Day: July 20, 2022

More Canadian doctors should consider prescribing pharmaceutical alternatives to street drugs, minister says

Canada’s minister of mental health and addictions says more doctors across the country should be willing to prescribe a safer supply of drugs to reduce overdoses instead of fearing they will face barriers from their regulatory colleges. Carolyn Bennett said a guidance document by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia could be […]

Arkells to receive award for positive community contributions, at Canada’s Walk of Fame gala

Hamilton’s Arkells are the winners of the 2022 Allan Slaight Music Impact Honour for their “positive impact on others and contributions to the community.” Randy Lennox of Canada’s Walk of Fame said in a press release on Wednesday that “Arkells have become one of Canada’s most successful and beloved rock groups. Their meteoric rise to stardom has […]

Air Transat ‘deeply sorry’ for denying Ukrainian couple flight to Canada, leading to deportation

Air Transat says it is “deeply sorry” after airline agents wrongfully denied a Ukrainian couple fleeing the Russian invasion a flight to Canada, leading to their deportation from Greece.  Oksana Korolova and Leonid Korolev are Ukrainian citizens with Canadian visas who were supposed to come to Canada on an Air Transat flight Monday from Athens to Toronto. Volunteers with Ukraine […]

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