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Tag: Health Canada

It’s Hot Out There!

Extreme heat involves high temperatures and can pose health risks such as heat stroke and even death. Over the next 30 years, the number of extremely hot days in a year is expected to more than double in some parts of Canada.  It is important…

Know Your Tick?  Submit a Photo to eTick.ca for Identification by a Professional!

Know Your Tick? Submit a Photo to eTick.ca for Identification by a Professional!

The citizen science project eTick.ca (hosted by Bishop’s University) is a public platform for image-based identification and population monitoring of ticks in Canada that invites the public to participate by submitting tick photos, whether on animals or humans, for identification by a professional. All tick…

Moving?  Find out how to prevent bedbug infestations!

Moving? Find out how to prevent bedbug infestations!

Bedbugs are small, brownish insects about the size of an apple seed. They typically come out at night to bite. Anyone anywhere can get bedbugs. Bedbugs can be brought into a home on used furniture and used clothing, or even in your suitcase after travelling.…