Day: July 11, 2022

2 police officers remain in hospital after Saanich, B.C., bank shooting

Two of the six officers who were injured in a shootout outside a bank in Saanich, B.C., nearly two weeks ago are still in hospital following surgery, but according to police, their conditions are improving. The two officers are from the Saanich Police Department (SPD). In a statement Monday, police said one of the officers who had been in the intensive care unit (ICU) since […]

Monkeypox likely to be around for ‘many months’ but vaccine strategy working: Ontario’s top doctor

Ontario is not seeing rapid growth in cases of monkeypox and its vaccination strategy appears to be working, the province’s top doctor says. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore said monkeypox will likely be around for “many, many months” due to its lengthy incubation period of up to 21 days, but Ontario isn’t seeing exponential growth of the […]

30-year-old who died following a leg infection failed by N.L. health system, say friends

Friends of a St. John’s man say his tragic death following an infection shows how broken the province’s healthcare system has become. Weijian Fang, 30, died alone in his apartment on Monkstown Road in late May after his leg became infected. He hadn’t had a family doctor since 2017. His friends hope speaking publicly about it will provoke change. “The […]

Trump-era solar product tariffs to be scrapped after trade talks with U.S., Mexico in Vancouver

Former U.S. president Donald Trump’s tariffs on Canadian-made solar products will be scrapped, after Canada, the United States and Mexico reached a deal at trade talks in Vancouver. International Trade Minister Mary Ng said the agreement, reached during talks that ended Friday, reflects the shared commitment to combat climate change and develop renewable energy. “This agreement will bring […]

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