OTTAWA—Some of Canada’s biggest cities have chosen to opt out of a federally-run count of homeless people, resulting in what some experts predict will be an incomplete picture of the national poverty problem.
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OTTAWA—Federal and provincial governments need to guarantee access to palliative care in legislation, the Canadian Cancer Society said today as it released a report on the state of care across the country.
Many store-bought or coffee-shop muffins are like cupcakes or dessert in disguise, loaded with sugar and fat and not a healthy snack, says registered dietitian Zannat Reza.
But you can make a healthier version at home that is tasty, moist and will keep you full with fibre from the addition of pureed lentils and fruit.
OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada held an oral hearing today as it mulls whether to grant the federal government’s request for a six-month extension in response to its historic ruling on doctor-assisted death.
TORONTO—Ontario’s correctional workers have given up their right to strike in the latest round of contract negotiations with the government.
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the government reached an agreement early Saturday morning after a meeting with a mediator.
WINNIPEG—Buffalo Sabres’ forward Evander Kane got the last laugh yesterday afternoon.
Kane assisted on the game’s final empty-net goal, which gave Sam Reinhart a hat trick and the Sabres a 4-2 win that halted their six-game losing skid.
Kane was playing his first game against the team that traded him last Feb. 11 in a multi-player deal that many fans considered good riddance.
OTTAWA—The federal public safety minister says his officials have reminded airlines they don’t need to vet children against Canada’s “no-fly” list after a six-year-old was stopped by airport security.
TORONTO—The discovery that a gene which turns some bacteria into antibiotic-resistant superbugs has been in Canada for at least five years has scientists wondering when it first emerged and how to stop its spread.
The MCR-1 gene makes E. coli and some other species of bacteria resistant to colistin—an antibiotic considered the drug of last resort for some diseases.
When it comes to ingredients, Graham Elliot thinks less is more.
“Think about taking a tomato and instead of turning it into a bunch of weird stuff, just slice a tomato paper thin with a drop of olive oil and sea salt and it’s one of the greatest things ever. Making food taste more like itself, I think, is important, concentrating flavours.”
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s advisers are warning that the federal government needs to do a better job of connecting with Canadians—especially online—in order to keep pace with ever-evolving public expectations.