TORONTO—Ontario is overhauling its autism program in an attempt to clear a waiting list of 23,000 children, but families and advocates say that backlog will be eliminated at the expense of the amount and quality of treatment.
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VANCOUVER—Inhaling smoke from a wildfire can be equal to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day depending on its thickness, says a researcher studying wildfires in Western Canada.
CALGARY—A veteran Canadian Pacific Railway engineer says railroaders are supporting each other after a derailment in the Rocky Mountains earlier this week claimed three of their own.
“All the people I work with are incredible professionals, and we take care of each other and watch each other,” Carl Schnurr of Calgary said yesterday.
Greenland and Antarctica are a long distance away but newly-released research suggests the accelerating disappearance of their ice caps will have a major—and underestimated—effect on extreme weather in Canada.
FIELD, B.C.—A Canadian Pacific freight train fell more than 60 metres from a bridge near the Alberta-British Columbia boundary in a derailment that killed three crew members, a union representative said yesterday.
The westbound freight jumped the tracks around 1 a.m. near Field, B.C.
OTTAWA—Canada's chief electoral officer is “pretty confident” that Elections Canada has good safeguards to prevent cyberattacks from robbing Canadians of their right to vote in this year's federal election.
But Stephane Perrault is worried political parties aren't so well-equipped.
OTTAWA—The Conservative party has removed all Heritage Minute branding from an online video released over the weekend that took aim at the Trudeau government for a handful of ethics breaches.
One of nature's greatest migrations may be returning to health after a stunning growth in the number of monarch butterflies that fluttered across North America last year.
But if populations of the striking black-and-orange aviators are starting to recover, it's no thanks to Canada, said Carolyn Callaghan of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
TORONTO—A serial killer who preyed on men from Toronto's gay village took photographs of his victims' bodies posed in various states of undress and kept the images on his computer, accessing some of them long after the killings.
TORONTO—Ontario's health minister yesterday was forced to make assurances that long-term care inspections and the province's air ambulance service will not be privatized, as leaked documents appear to peg those services for “outsourcing.”