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Health

Quebec class action authorized against 16 pharma companies for role in opioid crisis

A class-action lawsuit has been authorized to proceed against 16 pharmaceutical companies for their role in manufacturing, selling, marketing and distributing opioid…

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Canada

8 years since B.C. declared public health emergency, toxic drug crisis rages on

In the dozen years she’s worked with the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, executive director Brittany Graham has lost…

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Politics

As Sudan crisis rages and resettlement stalled, groups urge Ottawa to do more to help

Canada has yet to reunite a single family with relatives who are trying to escape conflict-racked Sudan, while diaspora groups…

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Halifax

Transportation in crisis on the eve of budget playoffs in Halifax | News | Halifax, Nova Scotia

The city has done a lot of good work this Budget Season, and councillors have set themselves up well for…

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Nova Scotia

N.S. rollout of self-contained shelters not fast enough to meet crisis, says opposition

Nova Scotia Community Services Minister Brendan Maguire is confident all 200 of the small sleeping units the provincial government purchased last…

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Health

Gaza and Haiti face catastrophic-level food crisis. Here’s what that means

Gaza and Haiti are on the brink of famine, experts say. Here’s what that means. Catastrophic hunger is so dire…

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Entertainment

Canada’s indie movie theatres say industry is in crisis

Canada’s independent cinema industry is in crisis, its owners say, as they face mounting challenges from streaming services and restrictive…

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Business

Left with few options, major U.S. airlines are using Boeing’s safety crisis as leverage

Airline executives are frustrated with Boeing as its safety crisis has upended their business plans. But in a tight market…

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Business

Independent cinemas ‘in crisis,’ Canadian study finds

TORONTO – A new study from Canada’s independent cinema owners says their industry is “in crisis” and many theatres need…

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Politics

Trudeau speaks with Haiti’s outgoing PM about crisis, need for political agreement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken with Haiti’s now-departing prime minister about the ongoing humanitarian, security and political crises in…

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