Globe and Mail (Canada Edition)

• Top doctor: Theresa Tam appointed to head Public Health Agency of Canada
Tam is the third person to head the PHAC since its inception in 2004

• Chronology of events in former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s case
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight seniors in her care

• Facebook to play key role in Nunavut’s suicide-prevention strategy
For Inuit males between 15 and 29, the suicide rate is almost 40 times the national figure

• Two children among three people killed in Mississauga, Ont., crash
Police say a Mazda crossed the centre line and collided with a Mercedes carrying five passengers, including three children

• Ex-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer sentenced to life in prison for Ontario nursing home murders
Shortly after the decision, the province announced it would call an independent public inquiry into the case

• Asylum seekers in Canada who fled Trump now trapped in legal limbo
Many face an overburdened refugee system while struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools

• Morning Update: Canada, China seal corporate hacking deal; BC Liberals propose fundraising reform; Ontario prisons see spike in suicide attempts
Also: New gold standard emerges for Congo's miners, Canada's jewellery buyers

• LCBO, union reach deal to avert strike
Media helped two sides reach agreement

• The Globe on Confederation Day: Read the fine print of George Brown’s letter to a new nation
The Confederation Day edition of The Globe featured commerce and vice, virtue and science, and a late-breaking missive from the publisher on ‘the birthday of a new nationality’

• Suicide attempts spike amid Ontario prison system overhaul
Independent correctional adviser Howard Sapers reveals 2017 figures are far above yearly average, despite attempts to reform the prison system

• Philippe Couillard’s tone shift on Islam stuns Quebec Muslims
Security experts are also baffled by the Quebec Premier’s decision to make a direct connection between terror and ‘Islam in general’

• Rising death toll of right whales could be ‘catastrophic’: marine biologist
The unprecedented string of deaths amounts to more than one per cent of the 500 North Atlantic right whales believed to be roaming the seas

• With wider search for soldiers, Canada’s military broadens horizons
The Forces have struggled for years to hit recruiting numbers, resulting in thousands of unfilled positions such as pilots and technicians

• Banning of junk food sales in Canadian schools having a positive effect: study
Philip Leonard’s research revealed that for each year a student was exposed to a junk food ban, there was a corresponding 0.05 decline in their BMI

• Multi-talented artist Jennifer Podemski stands up as a role model
With Moccasin Flats, the Toronto-born film and television veteran ushered in North America’s first drama created, written, produced and performed completely by Indigenous artists

• Gallery owner and photographer Lucia Graca Remedios marries her love of the arts with community service
Aware that every action counts, Remedios is making a difference through mindfulness. Read on to learn how she plans to give back through consciousness in everyday life choices

• Youth blogger Hannah Alper inspires others to take hold of their future
In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, WE asked remarkable Canadians the question: What are you doing to make our country a more caring and compassionate place?

• Government seeks to adjourn solitary-confinement lawsuit until Bill C-56 is finalized
Government lawyer argues replacement legislation should be allowed to proceed, but inmate advocates say the wait is unfair to prisoners

• Bears, their hair and their fishy fare: Study gives new insight into grizzlies’ salmon diets
After collecting hundreds of ​hair samples over five years, researchers have given an unprecedented snapshot of one of the most important predator-prey relationships​ in North America​

• Trudeau government proposes opening St. Lawrence marine protected area to oil exploration
Liberal plan to allow future oil and gas activity in zone threatens vulnerable ecosystems, critics say