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December 5, 2018 8:07 PM Canada bracing for health, political fallout from North Korean nuke test, memos show

Scenarios mapped out by the bureau suggest radiation levels would depend on the size and height of a detonation and weather patterns over the Pacific Ocean. A presentation prepared for Health Canada’s deputy minister says experience in fallout monitoring indicates that contamination would be well below levels of public health concern. But “significant 17

December 5, 2018 6:15 PM Talcum powder may be harmful to lungs, cause ovarian cancer, says Health Canada

Talcum powder taken into the lungs can result in difficulty breathing, decreased lung function and fibrosis, or scarring of the lungs. Products containing the naturally occurring mineral have been linked to ovarian cancer in some women, and the Canadian Cancer Society identifies talc use on the genitals as a possible risk factor. The draft assessment 11

December 2, 2018 1:28 AM Nylander deal key piece of the puzzle for Maple Leafs

“Everyone wants to get back in and get playing right away. We still have to play the long game with him. It’s a six-year contract,” said Dubas. “We don’t want to rush to get him on Tuesday, or potentially Thursday and have that forgo his health and well being. We’ll get all that taken care of, and hopefully in the next week or so he’ll be back in action 10

November 30, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

JOHANNESBURG—Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists — “some of the world’s most experienced” — to return to northeastern Congo to help fight the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history. The U.S. experts have been sidelined for weeks, ordered away from the region because of State Department 9

November 28, 2018 9:49 AM He was the ‘world’s oldest rebel’: Anti-poverty activist Harry Leslie Smith dies in Belleville at 95

Harry Leslie Smith, a tireless advocate for the downtrodden who in his later years earned a legion of younger followers through his books, podcast and Twitter account, has died. The 95-year-old had been receiving treatment in an intensive care unit in Belleville, Ont., after his family said he suffered a fall. Smith, who split his time between England 17

November 27, 2018 10:49 PM Scarborough man found not criminally responsible for killing his mother, who struggled for years with his schizophrenia

After Christopher’s father Donald died from a stroke in 2007, it was just the two of them living in the bungalow in Scarborough’s Port Union neighbourhood. Crown prosecutor Dimitra Tsagaris told a Toronto court Tuesday they were only people in each other’s lives. In a rare finding Tuesday, Christopher Hardie, 40, was ruled not criminally responsible 18

November 27, 2018 2:09 PM Canadian firm Brookfield in talks to invest in Dubai property developer

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is in early talks for an investment in Dubai property developer Meraas Holding, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in a deal that would signal a vote of confidence in the emirate’s ailing property market. The Canadian firm is weighing options that would give it control of some retail properties from Meraas 9

November 23, 2018 11:10 PM Ruling in Michigan genital mutilation case shocks women’s advocates

“This is exactly how we got here. The defendants in this case had the victims shipped from Minnesota to Michigan, and the only way of holding them accountable for FGM was the federal statute,” Parker said in a statement. She said the court ruling “sends the message that the authorities are not serious about protecting girls, especially those in immigrant 10

November 22, 2018 10:01 PM Committee recommends how Humboldt Broncos donations should be divided

In its analysis, the committee said it agrees that the fundraiser was intended to benefit all 29 people on the bus, but noted that dividing it equally among the families wouldn’t necessarily be fair and reasonable. “The first, most obvious difference is that 16 of the 29 passengers on the bus died, leaving their loved ones with profound grief, anguish 15

November 19, 2018 11:26 PM Police looking for suspect after needles found in Regina McDonald’s washroom

McDonald’s says in a statement to CTV that it is taking the discovery seriously. “After being alerted about this troubling incident, the restaurant immediately followed procedures to clean and sanitize the washroom,” said Kristen Hunter, manager of corporate relations for the chain. “The experience and safety of guests and crew is McDonald’s top priority 16