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at 21:06 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Manitoba bus beheader Vince Li could be moved to group home, gets more freedoms

WINNIPEG, Canado - A man who beheaded a fellow passenger aboard a Greyhound bus in Manitoba has been granted more freedoms and could eventually be moved into a community group home.


at 18:53 on February 27, 2015, EST.

A list of decisions made by the court and Criminal Code Review Board for Vince Li

WINNIPEG - WINNIPEG — A list of decisions made by the court and Criminal Code Review Board in the case of Vince Li:


at 18:52 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says

TORONTO - It's so CSI.


at 18:42 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Health Canada warns about bedbug control products after 2 Alberta children die

EDMONTON - The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the "extreme danger" of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs.


at 13:53 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Documents exaggerated medical condition so family could stay in Canada: MP

WHITEHORSE - A Yukon MP says a family whose deportation to Mexico he was trying to prevent may have altered documents to improve their chances of staying in Canada.


at 09:50 on February 27, 2015, EST.

HEALTHBEAT: Many unanswered questions about e-cigarettes, including use with tobacco products

WASHINGTON - The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.


at 18:45 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Company blames heat for why nasal spray flu vaccine didn't work well in kids against swine flu

ATLANTA - The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too warm.


at 18:13 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Government on hot seat about dying Alberta man denied CPP disability benefits

OTTAWA - The head of the federal government's backlogged social security tribunal has reached out to a terminally ill Alberta man who was denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits to assure him that his appeal will be expedited.


at 18:11 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to bedbug insecticide

EDMONTON - Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in their northern Alberta apartment.


at 17:58 on February 26, 2015, EST.

'Get me out of here,' aboriginal girl begged her parents before stopping chemo

HAMILTON - Chemotherapy took such a horrific toll on Makayla Sault's weak body that she begged her parents to take her out of treatment and try instead traditional medicine, the mother of the 11-year-old aboriginal girl said Thursday.


at 17:38 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Panel recommends new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks, not routine shots

ATLANTA - A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students.


at 15:41 on February 26, 2015, EST.

Minister says legislation for Nova Scotia health merger not under deadline

HALIFAX - Legislation settling which unions will represent workers in Nova Scotia's health sector likely won't be ready by a deadline set for the merger of the province's health authorities, the health minister said Thursday.


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