A vocal few Canadians hold anti-vaccine views, but they are not the main reason for insufficient childhood vaccination coverage across Canada, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “In...

Not only has mumps risen significantly in the US recently, but our neighbors north of the border in Canada have also seen dramatic increases in some provinces like Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan. In Saskatchewan,...

In a follow-up to previous recalls in Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) updated the food recall warning to additional products. Harlan Bakeries – Edmonton is recalling various...

Niagara Region Public Health announced today they have identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara, prompting health officials to urge all residents to ensure their vaccination is up to date. Mumps...

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...