Nova Scotia’s first mental health walk-in clinic offers immediate help

A Halifax health centre is tackling long waits for mental health care by opening the province’s first mental health walk-in clinic. The idea is

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Halifax residents march to shed light on health care ‘crisis’

The rally is being organized by Nova Scotia Health Care Crisis calling for the government to make changes to the health care system. Alicia

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B.C. police have become de facto mental health workers, expert panel says

An expert panel that looked at 127 people who died within 24 hours of police contact says police in B.C. are a de factor part

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Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent

A company that promised to pay customers for losing weight has posted personal information about clients, including their names, weights, weight loss goals and

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10 former health ministers urge Ontario government to reverse ‘drastic’ cuts

TORONTO – Ten former Ontario health ministers representing three political parties are urging the provincial government to reverse its cuts to public-health funding. Six

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Health Canada issues warning on EpiPen devices

Heath Canada warned Friday that some EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto-injector devices may not easily slide out of their carrier tube — a problem the agency says could

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Manitoba health minister says soil tests are a priority

Saying the NDP government dropped the ball, PC Health Minister Cameron Friesen says they are taking steps to ensure Winnipeg neighbourhood environments are safe.

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Rise in overdose deaths prompts carfentanil warning from Interior Health

A rise in overdose deaths throughout the province has prompted a carfentanil warning from the B.C. Coroners Service and Interior Health. On Friday, the

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U of T students raise concerns about mental health resources at school after suicide – Toronto

TORONTO – A recent suicide at Canada’s largest university has students sounding the alarm about what they perceive as a dearth of campus resources

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Can focus on health care, reminders of Klein cuts, help NDP on election day?

So, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is thinking about having a spring sitting of the legislature next week instead of calling an election. And she’s

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