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CannTrust says Health Canada has suspended its cannabis licence

CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it received a notice of licence suspension from Health Canada, which has

Proposed settlement with U.S. opioid-maker should include Canadian claims, B.C. government says

The British Columbia government says any proposed settlement from opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma needs to include

‘Not one shred of scientific evidence’: Critics say psych reports in custody cases can hurt kids

When a Vancouver-area mother read a psychologist’s recommendations for custody of her young daughter, she started

Hidden asbestos: Hundreds of homes in Peterborough, Ont., suspected of containing toxic material from GE plant

When Ernie Farris walked past his childhood home in Peterborough, Ont., this summer for the first

CDC activates emergency operations centre for vaping-related illnesses

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its

Many women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens, U.S. study says

The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in

Toronto Public Health calling on province to end non-medical exemptions for vaccines in schools

Toronto’s medical officer of health is calling on the province to stop allowing children in Ontario

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in

Cancer survivor reflects on importance of Terry Fox run

15 years ago in October Jade Gritzfeld was diagnosed with cancer and ever since she’s been

Vancouver mayor calls on federal leaders to act on overdose crisis

The mayor of Vancouver says the city that opened North America’s first supervised injection site following