Canada

September 1, 2022

Health officials alert public to spice in Markham, Ont., food poisoning investigation

Do not use or consume Mr. Right brand Kaempferia Galanga Powder or Mr. Right brand Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii, York Region public health says
September 1, 2022

With health care in spotlight, some Ontario nursing programs see record applications

Princess Jibrin is one of the thousands who applied for a spot at an Ontario nursing school this fall, as some programs report a record number of applicants
September 1, 2022

Health officials to make COVID-19 vaccine announcement as Health Canada reviews Omicron booster

The new shots under review by Health Canada, called bivalent vaccines, are designed to recognize specific mutations in the spike protein of the Omicron BA.1 subvariant
September 1, 2022

Huge drop in grape harvest after 'superbly cold' winter event leaves Ontario winemakers worried

Bad weather during the fall and winter, believed to be a direct result of climate change, has taken its toll on the wine-making industry in Ontario, after an alarming decrease in the grape harvest.
September 1, 2022

COVID-19 booster appointments open today for Ontario children aged five to 11

The Ontario government says appointments can be booked through the province’s vaccine portal starting at 8 a.m.
September 1, 2022

Calgary teen behind online learning project helping Chinese immigrant kids learn English

16-year-old Ivy Peng says her tutoring project starts with her own parents' story.
September 1, 2022

Vancouver man advertises $5K reward for help finding a family doctor

"I have young kids, and if something were to happen to me, it would really be a disaster for them," said Gary Shuster, who suffers from a rare metabolic disease known as CPT2 deficiency.
September 1, 2022

Morning Update: Trudeau defends CSIS amid allegations of informant smuggling schoolgirls into Syria, Iraq

The PM would not comment directly on the matter but said Canada’s intelligence officers ‘are bound by strict rules’
September 1, 2022

Discovery of black widow spiders prompts fumigation of Cape Breton bus, garage

The discovery of western black widow spiders in a new bus delivered from California to Sydney, N.S., has led to the closure of Transit Cape Breton's main Welton Street garage as the facility undergoes fumigation.
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