The average number of Canadians who have been hospitalized because of opioid poisoning is growing, according to new numbers published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, but even with new numbers, tracking the breath of the crisis in Canada continues to run up against problems.
Arnold Chan, the Liberal MP for Scarborough-Agincourt, has died at the age of 50. Chan had been battling cancer.
MPs studying the government's legal cannabis legislation were urged Thursday to consider "amnesty provisions" for individuals with prior cannabis offences to allow them access to the legal market.
MPs on the House of Commons health committee are hearing from health care officials and Indigenous leaders as the committee conducts day 4 of hearings on the government's legal cannabis legislation.
For the better part of two days members of Justin Trudeau’s cabinet met behind closed doors in St. John’s, plotting strategy for the fall legislative session, while outside their opponents, critics and interest groups declared open season on significant parts of the Liberal agenda.
Canada's privacy commissioner says the RCMP has used cellphone tracking technology in a way that was "not lawful" six times.
A town hall on the Ambassador Bridge featured plenty of questions but few answers as area politicians work to form an advocacy group that will hold proponents of the replacement span project accountable.
Although Canada is hosting a major peacekeeping conference this fall, the likelihood of it showing up with news of where and when Canadian troops will be deployed was thrown into question Wednesday at a federal cabinet retreat in St. John's.
Despite Canada's vast wilderness, populations of half its vertebrate species are shrinking, a new World Wildlife Fund report finds. And endangered species like woodland caribou and St. Lawrence beluga whales continue to disappear even after becoming protected by federal laws.
From woodland caribou to St. Lawrence beluga whales, Canada’s threatened and endangered species keep declining despite federal legislation designed to protect them and help their populations recover, a new report by WWF-Canada shows.