Clearwater emergency room closing for 8 nights, 3 days after it closed for 5

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater, B.C., is seen in this photo from Interior Health's website. Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater, B.C., is seen in this photo from Interior Health's website.

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opinion | Naheed Nenshi: A moment that changed the fabric of this country forever

Fifty years ago, there was a moment that changed the fabric of this country forever, Naheed Nenshi writes in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca. For arguably the first time, Canada extended its hand to refugees who looked different, who worshipped differently than most Canadians, but who needed help, the former Calgary mayor says.