• Price of infant formula has some B.C. families struggling to make ends meet
    Abbott Nutrition in Michigan shut down in February 2022 due to contamination concerns. Although it has now restarted it is still not operating at 100 per cent capacity.
    Nov 24
  • Giving Tuesday celebrated by Saskatoon non-profits through campaign launches, donations
    Saskatoon's Food Bank and Learning Centre launched its 2023 holiday campaign to raise food and funds for Saskatoon's most vulnerable.
    Nov 28
  • Toronto man pleads guilty to murder, admits poisoning toddler with sodium nitrite
    According to the facts, Ngugi stole a quantity of sodium nitrite from his workplace and in doing so, he knew that the substance was toxic for human consumption.
    Sep 19
  • Birkenstock is going public with U.S. stock market debut
    Birkenstock is making its debut on the stock market as Wall Street trades in its wingtips for sandals for a day.
    Oct 11
  • Start your holiday shopping! Amazon Prime Big Deal Days 2023 have arrived
    For Amazon's next big sale, we’ve curated a list of 30 top picks—from hot toys and tech to must-have beauty products, there’s something for everyone on your list.
    The Curator
    Oct 10
  • Cold-FX hit with class-action lawsuit claiming false advertisement
    The companies behind the over-the-counter product Cold-FX are being hit with a class-action lawsuit that claims they misled with advertising statements about its effectiveness.
    Sep 29
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  • Flu, COVID fall boosters coming to Alberta in mid-October
    Doses can start going into arms on Oct. 16 and the province will open fall appointments in the online booking portal for AHS clinics or pharmacies on Oct. 10.
    Sep 28
  • Maui wildfires: Hawaii works to ID 101 dead as recovery efforts ramp up
    Even where the fire has retreated, authorities have warned that toxic byproducts may remain, including in drinking water, after the flames spewed poisonous fumes.
    U.S. News
    Aug 15
  • Ontario rolling out flu, COVID 19 shots, first to high priority groups
    Ontario is planning to allow pharmacists to prescribe flu medication, administer flu shots to babies and administer RSV vaccines ahead of an expected fall viral surge.
    Sep 14
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  • Saskatoon Food Bank summer donation campaign goal almost reached
    Saskatoon's food bank and learning centre is wrapping up its Fresh Fruit for Kids campaign, hoping to raise $100,000 to provide fruit for children during the summer months.
    Jul 31
  • Deadly germ behind baby formula shortage added to CDC watchlist
    U.S. health officials will start tracking infections caused by the rare but potentially deadly germ that sickened babies and triggered a nationwide shortage of infant formula.
    Jun 30
  • Canadian doctors brace for another ‘tripledemic’ – COVID-19, RSV and influenza
    As Canadians continue to enjoy the last bit of summer's sun-soaked days, doctors say they are bracing for a potential "tridemic" of influenza, RSV and COVID-19.
    Aug 28
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  • Back-to-school booster? What to know about fall COVID-19 vaccine guidance
    COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses are expected to make a resurgence in the fall when schools reopen across Canada, experts are warning.
    Aug 10
  • Can ‘the pill’ affect mood? Why some women are ditching their birth control
    Moodiness is one of the most common side effects reported by those taking the pill, and though the supporting evidence is mounting, scientific literature can’t confidently say why.
    Aug 25
  • Is your best-before date causing grocery waste? Experts want rules scrutinized
    A report on grocery affordability from a House of Commons committee on agriculture and agri-food includes arguments that Canada do away with best before dates.
    Jul 4
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  • The massive Sphere in Las Vegas puts on mesmerizing sneak peek show
    Sphere, located just off the Las Vegas strip, boasts the world's largest LED screen, making it capable of creating some astonishing graphics.
    Jul 6
  • B.C. breast milk bank makes urgent appeal for donors as supplies dwindle
    B.C.'s only breast milk bank helping newborns in hospital hopes to double its list of registered donors. It says it only has enough supply left to carry it through a few weeks.
    Jun 23
  • ‘Next generation’ of federal infrastructure funding to come by fall: minister
    Premiers say communities are facing unprecedented cost pressures on existing projects and uncertainty around future infrastructure funding.
    Jun 21
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  • As formula shortage persists, a product from France is making its way to Canada
    The shortage comes after Abbott, a major producer of formula, recalled several major brands and shut down its Sturgis, Mich., factory in February 2022.
    May 26
  • BPA found in sports bras and workout leggings, many sold in Canada
    A U.S. consumer watchdog group has discovered high levels of BPA in sports bras, shirts, shorts, and leggings sold by well-known athletic brands globally, including Canada.
    May 23
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