Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) has agreed to settle a transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit brought by women in Canada for $21.5 million, according to a report by the Canadian Press. The proposed settlement involves about 325 women whose share of the money would depend on the severity of their medical issues,...
High River RCMP have indentified the two people they were looking for in connection with a case of animal cruelty. Police were looking for the pair after a complaint of a squirrel being beaten to death with sticks Monday, March 2, on the Happy Trails in Northwest High River. Mounties say...
A trip to the grocery store has turned into a tragedy in the District of Squamish. Around 6 p.m. on February 28, the B.C. Ambulance Service contacted the local RCMP detachment to say that two pedestrians were struck in the parking lot at 1900 Garibaldi Way. A female and a two-year-old...
Winnipeg fire crews were kept busy Monday night after responding to six ‘suspicious’ fires in the city’s North End. Just before 8:50 p.m. firefighters were called to a garage fire in the 400 block of Mountain Avenue. This would be the first in a series of garage fires crews were called...
A Canadian visitor who was shot during a house invasion on Saturday is said to be paralysed from the shoulder down. Ken Elliott, 65, a resident of Calgary, was shot around 9:25 p.m. while staying with family at Ealing Park, Christ Church. His wife Linda Brooks told Global News Canada after...
Nova Scotia is making an investment to combat human trafficking. The province will be spending an additional $1.4 million a year over the next five years on programs, services and supports to raise awareness, help with prevention and directly assist victims and survivors. The minister responsible for the Status of Women,...
The Alberta government has terminated its funding contract with doctors and will impose 11 changes to physician rules and fees in what it calls a necessary move to control ballooning health-care costs in the province. Health Minister Tyler Shandro said the province will maintain physician funding at current levels while...
Demonstrators have dismantled and left their Saint-Lambert rail blockade on Montreal’s south shore Friday evening after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for an end to the rail blockades across Canada. After being served with an injunction on Thursday, protesters continued to obstruct the tracks on Friday as local police officers...
New surveillance video exclusively obtained by CP24 captures the initial moments of a violent bank robbery in Markham that injured four employees Wednesday night. The incident occurred at an RBC bank near 16th Avenue and Markham Road shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday. In the video, the suspects are seen getting...
An arbitrator says a former Canadian Pacific train conductor who was fired over social media posts is entitled to monetary compensation, but not to getting her job back at the railway company. Stephanie Katelnikoff was dismissed in November 2017 over disparaging remarks she made about the company online as well...