Expert: The resurgence of measles in Canada

Published: 11 March 2024

As measles continues its slow spread across communities in the country, health officials are urging Canadians to stay vigilant and keep their vaccinations up-to-date. Health Minister Mark Holland...

Expert: Two years of Russia-Ukraine war

Published: 23 February 2024

February 24 will mark the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Throughout the war, thousands of Ukrainian civilians have been killed. One-fourth of the country remains displaced....

Expert: Record number of invasive strep A infections in Canada 

Published: 25 January 2024

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has noted more than 4,600 invasive group A streptococcus samples from 2023 – the highest Canada has seen. Group A streptococcus, a bacteria that can cause...

Experts: Four changes to Canadian laws to watch for in 2024 

Published: 22 January 2024

A new year often brings new federal regulations and rules. In 2024, there will be a slew of new laws that come into effect with significant implications, including changes to Canada’s bail system,...

Experts: 2023 Holiday Season

Published: 18 December 2023

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Expert: Health Canada approves updated COVID-19 vaccine ahead of holidays

Published: 13 December 2023

Amidst the onset of respiratory illnesses this flu season, Canada has fortified its defences against the persistent threat of COVID-19 with the approval of another vaccine. Health Canada on...

Expert: Canada reaches online news deal with Google

Published: 30 November 2023

The Canadian government has reached a deal with Google over the Online News Act that will see the tech giant pay $100 million annually to publishers, and continue to allow access to Canadian news...

Expert: International Day of Persons with Disabilities | December 3

Published: 30 November 2023

Since its proclamation in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly in resolution 47/3, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3...

Experts: World AIDS Day | December 1

Published: 29 November 2023

Every year, on December 1, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. People around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives...

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