Plastic labelled 'BPA free' might not be safe, studies suggest

Plastic labelled 'BPA free' might not be safe, studies suggest

It’s hard to walk down the kitchenware aisle in a Canadian store without noticing the “BPA-free” labels on plastic bottles and containers. Consumers usually assume these labels mean products are safer, or better, because they do not contain the harmful chemical, bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a chemical additive in polycarbonate, the hard clear plastic […]

CSIS worked to thwart diplomatic efforts to secure Abdelrazik’s release, documents suggest

CSIS worked to thwart diplomatic efforts to secure Abdelrazik’s release, documents suggest

Court records released as part of the $ 27-million lawsuit involving former terror suspect Abousfian Abdelrazik suggest Canada’s spy agency went to extraordinary lengths to disrupt efforts by diplomats trying to win the man’s release from a Sudanese prison. According to the documents, intelligence officers routinely contradicted Canadian Foreign Affairs officials in order to ensure […]

CSIS worked to thwart diplomatic efforts to secure Abdelrazik’s release, documents suggest

CSIS worked to thwart diplomatic efforts to secure Abdelrazik’s release, documents suggest

Court records released as part of the $ 27-million lawsuit involving former terror suspect Abousfian Abdelrazik suggest Canada’s spy agency went to extraordinary lengths to disrupt efforts by diplomats trying to win the man’s release from a Sudanese prison. According to the documents, intelligence officers routinely contradicted Canadian Foreign Affairs officials in order to ensure […]

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity spread throughout the day. The new report was developed by experts including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology; obesity specialists at Ottawa’s Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO); and the non-profit group ParticipAction. The […]