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More in-school clinics could be key to raising vaccination rates for kids: doctors

More in-school clinics could be key to raising vaccination rates for kids: doctors

Newfoundland and Labrador is the province with the highest vaccination rate for five- to 11-year-old kids and began providing the COVID-19 vaccine at schools as soon as it was approved for children.
Banff's elk population declining

Banff's elk population declining

“We have to remember that wildlife populations are always fluctuating and dynamic due to several different reasons.”
Omicron wave of COVID-19 could be flattening on First Nations, says top doctor

Omicron wave of COVID-19 could be flattening on First Nations, says top doctor

OTTAWA — The top doctor for Indigenous Services Canada says he's cautiously optimistic the Omicron-driven wave of the pandemic may be flattening across First Nations.
Early treatment could tame peanut allergies in small kids

Early treatment could tame peanut allergies in small kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Young children might be able to overcome their peanut allergies if treated at an early enough age, according to a study published Thursday.
Alberta gold medallist curler Marc  joins Team Gushue for Beijing Olympics

Alberta gold medallist curler Marc joins Team Gushue for Beijing Olympics

This will be Kennedy's third time at the Olympics.
Couple 'over the moon' to be reunited after two years

Couple 'over the moon' to be reunited after two years

COVID kept pair apart, on opposite sides of the world, for 672 days.
Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us yet: Tam

Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us yet: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says there are positive signs the Omicron wave is peaking in Canada but we shouldn't start choreographing a COVID-19 victory dance just yet. Dr.
Morinville’s medical lab to stay open

Morinville’s medical lab to stay open

AHS cancels closure following public, political outcry
Airdrie Fire Department provides patient transport during EMS Red Alert

Airdrie Fire Department provides patient transport during EMS Red Alert

Due to a "Red Alert" with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) not able to respond to four simultaneous medical calls in Airdrie on Jan. 20, the Airdrie Fire Department (AFD) was called out to provide first response care.
Canada Post rethinking mask policy forbidding workers to use their own N95s

Canada Post rethinking mask policy forbidding workers to use their own N95s

OTTAWA — Canada Post is seeking "clarification" from the federal government about face masks after drawing criticism for refusing to let employees bring their own N95 masks to work.