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at 00:23 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Federal minister announces $5.4 million in funding for ParticipAction

SASKATOON - The federal government has announced $5.4 million in funding for ParticipAction, an organization aimed at getting more Canadians active.

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at 18:55 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Ontario pledges $222 million to improve First Nations health care

TORONTO - Ontario has pledged to spend $222 million over three years to improve health care for First Nations, especially in the north where aboriginal leaders declared a state of emergency because of a growing number of suicides.

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at 18:33 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Liberal MPP apologizes to mom of autistic child, day after issuing statement

TORONTO - A Liberal backbencher who landed in trouble after his constituency office called police on the mother of an autistic child tried to defuse the situation with an apology, but the underlying controversy over changes to autism funding remains.

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at 18:03 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Smoking bans on patios: the picture across the country

Quebec smokers will no longer be able to indulge on bar and restaurant patios as of Thursday. A look at rhe situation in other Canadian jurisdictions:

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at 08:29 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Medical regulators in every province impose safeguards for assisted dying

OTTAWA - Medical regulators in every province have issued detailed guidelines doctors must follow to help suffering patients end their lives once Canada's ban on medically assisted dying is formally lifted next month.

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