Nova Scotia’s premier says the colleges that regulate physicians need to modernize and be more flexible if they want to make patient care a priority and keep more doctors in the province. Stephen McNeil made the comments after reading a CBC News report about Dr. Ajiri Ikede. The physician, who
If you’re balding, pregnant or have been bitten by a rabid dog, a recently unearthed Irish medical tract has just the poop for you. Ranke de Vries, associate professor of Celtic studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., stumbled across the Irish-language text from the 1400s while researching another
There is a new online watchdog keeping track of the environmental promises of the federal Liberal minority government. EnviroVote Canada lists summaries of the key promises on the environment. It adds a check mark next to fulfilled promises and an X next to unaccomplished promises. “This isn’t a partisan website, our sources are
The CEO of New Brunswick-based Cooke Seafood is apologizing following a hidden-camera exposé of what the fish farming giant admits were “unacceptable” incidents at its salmon hatchery in Bingham, Maine. The 4:41-minute video released Monday by Washington, D.C.-based animal rights organization Compassion Over Killing shows salmon being smashed against posts, stomped on and discarded.
Two days after Hurricane Dorian swept through Atlantic Canada, hundreds of thousands of people still have no power, leaving schools and some businesses closed Monday. The Category 2 hurricane made landfall near Sambro, N.S., on Saturday, taking down power lines and trees across the region, and leaving a mess for power utility
A retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor predicts the RMS Titanic will only be around for another 25 years before it disintegrates into the ocean floor. Henrietta Mann made the comment after seeing some of the first-ever 4K images of the ill-fated liner that were released this week. The images were taken from