Ontario announced new mental health supports for provincial police officers Friday, after more than a dozen have died by suicide in recent years.
This May, more than 7,500 service and working animals will receive free sight-saving eye exams in Canada, the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) developed the annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event as a national platform to address eye health, which is critical for the safety of the animals and their handlers.
Homewood Ravensview, part of Homewood Health, will begin providing inpatient treatment for mental health, addiction and concurrent conditions on May 22, 2019, on Vancouver Island's Saanich Peninsula in British Columbia.
Waterloo-based Guard-Ex, an impairment screening device startup company founded by participants in the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation’s LaunchPad incubator at Wilfrid Laurier University, has raised a $1 million CAD seed round.
MONTREAL — A Montreal man who was beaten by transit inspectors in a ticketing attempt cap-tured on a bystander video this month broke his silence Tuesday, criticizing what he said was an excessive use of force.
One expert calls it a “Dirty John” scenario: An alleged scam artist who woos victims with romance and charm.
MINNEDOSA, Man. — RCMP Cpl. Graeme Kingdon got a chance Thursday to face the man who shot him during a series of break-and-enters last summer in western Manitoba, and called for the maximum sentence under the law for attempted murder.
TORONTO — More than 600 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in the first six months of last year, new numbers reveal, as overdose prevention sites await word on whether they can continue to operate in the province beyond Sunday.
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Department is working with the city’s firefighters, paramedics and emergency communication providers to create what it calls a rescue task force capable of responding to active deadly threats.
After a brave two-year battle against the degenerative neurological disease ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Woodstock Police Const. Jason Geerts was laid to rest earlier this month.
Employee volunteers from Domtar Corporation’s converting facility in Rock Hill, S.C., visited Old Pointe Elementary School to host a PaperPal event for 5th Grade students and local York County Sheriff’s Department and Rock Hill Police officers.
OTTAWA — Two weeks after Serhii Kniaziev’s military career ended, the Iron Curtain fell, the Soviet Union crumbled and the young ex-soldier returned to Ukraine and quickly found his calling — the thin blue line of policing.
MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police seized weapons and drugs on the site of a former church southeast of Montreal last night that appears to have been taken over by members of a biker gang.
MONTREAL — Michele Torre, a Quebec man convicted in 1996 for his role in a Mafia-linked conspiracy, finally ran out of options to stay in Canada and boarded a plane Friday night to his native Italy, his lawyer said.
A tip from a member of the public suspicious about dozens of garbage bags and canisters dumped on a small-town driveway led police north of Toronto to bust two illicit “super labs” suspected of producing methamphetamine for large trafficking networks, officers said Friday.

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