Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his government’s update to the Canada Food Guide in the wake of attacks by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer who suggested the changes were riddled with “bias” and driven by “ideology.” “The Canada Food Guide is based on evidence, based on science, based on research,”Read More →

Public health officials and scientists stress that rabies rarely infects humans in Canada, but the death of a man in British Columbia who came into contact with a bat is a reminder to take precautions with wildlife. B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, said Tuesday that the 21-year-old manRead More →

Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the Health Ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spread of the virus. The violence came before a high-level meeting in Geneva on Monday, aimed at enhancing the response to the outbreakRead More →

Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records. The document provides an inside look at imports from China that caught the attention of officialsRead More →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today defended recruiting a known anti-pipeline campaigner to run for the Liberal Party in Quebec, saying there’s room for ideological diversity in the party’s ranks. Liberals in the Montreal-area riding of Laurier-Sainte-Marie nominated Steven Guilbeault — a household name in Quebec, where he is known for his environmentalRead More →