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‘Grocery delivery wars’ expected to create boom in online food shopping

British Columbia Grocery store deliveries offer consumers convenience, and there is a race among stores for who will provide the ultimate experience. Increasingly, Canadians are skipping the grocery aisles and opting for home delivery options. (Robert Short/CBC) Ordering groceries online has become a ritual for Laura Lougheed. Every Sunday, she …

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A U.S. court blamed Roundup for causing cancer. Then Canada defended the herbicide, emails show

Canada Agriculture Ministry officials worried the government's position on the health risks of Canada's most widely used herbicide were "contradictory" following a landmark California court ruling blaming glyphosate for causing cancer, internal emails show. Containers of Roundup are displayed on a store shelf in San Francisco in 2019. Emails from …

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Renowned Canadian scientist Frank Plummer dies in Kenya, where he led HIV breakthroughs

Manitoba World-renowned HIV specialist Dr. Frank Plummer of Winnipeg is dead at 67. He was visiting Kenya, where he was a keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the University of Nairobi's collaborative centre for research and training in HIV/AIDS/STIs. Dr. Frank Plummer's work in infectious diseases influenced international public …

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