“This is a new battle for Ontario” PC leader on fentanyl overdose crisis in...

Last week, OPP seized  109.4 grams of fentanyl powder, 66 fentanyl capsules, 25 fentanyl pills, 35 oxycodone pills, eight fentanyl patches at the border...
Mike Mantha

Wynne failing northerners facing highest risk of heart attack or stroke

During question period Tuesday, NDP MPP Michael Mantha demanded that Premier Kathleen Wynne take the health care of northerners much more seriously, after a...

Statement from Minister of Health on National Family Caregiver Day

Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement: "Today -- on National Family Caregiver Day -- I want to...

Number of Canadian smokers down slightly: survey

TORONTO - The number of Canadians who smoke tobacco appears to be dropping, a national survey suggests. The Canadian Community Health Survey, released Wednesday, found...
opioids

Ontario to call mayors’ meeting on opioids

TORONTO - Ontario will soon call a meeting of mayors from both large and small communities across the province as it looks for ways...
Fort McMurray Oilsands

Oilsands concerns overstated, says scientist

EDMONTON - New research from the University of Alberta suggests concerns about contaminants in the Athabasca River from the oilsands may be overstated. "Absolutely —...
lyme disease rash

Time for Canada to take Lyme disease seriously / Il est temps que le...

The government rolled out its draft framework for an Action Plan on Lyme disease in early February and already activists are calling it inadequate. ...

MDs can help youth avoid smoking: task force

TORONTO - Primary-care doctors need to take a more active role in preventing young Canadians from starting smoking and helping those who have already...
Evening News Break

The Friday briefing: Top National news at-a-glance

Highlights from the National News File for Friday, Feb. 24th: CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE HEARS FROM POPULISTS: Conservatives gathered in Ottawa for the annual Manning conference heard...
Morbillivirus Measles Infection

Mumps, measles clusters crop up in Canada

TORONTO - Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to check that their vaccinations are up to date as clusters of...