Health-care cuts temporary but necessary: Interior Health Authority CEO
IHA has announced it's pausing all non-urgent surgeries across the health region for four weeks at 15 sites including at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).
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Vaccination may lower risk of ‘long COVID’ studies say — but experts aren’t so sure
There is some evidence to suggest COVID-19 vaccines can lower the risk of long-lasting symptoms among breakthrough cases, but the jury is still out, experts say. 
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Hanes: Quebec seniors' homes disaster was a collective failure foretold, report says
Ensuring the independence of the national director of public health was a key proposal made by Joanne Castonguay, Quebec's commissioner of health.
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Vaughn Palmer: Kevin Falcon the B.C. Liberal leader front-runner, but it's not in the bag
Opinion: He was branded the candidate of the “status quo” and the “old style of politics” during the final scheduled debate of the campaign.
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2 critically injured in Toronto house fire: Paramedics
In a tweet, Toronto police said officers received reports of a house fire in the Gladstone Avenue and Shanly Street area.
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COVID-19: Remdesivir drops need for ventilation by half, Canadian study says
The study, published Wednesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, is billed as the largest single-country trial of remdesivir reported to date.
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Opposition warns Montreal is 'two snowstorms away from deficit'
The Plante administration says the budget respects Montrealers' ability to pay by limiting the average property tax increase to two per cent.
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Shared kitchen brings hope for food service industry during COVID-19 pandemic
A veteran Calgary chef is bringing new hope to people hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a recipe for success in the food service industry's struggle for survival.
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Heather Scoffield: Justin Trudeau didn’t create Canada’s inflation problem — and there’s not much he can do about it
The challenge for the Liberal government is that there is no obvious solution, Heather Scoffield writes.
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Lethbridge insiders offer money-saving tips as grocery prices rise
Another way to save on your grocery bill could be to grow some of your own food.
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Imperial Metals surrenders mining rights in B.C.'s Silverdaisy watershed
Imperial Metals says in a separate statement the $24-million agreement for the surrender recognizes the challenges of obtaining mineral exploration and development permits in the area.
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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Trump’s bid to keep Jan. 6 documents from Congress
The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump to withhold the documents from the committee until the issue is finally resolved by the courts.
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Have your say: What should the Raptors do at the NBA trade deadline?
Toronto has only had the full roster available for a couple of games in the first half of the season and the constantly moving bits and pieces hasn’t allowed team to find out what it really is.
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Man charged with murder in Metrotown stabbing was in relationship with victim: police
Burnaby emergency crews found Melissa Blimkie in a Metropolis at Metrotown mall entrance suffering from stab wounds shortly before noon on Dec. 19.
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2 taken to trauma centre after collision in Vaughan: police
York police said two people, a driver and a passenger, were transported to a trauma centre following a crash at the intersection of Highway 27 and West Royal Gate Boulevard.
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COVID-19: WHL pauses team activities for Kelowna, Brandon
“The health and safety of all WHL participants is the top priority for the WHL,” the league said on Wednesday.
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COVID-19: B.C. reports 13 new deaths as hospitalizations near 900
Health officials reported 895 positive cases in hospital settings, up 41 overnight, along with 115 cases in critical or intensive care.
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Damien Cox: Denis Shapovalov shows off conditioning, experience and resilence in an impressive Australian Open win — even against an unseeded opponent
While the popular perception might have been that the match was little more than a stepping stone for the high-ranked Canadian, it was actually a dangerous matchup against a very worthy opponent.
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Kingston, Ont. acknowledges ‘Snow Angels’, people who help neighbours during wintry conditions
The City of Kingston is recognizing 'Snow Angels,' people who help their neighbours clear snow and ice as an act of kindness during wintry conditions.
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Edmonton Oilers prepare for Panthers Thursday night
After allowing the first goal in 22 of their last 26 games, the Edmonton Oilers are preparing to face the Florida Panthers on Thursday night at Rogers Place.
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Toronto’s first-ever mental health crisis response teams — without police — to launch in March
The teams will dispatch nurses and mental health support workers instead of officers to respond to 911 calls about people in crisis.
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Middlesex London Health Unit appoints new permanent CEO
After almost a year in the interim role, the Middlesex London Health Unit has appointed Emily Williams as the permanent Chief Executive Officer.
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Losing mother puts football into perspective for Alouettes' Shiltz
"She was always there, supporting me to chase my dreams, no matter what anybody told me," grieving quarterback says of pre-holiday tragedy.
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Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers out for road trip with injury, Dmitry Orlov suspended
Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers won't play on the rest of the road trip after taking a knee-on-knee hit in Tuesday's overtime loss.
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Vancouver meat cleaver incident sparks conversation about violence against women
Vancouver police focused on the arrest of the suspect, but failed to acknowledge the crisis of gender-based violence against women, said several women's organizations.
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‘We need it back’: GoFundMe seeks to replace heaters stolen from Hess Village restaurant patio
A GoFundMe seeks to raise $12,000 to replace four heaters that were reported stolen from The Electric Diner's outdoor patio in Hamilton's Hess Village.
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Kingston, Ont. residents say snow removal scam left them without service, despite taking their money
Richardson Services snow removal business is facing complaints from Kingston, Ont. residents who hired the company for winter maintenance.
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Plunge in temperature adds to mobility woes on Toronto’s snow-clogged streets
With the forecast calling for frigid temperatures to return, the snow-clogged streets and sidewalks became more difficult to move around on.
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Athletics Canada CEO Dave Bedford retiring after sexual tweets surface
The national governing body for track and field has announced that Bedford would be retiring immediately. Mat Gentes has been named interim-CEO.
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