The war that won’t end: Civilian who served in Afghanistan still fighting for PTSD benefits

Mohammad Amin with the Canadian mission in Afghanistan in 2006. ‘If you want to use civilians in a war zone, you’ve got to be able to help them.’ (CBC News/Contributed) The telephone... Read more »

NDP willing to withhold health funding to provinces with abortion barriers

People take part in the March For Life rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 9, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press) The NDP says it’s willing to withhold federal healthcare funding... Read more »

NDP’s 2019 election platform promises mental, dental, hearing coverage for all

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joins hands with deputy leader Alexandre Boulerice, left, and other candidates during a presentation of the party’s plan for climate change in Montreal on Friday, May 31. (The... Read more »

Cannabis edibles to be legally for sale by mid-December

Medicated High Chew edibles are shown on display and offered for sale at the cannabis-themed Kushstock Festival at Adelanto, Calif. on Oct. 20, 2018. (Richard Vogel/Associated Press) New cannabis products — like edibles,... Read more »

Cannabis edibles available for sale legally in mid-December

Medicated High Chew edibles on display for sale at the cannabis-themed Kushstock Festival at Adelanto, Calif., on Oct. 20. In Canada, regulations for cannabis products like edibles and beverages will come into... Read more »

Advisory council to release final report on Canadian pharmacare plan

Eric Hoskins, chair of the Liberal government’s advisory council on national pharmacare and Ontario’s former health minister, will release recommendations Wednesday for a national pharmacare plan. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) The Liberal government’s... Read more »

Advisory council calls for universal, single-payer pharmacare plan

An advisory council appointed by the Liberal government is recommending the establishment of a universal, single-payer public pharmacare system. The council’s 171-page report, released Wednesday, calls for the creation of a new... Read more »

Advisory council calls for $15B universal, single-payer pharmacare plan

Eric Hoskins, chair of the Liberal government’s advisory council on national pharmacare and Ontario’s former health minister, released recommendations Wednesday for a national pharmacare plan. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) An advisory council appointed... Read more »

Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waves to the crowd after making an announcement at the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Tuesday. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press) The Liberal government says it will increase Canadian funding... Read more »

Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change

Left to right: Chief commissioner Marion Buller and commissioners Brian Eyolfson, Qajaq Robinson and Michele Audette prepare the final report to give to the government at the closing ceremony for the National... Read more »