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Knife-wielding patient arrested at B.C. hospital after staff hid on ward: police

Knife-wielding patient arrested at B.C. hospital after staff hid on ward: police

Vancouver Police say an investigation is underway after a patient allegedly armed with a knife chased a doctor at BC Women's Hospital and tried to access a locked nursery as staff hid to protect themselves. Sgt.

Fight to end virus pandemic takes place on UN's sidelines

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In four days of fiery speeches over war, climate change and the threat of nuclear weapons, one issue felt like an afterthought during this year's U.N. General Assembly: the coronavirus pandemic.
MPs, Senators debate requirements for medically assisted dying with mental disorders

MPs, Senators debate requirements for medically assisted dying with mental disorders

OTTAWA — An expert told a special joint committee of the House of Commons and Senate that people with mental disorders can suffer for decades, and their distress is equally as valid as someone suffering physical pain.

Eastern Ontario hospital closes obstetrics ward temporarily due to staffing issues

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — A hospital in eastern Ontario says it has closed its obstetrical department for more than two weeks due to staffing issues. The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital says the department located at its Smiths Falls, Ont.
Follow Canada's lead on easing COVID-19 travel restrictions, U.S. lawmakers urge

Follow Canada's lead on easing COVID-19 travel restrictions, U.S. lawmakers urge

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from the northern United States are cheering reports that Canada is poised to abandon COVID-19 vaccination rules for foreign visitors, and want President Joe Biden's administration to follow suit. Montana Sen.
Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent

Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tattoos on Billie Stafford’s hands — inspired by street art and full of references to her work helping prevent drug-related deaths — have become an indelible memorial to the friend who inked them and the opioid crisis that k
Michels: Would sign abortion ban with rape/incest exceptions

Michels: Would sign abortion ban with rape/incest exceptions

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COVID-19 outbreak reported at care centre in Nunavut

COVID-19 outbreak reported at care centre in Nunavut

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — Health officials in Nunavut have declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a continuing care centre home in Gjoa Haven. The territory's Department of Health says all eight residents and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19.
New contract gives Manitoba health-care workers retroactive raises, signing bonus

New contract gives Manitoba health-care workers retroactive raises, signing bonus

WINNIPEG — Some 18,000 health-care support workers in Manitoba have ratified a new collective agreement that includes pay raises. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says its members have voted in favour of the deal reached earlier his month.
Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke

Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz , the Republican nominee for U.S.