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Give severely addicted drug users injectable medical-grade heroin: guideline

VANCOUVER — A national research group recommends health-care providers offer injectable medical-grade heroin or another prescription drug to severely addicted patients if treatment with oral medication has not worked to reduce cravings for people who
Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

OTTAWA — The Liberals tried to turn the page on Justin Trudeau's blackface controversy — and one-up their main rivals — with policy announcements Sunday again aimed squarely at middle-class Canadian wallets.
'Crying out for help:' Calgary radicalization program evolves to help others

'Crying out for help:' Calgary radicalization program evolves to help others

CALGARY — The soft-spoken young man wasn't being recruited by neo-Nazis or the Islamic State, but he was in a downward spiral. Andy, who asked not to have his real name published, says he hit rock bottom a few years ago when he was 19.
Glen Assoun calls for reform in how Ottawa considers cases of wrongful conviction

Glen Assoun calls for reform in how Ottawa considers cases of wrongful conviction

HALIFAX — Tethered to an ankle monitor and alone in a British Columbia basement apartment in the fall of 2017, Glen Eugene Assoun felt his sanity slipping away as his wrongful conviction file languished in Ottawa.

No winning ticket for Saturday nights $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario.
Singh-Trudeau meeting will be private, say Liberals, but no time set yet

Singh-Trudeau meeting will be private, say Liberals, but no time set yet

OTTAWA — The Liberal Party pledged Saturday to keep private the details of any conversation between NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Justin Trudeau about the blackface scandal that rocked the federal election campaign this past week.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $40 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $40 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Sept.

Father's testimony at murder trial like plot of 'bad low-budget movie:' Crown

VANCOUVER — A father accused of murdering his two daughters has told his trial a "yarn" about the day the girls were killed, a Crown attorney argued Friday. Patrick Weir alleged in his closing arguments in the B.C.
Possible Canadian cases of vaping illnesses being investigated: health officer

Possible Canadian cases of vaping illnesses being investigated: health officer

REGINA — Canada's chief public health officer says at least three reports of potential vaping-related illnesses are being investigated, but she doesn't consider any to be confirmed. Theresa Tam says one of the cases comes from London, Ont.

Trudeau only one in dark makeup at 2001 party but nobody took offence: attendee

VANCOUVER — A man who attended an "Arabian Nights" gala held by a private school in Vancouver says no one besides Justin Trudeau attended in skin-darkening makeup — but no one else was dressed as Aladdin, either.