to set a date for when residents can return, as fire conditions in the area remain "volatile" and the community remains at risk.
provincial government is ending triage protocol for prosecutors to prioritize cases based on the likelihood of conviction, creating teams of prosecutors to target repeat offenders in Edmonton and Calgary