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William Watson: The thousands of limo rides worth of waste hiding inside Jane Philpott’s ministry

Judging by her Wikipedia bio (which I hope she didn’t write), federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is admirably selfless: family doctor, AIDS fund-raiser, regular aid worker and health organizer in Africa. 841 more words

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Hometrends Shiny Shag Area Rug Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Springs Canada, Inc. recalls an estimated 8,839 Hometrends Shiny Shag Area Rugs due to suspected failure to meet Canadian flammability standards, a serious health and safety hazard. 408 more words

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McDonald's Step-iT Wristband Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: McDonald’s recalls an estimated 32.6 million Step-iT Activity Wristbands due to skin irritation and/or burn hazard.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/ghGw303wrc0; HCSC: http://ht.ly/1luj303wrzQ

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An objective view of the Canadian Cannabis industry

Seeking Alpha’s Ted Ohashi has dabbed into the technical side of the financial cannabis world with some compelling stats and details that should not go unread if considering an investment decision in this industry. 93 more words


Medical marijuana home-growers rejoice, but will their gardens survive legalization?

They may call it weed, but what grows in Laurie MacEachern’s plot is more like the lush fields of corn near her rural home, southeast of Ottawa, than the goldenrod and wild parsnip in the ditch. 1,711 more words

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Liberals need to move quicker on obesity report: Senate committee

OTTAWA – The Senate says the Liberal government is not acting quickly enough to combat the growing problem of obesity.

“We urge them to reconsider. The health of Canadians is at stake,” Conservative Sen.

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Esomeprazole, Ibuprofen OTC Changes Take Effect In Canada

In February this year, Health Canada announced its intention to make two changes to the Prescription Drug List (PDL). Specifically, it was proposed that the PDL be amended to allow an OTC version of esomeprazole for heartburn and to make technical changes that would permit modified-release ibuprofen products available for self-care. 316 more words

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