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The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health in Canada. Will it also change mental health care?

How has the pandemic hurt the psyche of Canadians? It’s a question that nagged at Michael Cooper since Canada’s first COVID-19 cases were identified. Sitting on a call with his colleagues at Mental Health Research Canada on March 10, Cooper discussed how the pandemic had… Read More »The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health in Canada. Will it also change mental health care?

‘It’s the first thing I do when I wake up.’ Canadians turning to cannabis to cope through COVID-19 pandemic

Arianne Persaud has been using more cannabis this year, after losing a restaurant industry job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. To cope with the stress of being unemployed, Persaud initially turned to alcohol. But Persaud decided to cut down the drinking and consume… Read More »‘It’s the first thing I do when I wake up.’ Canadians turning to cannabis to cope through COVID-19 pandemic

18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Roughly 350 drivers received impairment tests at a New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint on Idylwyld Drive, resulting in 18 vehicles being impounded, four more than last year. The checkstop was coordinated by the Saskatoon Police Department, Corman Park Police, Canadian Pacific Police and the Saskatchewan… Read More »18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

New Brunswick fines for distracted driving, passing school bus, doubling in 2021 – New Brunswick

New Brunswick motorists have some new rules to follow in the new year and can expect heftier fines if caught for distracted driving. The government is doubling fines to $280 for drivers convicted of distracted driving and to $480 for drivers who pass a school… Read More »New Brunswick fines for distracted driving, passing school bus, doubling in 2021 – New Brunswick

Nashville explosion: Suspect’s girlfriend told police he was building explosives in 2019 – National

More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a Christmas Day bomb in downtown Nashville, officers visited his home after his girlfriend told police he was building bombs in a recreational vehicle at his residence, according to documents. But they did not make contact with… Read More »Nashville explosion: Suspect’s girlfriend told police he was building explosives in 2019 – National

Police were warned that Nashville man was building bombs in 2019: ‘Somebody, somewhere dropped the ball’

NASHVILLE – More than a year before he detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, officers visited Anthony Warner’s home after his girlfriend told police that he was building bombs in an RV trailer at his residence, according to documents obtained by The Associated… Read More »Police were warned that Nashville man was building bombs in 2019: ‘Somebody, somewhere dropped the ball’

Girlfriend told police in 2019 Nashville bomber was building explosives – National

More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, officers visited his home after his girlfriend told police that he was building bombs in an RV trailer at his residence, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. But… Read More »Girlfriend told police in 2019 Nashville bomber was building explosives – National

‘The world is never going to forget me,’ suspect in Nashville explosion told neighbour – National

It seemed like a friendly chat between neighbours. Only after a bomb exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning could Rick Laude grasp the sinister meaning behind his neighbour’s smiling remark that the city and the rest of the world would never forget him. Laude told The… Read More »‘The world is never going to forget me,’ suspect in Nashville explosion told neighbour – National