Canada

November 22, 2022

Children’s Hospital in London, Ont., joins Toronto’s SickKids in reducing surgeries to aid overwhelmed critical care

Pediatric hospitals across Ontario have been grappling with a huge influx in sick patients linked to influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and COVID-19
November 22, 2022

Residents, businesses affected by Wheatley, Ont., explosion seek $100M in proposed class action

Residents and businesses impacted by the 2021 explosion that rocked the small community of Wheatley, Ont., are seeking a total of $100 million in damages in a proposed class action against Chatham-Kent and a company hired by the municipality to source a gas leak linked to the blast.
November 22, 2022

Ontario’s doctors push for non-profit surgical centres to tackle backlog

Specialized non-profit clinics would be more efficient and allow for more patients to get procedures completed, OMA president says
November 22, 2022

Maximum sentence for man who admitted to murdering mother and toddler in Hinton, Alta.

Robert Major, 55, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25-years for the first-degree murders of Mchale Busch, 24, and her 16-month old son Noah McConnell.
November 22, 2022

Lithium extraction could be a boon for Alberta, but it comes with environmental uncertainties

Lithium extraction hasn’t arrived in Alberta yet, but it’s fast approaching, with the potential to become a significant industry. It’s worth understanding now.
November 22, 2022

Several humpback whales found dead on B.C.'s coast in a matter of weeks

Several humpback whales have been found dead in B.C. in the span of just a few weeks, and it appears humans may be the cause in at least three of the cases.
November 22, 2022

This old Victorian home has a secret: it's part of the Montreal Metro system

Unlike its neighbours, the house at 1423 Towers St. in downtown Montreal seems to have withstood the test of time. While its stone Victorian walls appear unchanged, the building itself is hiding a secret: it’s not a house at all.
November 22, 2022

Doctors say B.C. puts up unreasonable roadblocks to coverage for vital diabetes drug

B.C. doctors who treat diabetes say they’ve been forced to jump through hoops to get coverage for potentially life-saving drugs, including making patients try cheaper but more dangerous alternatives first.
November 22, 2022

Morning Update: CSIS director advised Trudeau to invoke the Emergencies Act despite definition of security threat

David Vigneault says the act was ‘required’ in the face of the protests that had gridlocked the capital and blockaded several border crossings
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