$25M to be invested into cannabis research in Canada

May 22 2019 7:39pm Cannabis crusaders are applauding a multi-million dollar investment into research. It’s a move they said Wednesday would never have happened without the end of prohibition. Jill Croteau has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

200 people possibly exposed to tuberculosis at Calgary high school

About 200 people may have been exposed to tuberculosis at a high school in north Calgary, according to Alberta Health Services (AHS). AHS said on Wednesday that the 200 people are being notified through a mailed letter, adding there’s no…

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research

After becoming one of the first countries to fully legalize the consumption and sale of recreational marijuana, Canada is continuing its cannabis trailblazing with the announcement of research funding to look into the many uses of cannabis and related products.…

Roof at new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford leaks, needs replacing

The roof on the newest hospital to open in Saskatchewan needs to be replaced. The Saskatchewan government said a product failure happened with the modular roofing panels installed across the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford (SHNB). Story continues below READ MORE:…

Eastern Ontario public health units band together against amalgamation with Ottawa

Several eastern Ontario public health units are proposing that they be grouped together when the province chooses to amalgamate rather than join Ottawa’s health unit. There are currently 35 public health units across Ontario, but due to extreme budget cuts…

Deer Lodge Centre seniors’ home sees scabies outbreak

A St. James seniors home is currently grappling with a scabies outbreak. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority confirmed Wednesday Deer Lodge Centre currently has eight confirmed cases, all among residents. “An outbreak – defined as two or more cases within…

Drug testing campaign raising awareness about the dangers of contaminated drugs in Halifax

A cross country initiative that launched in Vancouver is underway to encourage people who use drugs to do so with best safety practices in mind as part of harm reduction measures. One of which includes having substances be tested before…

Beer Stores, union to collect empties across Ontario in fight to end blood cancer

This Saturday, The Beer Store and its union will host its 14th annual bottle drive at its over 450 locations across Ontario, supporting the fight to end blood cancers. The proceeds collected from the bottle drive will go toward the…