Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

With three of her six children now sick with a cold, Stephanie Goddard says a shortage of children’s medication across Canada is making her panic. “I can’t find Children’s liquid Advil or Tylenol anywhere,” she told CTVNews.ca in a telephone interview on Wednesday. “And knowing the flu season is right around the corner… my anxiety … Read more

New Canada Food Guide promotes more water, plant-based proteins

New Canada Food Guide promotes more water, plant-based proteins

OTTAWA — Canada’s new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader guidelines that include eating more plant-based protein and drinking more water. The food-guide facelift unveiled today reflects a new approach by Health Canada aimed at promoting healthier eating and lifestyle choices, rather than emphasizing serving sizes and … Read more

Food Banks Canada report shines light on rising cost of living

Food Banks Canada report shines light on rising cost of living

Students at the University of Victoria can attest that times are tight. “Cost of living is a lot, food, everything,” says Hailey Gascoigne, a second-year UVic student. Gas hitting record highs, housing costs have gone through the roof. “It’s crazy,” says Gascoigne. “It’s gone up exponentially.” New data released by Food Banks Canada paints a … Read more

Coronavirus Update: U.S. regulators commit to updating vaccines for fall, but will they arrive in time?

Coronavirus Update: U.S. regulators commit to updating vaccines for fall, but will they arrive in time?

Compartir Bookmark Please log in to bookmark this story.log inCreate Free Account Good evening, these are the top coronavirus headlines tonight: top headline: In a bid to match the latest forms of COVID-19, the US Food and Drug Administration asked vaccine manufacturers to tailor their new shots to the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants – but … Read more

Published on Main named Canada’s best restaurant on new top 100 list

Published on Main named Canada’s best restaurant on new top 100 list

TORONTO — A marquee list of Canada’s best restaurants has returned after a pandemic-induced hiatus, ushering with it what some hope is a revival for fine dining in this country. The list of Canada’s 100 best restaurants has named Published on Main the No. 1 culinary place to be – the first time a Vancouver … Read more

SkipTheDishes launches new offering for groceries

SkipTheDishes launches new offering for groceries

Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, September 1, 2021 3:05PM EDT SkipTheDishes is testing a new business model to help it sell household goods and groceries directly to customers. The delivery service’s new offering called Skip Express Lane has two locations that operate like a ghost kitchen, where sales are made solely through an … Read more

Researchers say Canada’s Food Guide not inclusive for all communities

Researchers say Canada’s Food Guide not inclusive for all communities

WINNIPEG — Researchers from the University of Winnipeg are calling out Canada’s Food Guide for not being inclusive to all Canadians. A new food guide was released in January 2019 to fit the latest nutritional research, but the researchers say the guide does not work for everyone, especially Indigenous communities. “It offers a pan approach … Read more

Unwanted substitutions deter, annoy online grocery shoppers in Canada

Unwanted substitutions deter, annoy online grocery shoppers in Canada

HALIFAX — Anjali Rego doesn’t mind some online grocery order substitutions. Swap out regular tomatoes for cherry tomatoes? No problem. But other changes irk her. Switch regular meat for a plant-based substitute? No way. “I don’t mind if you give me a different kind of tomato. But don’t goof up my meat,” says the Mississauga, … Read more

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers. Most Quebec stores reopened their doors following a three-week ban on Sunday shopping imposed by the government in a bid … Read more

What is causing the baby formula shortage across North America?

What is causing the baby formula shortage across North America?

Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press Published Thursday, May 12, 2022 1:01PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 12, 2022 4:45PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) – Many parents are hunting for infant formulas because of a combination of short- and long-term problems that has hit most of the biggest US brands. Millions of babies in the US rely … Read more