The number of people seeking sexual assault nurse examiner services at Horizon hospitals is on track to exceed the past two years, while the number of nurses trained to perform them is dropping. A total of 143 people have accessed sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) services between April 1 and the end of September, according to data provided by Horizon. If that trend continues, the number could reach about 286 by the end of 2022-23. By comparison, 225 SANE patients were recorded in 2021-22 and
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water agencies that rely on the parched Colorado River said Wednesday they can reduce their use by one-tenth starting in 2023 in response to calls for cuts from the federal government. The agencies, which supply water to farmers and millions of people in Southern California, laid out their proposal in a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior. It comes as drought exacerbated by climate change continues to diminish the river, and months after the U.S. Bu
CINCINNATI (AP) — The nation's abortion debate arrived in a courtroom in Ohio on Friday, as attorneys fighting for and against extending a stay on the state's near total ban on the procedure presented providers, medical scholars and ethicists to make their cases to a county judge. A group of abortion clinics represented by the ACLU of Ohio has challenged the state law banning most abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected on grounds it violates provisions of the state constitution guara
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Kids in the Hall stars Scott Thompson and Dave Foley dish on the new season of the iconic Canadian series -- debuting 27 years after its original run finished.
Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been reaffirming ties with the United States in a key turnaround from the often-hostile demeanor his predecessor displayed toward Manila’s treaty ally. Marcos Jr., who marks his 100th day in office Saturday, inherited daunting problems at home, including a coronavirus pandemic-battered economy, soaring inflation, unemployment and mounting foreign and domestic debt, in addition to longstanding poverty and decades-old insurge
An estimated 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes during the early part of this year, health officials said on Thursday, a level they described as concerning. One in four of those students said they used e-cigarettes daily, according to a national survey conducted between Jan. 18 and May 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday. "Adolescent e-cigarette use in the United States remains at concerning levels, and poses a serious public health risk to our nation’s youth," Brian King, director of FDA center for tobacco products said in a statement.
'Ring vaccination,' rather than mass vaccination used for COVID-19, is the likely way to contain monkeypox's spread in Canada, says Dr. Samir Gupta.
The district said it suspended all activities of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department "for a period of time." The district is awaiting the results of an investigation led by the Texas Police Chiefs Association and an outside firm into the shooting at Robb Elementary School, expected to be released later this month. The district said it made the decision to suspend the police force because "recent developments have uncovered additional concerns with department operations."
TORONTO — A union representing 55,000 Ontario education workers such as custodians, librarians and early childhood educators says it has reached an impasse in bargaining with the government. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says if there is no real movement by the end of the day they will request what's known as a "no board" report, which indicates a deal can't be reached. If a conciliator then issues a "no board" report, it sets a 17-day countdown to the union being in a legal strike posi
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Tricia Williams, the director of research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization at Ryerson University's Future Skills Centre, says automation won't be able to take over job tasks that involve human interaction and require people skills.
The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices. In reaction, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington has made clear to oil-producing countries the need for energy supply to meet demand.
OTTAWA (Reuters) -The Canadian economy added jobs in September but did little to recoup the losses of the last three months while the jobless rate beat forecasts, edging down as fewer people looked for work, official data showed on Friday. Canada added a net 21,100 jobs in September, in line with forecasts, though mostly in part-time work, Statistics Canada said. The jobless rate dropped to 5.2%, topping predictions it would remain at 5.4%.
Tens of thousands of teachers, students and parents took to the streets on Wednesday night calling for better working conditions for teachers. View on euronews
The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre and diesel by 17.1 cents per litre. Furnace oil rose by 14.82 cents. Customers on the Avalon Peninsula will now pay between a $1.73 and a $1.78 per litre. Elsewhere, prices are $1.78 on the Burin Peninsula, $1.77 in central Newfoundland, $
A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accusing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre of deliberating courting "anti-women, far-right extremist" groups to further his political ambitions. Poilievre says he did not know about a hidden hashtag that would direct his YouTube videos to hateful anti-women groups online, and says he condemns it.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.