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Foster Care Agency Claims It Knew About Foster Care Cutback Plans a Month Ago

Foster Care Agency Claims It Knew About Foster Care Cutback Plans a Month Ago

Following the abrupt cancellation of plans of cutting back payments for foster parents in the province of Edmonton, a foster care agency has stated that those plans were known as early as a month ago.

University of B.C. Receives $11.4 Million by Canadian Government for Research

University of B.C. Receives $11.4 Million by Canadian Government for Research

The Canadian Federal Government gave $11.4-million as research money to the University of B. C. on Friday. The money would be put to use in subjects of psychology, economics, pediatrics, neuroscience, cancer screening and balance disorders.

Camelot Purchased by Canadian Pension Fund for 400 Million Pounds

Camelot Purchased by Canadian Pension Fund for 400 Million Pounds

Reports have revealed that Camelot, the national lottery operator, has been purchased by a Canadian pension fund for nearly 400 Million Pounds.

The five major shareholders of Camelot had agreed to sell the company to the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and the deal directly means that another renowned British firm would now fall into foreign ownership.

Drug De-addiction Centers for the Young to Open in June in Ottawa

Drug De-addiction Centers for the Young to Open in June in Ottawa

The Royal Ottawa Hospital and the Alwood Treatment Centre in Carleton Place are making arrangements to open residential de- addiction centers for girls and boys. These centers are tentative slated to open in June.

Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador Expand Air Ambulance Service

Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador Expand Air Ambulance Service

The governments of Newfoundland and Labrador are making attempts to improve medical response time. As a part of this attempt, a medical flight team is being added to the existing fleet and one fleet is being relocated.

Vancouver Group Urges Chinese-Canadian Couples to Stop Serving Shark Fin Soups

Vancouver Group Urges Chinese-Canadian Couples to Stop Serving Shark Fin Soups

Shark is being hunted to an extent to be called an extinct creature lately. A Vancouver group called Shark Truth is urging the Chinese – Canadian couples to get their wedding menu changed and strike off the shark fin soup from the menu. This drive has been initiated in order to save the endangered creature from being hunted.

Mobile Banking Application for BlackBerry and iPhone

Mobile Banking Application for BlackBerry and iPhone

ING Direct is the first Canadian bank which offers new mobile banking application for Blackberry and Apple iPhone.

$149 Kobo E-Reader in Market

$149 Kobo E-Reader in Market

On Wednesday, a $149 e-reader was announced by Kobo of Toronto at the CTIA Show. The company’s Chief Executive said that even though they know how crowded the e-reader device market is they would still like to launch this product.

Death of Child Leads to Health Canada Warning Over Fisher-Price Toys that are Old

Death of Child Leads to Health Canada Warning Over Fisher-Price Toys that are Ol

On Thursday, Health Canada issued warnings specifying that parents and caregivers should immediately go through their toy boxes and throw out all the "Little People" figures which are now old. The toys were manufactured by Fisher-Price, and the warning has been a result of a baby recently chocking to death.

Inappropriate Behavior Leads to Suspension of Two Eastern Health Employees, Discipline Being Faced by Third

Inappropriate Behavior Leads to Suspension of Two Eastern Health Employees, Disc

Reports have confirmed that as many as two Eastern Health employees have been suspended without wages for a total of three months, over charges that they had unethically and inappropriately accessed patient files earlier during the month.

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