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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Psychiatrist says accused Loblaws killer likely suffers from schizophrenia

Jayme Pasieka suffers from a serious mental illness, most likely schizophrenia, says a forensic psychiatrist.  But whether that illness impeded Pasieka’s ability to form the intent to kill two people and injure four others at a Loblaws warehouse was the issue discussed in Court of Queen’s Bench on Tuesday morning. Forensic psychiatrist Roger Brown was called…

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​Trump signs bills to promote women in scientific fields

U.S. President Donald Trump signed two House bills on Tuesday ahead of his first address to a joint session of Congress, both addressing the roles of women in science. The first bill, the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act directs NASA to encourage women and girls to study science, technology,…

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Ottawa Senators deal for speedy winger Viktor Stalberg to shore up forward ranks for stretch run

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators added another piece for their playoff push, picking up speedy winger Viktor Stalberg from the Carolina Hurricanes for a third round pick on Tuesday afternoon. Stalberg brings the Senators a bit more depth on the wing, joining 35-year-old Alexandre Burrows, who was acquired from the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. The…

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Sudbury, Ont. researchers studying dementia in Indigenous populations

Two researchers working in Sudbury, Ont. have received a million dollar investment from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to help try and address the needs of Indigenous peoples living with dementia. Janet McElhaney is looking at combining Indigenous practices with Western technologies to help caregivers supporting older Indigenous people with dementia, while Jennifer Walker…

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