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Ottawa urged to look into best before date system in bid to reduce grocery waste

Ottawa urged to look into best before date system in bid to reduce grocery waste

Canadians' misunderstanding of best before dates could be contributing to excess food waste and, in turn, food insecurity, experts say as a government committee urges Ottawa to examine the issue.
Expansion, upgrade project valued at $366.5M starts at Williams Lake hospital

Expansion, upgrade project valued at $366.5M starts at Williams Lake hospital

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — British Columbia's health minister says the long-awaited redevelopment and expansion of the 1960s-era hospital serving the Cariboo region is underway. Adrian Dix says the $366.
Spain calls an end to COVID-19 health crisis and obligatory use of masks in hospitals, pharmacies

Spain calls an end to COVID-19 health crisis and obligatory use of masks in hospitals, pharmacies

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government on Tuesday declared an end to the health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and says people no longer have to wear masks in health and care centers as well as pharmacies.
Dispute over human remains part of battle between North Dakota medical waste facility, health system

Dispute over human remains part of battle between North Dakota medical waste facility, health system

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Human remains are at the center of tangled litigation involving a major regional health care system and the company contracted to dispose of its medical waste.
Maternal deaths in the US more than doubled over two decades. Black mothers died at the highest rate

Maternal deaths in the US more than doubled over two decades. Black mothers died at the highest rate

Maternal deaths across the U.S. more than doubled over the course of two decades, and the tragedy unfolded unequally.
The aftermath of mass shootings infiltrates every corner of survivors’ lives

The aftermath of mass shootings infiltrates every corner of survivors’ lives

CHICAGO (AP) — More than a year after 11-year-old Mayah Zamora was airlifted out of Uvalde, Texas, where she was critically injured in the Robb Elementary school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers, the family is still reeling.
The aftermath of mass shootings infiltrates every corner of survivors’ lives

The aftermath of mass shootings infiltrates every corner of survivors’ lives

CHICAGO (AP) — More than a year after 11-year-old Mayah Zamora was airlifted out of Uvalde, Texas, after being critically injured in the Robb Elementary school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers, the family is still reeling.

Former South Florida police officer pleads guilty to COVID-19 relief fraud

MIAMI (AP) — A former South Florida police officer pleaded guilty Monday to stealing about $285,000 in COVID-19 relief funds .
Here's how to keep cool and stay safe during a heat wave

Here's how to keep cool and stay safe during a heat wave

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Scorching heat across the U.S. already has caused more than a dozen deaths in Texas alone and led to mounting misery for millions of people from the Pacific Northwest to the South .
10 states plan to sue EPA over standards for residential wood-burning stoves

10 states plan to sue EPA over standards for residential wood-burning stoves

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys general from 10 states plan to sue the U.S.