Monthly Archives: January, 2023

Drug crisis ‘unabated’ for First Nations in B.C., doctor says

Indigenous people, especially women, are dying from toxic drugs at disproportionately high rates in British Columbia as the overdose crisis continues "unabated."

Skincare line founded in Edmonton to be included in Grammy gift bags

“We are excited to hopefully put Edmonton on the map for for awesomeness in the personal care field,” ecoMD brand director Raheela Gangji said.

Alberta NDP promise to create anti-racism office if elected

The NDP leader said the office would be tasked "to help identify and address racial inequalities in the province"

Health Canada reviewing safety of breastfeeding drug domperidone

The safety review, which started in December 2022, is looking at drug withdrawal symptoms after stopping or reducing the dose of domperidone used to...

Police seek suspects in December shooting at north Edmonton home

"This shooting is baffling to us," Edmonton police Staff Sgt. Eric Stewart said.

Pfizer CEO says 2023 will be ‘transition year’ as it sees drop in COVID sales

Pfizer Inc on Tuesday forecast a bigger-than-expected drop in sales of its COVID-19 vaccine and treatment for 2023, intensifying investor concerns over demand for...

New long-term care home standards highlight ‘time is of the essence,’ authors urge

The standards from the panel of experts says those who work in long-term care residences must be paid more, and for governments to make...

Loblaw’s No Name price freeze ends as rival warns of impending cost increases

As Canadians faced high prices at the supermarket due to inflation, Loblaw announced on Oct. 17, 2022 that it was locking in prices of...

Tech and base metal sectors help S&P/TSX composite gain more than 100 points

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 124.81 points at 20,696.92.

First step or misstep? Mixed reaction to B.C. drug decriminalization

The province is set to embark on a three-year drug decriminalization experiment Tuesday, built on a three-year federal exemption from the Controlled Drugs and...

Edmonton weather: City lifts extreme weather response as temperatures improve

The forecast is calling for temperatures to reach above zero by the weekend, making this temporary cool down much easier to take

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