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On January 13, the BC Centre for Disease Control issued an advisory regarding a norovirus outbreak connected with the consumption of raw or lightly-cooked oysters harvested from British Columbia...

Alberta’s ban on flavoured tobacco products takes effect June 1, 2015.  The only exceptions to the ban are:

  • Flavoured cigars that cost more than $4.00 each and weigh five grams or...
Above photo, from left to right: Derek Nighbor, Isabelle Racicot, Tony Clement, Kristina Matisic, Dave Wilkes

Helping to educate Canadian families about how to use the Nutrition Facts table to...

On December 9, 2014, New Brunswick’s Health Minister, Honourable Victor Boudreau announced that the government will eliminate the mandatory requirement for drug coverage under the Prescription and...

Over the past few months, the spread of Ebola in Western Africa has been widely reported in the news.

Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is in regular contact with the Public Health Agency of...

Alberta’s Health Minister Stephen Mandel has announced that beginning June 1, 2015, the sale of certain flavoured tobacco products, including cigars and cigarettes, will be banned.

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Ontario Retailer Priorities for the Next Provincial Government

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Beginning July 1, 2014 businesses in Ontario must ensure that all their workers and supervisors complete a basic occupational health and safety awareness training program.

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Manitoba’s Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady has introduced Bill 52 – The Non-Smokers Health Protection Amendment Act (Prohibitions on Flavoured Tobacco and Other Amendments), which will ban...

Budget 2014 contained a number of provisions related to food and food safety, most of which appear to be the continuation of existing commitments.

It committed to invest an additional $390...

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