The plate is simply the family name: GRABHER.
Grabher is considering legal action in an effort to reclaim his plate, originally bought 25 years ago as a present for his father’s 65th birthday. He said his father always taught him to be proud of the family’s name, which is of German origin.
Such poisonings are rare now in Nova Scotia, says Dr. Nancy Murphy, medical director of the IWK Health Centre’s regional poison control centre in Halifax. When it does happen, it usually involves very young children, typically under the age of two.
Overall, wait times for hip fracture repair across the country continued to improve, with the percentage of patients receiving surgery within the 48-hour benchmark increasing to 86 per cent in 2016 from 81 per cent in 2012.
The newly revealed date for the debut of legal cannabis is “exactly along the lines of what we expected,” said Neil Maruoka, a stock analyst with Canaccord Genuity who covers publicly traded marijuana companies.
In U.S. states such as Colorado and Washington, all cannabis products are completely legal. In Delaware and Illinois, medical cannabis is kosher, but recreational weed has merely been decriminalized.
“We will be working very furiously on it. There’s no question we are concerned about ensuring the safety and health of young Albertans — and we’re also concerned about ensuring we don’t somehow kickstart another black market.”
Let’s do it again.
In B.C., a cross-ministry working group is, well, working on it — but saying little.