Steven Goetz

MILITARY

Canada must stop releasing soldiers without mental health treatment in place, says military watchdog

Ombudsman Gary Walbourne raised the issue in the wake of last week’s deaths of a veteran and his family in an apparent murder-suicide.
Steven Goetz
1.10.17
MILITARY

Lack of mental health support for veterans front-and-centre, after apparent murder-suicide

Afghan veteran Cpl. Lionel Desmond, who was found dead with wife, mother, and daughter on Wednesday, was suffering from PTSD and had trouble finding help.
Steven Goetz
1.5.17
First Nations

Controversy over Canadian author Joseph Boyden's Indigenous roots isn't about blood

As debate grows ever fierce over the literary star ancestry, academics and authors say anyone who thinks the matter can be solved with a DNA test is grossly misinformed.
Steven Goetz
12.30.16
mental health

Canada's military suicide problem isn't getting better

The report says 18 soldiers took their own life in 2015
Steven Goetz
11.23.16
Criminal Justice

Canada could throw out thousands of criminal charges because the trials will take too long

A Supreme Court decision could mean as many as 6,000 charges could be thrown out.
Steven Goetz
11.22.16
Press Freedom

There are no checks

Patrick Lagacé says he "lived in a fantasy" in which police could not spy on journalists so easily.
Steven Goetz
11.15.16
Big Pot

This Canadian company is looking to California after pot legalization vote

One Canadian pot producer is seeing green in America, after four states vote to legalize recreational use of the drug.
Steven Goetz
11.14.16
News

Trudeau Says RCMP, CSIS Not Spying On Journalists As Quebec Scandal Grows

Quebec provincial police admit they obtained phone records of six journalists.
Steven Goetz
11.3.16
News

LGBTQ Canadians Sue Government for Decades-Long Witch Hunt

A former sailor said he was strapped to a polygraph machine and forced to admit he was gay.
Steven Goetz
11.2.16
News

Ontario Liberals’ Campaign Chief Steps Aside After Bribery Charges Laid

Oh shit.
Steven Goetz
11.1.16
News

Everything We Know About the Ontario Nurse Accused Of Murdering Eight Patients

Her Facebook profile paints the picture of a solitary life.
Steven Goetz
10.25.16
News

Shoppers Drug Mart Wants to Sell You Medical Pot

The largest pharmacy chain in Canada has officially applied for producer status, although it says it doesn't want to actually produce it. Just sell it.
Steven Goetz
10.25.16
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