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Alberta surgeon who hung noose in hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

Alberta surgeon who hung noose in hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A surgeon in northwestern Alberta has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating room door.
Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

OTTAWA — Canada's national panel of vaccine experts says a worsening pandemic and limited supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are good enough reasons to temporarily delay giving a second dose but would prefer the planned schedule is followed whenever possi
Investigation unit looks into allegation RCMP officer hit dog with vehicle

Investigation unit looks into allegation RCMP officer hit dog with vehicle

WINNIPEG — An RCMP officer in northern Manitoba is under investigation for allegedly hitting a dog with a police vehicle.
New cabinet minister Omar Alghabra slams 'harmful innuendo' by Bloc about his past

New cabinet minister Omar Alghabra slams 'harmful innuendo' by Bloc about his past

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says he feels let down by Bloc Québécois efforts to taint his past with "dangerous and harmful innuendo.
Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

OTTAWA — The outgoing commander of Canada’s military says he first realized the Canadian Armed Forces had a real problem with hate and racism three years ago, when navy sailors identifying themselves as “Proud Boys” confronted Indigenous protesters i
Seven residents at Montreal care home get COVID despite receiving first vaccine dose

Seven residents at Montreal care home get COVID despite receiving first vaccine dose

MONTREAL — Quebec health authorities are examining how seven residents of a Montreal long-term care centre contracted COVID-19 despite being among the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in the province.
A chance to win: Nunavut community holds raffle for those getting COVID vaccinations

A chance to win: Nunavut community holds raffle for those getting COVID vaccinations

ARVIAT, Nunavut — The Nunavut community hit hardest by COVID-19 is offering cash prizes for people who get vaccinated. Arviat, a community of about 1,800 people on the western shore of Hudson Bay, had 222 of the territory's 266 COVID-19 cases.
Feds' challenge of ruling on First Nations children 'a slap in the face': AFN

Feds' challenge of ruling on First Nations children 'a slap in the face': AFN

OTTAWA — The federal government's appeal of a ruling that expanded First Nations children's rights to public services is "a slap in the face," says the Assembly of First Nations.
Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Testing patients for COVID-19 before their scheduled surgery and transfer to wards from emergency departments could reduce hospital outbreaks in British Columbia as cases rise, the results of a pilot project in the province's largest heal
B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test

B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test

VANCOUVER — Parbs Bains had a "sinking feeling" when she heard a single staff member tested positive for COVID-19 at her grandmother's care home. On Nov.