Province providing funding to municipalities to combat illegal cannabis market

Province announces third round of funding to support implementation of recreational cannabis Ontario is partnering with municipalities to combat the illegal cannabis market and keep...

Ontario cannabis retailer returns $2.9M in CannTrust products to company

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the Ontario government's cannabis retailer is returning all of the company's products it has because they do...

Ontario moving ahead with municipal funding cuts in 2020: Doug Ford

TORONTO — Ontario will move ahead with its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year. Premier Doug Ford is expected to make the announcement later...

Kraft Heinz brand baby food recalled due to possibility of insects

OTTAWA — The federal food safety watchdog says it is recalling a certain brand of baby food due to the possibility of insects being in the...

Study finds men with advanced dementia more likely to be hospitalized

TORONTO — A study of nursing home residents with advanced dementia found that men were more likely to be hospitalized, physically restrained and receive...

Canadian researchers find ‘silent’ strokes common for seniors after surgery

HAMILTON — Canadian researchers say so-called "silent" strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive...

Health experts ask federal leaders to commit to pharmacare

OTTAWA — More than 1,200 Canadian health care and public policy experts have signed an open letter to all federal party leaders calling on each of them to commit...

MP Sheehan backs groundwork for National Pharmacare and Lower Drug Prices

Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, says he’s heard loud and clear from Saultites about the need for National Pharmacare. “When the...

Canadian Paediatric Society says children’s health vulnerable to climate change

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society says it expects climate change to increasingly affect children's health and is encouraging health-care providers to press all...

Swimming Advisory for Women’s Institute (W.I.) Park

Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Women’s Institute (W.I.) Park located in Richards Landing, Ontario.  Water samples are taken from...