By Joan Cohen
The new pill also has Health Canada approval.
Erin Bosch, founder and CEO of Xerion Dispensary, has an attention-grabbing ambition, though it sounds humble enough. “If I were to die tomorrow,” she happily tells people, “I would want my tombstone to read, ‘She kept the mosquitoes away.’” The mind-boggling fact is that Erin’s Xerion Dispensary in Calgary has done just that. And now she has the sanction of Health Canada in putting her product – Mozi-Q, the first homeopathic mosquito repellent pill – on the market. The product has been flying off the shelf for the past three years in its home territory, and is just now being marketed nationally.
By Michelle Rosner
Culture Days makes its return appearance across Canada this month, and here in Manitoba the public is expected to turn out in impressive numbers for three days of exciting arts and cultural events that will be on view from Sept. 28 to Sept. 30.