One of the most intriguing experiments with privately run hospitals took place almost 20 years ago in a small Ontario farming community perched on the Ottawa River. In 1982, the four-decade-old Hawkesbury and District General Hospital was so dilapidated and debt-ridden that it could not even borrow funds to rebuild.By Mary Janigan7 min
Two Sea King helicopters plucked 13 survivors from life rafts after a cargo carrier sank in heavy seas 700 km north of Bermuda. The Sea Kings were from a flotilla of five Canadian warships that happened to be sailing south from Halifax for training exercises in the Caribbean.
Vancouver-based pollster and market research guru Angus Reid was smiling last week after he sold his 21-year-old firm to a French company for about $100 million. Ipsos SA of Paris will merge Angus Reid Group Inc. into its operations but retain the Canadian management team.
Aline Chrétien: PM’s biggest asset plays music to soothe restive ministers (helloo, Paul Martin) at 24 Sussex. But no Musical Chairs. Reform Party: Weekend vote on dissolving party sows disarray among soon-to-be-former Reformers. RIP.By Shanda Deziel4 min
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