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Former head of cardiac surgery in NS details of toxic workplace

A former head of the cardiac surgery division for the Nova Scotia Health Authority says he was removed from his post without explanation despite attempts to address a toxic work environment plagued by behavior that included some surgeons allegedly throwing medical instruments. The claims are contained in a request by Dr. Edgar Chedrawy for a …

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NL police chartered $91K flight for accused killer banned from flying commercial

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary chartered a private flight to get accused murderer Sheldon Hibbs back to St. John’s from Calgary in March, according to documents obtained by CBC News. The force said he had been banned from flying commercial. Hibbs, 27, was arrested in Calgary on March 11 on a Canada-wide warrant for second-degree murder …

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Forecast center says river in northeast BC could surge to flood conditions – BC News

Photo: The Canadian Press BC Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, BC, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia communities, but a break in the weather …

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Party divide prompts 2 Ontario MPs to switch allegiances in Conservative leadership

OTTAWA – Two Ontario members of Parliament switched allegiances in the Conservative leadership race Tuesday as growing divisions prompted them to throw their support from Patrick Brown to Pierre Poilievre in the name of party unity. Flamborough-Glanbrook MP Dan Muys and Dufferin-Caledon MP Kyle Seeback previously signaled their support for the Brampton mayor in March, …

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Three people killed in fiery collision on Highway 3 east of Sparwood – BC News

Three dead on Hwy 3 Photo: Google Maps The deadly collision happened Monday, June 6, 2022, east of Sparwood. A horrific crash has claimed the lives of three people along Highway 3, in the Crowsnest Pass, east of Sparwood, BC A news release from the Elk Valley RCMP said that on Monday, June 6, around …

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Ottawa firefighters battle fire at Merivale Road restaurant

Ottawa firefighters have doused a fire at a restaurant on Merivale Road. Firefighters were called to Merivale north of Viewmount Drive at 7:45 pm Tuesday on reports of flames visible on the roof of the Montana’s restaurant. Fire crews arrived within three minutes and began fighting the fire. Police closed Merivale Road in both directions …

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Mounties say cellphone alerting was ‘not on our radar’ at Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry

RCMP Supt. Dustine Rodier provides regarding the Alert Ready system at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural testimony Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, NS on June 7.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press Nova Scotia Mounties say they were unaware of how to use Canada’s Alert Ready cellphone warning system …

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WRDSB trustee Mike Ramsay barred from committee meetings until September

Trustee with the Waterloo Region District School Board have decided to boot one of their own from a number future meetings and sessions. At a special meeting on Monday night, they voted 6-3 to temporarily remove long-time trustee Mike Ramsay. It comes after a complaint was filed in late February alleging Ramsay breached the Trustee …

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