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Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

OTTAWA — On Tuesday in Ottawa, Canada's 13 premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit around the same table in person for the first time since COVID-19 hoping to find a path toward a new long-term health-care funding deal.
B.C. NDP expects to table more than two dozen new bills in spring legislature sitting

B.C. NDP expects to table more than two dozen new bills in spring legislature sitting

VICTORIA — A refreshed housing plan and health care, public safety, environment and cost-of-living initiatives will be the focus of the British Columbia New Democrat government's political agenda over the coming months, says house leader Ravi Kahlon.
Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

Tiny wines find home in B.C.'s market, as Canadians consider reducing consumption

VANCOUVER — Wine lovers have growing options on the shelf to enjoy their favourite beverage as producers in B.C. offer smaller container sizes.
US states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

US states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

LAWRENCE, Kan.
'Died suddenly' posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

'Died suddenly' posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

Results from 6-year-old Anastasia Weaver’s autopsy may take weeks. But online anti-vaccine activists needed only hours after her funeral this week to baselessly blame the COVID-19 vaccine.
Why a new Alzheimer's drug is having a slow US debut

Why a new Alzheimer's drug is having a slow US debut

The first drug to show that it slows Alzheimer’s is on sale, but treatment for most patients is still several months away.
Biden makes progress on 'unity agenda' outlined in 2022

Biden makes progress on 'unity agenda' outlined in 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year ago, President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address to push top Democratic priorities that were sure to face a battle in the narrowly divided Congress but he also laid out a four-pronged “unity agenda” that wou
Feds say cyberattack caused suicide helpline's outage

Feds say cyberattack caused suicide helpline's outage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cyberattack caused a nearly daylong outage of the nation's new 988 mental health helpline late last year, federal officials told The Associated Press Friday.
California won't require COVID vaccine to attend schools

California won't require COVID vaccine to attend schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California won't make children get the coronavirus vaccine to attend schools, state public health officials said Friday, reversing a state policy first announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2021.
New Mexico legislators may block local abortion ordinances

New Mexico legislators may block local abortion ordinances

SANTA FE, N.M.
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