Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot ‘crisis’ to meet anticipated demand

Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot ‘crisis’ to meet anticipated demand

A group representing more than 1,400 Ontario pediatricians is warning of “an imminent crisis” in rolling out the flu shot this season. An online petition by members of the Ontario Medical Association says there’s already “unprecedented strong interest amongst parents for the influenza vaccine.” At the same time, they say it will be impossible for […]

Montreal airports warn of possible delays after refuellers launch strike

Montreal airports warn of possible delays after refuellers launch strike

MONTREAL—Workers in charge of refuelling planes at two Montreal airports went on strike Tuesday morning, prompting the city’s airport authority to warn of possible flight delays. Hours later, the Canada Industrial Relations Board allowed workers to maintain their strike, but ordered their union immediately back to the negotiating table. Roughly 100 employees with Swissport Canada, […]

Docs warn women against using electric toothbrush to masturbate

Docs warn women against using electric toothbrush to masturbate

File this one under warnings that shouldn’t need to be given. Sorta like the one on takeaway coffee cups that says, “Caution, coffee is hot.” According to the U.K. Sun, a British gynecologist is telling women they should not use electric toothbrushes to masturbate with despite the device being used to help one character in […]

Grocery store chain CEOs warn higher food prices coming amid cost pressures

Grocery store chain CEOs warn higher food prices coming amid cost pressures

By Aleksandra SaganThe Canadian Press Tues., Sept. 18, 2018 The CEOs of three of Canada’s major grocery chains doubled down on their expectation that food prices will soon rise at their stores. Recent cost pressures on the industry, including rising minimum wages in some provinces, increased fuel and transportation costs and an ongoing trade war […]

Officials warn ‘massive’ fires in downtown Brandon, Man. could spread

Officials warn ‘massive’ fires in downtown Brandon, Man. could spread

By The Canadian Press Sat., May 19, 2018 BRANDON, MAN.—A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called “massive” has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of apartments managed by community groups. “It’s just devastating. We’re thinking of all the families that live in that building,” said Debbie Huntinghawk, president of […]

Proposed short-term rental rules could be bad for spin-off businesses, entrepreneurs warn

Proposed short-term rental rules could be bad for spin-off businesses, entrepreneurs warn

The debate about how to regulate short-term rentals will once again dominate Toronto city hall this week, but large-scale hotels and Airbnb won’t be the only stakeholders speaking out. A number of small spin-off businesses that have sprung up as part of the short-term rental phenomenon will be adding their voices to the mix. “It could potentially spell the end […]