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Apr 09 2021

Something to Talk About

In January, the Compassionate Neighbourhood Health Partners Society launched a project to combat the loneliness felt by isolated seniors. How did the Chilliwack, B.C. health agency deal with the problem? It turned to another demographic that is also missing social...

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Dec 18 2020

“Vaccines Are Coming!”

On December 8, Health Canada approved the first vaccine for COVID-19. Canada is the third country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, after the U.K. and Bahrain. “It has been a difficult year, and we are not out of this crisis yet,” said Prime Minister Trudeau. “...

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Nov 06 2020

A Name Change for Asbestos

Asbestos, Quebec is changing its name. Why? Because it’s named after a mineral that kills 100,000 people a year. That’s not a terrific selling point for a town that’s trying to attract business. “We are losing great business opportunities just because of our name,”...