Liberals lay out proposed rules for cannabis ‘edibles’

From cannabis candy to dried meat with marijuana, the federal government has set out proposed new rules on how pot products can be sipped or munched. The proposed regulations released today on... Read more »

Federal agency racks up big expenses after scientists reject web meetings

A federal agency that funds medical science is racking up large travel and hospitality bills after Canadian researchers snubbed a plan to replace face-to-face meetings with cheaper “virtual” online conversations. The Canadian... Read more »

Federal health research agency racks up big expenses after scientists reject web meetings

A federal agency that funds medical science is racking up large travel and hospitality bills after Canadian researchers snubbed a plan to replace face-to-face meetings with cheaper “virtual” online conversations. The Canadian... Read more »

Liberals drop contentious anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding

Contentious wording in Ottawa’s summer jobs program that tied pro-choice beliefs on abortion to funding eligibility is being dropped after a backlash to what was styled last year as a values test.... Read more »

More than 3,000 veterans waited over a year for Ottawa to process disability claims

Well over 3,000 veterans waited over a year for their disability claims to be processed, reassessed or reviewed by Veterans Affairs Canada during the last budget year, according to new statistics tabled... Read more »

‘Troubling signs’: Health Canada to review tobacco strategy as smoking rate spikes

Health Canada is looking for outside experts to review its tobacco control strategy — a federal program that appears to have hit a wall after years of helping to drive down smoking rates. According... Read more »

Early data suggests no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say

Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed,... Read more »

Early data suggest no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say

Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed,... Read more »

Indigenous women coerced into sterilizations across Canada: senator

When she was 17 years old, Liz was coerced by a Children’s Aid worker into having an abortion and being sterilized at a northwestern Ontario hospital, she says — an experience she’s... Read more »

Canada falling short on flu vaccinations: internal report

Canada is failing to meet federal flu vaccination goals as Canadians continue to balk at rolling up their sleeves. Just 38 per cent of Canadians were vaccinated during last year’s flu season, according... Read more »