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Health-care, harm reduction workers call on Ontario to declare opioid emergency

TORONTO — More than 700 doctors, nurses, harm reduction workers and academics are calling on Ontario to declare opioid overdoses and deaths an emergency, as British Columbia did last year.

Eight-year-old boy among four people killed in head-on Newfoundland collision

WHITBOURNE, N.L. — An eight-year-old boy is among four people who died after a head-on crash in eastern Newfoundland Sunday. Two SUVs collided on an undivided section of the Trans-Canada Highway on the Avalon Peninsula just before 5 p.m.

Canadian Hurricane Centre eyes storm off southeastern United States

HALIFAX — The Canadian Hurricane Centre says a large storm system off the coast of Florida will likely push through waters off Atlantic Canada sometime Wednesday or Thursday.

Yukon reality TV star sentenced on charges linked to 'Gold Rush' filming

WHITEHORSE — A reality TV star in Yukon has been ordered to pay $31,000 in fines for violating the territory's Waters Act.
Ontario Provincial Police say massive cocaine seizure is largest in its history

Ontario Provincial Police say massive cocaine seizure is largest in its history

The cocaine was hidden inside hollowed-out quartzite stones packed onto shipping containers coming from Argentina — the drugs were concealed so well that even police dogs couldn't detect them.
Federal cabinet: Liberals split Indigenous Affairs, add O'Regan, Petitpas Taylor

Federal cabinet: Liberals split Indigenous Affairs, add O'Regan, Petitpas Taylor

OTTAWA — A look at the changes announced Monday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's federal Liberal cabinet table: — The existing department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs is being replaced by two new departments: former Indigenous minister Caroly

Judge orders mental health assessment for woman facing terror charges

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has ordered a mental health assessment for a Toronto-area woman facing terror charges in an alleged attack at a Canadian Tire store.
Hillary Clinton book tour stopping in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver

Hillary Clinton book tour stopping in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver

Hillary Clinton is stopping in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver to promote her upcoming book "What Happened.

NDP candidates face off during French-language debate in Montreal

MONTREAL — The four NDP leadership hopefuls trod carefully Sunday when they were asked to weigh in on Quebec's ongoing discussion over religion and identity during a French-language debate in Montreal.
Trump says Canada is being "very difficult" in NAFTA talks, suggests terminating

Trump says Canada is being "very difficult" in NAFTA talks, suggests terminating

WASHINGTON — U.S.