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Opposition stands behind former MP accusing Health Canada of gutting drug safety law

The federal Conservatives and NDP are calling on Health Minister Jane Philpott to look in on her department’s handling of Vanessa’s Law, one day after Global News… 630 more words

Canada

Saskatchewan beef and dairy producers decry Canada Food Guide update

For years, the Canada Food Guide has been one of the most important resources for many generations of Canadians. For the first time since 2006, the bible for healthy eating is getting an update. 432 more words

Canada

City councillor asks police chief to close west-end pot shop

Bay Ward Coun. Mark Taylor has written a letter to police Chief Charles Bordeleau asking Bordeleau to close a marijuana pot dispensary on McEwen Avenue. 238 more words

Local News

Province pledges $1.2M for supervised consumption site as fentanyl death toll mounts

A proposed supervised drug consumption site at the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre will receive a $1.2-million funding boost from the province, as the number of fentanyl-related overdoses in Alberta continues to mount. 609 more words

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Diane McIntosh: B.C. Pharmacare is letting down British Columbians

The fentanyl crisis is largely a mental health crisis, as I pointed out in a recent commentary. One of the reasons for that situation is the lack of access to timely and appropriate mental health and addiction treatment. 874 more words

Op-Ed

Carfentanil found in Sask. RCMP jurisdiction for first time after Sask. Penitentiary inmate hospitalized

RCMP received confirmation Wednesday afternoon that carfentanil was present in a substance tested by Health Canada after an incident at Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert last month. 177 more words

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Fluffy Unicorn Supplement Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Health Canada recalls all batch/lots of Fluffy Unicorn Workout Supplements due suspected undeclared Synephrine and higher levels of Caffeine than declared on the label and consequential health hazards. 431 more words

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