Proposed tax changes could drive doctors out of country, physician warns

Cape Breton anesthesiologist Dr. Craig Stone is warning Ottawa’s proposed tax changes for small businesses will make it even more difficult to recruit and retain doctors, and could even send Canadian physicians to the U.S.

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Montreal schizophrenia patients face their demons through virtual reality

A pilot project at Montreal’s Philippe-Pinel Institute has patients with schizophrenia confronting voices that torment them by way of a virtual reality experience.

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Emergency room doctors in North Sydney to see pay cut

Emergency room doctors working at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney are facing a $14 per hour pay cut. Pay rates are changing across the province for ER doctors and that’s raised concerns about doctor retention, recruitment and possible ER closures in the Cape Breton community.

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