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More comprehensive services required to curb B.C. drug deaths, doctor says

More comprehensive services required to curb B.C. drug deaths, doctor says

VANCOUVER — Maria Rantanen did everything she could to stop her son from fatally overdosing, but it wasn't enough. Michael Rantanen died on July 15. He was 25 years old.
Former PM Mulroney, former Gov. Gen. Clarkson to eulogize queen at Ottawa memorial

Former PM Mulroney, former Gov. Gen. Clarkson to eulogize queen at Ottawa memorial

OTTAWA — Former prime minister Brian Mulroney and former governor general Adrienne Clarkson are to eulogize Queen Elizabeth at a memorial service Monday in Ottawa.
Former PMs, Canadian celebrities join delegation for queen's funeral in London

Former PMs, Canadian celebrities join delegation for queen's funeral in London

OTTAWA — Canada is sending a handful of celebrities alongside its official delegation to the queen's state funeral Monday in London, England. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Gov. Gen.
Former Tory MP Tony Clement appointed to board of Conservative Fund: sources

Former Tory MP Tony Clement appointed to board of Conservative Fund: sources

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has appointed former member of Parliament Tony Clement to serve on the board of the Conservative Fund, the federal party's main fundraising arm, sources say.
Legacy of Crown on display as MPs pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in House of Commons

Legacy of Crown on display as MPs pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in House of Commons

OTTAWA — The tacit debate over the legacy of the Crown and Canada's future relationship with the monarchy began Thursday in the House of Commons as members of Parliament paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth.
As midterms approach, Capitol Hill lawmakers push banking reforms for legal cannabis

As midterms approach, Capitol Hill lawmakers push banking reforms for legal cannabis

WASHINGTON — Retailers, industry activists and U.S.
Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen's funeral

Retired swim star Tewksbury honoured to be part of delegation for queen's funeral

Three-time Olympic swimming medallist Mark Tewksbury says he is "very honoured" to be part of the Canadian delegation attending Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on Monday.
Green leadership contender Elizabeth May says she never threatened to quit party

Green leadership contender Elizabeth May says she never threatened to quit party

OTTAWA — Elizabeth May says she never threatened to quit the Green Party, and an email suggesting as much was a "mischaracterization" by a well-meaning staffer.
'Wild West': Audit on veterans' medical cannabis sparks calls for oversight, research

'Wild West': Audit on veterans' medical cannabis sparks calls for oversight, research

OTTAWA — Mental-health providers and others are reacting with shock and concern after an internal government audit uncovered significant problems with Ottawa's administration of hundreds of millions of dollars in medical marijuana for veterans.
More than 330,000 litres of sewage spilled in Rankin Inlet

More than 330,000 litres of sewage spilled in Rankin Inlet

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut — Health officials in Nunavut are warning residents of a sewage spill in Rankin Inlet.