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Another woman tells trial Regina doctor’s breast and pelvic exams were inappropriate

REGINA – A former patient of Dr. Edward Poon told a Regina courtroom Wednesday she knew there could be no medical reason for the things Poon was doing during a pelvic examination in February 2008, but ... read more

License to betray

“It’s sickening,” said Cathryn Blue, the woman whose case went to trial ... from inappropriate hugging to sexual assault. All were dealt with through “private letters of concern” and a “private agreem... read more

Discipline for abusive doctors remains questionable

Another ... no limits were in place. In one case, the board removed restrictions on a doctor’s license, yet privately prohibited him from performing gynecological and breast exams and required a femal... read more

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