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Ontario business schools foster 'hostile environment,' racialized students say

Ontario business schools foster 'hostile environment,' racialized students say

Business school students in Ontario are sounding the alarm about what they call outright racism from fellow students and a lack of equity and diversity training among faculty.
New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

VANCOUVER — Canada needs a new approach to tackle its overdose crisis, says the lead author of a new study that highlights a prevalence of overdoses involving non-prescribed fentanyl and stimulants in British Columbia.
Erin O'Toole wins and the overdose crisis: In The News for Aug. 24

Erin O'Toole wins and the overdose crisis: In The News for Aug. 24

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 24. What we are watching in Canada ...
Erin O'Toole faces new navigating challenge as Conservative leader

Erin O'Toole faces new navigating challenge as Conservative leader

OTTAWA — Among Erin O'Toole's jobs in the military was navigating a Sea King helicopter over the skies of Canada, and now he takes on the challenge of journeying through political terrain as the new leader of the federal Conservative party.
N.S. police expected to announce charges in case of Indigenous girl found safe

N.S. police expected to announce charges in case of Indigenous girl found safe

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia RCMP say they plan to release more information today about potential charges against a man who was found Saturday with an Indigenous girl who had been missing for over a week.
Reactions to Erin O'Toole winning federal Conservative leadership race

Reactions to Erin O'Toole winning federal Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — "We can rebuild our great country — while protecting Canadians from the ongoing threat of COVID-19. We can get Canadians back to work, be proud of the things we grow, build and produce in Canada again.
'Good morning. I'm Erin O'Toole': new Tory leader wins after hours-long delay

'Good morning. I'm Erin O'Toole': new Tory leader wins after hours-long delay

OTTAWA — Conservative members sought stability Monday in choosing Erin O'Toole as leader after a campaign where he focused on keeping the party close to its "true blue" fundamentals.
By the numbers: how the Conservative leadership results came in, round by round

By the numbers: how the Conservative leadership results came in, round by round

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party of Canada uses a points system to determine the winner of its leadership race, with each riding in the country allocated 100 points. A candidate needs a majority of 16,901 points to win.
Peter MacKay leading after first ballot in Conservative leadership race

Peter MacKay leading after first ballot in Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Peter MacKay is leading after the first round in the federal Conservative leadership race — a result revealed hours later than planned. Derek Sloan's name will now be dropped off the ballot and his supporters' votes recounted.
Compensation talks for victims of downed jetliner to start in October: Iran

Compensation talks for victims of downed jetliner to start in October: Iran

OTTAWA — The head of Iran's civil aviation organization says his government will launch compensation talks in October with Canada and other countries that lost citizens when the Iranian military shot down a civilian jetliner earlier this year.