B.C.'s drug deaths in January 2021 were more than double those of last January, and an increasingly toxic drug supply is part of the cause, says the province's chief coroner.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was subject to an abuse of process when Trump pitched her as a U.S. bargaining chip with China, say her lawyers. But lawyers from the Attorney-General say that argument disappeared with Trump's election loss.
Global Affairs Canada official pitches "Fortress North America" approach to secure business supply chains in CUSMA trading bloc.
Liberal and opposition MPs on a Commons committee have passed a motion calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to not call an election while the pandemic continues, something he has not committed to despite questioning from NDP leader Singh.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh yesterday proposed new incentives for small businesses to rehire workers and an extension of support programs. Singh has pledged to not trigger an election, but has raised concerns the PM might.
The City of Vancouver will use part of a $51.5-million federal rapid housing fund to buy a hotel just off Victoria Drive on Kingsway to convert into 65 housing units for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
StatsCanada will today release final data showing the pandemic's impact on the Canadian economy. Preliminary data released mid-January estimated Canadian GDP shrank 5.1% in 2020, the biggest pull-back in over 60 years of comparable data.
Public Security Minister Bill Blair to develop new government-wide framework for protecting intellectual property, pipelines and information networks. The plan is expected to include more intelligence gathering and threat assessment.
The right-wing JCCF, which believes public health restrictions are "more deadly" than COVID-19 and argue politicians and public health officials are overstating deaths, continue to argue in B.C. court for lifting restrictions on churches.
Recent racist attacks and slurs have Black and Muslim women in Edmonton afraid and looking over their shoulder.