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Ultra-processed foods are wrecking your health, study says. Here’s how – National

Ultra-processed foods are wrecking your health, study says. Here’s how – National

Ultra-processed foods are shortening lives and worsening people’s health on at least 32 major health parameters, a new study has found. A review of hundreds of epidemiological studies published in the British Medical Journal on Wednesday has found that higher exposure to ultra-processed foods is associated with an increased risk of 32 damaging health outcomes

Air Canada, WestJet raise fee for check-in baggage – National

Air Canada, WestJet raise fee for check-in baggage – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The fee for checking in baggage at WestJet and Air Canada has gone up. For those who purchased an economy basic or standard fare with Air Canada on or after Feb. 28 for travel within Canada or to the U.S., the Caribbean, Mexico or Central America, the

Brian Mulroney, former prime minister, will get state funeral

Brian Mulroney, former prime minister, will get state funeral

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney will be given a state funeral, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. A Progressive Conservative, Mulroney will go down as one of Canada’s most prominent figures. He died Thursday in Florida at the age of 84. His daughter Caroline said he died “peacefully and surrounded by family.”Born in Baie-Comeau, Que., in

Brian Mulroney, former Canadian prime minister, dead at 84

Brian Mulroney, former Canadian prime minister, dead at 84

Former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney has died at the age of 84. Mulroney’s daughter Caroline announced his death in a social media post on X, saying, “The country’s 18th prime minister died peacefully and surrounded by family.”Born in Baie-Comeau, QC., in 1939, Mulroney would go on to build a political career marked by his

Ottawa poised to restore visa requirements for Mexicans, Quebec says

Ottawa poised to restore visa requirements for Mexicans, Quebec says

The Quebec government says it has been told by Ottawa that the federal government plans to bring back visa requirements for Mexican nationals, something Premier Francois Legault has been pushing for to curb the rising number of asylum seekers to the province.When asked by Motorcycle accident toronto today if the Quebec government has been informed that the

Canada is bringing back visas for Mexican citizens as asylum claims soar

Canada is bringing back visas for Mexican citizens as asylum claims soar

Mexican citizens will once again need a visa to come to Canada after asylum claims from that country have soared over recent years. Immigration Minister Marc Miller made the announcement Thursday morning in Ottawa, saying the change will take effect as of 11:30 p.m. Eastern.“We have seen exponential growth in claims from Mexican nationals particularly in the last year,” said Miller

Canada’s pharmacare bill has officially been introduced in Parliament – National

Canada’s pharmacare bill has officially been introduced in Parliament – National

Health Minister Mark Holland has tabled the legislation to create the framework for a national single-payer pharmacare program Thursday afternoon. This legislation is a key piece of the supply and confidence agreement that sees the NDP support the Liberals on confidence votes in exchange for advancing key priorities including pharmacare.Federal Health Minister Mark Holland is

NDP’s Singh questions provinces mulling pharmacare opt-out

NDP’s Singh questions provinces mulling pharmacare opt-out

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he believes provinces voicing plans to opt out of a national pharmacare plan will likely opt in eventually, noting similar sentiments were seen when universal health care became law in Canada. “What happened was provinces had universal health care in some places, and people said, ‘Well, we’re getting our coverage,’