Canada

January 6, 2023

Blind B.C. woman files discrimination complaint over city roundabouts, bike lanes

Maria Kovacs won't risk waiting for the bus near her church on her own anymore. The last time she tried it, a cyclist hit her.
January 6, 2023

Canada's economy added 104,000 jobs in December, unemployment fell slightly

Canada's economy added 104,000 jobs in December as the unemployment rate fell slightly to 5.0 per cent, Statistics Canada said Friday.
January 6, 2023

Calgary doctor’s approach to women’s health care is receiving accolades – and reaching underserved groups

Calgary’s The IUD Clinic is dedicated to helping women – especially younger women – understand and plan for their reproductive lives
January 6, 2023

Alberta government refuses to release data on snowpack contamination from coal mines

The data was collected by two senior provincial government scientists who conducted research into the impact of windblown dust from mines in B.C. on a pristine Alberta alpine lake
January 6, 2023

Bald eagle receives rare surgery in PEI, heads to new home in Halifax

Bald eagle 450 – the 450th patient of the Atlantic Veterinary College hospital in 2021 – is believed to be only the second bird in the world to receive surgery for a spinal cord compression
January 6, 2023

Morning Update: Regulatory body aims to fast-track certification of foreign-trained doctors

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons responds to the country’s doctor shortage, and to complaints that some of its policies discriminate against people with overseas medical degrees
January 6, 2023

Brothers who were at the right place, right time save 2-year-old's life at Ontario eatery

Two brothers were out for dinner at a restaurant in Espanola, Ont., when they jumped into action to save a choking young child's life.
January 6, 2023

National physicians regulator aims to fast-track certification of more foreign-trained doctors

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons aims to address doctor shortage and complaints its policies discriminate against people with overseas medical degrees
January 6, 2023

Building fast EV charging stations across Saskatchewan should be a priority, says advocate

Electric vehicles are slowly making inroads in Saskatchewan, yet the infrastructure to support them still needs a major boost.
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