Going meatless: More young Canadians opt for vegetarian fare
A recent study from Dalhousie University found over 6.4 million Canadians have dietary preferences with meat consumption: either consuming it, replacing it, or avoiding it altogether.
Report reveals more Canadians are surviving cancer than ever before
New report reveals quality of cancer care in Canada.
From pipes to pots, Cannabis Expo returns to Ottawa
Legalization of cannabis is driving interest in the second Cannabis and Hemp Expo.
CARP works to implement new model of long-term care for seniors in Ottawa
CARP is spearheading a push to try and implement new models of long-term care in Ottawa.
Toss it: Romaine lettuce contaminated by E. coli, health agency warns
The Public Health Agency is warning Canadians to throw out and not consume products containing Romaine lettuce.
Ottawa Public Health hopes for lighter flu season, more effective vaccine
Public health officials look to Australia to predict our flu season – this year looks like it will be moderate.
Getting the flu shot: The rates are low in Ontario
An American pharmacy is giving coupons to customers who get the flu shot – Ottawa’s health care community weighs in. [Photo © Kasey Kirkup]
New Ottawa vegan eatery aims to cut greenhouse gases one meat-free meal at a time
Copper Branch is part of a growing number of plant-based restaurants opening in Ottawa. These businesses are catering to the one-in-10 Canadian diners who consider themselves vegan or vegetarian.
This bites: Cool weather not slowing hungry ticks in Ottawa
Lyme-carrying black-legged ticks creeping closer to the city than ever before.
[Photo Courtesy of By Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture]
Ottawa health experts applaud as Weight Watchers sheds the ‘weight’
Ottawa health experts weigh-in on the change as part of a trend toward wellness in the health industry.
Halloween has the potential to be a real killer
Halloween can be a dangerous time for those suffering from epilepsy.
Becoming a bee city could be a sweet deal for Ottawa
City staff are looking into what it would take for Ottawa to become a bee-friendly city.