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Health & Food

Fewer new family physicians in Montreal

For Park-extension’s aging population but also for its young families coming to settle in the borough, it is indeed bad news. In 2023, and for the second consecutive year, Montreal will welcome fewer new family physicians than expected. In Montreal,...

The masks are here to stay

Quebec extends mask use until end of April Public Health Director says decision's due to rising COVID cases and hospitalization Quebec extends province mandate indoors at least until April 30. That was announced on Tuesday April 5th, 2022, by the top...

Quebec food autonomy gets a boost

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Mr. André Lamontagne, announced the granting of financial assistance totaling $7.1 million to three organizations involved in the food processing sector. First, the Quebec Food Processing Council (CTAQ) is getting $750,000 to...

March 21st: Quebec Food Allergy Day

On March 21st was be Quebec Food Allergy Day. This was decreed in 2000 by the Ministry of Health and Social Services in order to sensitize the population of Quebec to the importance of the phenomenon. In Park-Extension, home...

How to avoid food waste?

Free workshop hosted by Parc-Extension library Food waste and how to avoid it will be front and centre during a virtual workshop organized by the Parc-Extension library and set to be held next week. On Nov. 23, Florence-Léa Siry, an...

Ms. Weed-no-more

A small plant behind a big problem Every year at around the same time at the end of the summer people across the country start getting itchy eyes, runny noses and congestion. But unlike the flu, this affliction is not...

Public Health Notice Update: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches imported from the United States

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - This notice has been updated to advise that the outbreak appears to be over and the outbreak investigation has been closed. Peaches imported from the United States are no longer under investigation.Why should...

PRODUCT RECALL – unpasteurized milk in Parmesan and various allergens in homemade pizzas sold by Marché Adonis

QUEBEC, Sept. 23, 2020 / CNW Telbec / - *WARNING—undeclared presence of unpasteurized milk in Parmesan and various allergens in homemade pizzas sold by Marché Adonis* The MAPAQ, in collaboration with Marché Adonis, notifies people … specifically pregnant women, people...

Update – Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

CNW/ - The outbreak investigation is ongoing as illnesses continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Since August 21, there have been 78 additional illnesses reported in the ongoing Canadian investigation. There are now 457...

Government of Canada Invests in Community-based Projects Addressing Challenges of Dementia

CNW/ - With more than 432,000 Canadians over the age of 65 living with dementia, communities across Canada are seeing the impacts this condition has on both those living with dementia and those who care for them. The number of...