healthcare

Few pregnancy deaths but maternal health challenges remain: report

"Our world has an unfinished agenda in women's reproductive health," says one doctor.

Argentinian ballerina released from B.C. hospital after rollerblading accident

Ballerina made speedy recovery after braking a number of bones, including her pelvis, and suffered severe head trauma.

What's motivating voters in British Columbia?

Leaders, candidates, ideas, and emotions including a desire for stability, change, and a small dollop of disgust are driving B.C. voters to the polls this election.
First Nations in Canada, Indigenous rights, Healthcare, Supreme Court of Canada

Manitoba's highest court rules family of man who died during ER wait can sue

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's highest court has ruled the family of a man who died during a 34-hour emergency room wait can sue the health authority for a breach of charter rights. Lower courts struck out...
Canadian politics, Auditor general, First Nations, Healthcare, Prisoners

Auditor takes aim at First Nations health, prisoners and tax-credit oversight

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general is taking issue with the quality of health care in remote First Nations communities, lacklustre efforts to rehabilitate prisoners and the dearth of oversight...

Canada's Reaction to Sarah Palin's Childhood Health Care Anecdote

Palin's under scrutiny yet again after sharing what she thought to be an enamouring childhood anecdote