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at 21:27 on December 20, 2014, EST.

B.C. poultry supply unaffected by avian flu; turkeys brought in to meet demand

VANCOUVER - Poultry producers are assuring B.C. residents there will be plenty of turkeys on store shelves during the holidays despite an avian flu outbreak that has killed thousands of animals.


at 19:14 on December 19, 2014, EST.

B.C. report says closed-minded government probe led to health workers' firings

VICTORIA - A British Columbia government investigation that prompted the firings or suspensions of seven health researchers failed to follow existing procedures and reached premature conclusions, a labour lawyer says.


at 18:07 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Low oil prices forcing Alberta to look at deferring capital projects: Prentice

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says a number of capital projects, including a new cancer-care centre in Calgary, may have to be delayed due to falling oil prices.


at 18:05 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Canadian Forces medics, 2nd mobile lab heading to Sierra Leone for Ebola fight

TORONTO - The federal government says Canadian Armed Forces health-care workers and support staff will travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to begin an Ebola-related mission.


at 15:22 on December 19, 2014, EST.

New Brunswick to face cost of $500,000 to $700,000 with more abortions

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's health minister says increased access to publicly funded abortions is expected to cost the province between $500,000 and $700,000 more per year.


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