VANCOUVER—Severely-ill Canadians who don't qualify for medical help in dying will suffer even longer while they wait to find out whether the federal government has violated their right to a medically-assisted death after a court ruling in B.C. yesterday, a civil liberties group says.
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VANCOUVER—Federal NDP leadership hopefuls lined up yesterday to take shots at rival Jagmeet Singh during the eighth and final debate in the campaign to replace outgoing leader Tom Mulcair.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.—A man who underwent a psychotic break and murdered his three children as they lay asleep in their beds does not pose enough of a threat to the public to be labelled high risk, a British Columbia Supreme Court judge has found.
VANCOUVER—The union representing postal workers wants Canada Post to release the number of community mailboxes that have been broken into across the country.
Mike Palecek, national president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, said he's frustrated by the Crown corporation's unwillingness to share how frequently mail theft occurs.
VANCOUVER—British Columbia faces a two-week period of uncertainty until the final results are in from its tight election race and it becomes clearer whether the province has a minority or majority government.
VANCOUVER—Had Al Fowler known more about his rights before enrolling in B.C.'s methadone treatment program in 2010, he may have avoided what he describes as a two-year “horror show” while living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
VANCOUVER—Lynn Cooper wanted to be an urban planner as a university student.
But her dream came to an abrupt end with a workplace accident—sentencing her to a life of curtailed ambitions and chronic pain.
Thirty years later, Cooper said it's hard for anyone who hasn't experienced long-lasting pain to understand what it's like.
VANCOUVER—A self-styled champion of privatized health care is bringing his fight to British Columbia Supreme Court on Tuesday for the start of a months-long trial he says is about patients’ access to affordable treatment.
His opponents, meanwhile, accuse him of trying to gut the core of Canada’s medical system.
VANCOUVER—Life-insurance providers have told the federal government its members are willing to lift the standard two-year exemption for suicides and pay out policies on people who end their lives through physician-assisted death, says the head of the industry’s professional association.
VANCOUVER—Reserve schools are failing Canada’s aboriginal students and there is no quick-and-easy fix, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
A study released today by the research group found that only four-of-10 young adults living on reserves across the country have finished high school.