Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Business Jul 29, 2019

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused American pharmaceutical companies Sunday of letting diabetic patients die out of "greed," after he accompanied a group of Americans to Canada to buy insulin. Sanders joined the group, which took a bus from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, to restock on ...

Eastern Canada digs out from major snowstorm

World Feb 14, 2019

Eastern Canada digs out from major snowstorm

A huge snowstorm blanketed eastern Canada on Wednesday, closing schools, grounding hundreds of flights and forcing many workers to stay home as tens of thousands of plows toiled to clear roads. Big white fluffy snowflakes began falling Tuesday afternoon, with more than 30 centimeters (12 ...

Canada francophones gear up for fight over education, rights

World Nov 24, 2018

Canada francophones gear up for fight over education, rights

A French-language university canceled by Ontario's government this month has kindled the passions of Canada's francophone minority, who are set to replay their historical rights struggle. In addition to nixing the proposed university that was to open in Toronto in 2020, the province with the ...

World / Crime & Legal Aug 10, 2018

Ontario pledges $25 million to fight rising gun crime

Ontario on Thursday pledged $25 million for police and to keep suspects behind bars while they await trial on gun crimes charges, as the Canadian province grapples with rising shootings involving domestically obtained weapons. For years, the primary source of guns used in Canadian crimes ...

Media forecasts populist Ford will win Ontario election

World / Politics Jun 8, 2018

Media forecasts populist Ford will win Ontario election

Doug Ford, whose populist message of smaller government and tax cuts drew comparisons to Donald Trump, will be the next premier of Canada's most populous province and economic engine. Ford's Progressive Conservatives were poised to win about 74 of Ontario's 124 districts in Thursday's election, ...