Quebec judge overturns parts of federal, provincial laws on medically assisted dying

Quebec judge overturns parts of federal, provincial laws on medically assisted dying

A Quebec Superior Court justice has declared parts of both the federal and provincial laws on medically assisted dying unconstitutional because they’re too restrictive. Two Montrealers with degenerative diseases, Jean Truchon, 49, and Nicole Gladu, 73, launched a court challenge in January seeking access to Quebec and Canada’s doctor-assisted dying laws. Both suffer from serious health problems that […]

Strike averted after school bus drivers in Durham, parts of Toronto reach deal with First Student Canada

Strike averted after school bus drivers in Durham, parts of Toronto reach deal with First Student Canada

A strike by school bus drivers servicing approximately 10,000 students across Durham region and parts of Toronto has been averted after the union representing them reached a last-minute, tentative deal with busing company First Student Canada. On Friday, Local 4268 served the company with a strike notice that would go into effect at 12:01 a.m. […]

Aimia shares crash after Air Canada parts ways with Aeroplan loyalty program

Aimia shares crash after Air Canada parts ways with Aeroplan loyalty program

Air Canada and the well-known Aeroplan loyalty program will part ways in mid-2020, but the airline says customers can continue redeeming Aeroplan miles for Air Canada flights even after the new program is in effect. That’s little consolation for shareholders in Aimia, the parent company of Aeroplan. Aimia shares were down about 61 per cent from […]