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Gap in services for Indigenous people in B.C. correctional centres: audit

Gap in services for Indigenous people in B.C. correctional centres: audit

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Provincial Health Services Authority must "do better," the auditor general said, after his office found it was not consistently providing services to Indigenous inmates with mental health and addictions diagnoses.
Alberta premier says landing missed on limp handshake with prime minister

Alberta premier says landing missed on limp handshake with prime minister

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, weighing in on a limp hand clasp with the prime minister that went viral, says she never expected she would have to shake hands with him at a media photo opportunity.

South Carolina Senate passes new abortion ban after ruling

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Aurora Cannabis records $67.2 million net loss in second quarter

Aurora Cannabis records $67.2 million net loss in second quarter

Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced Thursday that it has completed a transformation plan delivering $340 million in annualized savings since February 2020, but said it still incurred a $67.2 million net loss in its most recent quarter.
As Ottawa plans to hike health funding, families say system doesn't learn from errors

As Ottawa plans to hike health funding, families say system doesn't learn from errors

HALIFAX — When Diane Breen died unexpectedly following her visit to a Nova Scotia emergency room, her family was left grieving — both over her loss and their sense that lessons weren't learned from the tragedy.
Psychologists give tips for parents after daycare bus crash in Quebec

Psychologists give tips for parents after daycare bus crash in Quebec

Psychologists say parents should be willing to talk honestly with their children about traumatic events, such as the case of a bus crashing into a daycare in Quebec, killing two kids and injuring six others.
Cannabis company Canopy Growth to lay off 800, close and consolidate some facilities

Cannabis company Canopy Growth to lay off 800, close and consolidate some facilities

Canopy Growth Corp. will lay off 800 workers as part of a transformation plan that will see the company close a former Hershey chocolate plant it tookover and consolidate some of its cultivation operations. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
'A little bit' of work left to do on health deal with feds, Ford says after meeting

'A little bit' of work left to do on health deal with feds, Ford says after meeting

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he had a productive meeting Thursday with two federal ministers on Ottawa's health-care funding offer, but there is still "a little bit" of work to do.
'Shame for WHO': Victim of sex misconduct slams UN response

'Shame for WHO': Victim of sex misconduct slams UN response

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A woman who says she was victimized by a World Health Organization doctor during a recent Ebola outbreak in Congo said she is shocked that no senior officials were punished for the sexual abuse and exploitation claims involving
Maryland governor, officials supporting abortion protections

Maryland governor, officials supporting abortion protections

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore and top state lawmakers announced support Thursday for a package of measures protecting abortion rights, including a state constitutional amendment.