Canada & World

Opioid prescriptions up across Canada: report

The report shows the number of opioid prescriptions rose by almost seven per cent, while daily doses on average dropped

Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci warns that Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Health Canada hints at government’s plans for legal pot

Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regulations

Washington governor tells BC don’t be ‘daunted’ by Trump

“I want to assure this assembly that no matter who is in the White House, it won’t affect Washington state’s relationship with Canada or British Columbia.”

Feds plan to spend billions on housing strategy

However much of the $15.9 billion will not be spent until after the next election in 2019

UPDATE: CBS fires Charlie Rose following allegations

Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be accused with sexual misconduct allegations

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          LGBTQ advocates want military, RCMP to take part in apology

          “These are all the organizations that perpetrated past discrimination against the LGBTQ community.”

          Canadians are getting bad advice from the taxman

          An auditor has found that Canadians are getting bad advice from the taxman, when they can get through

          Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

          Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

          Forecast calls for a snowy Canadian winter

          Canadians told to brace for a ‘classic’ Canadian winter with lots of snow

          Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

          The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary

          Charles Manson, leader of murderous ’60s cult, dead at 83

          Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

          Funeral procession for Const. John Davidson starts at 11:30 a.m.

          Funeral procession and celebration of life to be held for fallen Abbotsford Police officer

          • Nov 19th, 2017

          Loblaws closing 22 stores, launching home delivery ahead of ‘difficult year’

          “We are excited about our future. But…we expect 2018 will be a difficult year,” said Galen G. Weston, Loblaw CEO.

          Australians vote Yes to endorse gay marriage

          Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no

          ‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

          Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the “Weinstein Effect” is rippling across the globe

          Global carbon pollution on the rise

          Global carbon pollution rises after three straight flat years

          Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica

          A magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes San Jose capital

          Montreal war monument vandalized on Remembrance Day

          “It’s an insult to the army, and to soldiers that died for us.”: Residents angry after war monument vandalized

          Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400

          Authorities in Iran’s western Kermanshah province say the quake killed 407 people in the country and injured 6,700. Kermanshah