Public Health Agency of Canada

The Food You Buy at the Grocery Store May Not Be Safe to Eat

Steven Burton | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Business
Steven Burton

According to Public Health Agency of Canada, four-million Canadians will come down with food poisoning this year. Fortunately, most recover but some do not. While some cases result from improper food handling at restaurants or at home, many are caused by products purchased at the grocery store.

How Clean Is The Drinking Water On Your Plane?

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Travel

MONTREAL - The Canadian government is laying out stricter rules to ensure clean water aboard planes, trains and passenger ships for drinking, hand was...

Canada's National Lab Gets A Vial Of H7N9 Flu Virus

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - If all goes according to plan, a vial containing the worrisome new H7N9 virus should arrive at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in ...

Ten Years Later, SARS-Style Pandemic Still Looms

CBC | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Living

Ten years after Ontario declared a provincial emergency over the SARS outbreak, which infected 8,000 people around the world, killing nearly 800, incl...

New Swine Flu Strain May Be Spreading Between People

CBC | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada

A new strain of the swine flu virus called A(H3N2) may now be spreading through person-to-person contact, the Public Health Agency of Cana...

Startling Number Of Canadaian

CBC | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada

Hypertension or high blood pressure is projected to affect more than a quarter of Canadian adults within two years, a new study says. ...

WATCH: Bat Terrifies Flight Passengers

CP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada

ATLANTA - A bat on a flight from Wisconsin to Atlanta last week has sparked a national search for passengers to protect them against possible rabies. ...

Ontario Calls In Federal Expert On C. Difficile

CP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The federal government has sent a "disease detective" to help Ontario deal with a dangerous outbreak of C. difficile th...