Ann Silversides

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May 9, 2012

How CBC's move to digital TV will hurt rural Canada

Ann Silversides
In less than three months, 'free' over-the-air CBC TV will soon be history for everyone outside of 27 major Canadian centres -- unless communities act and organize quickly.
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Jun 21, 2011
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Fractured health-care system sets scene for drug deaths

Ann Silversides
The Brockville inquest into two deaths by OxyContin overdose hears from experts caught up in the tragedy, showing how evermore powerful drugs and a fractured health-care system contributed.
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May 30, 2011
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Canada's prescription drug problem

Ann Silversides
An inquest in Ontario is expected to shine a light on the high rates of prescription painkiller-related deaths in this country. To date, there is no national push to track the scope of the problem.
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Jun 27, 2001

The Persistent Plague

Ann Silversides
Twenty years after its first official recognition, AIDS continues to kill off its victims - quietly and steadily. In North America, those victims, increasingly, are the poor and the marginalized. Des
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