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World first: blasting heart blockages

Innovation in medical procedure (video illustration at bottom) A new Canadian invention has been used to clear blocked heart arteries. The new technology has been used successfully for the first time at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Dr. Stéphane »


Canada cuts wait time to bring in foreign spouses

The government of Canada has cut wait times and the backlog of applications for people hoping to bring foreign spouses to this country. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told CBC it was the “humane” thing to do. Canadian citizens, people registered »

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New technique for stroke shows ‘fantastic’ results

After concluding studies with researchers around the world, specialists have been rolling out a new technique for treating ischemic strokes with dramatic results. Stroke is the leading cause of disability in Canada and the third leading cause of death. The »