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Company says it was given green light to make infant formula in Kingston, Ont.

Company says it was given green light to make infant formula in Kingston, Ont.

KINGSTON, Ont. — An Ontario-based powdered milk manufacturer says it has the green light to start making baby formula. Canada Royal Milk in Kingston says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has approved its application to produce infant formula.
Manitoba government says new minor illness clinic first of many

Manitoba government says new minor illness clinic first of many

BRANDON, Man. — The Manitoba government has announced a new minor injury and illness clinic, slated to open in Brandon in September.

Being HIV-positive will no longer automatically disqualify police candidates in Tennessee city

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Having HIV will no longer automatically disqualify someone from serving as a Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer, the Tennessee city agreed in a legal settlement on Friday.
Iowa attorney general not finished with audit that's holding up contraception money for rape victims

Iowa attorney general not finished with audit that's holding up contraception money for rape victims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa attorney general’s office said it is still working on an audit of its victim services that has held up emergency contraception funding for victims of sexual assault.
Rowers in England's university Boat Race given health warning over E.coli levels in the Thames

Rowers in England's university Boat Race given health warning over E.coli levels in the Thames

Jumping into London’s River Thames has been the customary celebration for members of the winning crew in the Boat Race, the nearly 200-year-old rowing contest between storied English universities Oxford and Cambridge.
A Japanese supplement pill is recalled after two people died and more than 100 were hospitalized

A Japanese supplement pill is recalled after two people died and more than 100 were hospitalized

TOKYO (AP) — Health supplement products believed to have caused two deaths and sickened more than 100 people have been ordered to be taken off store shelves in Japan. The products from Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co.
Comedian Mae Martin hopes CBC documentary dispels 'hysteria' over gender fluidity

Comedian Mae Martin hopes CBC documentary dispels 'hysteria' over gender fluidity

Non-binary Toronto comedian and actor Mae Martin says their new documentary about gender fluidity feels especially relevant as transgender rights "are really under attack" in Canada and the United States.
50 years after the former Yugoslavia protected abortion rights, that legacy is under threat

50 years after the former Yugoslavia protected abortion rights, that legacy is under threat

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — With vigils outside clinics, marches drawing thousands and groups of men kneeling to pray in public squares, religious and neo-conservative groups have been ramping up pressure to ban abortions in staunchly Catholic Croatia.
Biden and Harris argue that Democrats will preserve health care and Republicans would take it away

Biden and Harris argue that Democrats will preserve health care and Republicans would take it away

RALEIGH, N.C.

Alberta navigation centre to help Edmonton homeless now permanent; one more planned

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is making a navigation and support centre to provide safe shelter for the homeless in Edmonton permanent and has announced plans for a similar facility to be created in Calgary.