Public health

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It is not fair to recognize some frontline health workers for their heroic contributions during COVID-19 and not others. Workers standing shoulder-to-shoulder... more
covid-19
Public health
health care
Toronto – A new analysis released today by the Ontario Health Coalition shows a significantly higher death rate as a result of COVID-19 in long-term care homes... more
covid-19
Public health
ONPoli
  February. Get out the ink and weep! Sob in February, sob and sing While the wet snow rumbles in the street And burns with the black spring. —Boris Pasternak... more
global politics
corono virus
Public health
International Relations
Ottawa – A CBC investigation revealed that cell phones exceed maximum permitted exposures during normal use, and expose Canadians to three to four times more... more
cell phones
microwave radiation
Public health
Health
Canadian government policy
Prevent Cancer Now
cdnpoli
CBC
Extensive public consultations and expert advice informed the development of a comprehensive approach to better protect the health and safety of Canadians... more
Cannabis
Cannabis legalization
health canada
Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Report
Anne McLellan
Dr. Mark Ware
Public health
Canadian politics
cdnpoli
The highlights: • 35% of those surveyed are “firmly in favour” of the idea of legalizing marijuana, 24% firmly opposed, and 42% say they are “somewhere in the... more
Legalizing Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana policy
Liberal Party of Canada
Public Opinion Poll
Abacus Data
cdnpoli
Education
safety
Public health
Canada
As a physician, I am greatly concerned about a glaring omission in the current discourse about natural gas and oil pipelines, which is the potential threat to... more
LNG
Petronas
Pipelines
Pollution
Occupational Health Hazards
Public health
Particulates
Acid Rain
Sulfur Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Emissions
harmful effects
When many think of the environment and the industry which has the greatest negative environmental impact, they may think of our reliance on oil and how we must... more
Environment
Factory Farms
climate change
Animal Rights
Health
Public health
animals
cows
Cowspiracy
GHGs