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Supreme Court appeal in child's meningitis death could be dismissed from bench

CALGARY — Lawyers say just because parents convicted in the meningitis death of their toddler are taking their case to the Supreme Court that doesn't mean they will get the privilege of a long deliberation.
UBC develops new technique to identify unwanted animal products in ground beef

UBC develops new technique to identify unwanted animal products in ground beef

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia has good news for anyone who's been a little nervous about sinking their teeth into a juicy hamburger ever since horse meat was found in European beef a few years ago.

Mississauga, Ont., doctor facing 2 counts in voyeurism investigation: police

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel regional police say a Mississauga, Ont., doctor is charged in a voyeurism investigation. Police say two women allege a camera was placed in the employee washroom of the Lakeshore Cawthra Medical Centre.
CFL commissioner Ambrosie says not enough evidence to link concussions and CTE

CFL commissioner Ambrosie says not enough evidence to link concussions and CTE

OTTAWA — The CFL may have a new commissioner but the league's position on whether football head injuries are linked to brain disease hasn't changed: there isn't enough evidence to confirm the connection.

Public health officials warning of powerful new opioid now in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's acting chief medical officer of health is warning the public about a deadly drug that's far more powerful than fentanyl. Dr.
Sask. Party leadership candidate walks back comment on abortion for rape victims

Sask. Party leadership candidate walks back comment on abortion for rape victims

REGINA — A candidate for premier of Saskatchewan is walking back his anti-abortion comments while some female politicians and women's groups say abortion should no longer be up for political debate.
Saskatchewan pot survey suggests legal weed be regulated similar to alcohol

Saskatchewan pot survey suggests legal weed be regulated similar to alcohol

REGINA — A Saskatchewan government survey suggests most respondents want legal recreational marijuana to be regulated in much the same way as alcohol.
Saskatchewan pot survey suggests legal weed be regulated similar to alcohol

Saskatchewan pot survey suggests legal weed be regulated similar to alcohol

REGINA — A Saskatchewan government survey suggests most respondents want legal recreational marijuana to be regulated in much the same way as alcohol.

Man's death at Halifax-area continuing care home suspicious:police

Halifax police say they are investigating the suspicious death of a 70-year-old man at a continuing care home in Dartmouth. Police say they were alerted to reports of an assault at Clarmar Care Ltd.
N.S. premier takes swipe at auditor general, says leave policy to politicians

N.S. premier takes swipe at auditor general, says leave policy to politicians

HALIFAX — An auditor general's report critical of how the province communicates its health care strategy appears to have struck a nerve with Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil.