Challenges and successes for new Canadians
Focus on opening doors drives immigration aid groups
Immigration Program "a model that could be extended to … the country"
'If this region is going to survive and prosper, immigration is ...
McNEISH: 'We are now a global community'
Younger doctors exhausted by new practice demands
Fighting to find a family doctor: ‘The whole process is undignified.’
What we learned, what you said about doctor shortage in Atlantic Canada
Challenges, solutions to Atlantic Canada's doctor shortage
Family doctor shortage a threat to health care
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Euthanasia by organ donation: Should we allow doctors to retrieve people's organs while they're still alive?
From self-defence laws to 911 access: How the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP would address rural crime
Airport CEO, Nav Canada boss named to 'blue ribbon' drone task force
Gen. John Vance gets pay hike, but sources say timing not linked to Mark Norman case
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recommended a raise for Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. John Vance, boosting his salary’s upper limit to $306,500. Although government sources say the raise is part of a regular pay review, the announcement ...
Andrew Scheer's economic vision for Canada is right out of 1993
In early April, a couple of guys who once advised Justin Trudeau and Stephen Harper, respectively, published one of the better works of popular policy research in some time. Robert Asselin, the Liberal; Sean Speer, the Conservative; and their ...
Canadian scientists figure out how to preserve vaccines without refrigeration — a potential public-health game changer
A team of Canadian scientists has developed what could be a simple and inexpensive method to preserve vaccines without refrigeration — a potential public-health game changer in parts of the world where epidemics are raging and resources are ...
Calgary judge sentences Edward Downey to 50 years for killing woman and her five-year-old daughter
Double-murderer Edward Downey must serve a minimum 50 years behind bars for the slayings of a Calgary mom and her young daughter, a judge ruled Tuesday. Justice Beth Hughes agreed with Crown prosecutor Carla MacPhail that Downey’s conduct ...
Fort Mac lessons loom large as High Level wildfire burns
The “mayhem” of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire provided valuable lessons being deployed in the fight against the blaze threatening High Level, officials say. Bruce Mayer, assistant deputy minister in the forestry department, said ...
'It was almost post-apocalyptic': High Level wildfire evacuees regroup in Slave Lake
Entering Slave Lake from Highway 2, the roadway has numerous blackened trees sticking out among the new green growth. It’s a stark reminder that just eight years ago, the northern town had to evacuate due to an encroaching, out of control ...
Russia commandeers ships leased to B.C.-based Arctic tour company
The Russian government has abruptly ordered two ice-strengthened ships to remain at home just four weeks before they were contracted to begin the Arctic season under lease to B.C.-based One Ocean Expeditions. The two ships — Vavilov and ...
Saskatchewan man happy bees back after stung by theft
A Saskatchewan beekeeper says he is back in possession of 148 bee hives that were stolen from him. “They’ve been through, I guess, an unnecessary stress, but we’ll be able to get them back going the direction we want them to ...
Cheaper gas and home heating? Here's what happens when Alberta ditches the carbon tax
EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature will return with a throne speech on Wednesday, and Premier Jason Kenney has vowed to put an end to the carbon tax by the end of the month. However, that probably won’t be the end of it. The federal ...
Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir booted from NDP caucus not running in federal election
Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir will not be running in this year’s federal election following his ousting from the NDP caucus over harassment allegations. Weir made the announcement in a post on his website Monday morning, claiming “local ...