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Canada

Water shortage prompts Iqaluit to declare state of emergency | CBC News

The city of Iqaluit is declaring a state of emergency due to historically low water levels caused by a lack…

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Canada

N.L. government declares state of emergency as forest fires rage | CBC News

The Newfoundland and Labrador government has declared a state of emergency in parts of central Newfoundland as forest fires continue…

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Canada

Lack of RCMP emergency response to northern Manitoba First Nation crime a ‘slap in the face,’ chief says | CBC News

The chief of a remote Manitoba First Nation believes a recent shooting could have been prevented if RCMP were more responsive to a recent…

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Canada

Red Deer emergency workers want you to stop shoving your phone into cupholders | CBC News

It’s become an all too common occurrence for Red Deer emergency dispatcher Andrea McLean. She answers a 911 call to…

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Washington

Activists picket Biden chief of staff’s house, demand climate emergency declaration

Activists showed up at White House chief of staff Ron Klain‘s Maryland home Saturday, demanding immediate action on climate change.…

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Canada

B.C. doctors warn rural emergency rooms are bearing the brunt of health-care shortages | CBC News

This story is part of Situation Critical, a series from CBC British Columbia reporting on the barriers people in this province face in accessing timely and appropriate health care. Dr. Kara Perdue is a family and emergency physician in Clearwater, B.C., the site of the province’s…

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Canada

Increasing number of N.S. patients leaving emergency rooms without treatment, records show | CBC News

A growing number of Nova Scotians are leaving emergency rooms without being seen by a doctor, according to documents released…

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Canada

Quebec tourist waited a week for emergency surgery after B.C. doctor refused to operate over billing | CBC News

A Quebec man who fell and broke his jaw, cheekbone and a bone around his left eye while visiting British…

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Canada

Tŝilhqot’in Nation inks deal on emergency response management with B.C., Ottawa | CBC News

Five years after record-breaking wildfires tore through their territories, representatives of the Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) signed an emergency management deal…

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Canada

Vancouver Island emergency room could face temporary closure in August due to staff shortage, employee warns | CBC News

This story is part of Situation Critical, a series from CBC British Columbia reporting on the barriers people in this province face…

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