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In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

MONTREAL — Officials in Montreal are struggling to get the public on board with the city's approach to treating people with severe addiction and homelessness, as those social crises become fodder for political attacks.
B.C. hospitals pivot to paper amid CrowdStrike global technology outage

B.C. hospitals pivot to paper amid CrowdStrike global technology outage

VANCOUVER — About 50,000 devices in British Columbia hospitals and health facilities were impacted by the CrowdStrike global technology outage, forcing staff to pivot to using paper to manage everything from lab work to meal orders, the province's he
Two deaths linked to listeria food poisoning from meat sliced at deli counters

Two deaths linked to listeria food poisoning from meat sliced at deli counters

At least two people have died and more than two dozen were hospitalized in an outbreak of listeria food poisoning linked to meat sliced at grocery store deli counters, federal health officials said Friday.
Recalled plant-based milk brands must rebuild trust by apologizing: marketers

Recalled plant-based milk brands must rebuild trust by apologizing: marketers

TORONTO — Marketing experts say two brands that recently had to recall plant-based milk contaminated with Listeria can come back from the deadly outbreak, but they must move quickly to regain consumer trust.
Tech outage halts surgeries, medical treatments across the US

Tech outage halts surgeries, medical treatments across the US

Alison Baulos says her 73-year-old father was about to head to a Kentucky hospital for open-heart surgery when it was abruptly canceled early Friday morning.
Two more bird flu cases reported in Colorado, but elsewhere a study finds no asymptomatic infections

Two more bird flu cases reported in Colorado, but elsewhere a study finds no asymptomatic infections

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday announced two more bird flu cases among farmworkers, but they also said a new study in Michigan suggested the virus is not causing silent infections in people.
Global tech outage reaches Atlantic Canada, affects Newfoundland health-care services

Global tech outage reaches Atlantic Canada, affects Newfoundland health-care services

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A global technology disruption spread to parts of Atlantic Canada Friday morning, affecting the government of Newfoundland and Labrador's online services and health-care information systems.
B.C. promises expanded gynecological cancer care, new programs in Surrey, Kelowna

B.C. promises expanded gynecological cancer care, new programs in Surrey, Kelowna

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is bringing in new programs to address the growing demand for gynecological cancer surgical care in Kelowna and Surrey.
B.C. brings in more restrictions to limit spread of chronic wasting in deer, elk

B.C. brings in more restrictions to limit spread of chronic wasting in deer, elk

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is taking further steps to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer, moose and caribou, including removing urban deer from Cranbrook and Kimberley.
South Dakota anti-abortion group appeals ruling that dismissed its lawsuit over ballot initiative

South Dakota anti-abortion group appeals ruling that dismissed its lawsuit over ballot initiative

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An anti-abortion group in South Dakota has appealed to the state's Supreme Court after a judge dismissed its lawsuit to take an abortion rights initiative off the November ballot.