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Health Canada decides against banning wire-bristle BBQ brushes

BBQ Brush

Health Canada has decided against banning the sale of wire-bristle barbecue brushes, and is instead leaving brush safety mostly in the hands of industry and grillers, according to its latest risk assessment report.

  •  Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

Canadian doctor says there's evidence the 'man flu' is actually real

Man Flu

Just in time for flu season, a new article in the British Medical Journal explores the science behind a debate that has annoyed sniffling, coughing men and infuriated women for years. Is the "man flu" an actual medical phenomenon? Or, are men simply whinier than women when they're sick?

  •  Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:55:57 EST


  • Canada's DiPietro hoping big-game experience leads to world juniors

      Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST

    Memorial Cup champion Michael DiPietro of the Windsor Snnpitfires believes he has the compete level to earn one of 22 spots on Canada's world junior hockey roster, preferably as its starter for the Dec. 26 tournament opener against Finland.

  • It's the 30th anniversary of Canada's Miracle on Ice

      Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:12:47 EST

    Thirty years after helping Canada topple the mighty Soviet Union on its own ice, Sean Burke and Dave Kings still have fond memories of their monumental — though largely overlooked — upset at the 1987 Izvestia tournament.