New Sask. ammunition incinerator will be safer than one shut down after failing to meet standards: Defence

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5114198.1556400666!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/ammunition-incinerator-dundurn.jpg The Department of National Defence wants to build a new incinerator to burn ammunition at Dundurn, Sask., almost 20 years after the last one was shut down following a report that found soil contamination and “astronomically high” lead levels Read more …

Nova Scotia’s health care ‘crisis’ is Canada’s crisis too

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5113499.1556314672!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/inez-rudderham.jpg This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Does Nova Scotia have a Read more …

Ontario’s proposed alcohol policies will increase harms, researchers say

https://i.cbc.ca/1.4970465.1546986140!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/ont-beer-sales-20151118.jpg A group of researchers is sounding the alarm over the Ontario government’s planned changes to alcohol policy, saying the relaxed rules will lead to more consumption that can bring an increase in crime, hospitalizations and even death. The warning Read more …

Ontario becomes 1st province to demand pharmacists complete a cannabis education course

https://i.cbc.ca/1.4940625.1551896139!/cpImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/cannabis-microcultivation-20181209.jpg Ontario pharmacists have a little less than a year to get up to speed on weed if they want to practice in the province. The Ontario College of Pharmacists has made cannabis education mandatory in the wake of legalization Read more …