A Syrian refugee who arrived in Canada earlier this year has captured the faces of these innocent victims in a series of portraits. As Shirlee Engel reports, he’s now turning his talents to life in Canada.
Ontario’s long-term care homes warn the upkeep of hundreds of residences is in jeopardy with soaring hydro bills in the province.
After her four-month-old girl died of SIDS, Candace Sims was informed by the federal government that her parental benefits had been cut off and that she owed $600 for EI she had received after the death.
Residents fighting a wind turbine project have renewed hope that anger over soaring rural electricity prices will force the Ontario government to rethink a renewable energy development.
Some of Ontario’s most hard-hit ratepayers will see new increases on their bills, despite a promised eight per cent rebate on electricity bills announced by the Liberal government this week.
Ontario’s ambitious goal to put an electric car in every multi-vehicle driveway over the next decade could lead to higher electricity prices, an economist warns.
Calls for changes to police training are getting louder after Abdirahman Abdi, a mentally-ill Ottawa man, died in the wake of a confrontation with police this week.
Barb Phillips is one of a growing number of death doulas in Canada trying to transform the way we view death and the dying process.
According to the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, only 16-30 per cent of Canadians currently have access to palliative care.
With politicians and pundits in Ottawa focussed on medically assisted dying legislation, there is frustration that the urgent need for palliative care is being ignored.
Political pressure may not enough to help a Canadian mother pleading for help bringing her four abducted children back to Canada, but the B.C. woman isn’t giving up hope.
Melissa Chatham was just 24 years old when her boyfriend Kelly David McKenzie beat her to death in front of his young son in 2008.
Monique Walley’s story underscores the ‘epidemic’ of domestic assault facing B.C.
Izzy Camilleri realized her real calling was to help bring fashion to a completely underserved community. In 2004 Camilleri launched IZ Adaptive – a boutique exclusively for people who use wheelchairs.
James Robichaud went from promising military recruit to being discharged with an injury before he could even complete basic training.