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Winnipeg will not be using malathion to fog mosquitoes until further notice

WINNIPEG — The city has applied to get approval to use DeltaGard instead of malathion to fog the city. This comes after Health Canada told the city to stop using their current stock of the chemical because it is too old. 176 more words


As new pot dispensaries open in Ottawa, city urged to shut down or regulate them

There are growing calls to shut down or regulate Ottawa’s budding marijuana dispensary business, as new — and illegal — storefronts pop up around the city. 1,755 more words

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A Clinical Drug Trial Gone Wrong and the Unfinished Business of the Somalia Affair

As public awareness has grown in relation to the adverse health effects of the anti-malarial drug mefloquine in military veterans, much of the media attention has focused on… 2,707 more words


Hepatitis C cure? Health Canada approves new drug

TORONTO – Health Canada has approved a drug being touted as a cure for hepatitis C, a disease believed to have infected hundreds of thousands of Canadians, many of whom are unaware they harbour the virus. 682 more words


Suspected clandestine drug lab in Red Deer searched, chemicals sent for analysis

Mounties in Red Deer seized chemicals and suspicious materials from a suspected clandestine drug lab during a 24-hour search of an apartment in the Clearview community earlier this week. 195 more words

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Health Canada announces funding for Alberta indigenous communities

Three indigenous communities in northern and central Alberta have been named as the major beneficiaries of a $17.3-million federal program to upgrade health facilities in the province. 213 more words

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Health Canada approves Naloxone nasal spray to combat ‘opioid crisis'

Health Canada has approved the lifesaving drug naloxone in the form of a nasal spray that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose as Ottawa continues its battle with the current opioid crisis. 189 more words