Kids not getting enough exercise, spend too much time with screens: new data

New data shows most Canadian children and youth are still not getting the recommended amount of daily physical activity. Two studies from Statistics Canada reveal...

Pharma payments to be disclosed in Ontario

TORONTO - Ontario would become the first province to require public disclosure of payments that pharmaceutical and medical device companies make to doctors, under...
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Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

WASHINGTON - There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it has eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for...
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20 investigations involving fentanyl from China

VANCOUVER - The RCMP has launched at least 20 investigations involving dozens of vendors shipping fentanyl from China as Canada grapples with a record...
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September 20 & 21: Community Gardens Harvest Fest & Open House

The North Channel Healthy Kids Community Challenge is hosting a Harvest Fest and Open House at each of the Municipality’s Community Gardens. On Wednesday, September...
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July marijuana deadline too tight: ministers

VANCOUVER - Provincial and territorial ministers of justice and public safety are urging the federal government to hurry up on solving court delays and...
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The Friday briefing: Top news at-a-glance

Highlights from the news file for Friday, September 15th   BAIL CONDITIONS FOR OMAR KHADR REVIEWED: Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr has been denied unsupervised...
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New Brunswick creates marijuana Crown corp.

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has created a new Crown corporation to oversee the sale of recreational marijuana, and signed deals with two...
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Five stories in the news for today, September 15th

AMBER ALERT ISSUED FOR QUEBEC BOY Quebec provincial police say the discovery of a woman's body in a home in Saint-Eustache, Que., may be connected...
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Justice ministers call for clarity on pot

VANCOUVER - Canada's justice ministers are asking for clarity and support as they scramble to organize and police an entirely new marijuana industry in...