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Move to add Indigenous name to iconic 'Welcome to Cape Breton' sign

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A Cape Breton mayor wants the island's traditional Mi’kmaq name added to the iconic sign welcoming visitors to the island.
Ex-B.C. health minister says pot promising substitute for opioid addiction

Ex-B.C. health minister says pot promising substitute for opioid addiction

VANCOUVER — Terry Lake, the former British Columbia health minister who oversaw the declaration of a public-health emergency amid the deadly fentanyl crisis, is urging more research on the effects of marijuana on opioid addictions.
Missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry loses executive director

Missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry loses executive director

OTTAWA — The inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has lost another executive director.
Political leaders set tone for party on sexual misconduct:  Singh

Political leaders set tone for party on sexual misconduct: Singh

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he has personally discussed the issue of sexual misconduct with his caucus members, and that his party has a zero-tolerance policy for such behaviour.
University of Calgary says no grounds to expel student convicted of sex crime

University of Calgary says no grounds to expel student convicted of sex crime

CALGARY — The University of Calgary says it has no grounds to expel a student convicted of sexual interference of a 13-year-old girl in British Columbia.
Government aims to have independent body organize leaders' debates by 2019

Government aims to have independent body organize leaders' debates by 2019

LONDON, Ont. — The Trudeau government intends to create an independent body to organize leaders' debates during federal elections — and hopes to have it in place in time for the 2019 campaign.
Auto-parts rules to comprise key Canadian pitch at upcoming NAFTA round

Auto-parts rules to comprise key Canadian pitch at upcoming NAFTA round

WASHINGTON — Canada's marquee proposal for this month's high-stakes round of NAFTA negotiations will involve modernizing auto-parts rules, say sources familiar with the plans, which hinge on making progress on a long-standing irritant in order to pro
Winter Olympics host options limited by warming planet, research says

Winter Olympics host options limited by warming planet, research says

OTTAWA — Climate change could turn out to be the Winter Olympics' biggest spoil sport.
Soulpepper Theatre Company set to stage its next show after Schultz allegations

Soulpepper Theatre Company set to stage its next show after Schultz allegations

TORONTO — The show will go on at the Toronto-based Soulpepper Theatre Company.
Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack

Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dogs to its pack

TORONTO — Two dog breeds recently added to the American Kennel Club's pack are not recognized north of the border, but the Canadian Kennel Club is hoping to add 12 others that are gaining popularity with dog lovers.