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Ambulance turn-around times at hospitals continue to rise despite NDP pledges

Ambulances are waiting longer than ever at city hospitals to drop off patients and get back on the road, according to information obtained by the provincial Progressive Conservatives.

In the first six months of this year, average ambulance off-load time rose to 79.4 minutes, compared with 75.6

 
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Halloween forecast not too chilling

Bundle up the costumed goblins before they head out in search of candy, as it will be a little “ghoul” this evening.

The Halloween forecast from Environment Canada calls for sunshine today and a south wind of 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h early this afternoon. The high is 2 C, though it may feel a…

 
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Jail staff took good care of Alzheimer’s patient: official

Joe McLeod needed to be reminded to take his medication and flush the toilet, but otherwise the senior who had Alzheimer’s disease was in good hands at the Winnipeg Remand Centre, a provincial inquest heard Thursday.

McLeod had access to psychiatrists, doctors, psychiatric nurses and

 
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Jail staff took good care of Alzheimer’s patient: official

Joe McLeod needed to be reminded to take his medication and flush the toilet, but otherwise the senior who had Alzheimer’s disease was in good hands at the Winnipeg Remand Centre, a provincial inquest heard Thursday.

McLeod had access to psychiatrists, doctors, psychiatric nurses and

 
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Transit pass gets OK at U of W

Students at the University of Winnipeg have overwhelmingly approved a fee increase to participate in a transit pass system.

Rorie McLeod-Arnould, president of the student association, said Thursday the initiative received strong support from the students who voted.

McLeod-Arnould said final

 
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Finance Updates

GoPro (GPRO) Went-Pro on Growth, MercadoLibre (MELI) E-Commerce Tech Momentum

GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) Keep a close eye on GPRO. The company reported a solid performance on its financial results. For the third quarter 2014, GPRO posted revenue of $280.0 million, an increase of 45.7% year over year and 14.5% sequentially, and Non-GAAP net income of $18.0 million or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to net […]

Is The Stock Market Ebola-Influence Free? Lakeland Industries (LAKE), Alpha Pro Tech (APT)

A global health problem, implies a global economic problem. There is no precise way to measure the impact of Ebola concerns on the stock market, but industry groups have certainly felt it. Ebola is a viral illness of which the initial symptoms can include a sudden fever, intense weakness, muscle pain and a sore throat. […]

Breathtaking Ongoing Momentum: Zeltiq Aesthetics (ZLTQ), Green Plains (GPRE)

Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (CRWE) CRWE provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. Online video is gaining strength as a source for content marketing. Globally, according to Cisco Visual Networking Index, IP video traffic will be 79% of all consumer Internet traffic in 2018. Strategic plans are being developed […]