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Canada should delay MAID for people with mental disorders: psychiatrists

Canada should delay MAID for people with mental disorders: psychiatrists

The Association of Chairs of Psychiatry in Canada, which includes heads of psychiatry departments at all 17 medical schools, issued a statement Thursday calling for a delay to the change set to be implemented in mid-March
BEYOND LOCAL: Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's November players of the month

BEYOND LOCAL: Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's November players of the month

Alphonso Davies and Shelina Zadorsky have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for November. Davies scored Canada's first-ever goal in men's World Cup competition last Sunday in a group stage match against Croatia.
CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

512 penalties for discrimination were called by officials; 415 allegations were investigated after the fact, report finds
Doug Ford tells auditor general to 'stay in her lane' after casino sting operation

Doug Ford tells auditor general to 'stay in her lane' after casino sting operation

Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said she hired mystery shoppers who were able to obtain casino cheques in a way that confirmed they could launder money
Ontario auto insurance premiums rose 14% since 2017, are highest in the country: AG

Ontario auto insurance premiums rose 14% since 2017, are highest in the country: AG

Bonnie Lysyk said in her annual report that Ontario has the highest private passenger auto insurance premiums in Canada, despite having one of the lowest rates of car crash injuries
Report says thousands of plants and animals are at risk of extinction in Canada

Report says thousands of plants and animals are at risk of extinction in Canada

Released every five years, the 2020 Wild Species report shows the number of plants, animals, fungi and other organisms at risk.
Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

In a joint statement earlier this week, experts from four of the province's pediatric hospitals said vaccinations are a critical tool to help mitigate the effects of a viral season that could prove longer and more severe than years past
New stats suggest Canadians already kicking some plastic habits as national ban looms

New stats suggest Canadians already kicking some plastic habits as national ban looms

The Canadian government is looking to curb domestic plastic pollution by the end of the decade as negotiations toward a formal plastics management treaty begin this week in Uruguay
'We're lost:' Couple mourns after beloved dog shot by neighbour

'We're lost:' Couple mourns after beloved dog shot by neighbour

A Nottawa home with an 'oasis' for a backyard now feels like a crime scene for its owners as they are haunted by the 'inhumane' death of their dog
Ornge sees rise in child patient transfers as pediatric hospitals under pressure

Ornge sees rise in child patient transfers as pediatric hospitals under pressure

Ornge says that increase comes as its pediatric hospital partners also see a rise in the number of patients seeking care