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at 21:09 on November 27, 2015, EST.

Alberta legislature protest told farm safety bill could kill livelihoods

EDMONTON - About 200 angry farmers and ranchers have staged a protest in front of the Alberta legislature over a proposed new farm safety bill.


at 13:48 on November 27, 2015, EST.

Vickie Kaminski resigns as president and CEO of Alberta Health Services

EDMONTON - The president of Alberta's health superboard has resigned halfway into her three-year contract.


at 09:20 on November 27, 2015, EST.

Doctors gearing up to provide Syrian refugees with much-needed primary health care

TORONTO - When Syrian refugees begin arriving in Canada in the coming weeks, one of the top priorities will be getting them basic health care — something most migrants will have gone without while living in makeshift camps far from home, sometimes for years.


at 05:55 on November 27, 2015, EST.

Produce used in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli is undergoing recall

SAN FRANCISCO - Federal officials say a business is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.


at 01:55 on November 27, 2015, EST.

Listeria fear prompts recall of cheeses imported from Scotland

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling several cheeses imported from Scotland due to possible Listeria contamination.


at 21:48 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Saskatoon Health Region CEO says layoffs coming before Christmas season

SASKATOON - Some Saskatoon Health Region employees will lose their jobs this holiday season, but just how many positions will be cut is still up in the air.


at 13:20 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Alberta farmers, ranchers use social media to lobby against farm safety bill

BRETON, Alta. - There is growing pushback in rural Alberta against the NDP government's plan to include farm and ranch workers in safety and workplace legislation.


at 21:51 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Petition to Manitoba legislature calls for more funding for children with autism

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg families are calling on the Manitoba government to put more money into autism therapy for children.


at 21:50 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Victorian Order of Nurses Canada shutting operations in six provinces

OTTAWA - The Victorian Order of Nurses has been struggling financially for years and recently decided that it had to shut down its operations in six provinces and cut the size of its head office, its president said Wednesday.


at 18:05 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Ontario introduces concussion bill named after teen rugby player who died

TORONTO - A concussion bill named for a 17-year-old girl who died after being injured while playing high school rugby was introduced Wednesday in the Ontario legislature with rare all-party support.


at 17:41 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Lack of staff and baths a concern in Saskatchewan long-term care homes

REGINA - Residents of long-term care homes in Saskatchewan and their families have concerns about staffing levels and a lack of baths in the facilities.


at 16:53 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Medical marijuana users get OK from Ontario government to vaporize anywhere

TORONTO - Medical marijuana users in Ontario are now legally able to use vaporizers just about anywhere in the province.


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