News Stories of Interest, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A quickly evolving tragic story from Ottawa this morning: The Parliamentary precinct of the national capital is on lockdown after a Canadian soldier was shot near the National War Memorial. It is suspected that the gunman entered the Parliament Buildings and at least one suspected gunman was shot by Parliamentary Security. Police are still searching the Parliament Buildings for a potential second suspect.

Globe & Mail: Attack on Ottawa: Police confirm several shootings
CBC: Parliament Hill attack: 1 gunman dead after soldier shot at National War Memorial
CTV: Gunman killed in Ottawa; 3 shootings confirmed

Related to health care, here are some news stories that UNA members may find of interest:

Lethbridge Herald: First phase of Emergency Room renovation revealed
Medicine Hat News: Wildrose MLA questions AHS lab contract
Calgary Herald: Prentice announces 1,200 new supportive living spaces to be built
Edmonton Journal: Prentice vows consequences if private medical clinics violating the law
Global News: Debate over private health clinics in Alberta
The Guardian: Spanish nurses free of Ebola after more than two weeks in hospital
Scrubs Mag: California’s nurse-to-patient ratio cuts nurse injuries by one-third

Dave Cournoyer
Communications Advisor
United Nurses of Alberta
Office: 780 425 1025
Mobile: 780 913 1563

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