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Ottawa is considering new anti-tobacco guidelines that could ban smoking inside apartments and on post-secondary school campuses, as well as raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to 21.
The requests come following a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision on the constitutionally guaranteed right to be tried within a reasonable time.
Toronto police issued an apology over the incident in a series of tweets Wednesday night.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the consent someone gives to sexual activity can be considered null and void if a partner fails to disclose, or lies about, his or her HIV status.
Previously left out were Canadians suffering strictly from mental illnesses, mature minors, and those with competence-eroding conditions who want to make advance requests.
The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging the federal government to take steps to protect children and youth should it follow through on its plan to legalize recreational marijuana next year.
The metadata kept is said to have included data trails related to people such as friends or family members who knew targets of surveillance but were not themselves under investigation.
In recommending the higher cap, a committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada tasked with the issue noted the last increase was in 2008, at which the time the limit was set at $150,000.
The little-known policy applies to anyone born abroad between Feb. 15, 1977, and April 16, 1981, to Canadian parents who were also born outside the country.
Critics say his case illustrates the problems with what can amount to indefinite detention for foreigners caught in immigration limbo.
The SCC took steps to bring the law up to speed to protect kids in the rapidly evolving realm of cyberspace in a ruling allowing judges to ban convicted sexual predators from using the Internet.
A new report by Ontario's police watchdog body is calling for police services in the province to adopt new policies around the collection of DNA during investigations.
New research finds that a federal tax credit for people with disabilities isn't reaching six out of 10 people who qualify because they don't have enough income for the credit to offer any benefit.
The B.C. woman challenging the law argues that the law's requirement that death be "reasonably foreseeable" unfairly rules out patients with chronic and untreatable conditions.
The same information is already collected when people enter Canada. Collecting such data upon departure will put the country in line with allies like the U.S. and the U.K.
The justice department has moved forward with a court case that would give the government the option of denying lifelong pensions to injured soldiers.
In a look at what might happen to the estate of a person who dies without a will, this CTV News article references CLEO's publication, Separation and Divorce or Death of a Spouse.
At issue is part of the Canada Elections Act that disenfranchises citizens who have lived abroad for longer than five years.
$2.3 billion over two years includes doubling spending on a federal affordable housing program, adding $111.8 million to help cities tackle homelessness.
After a lengthy wait at an Air Canada check-in counter, an Arab-Canadian man was told he would not be permitted to board his flight because he was on the 'U.S. No-fly list.'