Malaria is a serious, potentially life-threatening infection with a mortality rate of 20% in patients infected with the most severe form. However, recently there have been some questions raised regarding...

In collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. today announced a voluntary recall on specific production codes of Golden Temple®, Swad®, and Maya® flour...

In April, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government introduced legislation that would allow adults to possess, share and purchase marijuana, while also strengthening penalties for those...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying the public of a confirmed case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection in an adult open heart surgery patient. “We are sharing new information about the potential...

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is alerting British Columbians after six people in BC were infected with the same strain of E. coli O121 between February and April, 2017. A sample of flour...

A whooping cough, or pertussis outbreak has been reported in the northwest portion of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, according to health officials. Since March, some 200 confirmed and suspected...

The number of mumps cases reported in the Manitoba, Canada outbreak has doubled since Mar. 1, according to the latest data released at the end of April. Since September 1, 2016 and up to April 28, 2017...

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...