No EMTALA in Canada

A doctor shortage is forcing this ER to close during certain hours:

Jane Bishop, president of the Sunshine Coast Medical Society, said there are only enough doctors to cover 66 of the hospital’s 88 monthly emergency-room shifts. Unless more physicians are found quickly, she said, St. Mary’s ER may have to be left unstaffed during traditionally slow mid-week daytime shifts.

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