VANCOUER, B.C.—Police in Vancouver are asking parents to have a “tough” conversation with their teenagers about the dangers associated with marijuana at a large unsanctioned 4-20 event while city and park board officials call on organizers to pay for policing costs.
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OTTAWA—A new commemorative loonie is sparking concern among academics and advocates who fear it could perpetuate myths about Canada's treatment of lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two spirited persons.
TORONTO—Ontario is looking at merging ambulance services, but the premier is guaranteeing that the move will not result in fewer paramedics.
In its budget delivered last week, the Progressive Conservative government said it plans to streamline the way land ambulance dispatch services are delivered by integrating the 59 emergency health services operators and 22 dispatch centres.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.
The 40-year-old man last week filed a lawsuit in federal court in Michigan, where he moved in with his parents in 2016 following a divorce.
KITCHENER, Ont.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Ontario's Progressive Conservative government of dragging its feet on vital infrastructure spending and says the indecision endangers work for the summer construction season.
MONTREAL—The attraction of English baby names held strong in Quebec in 2018, with Emma and William again topping the annual list.
For Emma, it was the fourth-straight year in first place and for William the sixth.
Records released by Retraite Quebec show that William was followed closely by Logan and Liam, while Thomas returned to the top 10 after dropping out in 2017.
EDMONTON—An unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in Tuesday's provincial election ‚Äî the highest in decades.
Elections Alberta said about 2,615,000 people in Alberta were registered to vote.
Deputy chief electoral officer Drew Westwater said the unofficial turnout was 69.9 percent, based on numbers crunched by mid-afternoon yesterday.
AKWESASNE, Ont.—Lewis Mitchell, a former police chief on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne, chuckled when asked if he thought he would have trouble finding customers when his first batch of cannabis is ready for sale around summertime.
TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new ad against the federal carbon tax yesterday that the opposition decried as publicly funded partisan advertising—something the Tories railed against before they were in power.
Several families affected by the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash are throwing their support behind a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League assistance program that's facing criticism.