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Opposition leader criticizes $85,000 contract with consulting firm

REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition leader is criticizing the government for an $85,000 health contract he says was given to a consulting firm to pitch its services....

posted: November 27,2014

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Unknown illness prompts partial shutdown of Calgary hospital emergency room

CALGARY - A patient with a potentially contagious illness is being treated at a hospital in Calgary, but health officials are cautioning the public against jumping to any inaccurate or "unacceptable conclusions."...

Deputy minister in charge of Lean appointed as head of Saskatoon health region

SASKATOON - The current Saskatchewan deputy minister in charge of Lean, which aims to streamline the health-care system, is about to become the president and CEO of the Saskatoon Health Region....

QuickFacts on key recommendations from the Howard Hyde fatality report

HALIFAX - A look at the progress made on some key recommendations from the fatality inquiry released four years ago into the death of Howard Hyde in Halifax:...

New Brunswick government to ease access to abortion as of January

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government is scrapping a section of a contentious regulation that restricted access to abortion for decades and set the province apart for its unique policies on the procedure....

Saskatchewan's Opposition continues to call for new regulations in senior care

REGINA - The daughter-in-law of a Saskatchewan woman who died after a fall in a senior care centre says she wants to hold the health-care system accountable....

Alberta's child advocate wants changes after suicide of aboriginal teen

EDMONTON - Alberta's children's advocate wants social workers to better connect aboriginal kids in government care with their families and culture....

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