The Canadian Press

Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B suit for pushing opioids despite risks

The suit alleges the companies deceptively promoted addictive opioids despite knowing the dangers

Canadian inflation rises in April; gas prices strengthen from carbon pricing

Excluding gasoline, the inflation rate rose 2.3 per cent in April compared to a year earlier

CFL, CFL Players’ Association reach agreement on new contract

The tentative deal replaces a five-year contract that was set to expire May 18

Facebook limits livestreaming ahead of tech summit in Paris

Facebook investing $7.5 million in new research partnerships to improve image and video analysis

Updated fisheries law could stem loss of stocks, biodiversity: supporters

Paul Lansbergen says that beyond protecting fish stocks, law should protect ‘sustainable’ fishing rights

Federal fire officials update forecast for this year’s wildfire season

The forecast shows the fire danger is extreme in Yukon and parts of the southern prairies

B.C. woman, 37, among six killed in Alaska floatplane crash

The floatplanes were carrying cruise ship tourists when they collided Monday

Former Alberta police officer charged with sexual assault

Toby Weighman has resigned from the Edmonton Police Service

Liberals push Tories to show climate-policy hand with climate-change motion

Both parties are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency

B.C. must set clear terms, timeline if it holds money-laundering inquiry: expert

One report estimated $7.4 billion was laundered in B.C. last year

Canada’s agriculture minister talks canola with Chinese counterpart at G20

Justin Trudeau also said the decision by Beijing to ban Canadian canola is linked to the trade war between China and the U.S.

Canada’s chief of defence summoned to cabinet meeting in wake of Norman case

Charges against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman were stayed last week

1 Canadian among 4 killed in floatplane crash in Alaska: Global Affairs

United States Coast Guard says two floatplanes collided as they carried cruise ship tourists

Woodfibre LNG developer buys Calgary-based natural gas producer

Pacific Oil & Gas says it has struck a cash deal to buy Canbriam Energy Inc.

B.C. judge allows Facebook class-action lawsuit to expand

Lawsuit is allowed to include people living in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador

Alex Trebek in Ottawa to open Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s new HQ

Trebek announced in March that he has advanced pancreatic cancer

Shooting kills one at South Florida hip-hop festival

Phoenix Suns player arrested at hip-hop festival

Four-year-old dies after finding gun from state trooper father

The boy found the unsecured weapon inside his home in Toledo

Toronto Raptors’ dramatic win produces record television ratings in Canada

A peak audience of 3.8 million was watching when Kawhi Leonard hit the buzzer-beater