TORONTO—A union representing Ontario's elementary school teachers is calling on its members to continue to teach a modernized sex-ed curriculum despite the provincial government's decision to revert back to a 20-year-old lesson plan.
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TORONTO—Recreational cannabis will be sold online in Ontario when legalized this fall and in private retail stores across the province early next year, the government announced yesterday, reversing the previous administration's plan to distribute cannabis through publicly-owned outlets.
VANCOUVER—A wildlife biologist says an ailing female killer whale off the coast of Washington state is “slogging along” with her pod, but is at times unable to keep up.
REGINA—An AIDS support worker in Saskatchewan says pipes should be more available to drug users if the province wants to reduce HIV rates that are among the highest in North America.
Jason Mercredi of AIDS Saskatoon said there aren't any pipes available as a means of harm reduction in Saskatchewan.
OTTAWA—Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.”
OTTAWA—Creating a federal e-safety czar could help focus the uphill struggle to protect children from the rising threat of online sexual exploitation, frontline agencies have told the government.
TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says the chair of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario will step down at the end of the month after less than a year in the job.
In a news release issued Friday evening, Finance minister Vic Fedeli said Ed Clark will resign his post at the Crown corporation on Aug. 30.
BURNABY, B.C.—Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh took aim at the Liberal government's investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline, and its lack of spending on housing and Pharmacare, while announcing he'll run for a seat in Parliament in Burnaby, B.C.
VANCOUVER—A new radio telescope has allowed space-watchers to see bursts of light travelling from a far-away galaxy in a discovery they say could open new doors in understanding the universe and the study of star systems.
JASPER, Alta.—Six people have died, including two tourists from the U.S., following a highway crash in Alberta's scenic Jasper National Park.
The collision happened about 5 p.m. on Tuesday on the Icefields Parkway near the Honeymoon Lake campground, about 60 km south of the Jasper townsite.