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‘Dire situation’ for students waiting for housing, says president of U of C students’ union

School orientation begins at SAIT Polytechnic, Bow Valley College and the University of Calgary next week, but many students set to study in Calgary are still waiting to secure housing for the fall semester. The president of the University of Calgary Students’ Union says there were about 500 students still on the wait-list. …

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Doctor shortage in northwestern Ontario remains dire with no clear relief in sight

Emergency rooms in northwestern Ontario remain critically short-staffed, and hospital leaders across the region warn the risk of emergency-room closures could continue well into the summer.  Three months ago, the emergency room in Red Lake, Ont., closed for 24 hours during a weekend because no physician was available. Officials say a similar …

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