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at 18:46 on March 04, 2015, EST.

'Broken system:' NDP says ambulance fees need to be capped in Saskatchewan

REGINA - A Saskatchewan man who says he was faced with ambulance bills of more than $5,000 after his wife's death wants the province to change its policies.


at 18:43 on March 04, 2015, EST.

Crews respond to small pipeline blast east of Edmonton, no injuries

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - RCMP have reopened Highway 15 east of Edmonton following a small pipeline breach and explosion in an industrial area.


at 17:43 on March 04, 2015, EST.

Study finds kids in Southern California breathing easier from cleaner air, have stronger lungs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents.


at 17:36 on March 04, 2015, EST.

After waiting years, disabled Canadians now getting their CPP disability cheques

OTTAWA - The cheques appear to be pouring in for disabled people who have spent years trying to get Canada Pension Plan disability benefits as the Conservative government's so-called spike unit even settles some "questionable" cases.


at 17:29 on March 04, 2015, EST.

Canada sending team of experts to Guinea to help with Ebola fight

TORONTO - Canada is sending more public health personnel to West Africa to help with the Ebola containment effort.


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