CIBC Run for the Cure Brings Out Breast Cancer Survivors and Others to Beat Cancer Through Awareness

Around 56 communities across the country participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure to raise millions for the Canadian Cancer Society. An expected one eighth of the women population can be... Read more »

Legal weed pricing considered at $10 per gram

The Ontario Government announced their proposed pricing for legal pot at $10 per gram, between $1 to $2 per gram more expensive then illegal weed. The Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa said $10... Read more »

Jagmeet Singh calls to decriminalize all drugs including deadly drugs

Just before the federal NDP party chooses their new leader to replace current leader Thomas Mulcair, candidate Jagmeet Singh makes an announcement that could make or break him. Singh calls to decriminalize... Read more »

Legalizing pot in Ontario, some things to know

Smoking pot in Ontario will be easier than ever starting in July 2018. The Ontario government announced their plan to give people some idea of who can smoke pot and how. Government... Read more »

Fentanyl Detected In 81% of Fatal Overdoses In BC

Fentanyl analgesic was detected in 81 per cent of fatal overdoses in British Columbia since January – an increase of 143 per cent from the same period last year. The Coroner’s Service... Read more »

Pineapples Sold In Grocery Stores Contaminated With Hepatitis A

Hepatitis was detected in Western Family branded pineapple pieces sold in grocery stores in Alberta and British Columbia. This was reported Saturday by several Canadian media, including the “Edmonton Sun” and the... Read more »

Rainbow Alliance To Examine “Conversion” Therapy Treatment

The Rainbow Alliance of Quebec wants to document the phenomenon of the therapies of conversion and to flush out the so-called homosexual healers. The organization conducted a consultation last year to inform... Read more »

Opioid Crisis: Ontario Urged To Declare State Of Emergency

More than 700 doctors, nurses, street workers and academics are urging the Ontario government to declare a state of emergency in the face of the epidemic of opioid-related deaths and overdoses. In... Read more »

Our kitchen sponges are home to millions of bacteria

Researchers have been screening samples of kitchen sponges, which are proving to be both incubators and dissemination vectors ideal for these microorganisms. A German team examined sponges used in the kitchen to do the... Read more »

FDA Cutting Nicotine: Soon less nicotine in American cigarettes

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it would reduce the legal nicotine content in cigarettes to avoid creating addictions among smokers. This is the first time that US... Read more »