Globe and Mail (Canada Edition)

• Ontario safety minister urges oversight in sex-assault reviews
Ontario Minister of Community Safety Marie-France Lalonde says police services should be open to outside supervision as they audit past cases

• More than $1-million of tainted medical marijuana destroyed
Two companies now required to test for pesticide contamination, but most licensed suppliers are not

• Danielle Moodie-Mills on protests and politics in the Trump era
Ms. Moodie-Mills will deliver the 2017 Jack Layton Lecture at Ryerson University, discussing the role of intersectionality and organized resistance

• Asylum-seekers speak of dangerous voyage that led them to Canada
Mohammed and Mamood are two of the growing number of migrants who are hoping for a new life in Canada

• Four people arrested for illegally crossing U.S. border into Quebec: RCMP
Cpl. Francois Gagnon says the migrants were arrested near Hemmingford, Que.

• Goodale to address border tensions with U.S. homeland secretary
The Nexus cards of about 200 Canadian permanent residents were suddenly cancelled after President Donald Trump issued his executive immigration order

• Canadian food banks turn to farming amid declining donations
Donations of fresh food have been declining and higher food costs have been making it more difficult to stretch donated cash

• Quebec’s Couillard rejects push for ban on officials’ religious headwear
Couillard warns debate over such restrictions risks hurting the province’s reputation on the world stage

• The evolution of the parka: From survival garment to generic coat
Once a survival garment imbued with meaning, the coat’s design is now ubiquitous. Still, it remains a crucial item in the winter wardrobe

• Ontario judge sides with Sixties Scoop survivors
Judge rules that ‘great harm was done’ when indigenous children were adopted into non-indigenous families

• Blizzard moves into Newfoundland after pounding the Maritimes
Environment Canada issues blizzard warnings for northern Nova Scotia, the east and south coasts of Newfoundland and all of Prince Edward Island

• Morning update: Top stories to start your day
Also: Trump’s national security adviser Flynn resigns, breaking down the Trudeau-Trump meeting, and worries about safety of medical marijuana products

• Medicinal marijuana users skeptical of product safety after recalls for banned pesticides
Revelations that the government isn’t testing regularly to prove all companies aren’t using harmful chemicals have left consumers concerned for their health

• Winnipeg steps up with aid for refugees denied U.S. asylum
The Winnipeg Foundation announced $33,000 in emergency grants on Monday to support the needs of refugee claimants.

• Thief takes off with woman's bible, a gift from her late husband
When a Calgary woman was accosted and robbed in a mall parking lot on Feb. 2, her assailant took off with her inscribed book of scriptures

• Crown in Calgary triple-murder trial says Garland ‘stewed,’ killed over a grudge
‘Doug Garland is all about domination,’ prosecutor Shane Parker said in his closing arguments

• Receiving the Maple Leaf: A Canadian recalls her special Flag Day honour
Feb. 15, 1965 – the first time Canada raised the Maple Leaf – is a day Peggy Forde won’t soon forget

• Ontario signals moratorium on offshore wind projects will continue for years
Both Windstream Energy and Trillium Power Wind had wind turbine projects planned for Lake Ontario when the government brought down the moratorium

• Ontario minister Michael Gravelle temporarily steps aside to deal with depression
Premier Kathleen Wynne says Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro will temporarily take over at northern development and mines

• Ontario to do more mercury tests at Grassy Narrows
The northern First Nation has been dealing with mercury poisoning since the 1960s