Brunt of flu season about to hit Ottawa, says public health
It is not too late to get your flu shot this season, public health officials say. Ottawa Public Health is warning that the flu in the city has not yet peaked and the brunt of the illness is about to hit Ottawa.
Canada’s new guide takes food groups off the table
Canada’s Food Guide now emphasizes plant-based proteins and healthy behaviours instead of food groups and serving sizes.
Canadians are wasting food and losing money, study says
The National Zero Waste Council says consumers account for nearly half of all food wasted in Canada, an issue that costs the Canadain economy as much as $100 billion a year.
Public offered a chance to comment on Health Canada regulations for cannabis products
The federal government has laid out its plans to regulate cannabis edibles and other products.
Lyme-related trial delay puts diagnosis discrepancies under the microscope
No Lyme or reason: The first Lyme-related legal suit of its kind has been delayed indefinitely by an Ontario court.
Ottawa deems needle vending machines a success, a year after installation
Ottawa Public Health says its vending machines that dispense clean needles and pipes are a success, a year after their installation. Since their installation, citizens have used the units over 4,000 times. Between September, 2017 and October, 2018, approximately 6,000 needles and 5,900 stems were dispensed at the four units,…
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.