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Contingency plans in the works if government loses refugee health care case

OTTAWA - Immigration officials are working furiously to finalize contingency plans for refugee health care coverage in the event the government loses a court battle this week on how much coverage refugee claimants ought to receive....

posted: October 30,2014

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Ebola fears infect a medical conference: Louisiana tells some attendees to stay away

NEW ORLEANS - Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have...

Doctors say Ebola false alarms could clog emergency rooms; their advice? Go get your flu shot

CHICAGO - Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug....

BDSM not abuse but way to spice up sex life in safe, consensual way: adherents

TORONTO - Fired CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi's admission that he engages in rough sex has Canadians hearing a term that many may be unfamiliar with BDSM, or bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. So just what does BDSM involve and...

Military fretted over fumes from Iqaluit's 'dumpcano,' documents show

OTTAWA - The military fretted over fumes coming off Iqaluit's notorious dump fire during this summer's Arctic training exercise, new documents show....

Ontario's health minister says medical tourism generates millions in revenue

TORONTO - The treatment of so-called medical tourists at a few hospitals in Ontario generates millions of dollars of revenue for the health system and benefits patients in this province, the health minister said Wednesday....

Add $46 a year per Canadian to housing budget, cut homelessness: report

OTTAWA - Spending an extra $46 per Canadian a year on affordable housing could dramatically reduce homelessness, a new research report concludes....

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