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Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales

HALIFAX — The U.S. government is being urged to pressure Canada to do more to protect the endangered North American right whale population in order to avoid a ban on various Canadian seafood products. Nine U.S.

Manitoba Tory accused of showing naked photos to assistant to remain in caucus

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba member of the legislature investigated for showing his assistant a picture of naked women and making inappropriate remarks is to remain in the governing Progressive Conservative caucus.
Assisted-death lawsuit adjourned, government evidence widens eligibility: lawyer

Assisted-death lawsuit adjourned, government evidence widens eligibility: lawyer

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and a woman with a degenerative illness have adjourned their lawsuit challenging the federal assisted-dying law after they say government evidence expanded eligibility for the procedure.

Alberta soldier charged with attempted murder of her three children

EDMONTON — A soldier who works at Canadian Forces Base Edmonton has been charged with the attempted murder of her three children. Cpl.
Schools can borrow Second World War artifacts through Canadian War Museum program

Schools can borrow Second World War artifacts through Canadian War Museum program

Classrooms across Canada can borrow sets of Second World War artifacts and reproductions in the second instalment of a popular learning tool provided by the Canadian War Museum.
Ottawa loses in court battle with Bangladesh over alleged coup plotter

Ottawa loses in court battle with Bangladesh over alleged coup plotter

OTTAWA — Bangladesh has won a round in its court battle with Canada over a man accused of taking part in a 1975 coup that resulted in the death of the south Asian country's president.

What we know — and what we don't — about a vaping-related illness

Health officials in London, Ont., say they've diagnosed the first-known Canadian case of a vaping-related illness. Their counterparts in the United States have reported hundreds of confirmed and probable cases, including at least six deaths.
International group takes pass on monitoring election due to limited resources

International group takes pass on monitoring election due to limited resources

OTTAWA — An international body that specializes in monitoring elections is skipping this year's Canadian election due to limited resources despite questions and potential concerns about the role of third-party groups, cybersecurity and social media i
Alberta inquiry into oil and gas foes could face legal challenge from Ecojustice

Alberta inquiry into oil and gas foes could face legal challenge from Ecojustice

CALGARY — An environmental law group is threatening legal action if the Alberta government's inquiry into foreign funding of oil and gas industry foes continues as is.
Ontario youth with vaping-related illness was on life support: officials

Ontario youth with vaping-related illness was on life support: officials

A teen from London, Ont., who was using e-cigarettes daily suffered a severe case of pulmonary illness, local health officials announced Wednesday, saying they believe it is the first confirmed case of vaping-related lung disease in Canada.