Friday, February 9, 2018

Majority of Quebec optometrists say they are leaving public healthcare system

Patients under the age of 18 and older than 65 will no longer be able to receive free eye care in most optometrists' offices...

Door-to-door naloxone kit distribution ‘not a normal practice, Ont. health unit says

Local health officials in London, Ont., are warning the ministry of health about door-to-door solicitors that hand out naloxone kits and collect health card numbers to bill...

In celebrity-obsessed South Korea, North Korean defectors are unlikely stars of new kind of...

North Korean defectors are becoming the stars of a new genre of South Korean reality TV. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/north-korea-defector-tv-1.4520548?cmp=rss

‘Why would you come?’ Nova Scotia family doctors the worst paid in the country

Dr. Amanda MacDonald is the first to admit she probably shouldn't be working in Nova Scotia. The native Bluenoser says it was always her intention to practise...

Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, U.S. regulator says

Kratom, a coffee-like plant native to southeast Asia which has similar properties to heroin and morphine is readily available in Canada. (Earth Kratom)U.S. health...

Game of Thrones showrunners tapped for new Star Wars films

Two fandoms are set to collide, with the showrunners behind the TV smash Game of Thrones enlisted to write and produce a...

Actor Kian Lawley cut from film The Hate U Give over racist comments

Actor Kian Lawley is being cut from the upcoming film The Hate U Give after a video surfaced of the YouTube star...

Full implementation of legal cannabis could be delayed beyond July 1

The full implementation of legal cannabis could occur later than July 1, government officials told CBC News Tuesday. While the Liberal government is still hoping...

People with disabilities have a right to live in the community, not institutions, argues...

Tuesday February 06, 2018more stories from this episodeAlmost 20 years — that's how long human rights lawyer Vince Calderhead says his clients with...

What’s in Season in February

Welcome to month 2 of our Monthly Seasonal Produce Guide! When February arrives we are still in the thick of winter, but with hints of...

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