Women who attempt abortion ‘reversal’ risk serious blood loss: study

The first true test of so-called “abortion reversal” — a highly controversial practice that’s been used in Canada — has been abruptly halted after three women had to be rushed to hospital for severe haemorrhaging. Doctors are warning women who start, but then stop a medical abortion may be risking serious blood loss. Researchers had […]

Trudeau gives nearly 300 tasks for ministers to take on in new parliament

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his cabinet ministers marching orders Friday, spelling out that he wants legislated targets on greenhouse gas emissions, universal pharmacare, the Trans Mountain pipeline, a UN Security Council seat and high-frequency rail between Toronto and Quebec City. Trudeau released his mandate letter for all members of his cabinet, much as he […]

New bill introduced in Canadian Senate to improve support for jurors affected by PTSD – National

A bill has been introduced in the Senate of Canada that former jurors, senators and MPs are hoping will help improve support for jurors diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as other mental health issues triggered by serving on a jury trial. Bill S-207 was introduced by Conservative Sen. Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu on Thursday and […]

Frequent fliers: Nova Scotia cabinet ministers visited 17 countries in 19 months

Nova Scotia’s premier spent more days outside the country than in the legislature between January 2018 and September 2019, a Global News analysis has found. The premier and 12 cabinet ministers have expensed more than $204,000 in international travel in that 19-month period, spending a collective 268 days in 17 countries. Those costs do not […]

Guelph man charged with terrorism offences

A Guelph man who the Mounties say hit the Islamic State highway with his new bride has been arrested for terrorism offences. The RCMP said Friday that Ikar Mao has formally been charged with participating in the activities of a terrorist group and leaving Canada to join a terrorist group. The 22-year-old has long been […]

‘What are you at?’ Donald Trump presses Trudeau over Canada’s NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

Lethbridge Christmas campaigns looking for increased donations amid ‘difficult and challenging economic times’ – Lethbridge

‘Tis the season for giving, and in Lethbridge, several holiday campaigns have already kicked off and according to organizers, demand has grown significantly. This year, Jade Warf with My City Care said the need is bigger than ever before — meaning even more donations are needed this holiday season. “It seems like every year the […]