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Liberals promise doctor for every New Brunswicker, while Tories extol shale gas

FREDERICTON - Liberal Leader Brian Gallant says every New Brunswicker would have access to a family doctor by 2018 if his party is elected to govern next month....

posted: August 22,2014

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Elderly Saskatoon man too sick for care home, too healthy for nursing home:son

SASKATOON - A man says the health-care system in Saskatchewan is failing his 95-year-old father....

Man plans to swim from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island and back

A Vancouver man is planning to swim from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island and back on Saturday, an expedition he says was inspired by his father who was diagnosed with a severe form of arthritis....

Alberta opposition wants probe into reports of deaths of care-home patients

RED DEER, Alta. - The Alberta government is confirming that five people who were moved out of a Red Deer care home for the mentally and physically disabled have died....

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

TORONTO - For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to finish the job of eradicating polio. Now a new study offers an answer: both....

Most who contest benefits decisions win their appeals, tribunal says

OTTAWA - The majority of ailing Canadians who have appealed an initial decision to deny them Canada Pension Plan disability benefits have won their appeals, the country's new social security tribunal says....

Questions and answers about the care and recovery of 2 American Ebola patients

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit....

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