OTTAWA – Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government’s plan is too little, too late. 414 more words
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The federal government has named a new chief public health officer to fill a job left vacant for the last 15 months.
Dr. Gregory Taylor, already acting head of the Public Health Agency of Canada, became Canada’s top doctor Wednesday, a move cautiously welcomed by opposition politicians. 700 more words
MISSISSAUGA – Plastic microbeads are used in cosmetic products to enhance the beauty routine, used to scrub the face and body for a few seconds – but they are having a long-term effect on the Great Lakes. 398 more words
A Lakeshore couple says they’ve spent the last several months watching the picturesque property they call “our little heaven” go to pot.
Ed and Gloria Burling built their 1.7-acre home just off Manning Road on North Rear Road over 40 years ago. 821 more words
It’s been more than two years since we said goodbye to the staff and donors of Canadian Blood Services’ Thunder Bay plasma collection centre. October 30 we will be returning there again as part of a unique cross-province campaign to keep our blood system safe. 893 more words