OTTAWA—Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh formally is asking the prime minister to immediately give cities the leeway to ban handguns.
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KANANASKIS, Alta.—RCMP say two men died yesterday in the crash of a small plane in a rugged mountainous region southwest of Calgary.
Police said the twin-engine aircraft went down around 1:30 p.m.
There were eyewitness reports that the Piper PA-31 Navajo crashed in the Rae Glacier area.
RCMP said there were no other people onboard.
No names have been released.
OTTAWA—The federal government says it will not consider decriminalizing drugs beyond marijuana, despite calls from Canada's major cities to consider the measure.
As the opioid epidemic washes over the country, Montreal and Toronto are echoing Vancouver and urging the federal government to treat drug use as a public health issue, rather than a criminal one.
TORONTO—Researchers at the Toronto Zoo say they're excited to have captured several endangered bats in the Great Toronto Area this month.
The zoo's Native Bat Conservation Program says the northern myotis is one of four endangered bat species in Ontario.
WINNIPEG—A cultural club in Winnipeg said one of its board members has agreed to resign after it hosted a meeting for the Canadian Nationalist Party over the weekend.
The Belgian Club said in a statement posted to Facebook that a junior member of its staff took the booking without fully realizing what the party represents.
TORONTO—Parks Canada says it has reached an agreement to acquire a privately-owned parcel of land in Ontario's Georgian Bay area to expand the Bruce Peninsula National Park.
New research is upending old assumptions about what the ancestors of today's Inuit learned from Viking settlers.
And the techniques researchers have developed to show that ancient Dorset and Thule people knew how to spin yarn centuries before the Norse were thought to have taught them could change the way archeologists think about Arctic history.
OTTAWA—New documents show Canada's auditor general plans to dive into one of the Trudeau government's most contentious claims: that the country is facing a severe shortage of fighter jets.
TORONTO—Ontario's fiscal watchdog warned yesterday that restraining wage growth in the public sector will be a challenge for the new Progressive Conservative government, which has vowed to find billions in “efficiencies” without job cuts.
AMSTERDAM—Mutated strains of HIV circulating in Saskatchewan are leading to faster-developing AIDS-related illnesses in the Indigenous population, new research has shown.