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Chief health officer takes aim at misinformation in measles outbreak

Chief health officer takes aim at misinformation in measles outbreak

OTTAWA — The country's chief public health officer is urging her fellow doctors to answer questions from concerned parents about vaccinating their children to head off the spread of measles. Dr.
Tina Fontaine asked for help before she died, was told no beds: advocate

Tina Fontaine asked for help before she died, was told no beds: advocate

SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, Man.
Older Canadians less hopeful about resolving Indigenous impasse

Older Canadians less hopeful about resolving Indigenous impasse

Analysis of the 2015 federal election suggested that two groups had chosen to cast ballots in overwhelming numbers compared with previous democratic contests: Canadians between the ages of 18 and 34, and Indigenous Canadians.
Health Canada warns cannabis growers about lax online age gates

Health Canada warns cannabis growers about lax online age gates

Federal regulator says that 'additional steps' needed to ensure youth cannot access promotional content
Money pledges flow in to fix Nanoose Bay's giant gnome

Money pledges flow in to fix Nanoose Bay's giant gnome

Howard the World's Tallest Gnome may well be the world's most popular gnome. Close to 100 interested parties have put their names forward to take on the 7.
'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada: Garneau

'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada: Garneau

Customers looking to cancel or change their plans in order to avoid flying on a 737 Max 8 are running into resistance
New regulations will require floatplane passengers to wear PFDs

New regulations will require floatplane passengers to wear PFDs

Travellers using floatplanes to fly throughout the South Coast will have to get used to wearing personal flotation devices. Changes to Canada's aviation regulations announced by federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau on Feb.
Wild salmon plan panned by conservation groups

Wild salmon plan panned by conservation groups

Strategy recommends increased hatchery production, seal cull, falls short on habitat protection: Skeena Wild
Province studies Squamish Valley recreation — where the pavement ends

Province studies Squamish Valley recreation — where the pavement ends

More recreation causes concern of 'piles of poo,' disturbed cultural sites
Feds launch review of official-languages law 50 years after its introduction

Feds launch review of official-languages law 50 years after its introduction

The last major reform of the law was in 1988