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Alberta joining class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

Alberta joining class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

CALGARY — The Alberta government is joining a class-action lawsuit to recoup health-care costs related to the opioid crisis, the province's health minister said Tuesday.
Crown appealing verdict in toddler's meningitis case, citing comments by judge

Crown appealing verdict in toddler's meningitis case, citing comments by judge

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Crown is appealing the not guilty verdict in the case of an Alberta couple charged with not seeking medical attention sooner for their sick son.

Police identify suspect in alleged hit-and-run that injured toddler

Toronto police have identified the alleged driver in a hit-and-run that badly injured a toddler, his mother and his grandmother over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Sgt.
Trudeau, Singh jockey for 'progressive' votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

Trudeau, Singh jockey for 'progressive' votes while Scheer fights in Quebec

OTTAWA — As Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and New Democrat opponent Jagmeet Singh fought Tuesday for the hearts and minds of "progressive" voters, hope sprung eternal for Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer — who predicted he'd win a majority governmen
Alberta government won't seek meeting with teen enviro-activist Greta Thunberg

Alberta government won't seek meeting with teen enviro-activist Greta Thunberg

EDMONTON — The Alberta government won't seek out a meeting with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, but Environment Minister Jason Nixon said he hopes the Swedish girl takes time to learn about the province's oil and gas industry.
PETA takes Toronto to court over removal of anti-Canada Goose ads

PETA takes Toronto to court over removal of anti-Canada Goose ads

Toronto violated an animal welfare organization's right to free expression when a company contracted by the city took down the group's anti-Canada Goose ads, court heard Tuesday.
Roughly 13,000 without power days after snowstorm pummels Manitoba

Roughly 13,000 without power days after snowstorm pummels Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The farm that has been in Jamal Abas' family for four generations was without power for a sixth straight day Tuesday — one of thousands of homes and businesses across Manitoba still suffering after a massive snowstorm that brought down tre
Sprinting to the finish line and disappearing dimples; In-The-News for Oct. 15

Sprinting to the finish line and disappearing dimples; In-The-News for Oct. 15

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 15. What we are watching in Canada ...
'Save the kids!' Dorian survivor tells the harrowing story of his wife's death

'Save the kids!' Dorian survivor tells the harrowing story of his wife's death

TORONTO — Cialin Dany knew he was in trouble when he saw a massive palm tree laying on the ground next to the Abaco Lodge.
Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority

Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is raising the spectre of a reckless, tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government to urge Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21.