Big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18, but we don’t know who got paid or why

This is the fourth and final story in a four-part series about the pharmaceutical industry and the hold it has on Canada’s health-care system — swaying doctors’ opinions, funding medical schools and, ultimately, affecting the type of drugs we are…

1 dead, 5 in hospital after serious multi-car cash in Richmond Hill

One person has died and multiple people have been rushed to hospital following a collision in Richmond Hill on Sunday night. Police responded to the area of Yonge Street between 19th Avenue and Jefferson Side Road a little before 9:30…

Man up to no gouda allegedly stole $187,000 worth of cheese: Oxford County OPP

OPP are investigating a cheesy theft, in which over $100,000 worth of cheese was allegedly stolen. Police responded on August 13 at 1:43 p.m. to a theft at a Hope Street West, East Zorra-Tavistock Township address. It was later determined…

Calgary police warn of door-to-door scam that cost local family thousands

August 14 2019 7:56pm Calgary police are investigating after a local family lost thousands of dollars to what appears to be a fake roofing company that came to their door. Tomasia DaSilva has what you need to know. ‘ }); } else…

$118K worth of drugs seized from southern Alberta home, vehicle: ALERT

One person is facing a number of charges after fentanyl pills and powder, among other items, were seized from two locations in southern Alberta, the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams announced on Tuesday. On Aug. 8, officers conducted a vehicle…

City of Edmonton denies negligence in Tim Hague death, asks court to dismiss claim

The City of Edmonton and other defendants in the Tim Hague boxing death lawsuit have denied any negligence and requested the claim to be dismissed in a statement of defence filed in July. The Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) acknowledges…

Man, 58, faces charges after threatening neighbour with knife: OPP

TEMISKAMING SHORES, Ont. – A 58-year-old man is facing multiple charges after an alleged attack on his neighbour in Temiskaming Shores, Ont. Provincial police allege the incident happened on Saturday afternoon when the man entered his neighbour’s apartment brandishing a…

2 dead, 4 injured in fiery multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 401 in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police say two people have been killed and four injured in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Mississauga, Ont., west of Toronto. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt tweeted that the accident happened late Sunday…