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Anti money-laundering centre crunches data in fight against fentanyl

Anti money-laundering centre crunches data in fight against fentanyl

OTTAWA — Canada's anti-money laundering agency is helping fight the scourge of fentanyl by tracing the illicit movement of funds tied to the deadly drug.
Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital  says it plans to create 'world's leading' MS centre

Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital says it plans to create 'world's leading' MS centre

TORONTO — A Toronto hospital says it plans to create the world's leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. St.
Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

VANCOUVER — Seeing children suffering with cancer when he was being treated himself broke Terry Fox's heart and inspired his Marathon of Hope.
'I would draw the line:' candidate for premier opposes abortion for rape victims

'I would draw the line:' candidate for premier opposes abortion for rape victims

REGINA — One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn't believe in abortion, even in the case of sex assault victims.
Legal pot could see justice costs climb, not drop, Alberta's Notley says

Legal pot could see justice costs climb, not drop, Alberta's Notley says

OTTAWA — Alberta's premier says she's worried that marijuana legalization could drive up policing and court bills her province cannot afford to pay.
N.S. need-a-doctor registry doesn't prioritize sickest people: auditor general

N.S. need-a-doctor registry doesn't prioritize sickest people: auditor general

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Health Authority needs to find a way to ensure people with serious health concerns who've registered on a provincial website are actually connected with a doctor, the province's auditor general says.
New Alberta dental fee guide aimed at drilling cost of several procedures

New Alberta dental fee guide aimed at drilling cost of several procedures

EDMONTON — A new dental fee guide has been announced in Alberta that the government says will help patients get greater value from the money they pay their dentists. The guide — the first in more than two decades — suggests an 8.
Opioid prescriptions up across country, but daily doses dispensed down: report

Opioid prescriptions up across country, but daily doses dispensed down: report

TORONTO — The overall number of prescriptions for opioids has increased over the last five years, but doctors have been giving patients fewer doses at one time, a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information has found.
Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regs

Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regs

OTTAWA — Health Canada offered hints Tuesday about the government's plans for legal pot, including, plain packaging and stern, stark health warnings like those found on tobacco products.

Saskatchewan should make 21 the legal age to buy pot: Canadian Cancer Society

SASKATOON — The Canadian Cancer Society and the Lung Association are recommending that Saskatchewan make 21 the legal age to buy marijuana.