Sunday November 23, 2014




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Alberta officials ID residue on surgical instruments as polishing product

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services has identified a fine, dark residue found on surgical instruments in Lethbridge....

posted: November 21,2014





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Alberta company charged for employing child under 15, failing to protect him

EDMONTON - An Alberta contractor is facing child labour and safety charges after a 14-year-old employee fell from a roof....


Theft prompts Vancouver Police warning over drug that caused rash of overdoses

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Police are warning drug users to be careful about their purchases after the recent theft of a powerful drug that resulted in 31 overdoses last month....


Some insulin pumps may have faulty tubing connector, can detach: Health Canada

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning of a potential safety issue regarding insulin pumps for diabetics distributed by Medtronic of Canada Inc., Roche Diagnostics, LifeScan Canada Inc., and Auto Control Medical Inc....


Police investigating after newborn baby found dead in back yard of Regina home

REGINA - Police are investigating after a newborn baby was found dead in a back yard of a home in north-central Regina....


Saskatchewan government calls on ombudsman to probe senior's death

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is requesting an investigation into the death of a woman whose family says she was neglected at a seniors care centre....


Ontario bill targets fraud to help cut auto insurance premiums by 15 per cent

TORONTO - The Ontario legislature passed a bill Thursday aimed at reducing car insurance rates an average of 15 per cent by next August from where they were in the summer of 2013....






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