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2004-11-25 18:00:08

TORONTO (CP) - There's no way to fix lengthy wait times for health-care services without addressing the country's pressing shortage of family doctors, the group representing those practitioners warned Thursday.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.