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Nadia Chaudhri, neuroscientist who shared her journey with cancer, dies at 43

Nadia Chaudhri, neuroscientist who shared her journey with cancer, dies at 43

MONTREAL — Nadia Chaudhri, the Montreal neuroscientist who gained a worldwide following while spending her dying months raising funds for scientists from under-represented backgrounds, has died at age 43.

Racialized health-care workers claim systemic racism in Montreal health authority

MONTREAL — Marie Ngo Hott, an orderly at one of Montreal's largest health authorities, says some of her white patients aren't shy about being racist toward her, and she says the issue is not being addressed by the administration.
Thanksgiving in a COVID world, COVID and pregnancy : In The News for Oct. 7

Thanksgiving in a COVID world, COVID and pregnancy : In The News for Oct. 7

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

EDMONTON — This Thanksgiving will be a tough one for Carol Charles and her family. The 50-year-old from Regina usually travels to her younger sister’s house in Edmonton for the holiday. But Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month.

Incorrect allowed dosage on label could lead to overdose or death

Health Canada has issued a recall for two lots of Novo-Gesic Forte Acetaminophen tablets distributed by Teva Canada because of a labelling error that could result in a person exceeding the maximum daily dosage for acetaminophen.
Judicial recount gives Trudeau's Liberals one more victory in Quebec

Judicial recount gives Trudeau's Liberals one more victory in Quebec

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have picked up another seat in Quebec after a judicial recount Wednesday.
Seniors advocate calls for sick pay improvements, more staff at B.C. care facilities

Seniors advocate calls for sick pay improvements, more staff at B.C. care facilities

VICTORIA — Forty per cent of British Columbia's long-term care staff who were surveyed by the province's advocate for seniors said they went into work at least once in the past year feeling sick, a report reveals.
'I wish I could take it back:' Mountie who shot, killed Nunavut man says he's sorry

'I wish I could take it back:' Mountie who shot, killed Nunavut man says he's sorry

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — An RCMP officer says he's sorry he shot and killed an armed man in a remote Nunavut community five years ago, but defended his actions at a coroner's inquest into the death. Cpl.
NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

OTTAWA — The NDP has requested an official inquiry into what it calls “numerous and systemic failures of election officials” in last month's federal election.
Jagmeet Singh proud of 'tough' NDP campaign, but disappointed by narrow losses

Jagmeet Singh proud of 'tough' NDP campaign, but disappointed by narrow losses

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is proud of the party's election campaign, but also disappointed that more MPs were not elected. At the first meeting of the NDP caucus since the Sept.
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