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Give severely addicted drug users injectable medical-grade heroin: guideline

VANCOUVER — A national research group recommends health-care providers offer injectable medical-grade heroin or another prescription drug to severely addicted patients if treatment with oral medication has not worked to reduce cravings for people who
Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

OTTAWA — The Liberals tried to turn the page on Justin Trudeau's blackface controversy — and one-up their main rivals — with policy announcements Sunday again aimed squarely at middle-class Canadian wallets.
'Crying out for help:' Calgary radicalization program evolves to help others

'Crying out for help:' Calgary radicalization program evolves to help others

CALGARY — The soft-spoken young man wasn't being recruited by neo-Nazis or the Islamic State, but he was in a downward spiral. Andy, who asked not to have his real name published, says he hit rock bottom a few years ago when he was 19.
Glen Assoun calls for reform in how Ottawa considers cases of wrongful conviction

Glen Assoun calls for reform in how Ottawa considers cases of wrongful conviction

HALIFAX — Tethered to an ankle monitor and alone in a British Columbia basement apartment in the fall of 2017, Glen Eugene Assoun felt his sanity slipping away as his wrongful conviction file languished in Ottawa.
B.C. real estate portal goes national

B.C. real estate portal goes national

Company's listings will now cover major Canadian cities across the country
Packed house at Brock University for Trudeau town hall meeting

Packed house at Brock University for Trudeau town hall meeting

Audience questions ranged from Indigenous rights to cannabis, to the effects of social media