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Old 08-12-2016, 05:33 PM
 
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Old 08-12-2016, 05:37 PM
 
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Cyclospora outbreak in Canada possibly linked to imported produce - Montreal - CBC News

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The federal government is advising Canadians to check where their produce comes from after an outbreak of cyclospora was reported in four provinces.

The Public Health Agency of Canada said 51 cases of the intestinal illness cyclosporiasis were recorded in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia between May and July this year.
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cyclospora are only known to be transmitted on produce.

Symptoms include watery diarrhea, abdominal bloating and gas, fatigue, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, mild fever and nausea.

It is hard to prevent cyclosporiasis, since washing contaminated produce does not get rid of the parasite, according to health officials.

As a result, the government recommends cooking produce from countries where cyclospora is found. According to the health agency, the parasite is common in tropical and subtropical countries including Peru, Cuba, India, Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala, Southeast Asia and Dominican Republic.

It says cyclospora is not commonly found on produce from Canada, the United States and European countries.
 
Old 08-13-2016, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Vancouver
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The station that Harper closed is now officially reopened.

"Kitsilano's Coast Guard answers 100 rescue calls in past 3 months"

Kitsilano's Coast Guard answers 100 rescue calls in past 3 months - British Columbia - CBC News
 
Old 08-13-2016, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Port of Churchill closed as the result of Harper's policies on the Canadian Wheat Board. Linked to this instead of the Winnipeg Free Press so that the article is readable for everyone.

WinnipegREALTORS®
 
Old 08-18-2016, 12:42 AM
 
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Two Texans who brought guns across the border into Canada were fined and sent home. Their guns were destroyed.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/...sent-home.html
 
Old 08-20-2016, 09:56 PM
 
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Two Texans who brought guns across the border into Canada were fined and sent home. Their guns were destroyed.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/...sent-home.html
Excellent news! There's no room for gun toting thugs in Canada. When they try that in Western Canada, they claim they're just passing through to Alaska. They too are stripped of the illegal weapon(s), charged, detained, and sent home after arraignment with orders to re-appear for sentencing.
 
Old 08-22-2016, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Canada
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Police say there has been a spike in bike theft across Canada. One of their big tips... take a picture of your bike.
 
Old 08-22-2016, 03:19 PM
 
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Pittbull/dangerous dog ban in Montreal.
Montreal bans new pit bulls; plans to phase out animal on territory | CTV News
More important news =
Construction work on Mercier Bridge finishes ahead of schedule - Montreal | Globalnews.ca
 
Old 08-22-2016, 03:59 PM
 
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U.S. partiers wash up in Canada, blown across St. Clair River - Windsor - CBC News
 
Old 08-26-2016, 05:00 PM
 
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Nature's Touch Berry Cherry Blend:

Costco fruit recall: Get immunized immediately, consumers warned - Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC News

Costco to provide free Hep A vaccination clinics after frozen berry recall

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Free hepatitis A shots will be offered at all Costco locations in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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