Assisted dying in Canada: How have physicians fared so far?
By Alex Parsons and Karissa Gall | After assisted dying became legal in Canada last June, a rising number of Canadians are visiting their physicians to get assistance ending their lives.
Ottawa health centre wants green light for supervised injection site
On February 6, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced the federal government’s authorization of three new supervised injection sites in Montreal. In addition to Vancouver’s two sites already in operation, the newly approved drug injection sites make Montreal...
Aging inmates lack health services
By Katie Burley | Older inmates face unique challenges in federal penitentiaries. Advocates call for change to accommodate age-related health issues.
Ottawa considers sanctuary city status
By Tiffany Lewis and Andrea Tingey | After Trump's travel ban, some Canadian cities have been considering a sanctuary status for undocumented immigrants. But what does the designation really mean?
LeBreton high-rise sparks debate over view controls of national symbols
By Lindsay Campbell and Jolson Lim | Designs for a 55-storey tower in LeBreton Flats has raised concern over obstructing sightline of the city's national symbols.
Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted
By Gabrièle Roy | The majority of Ontario inmates serving time in pre-trial detention, known as remand is increasing. Corrections systems advocates are calling for change.
Decoding the Commons debates
By Karissa Gall and Alex Parsons | Visualizing the fall 2016 sessions, with a look ahead to the spring. What's your MP been up to?
NAFTA’s future uncertain under President Trump
By Tamar Harris and Robert Williams | Uncertainty over the future of NAFTA under President Trump has proponents of free trade concerned that the trade agreement may be coming to an end.
Reconciling mandatory minimum sentences
By Olivia Bowden and Christian Mittelstaedt | The Liberal government is planning to reduce or remove mandatory minimum sentencing policies. Experts say this could help decrease the number of indigenous peoples in prison–but it's only one of several factors...
New report shines light on youth homelessness in Canada
Young people make up approximately 20 per cent of the homeless population in Canada, according to Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey, a new report published by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. This means that over the...