Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Health

Report reveals low-income Albertans falling through cracks of health benefits program

Report reveals low-income Albertans falling through cracks of health benefits program

EDMONTON — Alberta's ombudsman says thousands of low-income residents seeking benefits to cover off health-care costs face unfair barriers.
EPA watchdog investigating delays in how the agency used sensor plane after fiery Ohio derailment

EPA watchdog investigating delays in how the agency used sensor plane after fiery Ohio derailment

The EPA's Inspector General is investigating why the agency didn't get its specialized plane loaded with advanced sensors into the air over East Palestine until four days after the disastrous Norfolk Southern derailment last year.
Montreal network to tackle 'explosion' in infections such as syphilis with new trials

Montreal network to tackle 'explosion' in infections such as syphilis with new trials

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based HIV/AIDS research network is expanding its scope in response to a dramatic rise in rates of some sexually transmitted diseases. Dr.
Second abandoned sea otter pup rescued in B.C. in less than a month

Second abandoned sea otter pup rescued in B.C. in less than a month

VANCOUVER — There's been a ruckus at the Vancouver Aquarium's animal hospital these days as two orphaned sea otter pups call out from opposite ends of the room. The patients were each abandoned near Tofino, B.C.
'They were barricaded': Defence begins case in trial for Freedom Convoy organizer

'They were barricaded': Defence begins case in trial for Freedom Convoy organizer

OTTAWA — The defence for Freedom Convoy organizer Pat King is arguing that protesters were trapped within downtown Ottawa when police moved to end the three-week demonstration in 2022.
U.S. eases border rules for dogs from Canada as Liberals try to secure exemption

U.S. eases border rules for dogs from Canada as Liberals try to secure exemption

OTTAWA — After much hounding by federal officials, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is giving Canadian dogs a slightly longer leash when it comes to new rules aimed at controlling the spread of rabies.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear endorses federal effort to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear endorses federal effort to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Biden administration's push to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug won an endorsement Wednesday from Kentucky Gov.
Rolling Vancouver Whitecaps buoyed by return of Ali Ahmed and Sam Adekugbe

Rolling Vancouver Whitecaps buoyed by return of Ali Ahmed and Sam Adekugbe

VANCOUVER — Ali Ahmed wasn't about to let distance and time zones keep him from cheering for his teammates.
As Gaza’s doctors struggle to save lives, many lose their own in Israeli airstrikes

As Gaza’s doctors struggle to save lives, many lose their own in Israeli airstrikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Dr. Hassan Hamdan was one of the few trained plastic surgeons in Gaza, a specialist in wound reconstruction.
'Pervasive environmental issue': Microplastics levels high in Toronto-caught fish

'Pervasive environmental issue': Microplastics levels high in Toronto-caught fish

TORONTO — Fillets from fish caught along Toronto's waterfront have up to 12 times more microplastics per serving than some common store-bought alternatives, newly published research suggests.