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April 25, 2018 10:00 AM Canadians must hold government accountable in Nunavut's tuberculosis outbreak

Dr. Sarah Giles, a family physician, says depth and scale of problem needs more attention for Inuit in Canada, which vowed to eliminate tuberculosis in the northern regions of Canada inhabited by Inuit by 2030. The federal government also pledged $27 million to eliminate TB in Inuit communities. A chest X-ray shows pulmonary tuberculosis in this file photo 4

April 19, 2018 8:08 PM Alberta hockey player paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash returns home to celebrate 19th birthday

Ryan Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan on April 6. “He’s doing pretty good ... but I’d say it’s going to be an uphill battle — he’s still, every day, trying to make his feet move,” said Tom Straschnitzki, Ryan’s father. Tom said he plans 10

April 17, 2018 2:18 PM Apple Music-like news subscription service planned: Report

Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to reports. A new, simplified subscription service covering multiple publications could spur Apple News usage and generate new revenue in a similar manner to the $9.99 per month Apple Music offering. That streaming 12

April 15, 2018 4:53 PM Alberta wildfire was ‘traumatic, stressful’ for Parks Canada staff, report says

Waterton Lakes National Park was evacuated on Sept. 8, 2017, as a nearby fire was poised to spread into the southwestern Alberta park. “This is not a helpful nor compassionate answer, and needs to be reconsidered,” Thomsen wrote. “Your intervention is requested ASAP.” Parks Canada said in an emailed statement that employees who lived within park boundaries 12

April 11, 2018 5:19 PM Quebec MNAs call for public commission of inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster

PQ motion will be sent to Ottawa for consideration The Quebec National Assembly is calling on the federal government to launch a public commission of inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster as soon as possible. Quebec MNAs adopted the Parti Québécois motion Wednesday morning, with all 115 members present in the chamber offering their unanimous support 9

April 10, 2018 9:00 AM Supply teacher shortage wreaks havoc in schools across province

Toronto Catholic board sounds alarm on growing shortage, rising sick days, urges ministry to ‘take immediate action.’ The education ministry “will be responding shortly,” said spokesperson Derek Luk. He said Naidoo-Harris recently hosted a day-long symposium with dozens of education partners to discuss teacher supply and demand challenges and solutions 9

April 9, 2018 8:00 AM North American workers wait for raises as job growth continues: Don Pittis

A NAFTA deal could boost wages which should make the economy more efficient, not less One of the simplest rules of economics is that when things are in short supply, prices rise enough to make the problem go away. Yet as unemployment rates in Canada and the United States reach lows not seen for decades, so far, that rule seems to have been broken 13

April 5, 2018 1:46 PM Doctors said, ‘don’t run.’ Ten marathons later, Toronto-born runner John Young an inspiration to people with dwarfism

Only four athletes with dwarfism are known to have completed marathons, and Young has finished the most, 10, including four Boston Marathons and three New York City Marathons. Along the way, the Toronto native has made a habit of defying the odds. SALEM, Mass.—Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000. The high school 10

March 30, 2018 2:00 PM Canadian diplomats expelled from Russia coming home, Global Affairs says

4 Canadians among dozens of diplomats affected by Russian retaliation in wake of alleged poisoning Four Canadian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as the dispute between the Kremlin and the West escalates over the alleged poisoning of a former spy and his daughter earlier this month, according to Global Affairs Canada. In an email Friday, a spokesperson 12

March 29, 2018 9:42 PM Federal, provincial governments support creation of Calgary Olympic bid corporation

City takes another step toward determining if a bid for 2026 Winter Games is right for Calgary Calgary has support if it chooses to form a bid corporation for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Thursday, the city announced both the provincial and federal governments have pledged support for the creation of an Olympic bid corporation 13