EPIC mobile paramedic service looks to more than double fleet in Winnipeg

A mobile paramedic service which proactively brings health care services to some of Winnipeg’s more vulnerable individuals hopes to soon expand its small fleet of vehicles. Emergency Paramedics In the Community – EPIC – was born in 2014 from a…

‘They’ll always have a need’: N.B. mother calls for more efficient disability supports

A New Brunswick mother whose adult son is on the autism spectrum says the system is “broken.” Cheryl DesRoches, the mother of 22-year old Ryan Hebert, says the challenges of caring for him spiked after he turned 18, and she’s…

Palliative care patients, doctors, caregivers in Quebec desperate for more home care services

A fight is brewing between Quebec’s general practitioners and their union, leaving palliative care patients stuck in the middle. The Federation des médecins omnipraticiens du Quebec (FMOQ) and the province signed an agreement in March to create 68 palliative home…

Westmount has 4th highest lead readings in drinking water in Quebec

November 19 2019 5:43pm Westmount is known for its heritage homes and wealthy residents but this illustrious neighbourhood has an insidious secret: lead in the drinking water. Global’s Dan Spector explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Protestors gather outside of New Brunswick legislature

November 19 2019 5:18pm As New Brunswick politicians gathered inside the legislature protestors were gathering outside. As Megan Yamoah reports, three separate groups rallied in hope of getting their voices heard. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…