OTTAWA—The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people.
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THUNDER BAY, Ont.—Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they've made two arrests in a homicide from nearly five years ago.
William Wapoose, 32, was found dead on a local bike path in September 2014.
On Friday, police say they arrested two men, one of whom was a youth at the time Wapoose died.
WINNIPEG—A Winnipeg church's prayers for the return of the head from a saint's statue may have been answered.
The Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga posted a photo on Facebook showing the bronze head depicting St. Volodymyr resting on a table, saying that someone found and returned the head on Saturday.
TORONTO—Indigenous courses will not be a mandatory part of the high school curriculum in Ontario—a decision that has angered First Nations members.
TORONTO—Ontario's fiscal watchdog says program spending under the Progressive Conservatives will drop to its lowest level in 30 years as the government tries to eliminate the deficit.
The Tories have said they don't expect to balance the budget until 2023-24—one year past their mandate—and have been announcing a slew of cuts as they chip away at the $11.7-billion deficit.
TORONTO—Ten former Ontario health ministers representing three political parties are urging the provincial government to reverse its cuts to public-health funding.
Six former Liberal ministers, three New Democrats and one Progressive Conservative have signed an open letter to Health Minister Christine Elliott, imploring her to stop what they call “drastic” cuts.
TORONTO—Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes could affect the delivery of programs and lead to layoffs.
Newly published research has concluded that food insecurity in Nunavut grew after a federal program was brought in to fight hunger in the North.
TORONTO—Ontario's NDP education critic is criticizing the provincial government's decision to increase secondary school class sizes as more details emerge on the impacts of the move.
Marit Stiles said in a release Saturday that “kids continue to pay the price” for Premier Doug Ford's education cuts.
TORONTO—Boys in poor urban areas around the world are suffering even more than girls from violence, abuse and neglect, groundbreaking international research published yesterday suggests.
The study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, along with similar new research, suggests an adequate focus on helping boys is critical to achieving gender equality in the longer term.