IQALUIT, Nunavut — A University of Saskatchewan professor who has worked in Iqaluit says any amount of fuel in drinking water is unsafe, but drinking it over the short term isn’t necessarily dangerous. Iqaluit residents were told not to drink the city’s tap water Tuesday after a fuel smell was
Peel Regional Police say they are searching for a missing Mississauga man “believed to be in possession of firearms and in a state of crisis.” Investigators say 33-year-old Ruben Mukja was reporting missing from the Westminster Place and Rathburn Road East Area of Mississauga on Sunday morning at 9:40 a.m.
OTTAWA — Afghan women ministers made pleas to Canadian politicians for help – and shared warnings about atrocities and the erosion of women’s rights – two months before the Taliban took control of Kabul. In June, female Afghan ministers begged Canada to “do something for us” as the Taliban advanced,
Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 30, 2021 7:07PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:20PM EDT EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says help is on the way from the Canadian Armed Forces and elsewhere to battle a COVID-19 wave that continues to overwhelm hospitals. Kenney
Camille Bains, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 24, 2021 12:01PM EDT Logan Giesbrecht left his dream job as an emergency room nurse when the mental health strain of an understaffed department became unbearable, even before the pandemic’s fourth wave hit and anti-vaccination protesters began gathering outside hospitals. “The biggest
Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, September 21, 2021 5:40PM EDT EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney fought Tuesday to contain a rapidly expanding COVID-19 crisis that has overrun hospitals and ignited a party revolt against his leadership. Kenney was expected to replace Health Minister Tyler Shandro with Labour
Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:23PM EDT EDMONTON – Alberta is getting offers of medical help from Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador as it continues to grapple with a COVID-19 surge that could buckle its health system in a little more than a week. Dr.
Liam Casey, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:43PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 9, 2021 7:33PM EDT A wide variety of strategies must be implemented across Ontario to tackle the opioid crisis that has worsened significantly during the pandemic, according to the province’s science table. In its
Maan Alhmidi, The Canadian Press Published Monday, August 16, 2021 9:46PM EDT Last Updated Monday, August 16, 2021 9:46PM EDT OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau revealed for the first time on Monday the number of refugees Canada has helped to flee Afghanistan, as the deepening crisis in the war-torn country threatens
The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a 53-year-old man was hit with plastic projectiles and metal barbs from a Taser as he allegedly attempted to harm himself in a park in Brampton early on Monday morning. Peel Regional Police say that at about 2:15 a.m. on Monday, they were