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News Government Manufacturing General
October 29, 2020  

Cost for cancer drugs triples in Canada, still no national drug plan

Data shows cancer medications account for about 15% of all spending on pharmaceuticals.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2019  

Mayor of Asbestos says it’s time to change town’s unfortunate name

Grimard says town has no choice if it wants to pursue economic development.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

Class action proposed over alleged carcinogenic herbicide

Alleges Monsanto and new owner Bayer acted with reckless disregard for the safety of Canadians by selling Roundup.

News Chemicals General
October 22, 2018  

Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to US$78M

Lawsuit is among hundreds alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer, but it was the first one to go to trial.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

Jurors say DuPont acted with malice, award $5M to ill man

Covers compensatory damages, punitive damages to be decided.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 30, 2016  

Canada-US study finds toxic BPA in majority of food cans

Chemical has been linked to cancer, infertility, type-2 diabetes, obesity, asthma and behavioural changes.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 27, 2015  

UN study links processed meats to cancer

Ham, hot dogs, sausages among the higher risk foods.

News Manufacturing Production
April 22, 2014  

Pharmaceutical giants to trade business units

And Novartis, GSK joint venture will focus on pain management, coughs, colds, dermatology.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
June 24, 2011  

Samsung probes factories over cancer scare

A South Korean court has ruled two cancer-related deaths were caused by iffy conditions at semiconductor factories