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Medical school to open at Cape Breton University by 2025, Houston says

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston's state of the province address on Friday touched on the economy, focused on the government's firm commitment to...

2 Vancouver Island area ERs to close overnight for foreseeable future

Two emergency rooms in B.C. will be closed overnight for the foreseeable future until the province can recruit enough staff to return to 24-hour operations. On...

WHO to decide if COVID remains an emergency. What will this mean for Canada?

As a World Health Organization committee mulls whether COVID-19 remains an international emergency, some health experts say regardless of what is decided, the...

Edmonton paramedic sentenced after narcotics stolen from Alberta Health Services

An Edmonton paramedic has been found guilty of stealing narcotics from Alberta Health Services (AHS) facilities, while a second member is awaiting trial...

Ontario launches fee code for doctors treating long COVID and one researcher says 'it's a big deal'

Ontario has released a billing code for doctors to use when diagnosing long COVID — a move doctors and advocates say is a...

Medical school ‘finally’ coming to Cape Breton by fall 2025: N.S. premier

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston has confirmed the province will be getting its second medical school. Houston made the announcement in his State of...

Health Canada recalls ZLINE gas stove models over carbon monoxide risk

Health Canada is recalling a line of gas stoves due to a “risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.” The recall notice says the issues involve...

U.S. is mulling shift to annual COVID-19 boosters. What about Canada? 

A U.S. proposal to make COVID-19 vaccinations an annual shot could increase booster uptake if a similar policy were adopted in Canada, but...

New alcohol guidance: When are provinces planning to adopt measures?

Politicians in charge of provincial and territorial liquor laws aren’t hurrying to adopt or promote newly updated guidelines that advise a steep drop...

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