canadian-government

Drugs

Criminalization Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say

It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
Victoria Chan
11.24.17
immigration

Canada Can't Accept All America's 'DREAMers' if Trump Deports Them

While a Canadian senator proposes this country should take in 30,000 DREAMers, the reality is a lot murkier.
Tamara Khandaker
9.7.17
americas

Former Guantanamo Prisoner Omar Khadr Wants His Bail Conditions Eased

After 13 years in custody, an Alberta judge released Khadr on $5,000 bail this May pending the appeal of his widely condemned war crimes convictions by an American military tribunal.
Rachel Browne
9.3.15
americas

How Canada’s Poor Record-Keeping Broke Up 4,000 Families

It took years for an Innuit girl to be returned to her family, because no records were kept of where she came from or who her family was.
Emma Paling
6.13.14
environment

The Canadian Government Has Forbidden Meteorologists to Discuss Climate Change

Weather forecasters fear that speaking about climate change could even limit their careers.
Geoff Dembicki
5.31.14
politics

Canada Is Getting More Secretive With Protected 'Public Information'

Transparency and access to public information from the Canadian government could take awhile, even as many as several years.
Grace Lisa Scott
3.26.14
News

The Canadian Government Was Forced to Release Documents About Child Abuse

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled the federal government must release thousands of police documents concerning the case of six students who were "disciplined" in an electric chair at St. Anne’s residential school.
Dave Dean
1.21.14