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B.C. health minister says review underway after doctors jump vaccine queue

B.C. health minister says review underway after doctors jump vaccine queue

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's health minister says it's "very disappointing" that some doctors in the Vancouver region jumped the queue to get a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Canadian Senators Group leader Scott Tannas travels to Hawaii

Canadian Senators Group leader Scott Tannas travels to Hawaii

OTTAWA — Alberta Sen. Scott Tannas says he has travelled to Hawaii during the holidays.
Former PQ leader Andre Boisclair arrested on new sexual assault charge

Former PQ leader Andre Boisclair arrested on new sexual assault charge

MONTREAL — Former Parti Quebecois leader Andre Boisclair was arrested today for the second time and is facing a new charge of sexual assault.
Family of P.E.I. teen files civil lawsuit against sex offender, arts organizations

Family of P.E.I. teen files civil lawsuit against sex offender, arts organizations

CHARLOTTETOWN — The family of a girl who was sexually abused by a Prince Edward Island actor involved in a theatre production in Charlottetown has filed a civil lawsuit against the perpetrator and two arts organizations on the Island.
Husband of Quebec doctor who took her own life shines light on pandemic burnout

Husband of Quebec doctor who took her own life shines light on pandemic burnout

MONTREAL — The husband of a Quebec emergency room doctor who took her own life this month wants to shine a light on the mental health toll endured by those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr.
Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Corb Lund, perhaps Canada's pre-eminent singer about rural life and cowboy culture, is warning Albertans. "I've seen this coming for a while," he said from his home in Lethbridge, Alta.
Parole board refuses release of killer Allan Legere, who planned return to N.B.

Parole board refuses release of killer Allan Legere, who planned return to N.B.

The Parole Board of Canada refused on Wednesday to release serial killer Allan Legere after hearing him blame others for the murders he committed and argue he could safely return to New Brunswick.

Alberta surgeon who hung noose in hospital found guilty of unprofessional conduct

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A surgeon in northwestern Alberta has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating room door.
Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

OTTAWA — Canada's national panel of vaccine experts says a worsening pandemic and limited supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are good enough reasons to temporarily delay giving a second dose but would prefer the planned schedule is followed whenever possi

Investigation unit looks into allegation RCMP officer hit dog with vehicle

WINNIPEG — An RCMP officer in northern Manitoba is under investigation for allegedly hitting a dog with a police vehicle.
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