Alberta addictions minister’s tweet about supervised consumption sites draws concern

Alberta’s associate minister of mental health and addictions is being criticized for a message he wrote on Twitter about supervised consumption sites. The United Conservative government has said community concerns and a rapidly growing addictions crisis is why it called…

Interviews with family of German tourist shot on Alberta highway played in court

The wife of a German tourist who was shot in the head while driving on an Alberta highway told police she remembers hearing a pop and then smelling the strong odour of gunpowder before her husband drove off the road.…

CAMH increasing clinical, security staff after patient missing for 2 weeks leaves Canada

A spokesperson for Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) says changes are coming to the hospital’s processes and staffing after a man found not criminally responsible in the death of his roommate left Canada. Toronto police said they…

St. Albert pediatrician charged with sexual assault allowed to practise with chaperone present

A St. Albert pediatrician charged with sexual assault can once again practise in Alberta as long as a chaperone is present. Earlier this year, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta suspended Dr. Ramneek Kumar’s practice permit. Story continues…

London police urge victims to come forward after 2 arrested in human trafficking investigation

London police are asking for victims to come forward after two people were arrested in relation to a human trafficking operation that investigators say targeted students. Police say the arrests stem from an online ad that promoted a “great opportunity”…

Man, 53, allegedly stabbed by son at west Edmonton home: EPS

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after allegedly being stabbed by his son in a west Edmonton home Wednesday morning, according to Edmonton police. Police responded to an assault complaint near Gariepy Crescent and 172 Street in…