Canadian doctor, paramedic risk their lives to save others in Syria

Toronto pediatrician Jay Dahman, left, and Syrian doctor Ammar Zakaria, who defected from the Syrian military, on their way to the Turkey-Syria border. The two doctors have been delivering medical aid and training inside the conflict zone, saving hundreds of lives.

Canadian doctor, paramedic risk their lives to save others in Syria

Since the conflict began in Syria, medical professionals have not only been caught in the crossfire, they’ve been specifically targeted

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CCAC workers help patients navigate health care system

Ontario Nurses Association president Linda Haslam-Stroud describes CCAC workers as the “cog in the wheel for health care.”

CCAC workers help patients navigate health care system

They help patients smoothly transition from hospitals to home care, provide mental health supports to students in schools and assist...

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3,000 home and community care workers on strike across Ontario

Members of the Ontario Nurses Association who work for the Central East Community Care Access Centre hit the picket lines Friday at several locations in Durham Region. Nearly 3,000 CCAC workers are now on strike across the province.

3,000 home and community care workers on strike across Ontario

Nearly 3,000 home and community health-care workers hit the chilly picket lines across Ontario Friday as CEOs, managers and administrators...

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Mayor Harrison

Mayor Jim Harrison made his State of the City address on Friday at the Ramada.

Quinte West mayor gives State of the City address for 2015

Mayor Jim Harrison gave the annual State of the City address to the Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Ramada on January 30, highlighting...

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Time to read

Sasha Korper, early learning specialist with the Northumberland YMCA, was in Hastings to help celebrate Family Literacy Day at the Ontario Early Years Centre.

Children who learn nursery rhymes become better readers

Children who learn eight nursery rhymes by the time they’re four develop better reading skills by the time they’re eight. That is a research...

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Hammering away

Angela Best, a student at Loyalist College, tries out her skills with a hammer at the Build in Trenton with help from volunteer coordinator Jaime McKeown.

Women of all skill levels invited to help build Trenton Habitat home

Quinte area women are invited to grab their hammers, drills and paint brushes for the fourth Women Build for Habitat Prince Edward-Hastings...

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Belleville Police Service

Belleville Police seek help to identify trio of suspicious males

Belleville Police seek help to identify trio of suspicious males

Belleville Police are on the lookout for suspicious males in connection to two separate incidents on Wednesday.

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Coyote

Coyote Quest: The coyote study in Prince Edward County

Coyote Quest: The coyote study in Prince Edward County

Coyote Quest is the second in the 2015 Winter Speaker Series hosted by the Hastings Stewardship Council and sponsored by the Hastings Prince...

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News From Beyond Belleville Region

Canada

Ottawa reports $3.3B deficit so far in '14-15

Ottawa reports $3.3B deficit for first eight months of 2014-15 fiscal year

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N.W.T. runs first oil exploration auction

N.W.T. opens land for first oil exploration auction since devolution

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