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at 10:57 on November 26, 2014, EST.

Saskatchewan senior with heart problems 'devastated' by lodge transfer

REGINA - An Edmonton man says the transfer of his ailing 93-year-old Saskatchewan mother from one seniors' home to another against her doctor's advice shows the need for a seniors' advocate in the province.

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at 21:25 on November 25, 2014, EST.

B.C. Auditor General considers probe of health firings

VICTORIA - British Columbia's auditor general is considering launching a second review of the firings of eight health researchers after a former deputy minister accused the Liberal government of attempting to make him a scapegoat.

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at 19:13 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Physiotherapist guilty of sexually assaulting eight women: B.C. court

DUNCAN, B.C. - A physiotherapist from central Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley has been convicted of sexually assaulting eight women.

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at 15:46 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Ontario promises better services for those with mental health issues, addictions

TORONTO - Ontario must do a better job of providing services to people with mental health and addiction issues, Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Tuesday as he announced $65 million in new funding for this year.

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at 15:30 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Government not doing enough to keep tabs on northern food-subsidy program: audit

OTTAWA - The auditor general says the federal government can't tell if northerners are reaping the full benefit of a program aimed at helping to offset the high cost of food in the North.

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at 18:14 on November 24, 2014, EST.

NDP continue to call for minimum standards in senior care as workers speak out

REGINA - Workers at a Saskatchewan seniors home at the centre of a debate around care standards say they haven't noticed any changes since the death of a resident.

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