medical law

Assisted dying presents challenges in rural areas

REGINA - Nestled in south-central Saskatchewan, surrounded by fields of mustard plants, is the town of Gravelbourg, a bilingual community that calls itself "a...
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Youth of Grassy Narrows: a powerful message from the heart

With some help from a non-profit group N'we Jinan, a group of teens from Grassy Narrows  is sending the Ontario Government a very powerful,...
HeartStroke

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is canvassing door to door in June

The Heart and Stroke Foundation would like to inform the residents of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma that dedicated volunteer canvassers for the Heart...
cigarette packaging

Canada moves forward on plain tobacco packs

OTTAWA - The federal government plans to consult Canadians about how best to implement measures to curb smoking that include requiring plain packaging for...
Jody Wilson-Raybould

MPs vote in favour of assisted dying bill

OTTAWA - The federal government's controversial bill on assisted dying has sailed through the House of Commons, approved by a vote of 186-137. A number...
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New mining training video on respirable hazards

A new mining health and safety training video “Respirable Hazards - Mining” aims to raise awareness about how workers are affected by respirable hazards...
tobacco-pkg

Legal battle looms over tobacco pack changes

OTTAWA - A legal showdown could be looming as the federal government moves ahead with plans for plain packaging of tobacco products. The proposal, which...
medical law

PM keeps up pressure for assisted dying bill

WINNIPEG - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is keeping up the pressure on parliamentarians to pass his government's controversial legislation on assisted dying by June...
Cameron Douglas

Palliative care needed along with assisted death: experts

TORONTO - With the intense focus on the looming legalization of physician-assisted dying, the kind of help most Canadians facing death will actually seek...
assisted death

Family of woman granted assisted death speaks out

EDMONTON - The family of an Alberta woman suffering from a mental condition is thanking the courts for granting her a doctor-assisted death. The woman,...