Most patients get priority surgeries within target wait times: Report

Sheryl Ubelacker, THE CANADIAN PRESS Mar 28, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:36 PM ET TORONTO — Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, although there was often wide variation from one province to…

Horner: Red Bull needs 0.5s to catch Ferrari, Merc

Things can only get better for Ricciardo (1:02) Jonathan Legard discusses the issues that Daniel Ricciardo had in Melbourne all weekend during the Australian Grand Prix. (1:02) 5:48 AM ET Christian Horner believes Red Bull is closer to Ferrari and Mercedes than the Australian Grand Prix suggested and says the team only needs to find…

Alberta doctor goes on 720-km trek across frozen Siberian lake

Anna Brooks, Postmedia Mar 27, 2017 , Last Updated: 5:58 PM ET CALGARY — Meeting 62-year-old Dr. William Hanlon at his clinic in Cochrane, Alta., you wouldn’t guess the local family doctor recently conquered a 720-kilometre walk across a frozen lake in Siberia. But Dr. Hanlon is no stranger to the extremes of nature. He…

Trump son-in-law met executives of sanctioned Russian bank; will testify

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December. A U.S. Senate committee investigating suspected Russian interference in the election wants to interview Trump associates, including Kushner, 36, who…

Environment Canada report says we are on pace to miss emissions target

OTTAWA—Environment Canada is projecting that, based on policies in place last November, the country was on pace to miss its reduction target for greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, pumping out at least 30 per cent more than promised that year. The projections, which were compiled in February and published online this month, are not a…