Canada's federal government missed its June 6 deadline to implement its assisted death legislation, so provinces are taking things into their own hands when it comes to regulating how and when people can end their own lives.
A suicide crisis on the Aboriginal reserve Attawapiskat drew protesters, leaders, and mothers with young children in tow, to occupy offices of the Canada's Indigenous and Northern Affairs ministry this month.
But others are criticizing the Liberal government for not legalizing marijuana as soon as they took office, and pushed them to decriminalize the drug as soon as possible and address regulations surrounding production afterwards.
The Ontario government has promised to end the "absolutely appalling" practice and to form a task force to address the issue of overcrowding in provincial jails.
“Let us in! Let us in!” the women chanted as they were pinned against the wall and handcuffed outside the ballroom of a Burnaby hotel, where Canada’s National Energy Board is considering Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline proposal.
The immigration minister said he hopes to settle that many by the end of 2016, but Canada is already scrambling to meet its goal of admitting 10,000 by the end of this year.
Last week the government received applications from companies promising to reduce carbon emissions. If successful they'll be rewarded from a tax payer pool of $2.5 billion. Too bad it won't stop climate change.