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at 21:51 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Petition to Manitoba legislature calls for more funding for children with autism

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg families are calling on the Manitoba government to put more money into autism therapy for children.


at 21:50 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Victorian Order of Nurses Canada shutting operations in six provinces

OTTAWA - The Victorian Order of Nurses has been struggling financially for years and recently decided that it had to shut down its operations in six provinces and cut the size of its head office, its president said Wednesday.


at 18:05 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Ontario introduces concussion bill named after teen rugby player who died

TORONTO - A concussion bill named for a 17-year-old girl who died after being injured while playing high school rugby was introduced Wednesday in the Ontario legislature with rare all-party support.


at 17:41 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Lack of staff and baths a concern in Saskatchewan long-term care homes

REGINA - Residents of long-term care homes in Saskatchewan and their families have concerns about staffing levels and a lack of baths in the facilities.


at 16:53 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Medical marijuana users get OK from Ontario government to vaporize anywhere

TORONTO - Medical marijuana users in Ontario are now legally able to use vaporizers just about anywhere in the province.


at 16:45 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Refugee children, adults plagued by high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder

OTTAWA - Refugee children and adults around the world are plagued by high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder, say Canadian mental health experts who hope more resources will be offered to Syrian newcomers.


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