Tag Archives: News/Canada/Nova Scotia

CFIA issues advisory on President’s Choice gluten-free chicken strips

By | August 30, 2020

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a consumer advisory on a brand of gluten-free chicken strips sold at Loblaw stores across the country for possible undeclared gluten. The warning for President’s Choice gluten-free chicken strips was issued after several reports of reactions from consumers. The CFIA is recommending individuals with celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders to not consume… Read More »

Fresh peaches recalled in Canada after salmonella outbreak in U.S.

By | August 23, 2020

Canadians are being warned to avoid some fresh peaches from a California company after a salmonella outbreak in the United States. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the Class 1 recall on Saturday. Prima Wawona, located in Fresno, Calif., has recalled fresh peaches with various brand names due to possible salmonella contamination.  Various importers in Canada are also… Read More »

Judge to consider release of more details in N.S. shooting court documents

By | July 20, 2020

In a closed hearing today, a judge and Crown prosecutors representing the RCMP are expected to begin questioning investigators involved in the Nova Scotia shootings as part of CBC’s application to unseal search warrants in the case.  Twenty two people died on April 18 and 19 when a 51-year-old denturist went on a killing rampage in rural Nova… Read More »

Canadian Red Cross goes completely electronic amid COVID-19 pandemic

By | July 5, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has launched the Canadian Red Cross into transferring funds electronically to those they support. In the past, when people turned to the Red Cross after major natural disasters, floods or house fires, they were given a voucher or a preloaded credit card. Dan Bedell, spokesperson for the Red Cross in the Atlantic region, said the… Read More »

Death toll from Nova Scotia gunman’s rampage climbs to 19

By | April 20, 2020

RCMP confirmed Monday that at least 19 people are dead after a lone gunman’s rampage, leaving families and communities across Nova Scotia devastated. Chief Supt. Chris Leather said at a news briefing Monday afternoon that some of the victims were known to the gunman, while others were not known to him. Leather said officers are currently at 16 crime scenes spread… Read More »

More than 10 people dead after N.S. gunman’s rampage, and police say toll could grow

By | April 19, 2020

More than 10 people were killed during a gunman’s bloody 12-hour rampage through several Nova Scotia communities, and police warn there may be more victims.  In an update on Sunday evening, Nova Scotia RCMP confirmed there were at least 10 people killed in several locations across the province, including a veteran RCMP officer.   Police said there may be more victims… Read More »

At least 13 people dead after N.S. gunman’s rampage, and police say toll could grow

By | April 19, 2020

At least 13 people were killed during a gunman’s bloody 12-hour rampage through several Nova Scotia communities, and police warn there may be more victims.  In an update on Sunday evening, Nova Scotia RCMP first said at least 10 people were killed in several locations across the province, including a veteran RCMP officer. But the toll rose to at least… Read More »