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at 17:51 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Canada won't issue visas to residents of countries with widespread Ebola

TORONTO - Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has closed its doors, effectively immediately, to people from the West African countries battling Ebola.


at 17:40 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Time is up on changes to refugee health care, court tells government

TORONTO - The Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the Conservative government's efforts to buy more time before implementing a new policy of health care for refugee claimants.


at 14:59 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Alberta pays $900K to health executive fired for spending on meals, car phone, butler

EDMONTON - Alberta taxpayers will be shelling out $900,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former health executive fired over lavish expenses.


at 14:22 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Alberta Health Services dealing with another stolen laptop with patient info

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services is dealing with another stolen laptop containing the personal information of patients.


at 11:30 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Merger of Nova Scotia health authorities to reduce number of executives by half

HALIFAX - The number of executives to operate Nova Scotia's health system will be trimmed by half once the government reduces the number of health boards from 10 to two on Apr. 1.


at 19:15 on October 30, 2014, EDT.

NDP criticizes travel costs of consultants for Lean health-care program

REGINA - Consultants hired through a government program to streamline health services in Saskatchewan have spent more than $2.7 million on travel costs.


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