The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adults at low risk in a guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “Given...

An additional case of measles has been confirmed on the province’s south shore, requiring notification to parents and guardians of students at Hebbville Academy. The current outbreak of measles now has...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of measles in the Calgary Zone and is advising the public of a potential exposure location. Individuals who were in the below-noted location on the date...

Student Health Services at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton announced a confirmed measles case in the university community. This is the first confirmed measles case in the eastern Canadian...

In an update on two food recalls in Canada (HERE and HERE),  the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported that Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. expanded their recall of Robin Hood brand All Purpose...

Thirteen measles cases have now been confirmed in the province, all believed to be linked in this most recent outbreak. “All of the cases currently confirmed have been linked in some way – primarily...

Possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination has prompted Central Smith Creamery in Ontario to recall Wholesome Farms brand Vanilla Sundae Cup. The following products are affected by the recall:         Check...

Just as there were reports of three confirmed travel-related measles cases in Toronto, Peel Public Health announced they were investigating a confirmed case of measles in a child from Mississauga. Members...

Health officials in Toronto have confirmed three measles cases in the city that are linked to travel. Toronto Public Health (TPH)  is encouraging everyone to check their vaccination status and ensure...

Since we last reported on the ongoing outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters from British Columbia in mid-February, the number of outbreak cases have...