Canada

November 16, 2022

This Saskatchewan homeless man patrols streets to save others from freezing to death

A homeless man in northern Saskatchewan says his near-death experience last winter makes him too afraid to fall asleep outside on a cold night. So Ernest McPherson has taken it upon himself to check on other homeless people to make sure they stay awake and alive.
November 16, 2022

Video appears to show 5-year-old boy dragged several metres by school bus near Brantford, Ont.

William Tappen, a five-year-old senior kindergarten student from Mount Pleasant, Ont., was exiting a school bus on Nov. 1 when the doors closed on him, partially dragging him several metres down the road in an incident OPP are investigating.
November 16, 2022

Edmonton school board urges Alberta to develop thresholds for triggering health protocols

Edmonton Public Schools say more than 70 per cent of schools in the district have met or exceeded the 10-per-cent absentee threshold for ‘outbreak status’ by Alberta Health Services, as of Nov. 7
November 16, 2022

Misconduct charges laid against Toronto Police inspector

Charge sheets say officer arranged for her nephew to leave scene of crash before traffic detectives could take breath sample
November 15, 2022

Blue Bombers star quarterback Collaros headlines 2022 CFL all-star team

Six Canadians named to 2022 CFL all-star team
November 15, 2022

Defence closes case in sexual assault trial of ex-PQ legislator Harold LeBel

Defence for ex-Parti Québécois legislator Harold LeBel rests case in sexual assault trial
November 15, 2022

Alberta's new chief medical officer must be independent, not sidelined

Danielle Smith's government has installed a new top public health doctor. What powers and roles Dr. Mark Joffe has will be crucial this fall.
November 15, 2022

Saskatchewan mother accused of faking death, fleeing the country faces more charges

Saskatoon mother who faked her death before fleeing to U.S. faces seven additional charges including forging a passport, possessing forged documents
November 15, 2022

Reflecting on COVID-19 response, Montreal says it wants to pay more attention to mental health, inequalities

Dr. Mylène Drouin, Montreal's public health director, says the city was aware of the mental health ramifications of strict COVID-19 rules but didn't do a good enough job of monitoring them.
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