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Policy experts say Alberta needs to address toxic drug supply and bolster evidence-based supports to reduce opioid deaths
Alberta leaders must address a toxic drug supply and boost evidence-based supports to reduce soaring overdose deaths, says a national drug policy expert. Donald MacPherson, executive director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition , said the UCP ...
Quebec cancels big Thanksgiving gatherings, but turkey dinner producers aren't worried
On Thursday, Health Minister Christian Dubé asked people to cancel large gatherings for Thanksgiving. With the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic underway, time is of the essence: Better to sacrifice now so that people can enjoy Christmas, ...
First annual myeloma march coming to Summerside Saturday
Yolande Paine was at the boarding gate for her flight to join her husband in P.E.I. when she got a call from her doctor’s office that would change the course of her life. At the other end of the line was a hematologist, a blood specialist, ...
New RCAF search and rescue aircraft to be named 'Kingfisher'
The Royal Canadian Air Force has finally settled on a name for its new fixed-wing search and rescue fleet. The first of the planes from Airbus arrived in Comox, B.C., on Friday. The new fleet will be called Kingfisher, according to the RCAF. ...
Crowded hallways, closed health centres: concerns raised about Cape Breton schools during pandemic
Jayden Green said going back to school during the pandemic is nothing like what he thought it would be under Nova Scotia's public health directives. A Grade 12 student at Glace Bay High School, Green believes COVID-19 would spread ...
UPDATED: Nova Scotia mass shooter ‘said that he knew he was going to die,’ partner told RCMP
The man responsible for Nova Scotia’s mass shooting told his partner days before his April killing spree that he knew he was going to die and she said it was like he was preparing for the end of the world. The Dartmouth denturist “was ...
Alberta woman arrested after reports of erratic driving on Hwy 102 near Stewiacke
The RCMP is thanking Nova Scotians who called to report an erratic driver and then gave statements to police after the alleged impaired driver was stopped. According to a police news release, Colchester District RCMP responded to the erratic ...
Canada’s Food Island gift cards go on sale Sept. 28
Canada’s Food Island gift cards will be available to purchase beginning Monday, Sept. 28 at retail locations across the Island. The gift card program was created by Food Island Partnership to support P.E.I. local businesses, fishers, ...
Nova Scotia researchers eye COVID-19 virus as cancer fighter
Nova Scotia researchers are exploring whether the viral villain of 2020 can be turned into a good guy in the cancer battle. By baiting the surface of cancer-infected cells with tiny bits of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the ...
Sitting MP Marwan Tabbara has court hearing for assault, harassment and break and enter charges
Marwan Tabbara, a Member of Parliament who left the Liberal caucus after it was revealed he is facing serious criminal charges, which were kept secret for months, had a fleeting court date Friday. Despite the brevity of the morning appearance, ...