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Medicine Hat News (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Medicine Hat, AlbertaAin. 403 527 1101 c circulation. 403 528 5767 n newsroom. 403 528 news c classified. 403 526 sold City. A3 opinion. B7 sports. A10 classifieds. C2 comics crossword. B8 nation. A8 West. A7 world. A8 0 95225 87908 1 15 7 Good morning weather a4 phone us Index to the readers of the Medicine hat news including our valued subscriber David Hammel 1400 Strachan Road be 403 526 6228 wow. Markcity Toyota. Ca wow. Toyota. Ca 41194729 05/ 02/ 15 2015 Venza " v6, and Remote Start 2015 rav4 " All wheel drive 2015 Tundra try " add cab 4x4" 60 Mth lease @ 1.49 $ 2,000 Down demo one Only Winter & summer tires loads of extras rates from 0.99% rates from 0.99% was $ 44,581 now $ 38,500 tax save Over $ 2,000 $ 26,500 tax save Over $ 5,000 $ 41,500 tax 20 a 60 Mth lease @ 1.99 $ 2,000 Down tire w $ 1.25 plus get $ 1.43 Friday saturday m Medicine a news. Com Canada Post says its working with the City on Mailbox locations a3 election campaigns enter the final weekend a3 saturday May 2, 2015 Gillian Slade Glade Medicine agnews. Com twitter Mongil Linslade a new fee for seniors in Medicine hat regional Hospital awaiting an assisted living or Long term care space in a seniors facility is against the Canada health act and Albertas health act says friends of medicare. If someone is not Well enough to go Home the Hospital has the responsibility to provide medical care without a fee said executive director Sandra Azocar. If they dont need medical care then discharge them. Medicine hat regional Hospital introduced the daily charge in March. Once an individual is assessed approved and ready to move into a continuing care facility but waiting in acute care for that placement the patient pays an accommodation fee said James Frey spokesperson for has. If you re in a private room youll currently have to pay $ 1,839 a month or $ 60.45 a Day. A Semi private will be $ 1,591 or $ 52.30 a Day and a Standard is $ 1,509 a month or $ 49.60 a Day. On july 1 an anticipated three per cent increase will apply. This charge has already been applied in other areas of the province. This is about consistency across the province and being fair to All said David Obrien senior program officer has. Interesting they Call this fair. A fairer option would have been no fee said Bob Wanner nip candidate in Medicine hat. The fee was news to Ken Sauer chair of the Palliser Triangle health advisory Council. I think it is disappointing said Sauer. This is the result of a Lack of planning to provide sufficient Long term care Ltd and assisted living places and seniors Are the ones getting penalized. See incumbent Page a2 some seniors to pay in Hospital Medicine hat news four British sailors facing sexual assault causing bodily harm charges in Halifax Are being transferred to the British army training unit Suffield. Simon Radford Joshua Finbow Craig Stoner and Darren Smalley were granted bail on april 20 on conditions that they reside at Canadian forces base Sta Acona pay a $ 3,000 Cash surety not Contact the alleged victim and return to court May 27. The Nova Scotia provincial court granted a change in bail conditions Friday allowing them to move to Batus at cab Suffield. Batus capt. Neil Stratham confirmed the four sailors will be stationed at cab Suffield. They will be visiting us at Batus temporarily said Stratham. In addition to the bail conditions Stratham said the sailors will be under the same limitations placed on soldiers training at the base. They will be employed. They will not be Here simply to wait around for any of the hearings said Stratham. They will be Here to work in accordance to their Trade skills and qualifications. Rear Admiral John Newton the commander of maritime forces Atlantic asked the men to leave cab Sta Acona by 6 p. M., Nova Scotia Crown Scott Morrison said outside court. See foursome Page a2 British soldiers facing sex assault charges sent to Suffield outdoor Garden Centre opens news photo Emma Bennett Don and Carol Moerike shop at rite downtown Garden Centre on opening Day Friday. The new outdoor Garden Centre is located on second Street s. E. The associated press Baltimore saying no one is above the Law Balti mores top prosecutor announced charges Friday against six officers involved in the arrest of a Black Man whose neck was broken in police custody a decision that comes amid outrage around the country Over police brutality against african americans. States attorney Marilyn Mosby declared that Freddie Grays death was a homicide his arrest was illegal and his treatment amounted to murder and manslaughter. She detailed what happened to Gray during his arrest and the More than 30 minute ride in a police Wagon her outline either contradicting what police have said or shedding far More Light on what happened inside the Wagon. Grays knife was Legal not illegal As an officer claimed. And officers repeatedly refused to get Gray medical help even though he kept asking for it telling them he needed an inhaler and later that he breathe. At one Point he was shackled at the legs and put Back in the Wagon on his stomach. At another Stop an officer spoke to the Back of or. Grays head and even though he was unresponsive made no Effort to look or assess or determine his condition. The findings of our comprehensive thorough and Independent investigation coupled with the medical examiners determination that or. Grays death was a homicide Mosby said has led us to believe that we have probable cause to file criminal charges. Onlookers cheered and expressed amazement Over most yes announcement which few expected so quickly. The City which saw looting and businesses and cars burned on monday was still under a nighttime curfew and National guard troops and police were out in full Force. More than 200 people have been arrested and police said nearly 100 officers were injured. As Mosby spokes on the Steps of the War memorial building cheers and shouts of Justice erupted. Mosby announced the charges one Day after receiving the results of the internal police investigation and the autopsy report. As she spoke the City braced for huge protests Friday and saturday. Or. Gray suffered a severe and critical neck injury As a result of being handcuffed shackled by his feet and unrestrained inside of the bad Wagon she said. See Driver Page a1 6 Baltimore officers charged those waiting for assisted living or Long term care will be charged daily to be in Hospital a new Cost met with Strong opposition up photo Darren Pittman British sailors Joshua Finbow Back to camera left to right Simon Radford Greg Stoner and Darren Smalley go through Security prior to a court appearance on charges of sexual assault causing bodily harm at provincial court in Dartmouth n. S., on Friday

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