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September 24, 2018 8:19 PM Why didn’t some U.S. allies sign up for Trump’s drug pledge?

“We have a number of challenges that are quite specific to New Zealand and the particular drugs that are present, but also on taking a health approach,” Ardern said, according to Reuters. “We want to do what works and so we’re using a strong evidence base to do that.” The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered a similar view. “The U.S. initiative 6

September 23, 2018 8:43 PM Raptors camp like no other will offer first clues about Kawhi Leonard

Leonard’s health and assimilation into a proven and successful group, plus Nurse’s ability to make the subtle changes necessary to push the team further along, are all unknown. How happy is Kyle Lowry without DeRozan, and how will he handle the changes? Can the Bench Mob that was so dominant at times last year find some way to take much-needed steps 6

September 22, 2018 3:39 AM Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs

Wieditz said the hospitality sector is one of the few providing unionized jobs with decent wages to a workforce largely comprised of women of colour. That’s also part of the reason he believes the issue has been given short shrift, compared to the closure of places like the Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke in 2012. There, the city rejected developers’ 8

September 21, 2018 9:07 PM Federal agency confirms presence of invasive beetle in Nova Scotia

Although the emerald ash borer poses no threat to human health, it has already killed millions of ash trees in regulated areas in Canada and the United States, and poses a major economic and environmental threat to urban and forested areas of North America. Friday’s confirmation comes after an alert was issued in May about the beetle’s arrival in the Maritimes 8

September 17, 2018 11:51 AM Quebec party leaders face off in first-ever televised debate in English

The candidates will debate topics including education, health, economy, identity, the environment and relations with the English-speaking community. While the themes are similar to those of last week’s debate in French, this time the candidates will have the added challenge of expressing themselves in their second language. The English-speaking community 13

September 13, 2018 2:48 AM NBA quartet will lead Canada against Brazil in World Cup qualifying

Canada is heading into its most important men’s basketball game since 2015 with a roster chock full of NBA experience. Facing Brazil in Laval, Que., on Thursday night to open the second round of qualification for the 2019 World Cup, coach Roy Rana and his staff have settled on a team with four current NBAers – Indiana’s Cory Joseph, Miami’s Kelly Olynyk 12

September 5, 2018 6:26 PM India looking for statement retraction after Harvard professor calls coconut oil ‘pure poison’

NEW DELHI—When epidemiologist Karin Michels of Harvard University gave a lecture on nutrition in Germany this summer, she probably did not expect to set off an international incident. But after she called coconut oil “pure poison” and “one of the worst foods you can eat,” India decided to fire back. The comments by Michels sparked a mix of outrage and incredulity 17

September 1, 2018 11:52 PM Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C

Fraser Health says most people in good health do not get the disease when exposed to the bacteria, but the elderly, smokers and people with chronic lung conditions or compromised immune systems are at higher risk. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and resemble symptoms often found in cases of pneumonia 9

August 29, 2018 2:00 AM Family of caregiver sues over fatal fire in Lindsay-area foster home

The family of a caregiver who died in a foster-home fire is accusing the Ontario government in a $5-million lawsuit of licensing a firetrap. Andrea Reid’s family alleges that the home, near Lindsay, Ont., should have never been allowed to care for children, citing poorly trained staff, the lack of a fire plan or escape routes in the event of an emergency 24

August 28, 2018 7:38 PM Saudi Arabian medical residents can stay in Canada for now, according to hospital organization

The president of HealthCareCan says it was told by hospitals and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau that more than 1,000 Saudi Arabian medical residents and fellows received an email on Monday saying they can continue their assignments in Canada until an alternative posting can be arranged. Paul-Emile Cloutier says the news is a relief as the looming 23