The Supreme Court of Canada has quashed plans for seismic testing in Nunavut, delivering a major victory to Inuit who argued they were inadequately consulted before the National Energy Board gave oil companies the green light to conduct disruptive testing. more »
One of the men convicted of plotting to derail a Via passenger train between New York and Toronto is now being treated for schizophrenia and wants to appeal his life sentence, court heard on Wednesday. more »
We rarely hear about the very normal and necessary use for narcotic pain medication in our talk about the "opioid crisis" and its bedfellow, the "fentanyl epidemic." We've been told that when it comes to opioids, they're not only bad: they're fatal. more »
Federal government officials promised they would reimburse public servants for out-of-pocket expenses directly caused by Phoenix payroll woes, but the government is denying much of what's being claimed by employees, documents show. more »
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