Nova Scotia hospital buys bulletproof vests

February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE164
Academic Journal
The article reports on the decision of Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre to purchase bulletproof vest for its security personnel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The purchase of the vest is said to be undertaken following a shooting incident in the hospital's parking lot. In response, the children's hospital has decided to buy 35 vests, which are slash-proof, costing 29,000 dollars.


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