Canada

March 26, 2024

More family physicians in Canada focusing on specialty care: report

If you're one of the estimated more than six million Canadians who can't find a family doctor, it might be because they're focusing on providing other services, the results of a new report suggest.
March 26, 2024

8-week strike 'the only resort,' say McGill TAs fed up with wages, working conditions

McGill University teaching assistants want better wages and better working conditions. They've just launched an eight-week strike in hopes of putting pressure on the institution.
March 26, 2024

Don't believe your eyes — fake photos have been a problem for a long time

Can you ever really verify a photo? That’s a question media outlets are facing with renewed scrutiny in the wake of two 'digitally enhanced' images of the Royal Family. But they're far from the only establishment to distribute handout images to the media, and they're also not the first to alter one.
March 26, 2024

The number of Alberta post-secondary students relying on provincial loans is ballooning

The Alberta government has doubled the amount of money it lends out for student loans in the last five years as more students rely on borrowing to attend post-secondary programs.
March 26, 2024

In wake of Winnipeg lab scandal, scientists say Canada benefits from new, high-security pathogen lab

Canada will soon have a second laboratory capable of working with the most dangerous pathogens in the world, home to Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research. It will be the only non-government Level 4 facility in the country, part of the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization.
March 26, 2024

Doug Ford's bullish view of Ontario economy to be tested in Tuesday's budget

Ontario Premier Doug Ford keeps on describing the province’s economy in glowing terms, but plenty of economists believe a far less rosy picture will be painted when Ford’s finance minister tables his budget on Tuesday.
March 26, 2024

Why this Ontario rapper says colon cancer screening should start at age 30, not 50

A Hamilton, Ont., musician and actor who is fighting fourth-stage colon cancer is calling on his provincial government to lower the minimum age for colonoscopy screening from 50 to 30.
March 26, 2024

Government falling short on promise to roll out automatic tax filing pilot, experts say

The government is falling short on a 2023 budget commitment to pilot a new tax filing program this year, experts say.
March 26, 2024

Four found dead inside rural residence near Neudorf, Sask.

Melville RCMP received a request to conduct a wellness check at a home at around 6 p.m. Sunday. Officers went to the property and found four dead adults inside. 
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