Source Feed: Global News - Canada
Author: Taya Fast
Publication Date: February 12, 2024 - 21:14
Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship in dire need of new field truck
February 12, 2024
The Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society says its truck was significantly damaged while parked on a street in Penticton, back in December.
Kirsten Watson was weeks away last year from losing access to potentially life-saving medication – a situation she found herself in because Ontario does not cover the cost of take-home cancer drugs.The 43-year-old is on medication to help prevent a recurrence of breast cancer after being diagnosed in 2020. She lost her job last year due to downsizing at her company. Along with her income, she stood to lose coverage through her employer’s benefits for the $7,000 worth of medication a month her oncologist has prescribed.
February 28, 2024 - 07:55 | Allison Jones | The Globe and Mail
The federal Liberal government is rejecting a proposal from the Alberta government to consider adding a “unique chemical identifier” to the pharmaceuticals being offered to users as an alternative to street drugs.Mental Health and Addictions Minister Ya'ara Saks wrote Monday to her counterpart in Alberta, saying that while she takes concerns about diversion seriously, the province’s proposal raises practical concerns.
February 28, 2024 - 07:52 | Stephanie Taylor | The Globe and Mail
Royal Bank of Canada and National Bank of Canada were the latest big banks to report earnings on Wednesday. Here is what their reports show.
February 28, 2024 - 07:49 | | Global News - Canada