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Season’s Greetings

January 5, 2017

My statement on the twenty-seventh Anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal Tragedy

December 12, 2016

It was a cold, Wednesday afternoon when a young man walked into École Polytechnique de Montreal armed with a 223‑calibre rifle. The date was December 6, 1989. He entered a classroom…

Barrette orders ‘productivity study’ for Quebec doctors

November 1, 2016

Aaron Derfel, Montreal Gazette October 31, 2016 7:28 PM EDT Health Minister Gaétan Barrette announced Monday that he will order a “productivity study” for Quebec doctors in the face of…

More seeking medical aid to die than expected: Barrette

October 28, 2016

Caroline Plante, Montreal Gazette Last Updated: October 27, 2016 6:41 PM EDT QUEBEC — Three times more Quebecers received medical aid to die in the past nine months than had…

Doctors ask Ottawa to put $4-billion into senior, long-term and home care

October 19, 2016

Kelly Grant – HEALTH REPORTER — The Globe and Mail Last updated Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 7:35PM EDT The president of the Canadian Medical Association, which represents the country’s 83,000 physicians, said the…

Changes needed to boost end-of-life care in Canada: doctors

August 24, 2016

TORONTO — Canada needs to broaden its approach to palliative care to provide support to patients with serious chronic illnesses, not just those with cancer, suggests a group of doctors…

Scientists’ annual physical of planet: “Earth’s fever rises”

August 3, 2016

Associated Press, August 02, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s fever got worse last year, breaking dozens of climate records, scientists said in a massive report nicknamed the annual physical for…

New electric auto racing coming to Montreal (Montreal Gazette)

July 5, 2016

By: Shaun Michaud Published on: July 4, 2016 | Last Updated: July 4, 2016 5:30 PM EDT Mayor Denis Coderre has announced the city’s induction to Formula E’s 2016-2017 calendar. He said the “family-oriented…

NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic

June 6, 2016

June 2, 2016 The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and…

SenCA Plus+ Meet Senator Judith Seidman

April 29, 2016

SenCA Plus+ Meet Senator Judith Seidman   1. Who inspired you to get involved in public life?For as long as I can remember, I have believed that we are so…