TORONTO—Canada's health minister is offering to share the federal government's research on overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites with Ontario as the province weighs whether to allow such facilities to continue operating.
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WASHINGTON—Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau raised their trade brinkmanship to a new level yesterday with each saying they were willing to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement if they don't get what they want.
REGINA—Zach Collaros was due.
Defence and special teams had been carrying the Saskatchewan Roughriders through much of the season.
But on Sunday in the Labour Day Classic, Collaros came through—engineering two fourth-quarter touchdown drives to lift the 'Riders to a 31-23 comeback victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and a third-straight win for the green-and-white.
OTTAWA—The politically-charged breach of trust trial of one of the military's most senior leaders is set to run through most of the next federal election.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and his high-profile lawyer, Marie Henein, were allowed to schedule the seven- to eight-week criminal trial to start next August—even though a judge told them an earlier date was possible.
TORONTO—As most students returned to class today, a major teachers' union says it is taking legal action to fight the Ontario government's decision to repeal a modernized version of the province's sexual-education curriculum.
OTTAWA—In the past, public health campaigns warning of the harmful effects of drugs delivered one resounding message: don't do it.
But now that the federal government has decided to legalize marijuana, Health Canada has undertaken new strategies to try and land on teens' screens and in the places they hang out.
Toronto Blue Jays' starter Marcus Stroman and his ailing finger pointed the blame at himself for his most recent outing.
“I just had no feel today," he said. ”I didn't make the pitches I needed to and I kind of paid the price.
“I didn't execute.”
OTTAWA—Federal MPs on the natural resources committee were to meet this afternoon for an emergency session to discuss last week's game-changing court decision to tear up federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The meeting comes at the request of the three Conservatives and one New Democrat MP who sit on the committee.
TORONTO—Marchers in Toronto's annual Labour Day parade broke tradition yesterday, opting not to end the procession at Exhibition Place to show solidarity with stagehands who have been locked out of the venue since July.
“We're not going to cross that picket line,” stressed Naureen Rizvi, Unifor's regional director for Ontario.
OTTAWA—Maxime Bernier's closest caucus ally says he has no plans to join the renegade Quebec MP's new party.
Conservative MP Alex Nuttall played a key role in Bernier's unsuccessful Conservative leadership campaign last year that saw him lose by the narrowest of margins to Andrew Scheer.
And he's continued to be a close ally of Bernier's since then.