More than defunding police needed to fix ‘broken’ mental health system: experts

Before moving to Toronto, Dr. Kwame McKenzie ran a mental health service in north London, U.K. When someone with psychosis or another serious form

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More recognition for Black songs of struggle needed in Canada, says Edmonton singer

Today marks Juneteenth, an American national holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.   Songs of struggle have been the soundtrack

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As Ontario reopens, ‘robust’ coronavirus testing and tracing needed: experts

After a two-month, near-total shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government announced on Thursday that it would be kicking off the first

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Coronavirus: Volunteers needed as funding for Lethbridge non-profits rolls in – Lethbridge

Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman is bringing attention to what he calls an important silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic. “Volunteerism: our community’s can-do attitude

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Coronavirus: Officials outline 7 criteria needed before restrictions can be loosened – National

Canadian officials have released a broad range of public health guidelines provinces will have to consider in order to reopen economies stalled by the

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Here are the medical supplies needed in B.C. and how you can donate

One of the most critical questions around COVID-19 has been whether there will be enough medical supplies and personal protective equipment for health-care workers.

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More detailed breakdown of COVID-19 testing needed in northern B.C., says region’s former health officer

The former chief medical health officer for Northern Health is calling on the B.C. government to provide individual communities with COVID-19 test results. Dr. David Bowering says there

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Provincial investment in oil and gas may be needed in changing investment climate, Kenney says

The Alberta government may set up a publicly traded corporation or agency to invest in oil and gas projects, similar to the Alberta Energy

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People are knowingly taking fentanyl, so new strategy needed, study says

A study suggests illicit drug users in British Columbia are knowingly using the potentially deadly opioid fentanyl, so making them aware of its presence

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Canada prepared to provide further assistance to Australia if needed: minister – National

Canada is prepared to provide further assistance to help crews in Australia battling the devastating wildfires if necessary, a Canadian government official said. In

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