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Doctor says blowback to meat study 'hysterical'

TORONTO—A renowned Canadian doctor and researcher whose work challenges well-worn advice to limit meat consumption is dismissing mounting criticism as “over the top" and "hysterical.”

Gordon Guyatt said he knew the series of papers he and his colleagues published in the Annals of Internal Medicine this week would elicit blowback.

How Canada's stuntman made it into 'Toy Story 4'

TORONTO—The moment Pixar animator Benjamin Su learned the newest “Toy Story” saga would debut a Canadian character, he jumped aboard.

Who better to infuse a Canuck toy with Maple Leaf nuance than an actual Canadian?, he thought.

It turned out he would have some competition—“there's a lot of Canadians here,” Su wryly noted.

Time for answers amid another EpiPen shortage

TORONTO—Repeated shortages of the life-saving EpiPen has “moved from an inconvenience to a concern,” says Food Allergy Canada.

The national advocacy group was among those alarmed by yet another announcement from Pfizer that its epinephrine auto-injector is in short supply, with executive director Jennifer Gerdts saying the latest shortfall comes just when it's needed most.