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Jail time for OD death

A 25-year-old man who sold his long-time friend drugs that caused a fatal overdose has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the death.

Justice Michael Harpur's sentence specifies that Ryan Walker will not serve the full sentence due to a combination of time already served and his co-operation with another court case related to the death of Shawn Kelly.

Regulator won't probe doctor's advocacy work

TORONTO—A Toronto doctor says Ontario's medical regulator has decided not to investigate dozens of complaints made about her push for stricter gun laws.

Dr. Najma Ahmed, a trauma surgeon who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, said the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario told her of its decision Tuesday.

Federal budget expected to have more wiggle room

OTTAWA—The improved economy is expected to give the Trudeau government more fiscal room than anticipated in next week's pre-election budget—but a wobbly economic finish to 2018 means conditions could look much different as the October vote approaches.

An abrupt deceleration in economic growth over the final three months of 2018 has dimmed the outlook for this year.