An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia among Canadians as a basis for a national strategy on the progressive brain diseases.
Wait times for surgery in B.C. have tripled since 2002, say the province’s anesthesiologists, who are urging more collaboration between the government, political parties and health authorities to solve the issue.
The semi-trailer truck involved in the Humboldt Broncos team bus crash was travelling at nearly 100 km/h at the moment of impact, and the semi's driver isn't thought to have been distracted, according to a document obtained by CBC News. The document has not yet been presented to the court. "No tire skid marks due to braking were left […]
Jeff Horn has taken a sneaky jab Anthony Mundine with the former world welterweight champion calling the 43-year-old “past his best”. The 30-year-old former school teacher crushed Mundine in 96 seconds in November’s Banger Under the Hanger – an anticlimactic finish to a fight which had a huge build up. Mundine had said it would […]
Protesters in Portland, Oregon, have rallied against a city policy demanding that owners of brick houses post warnings of potential collapse in case of an earthquake. Civil rights activists say the order targets black population. Dozens of activists led by Portland’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) took to […]
An earlier-than-normal start to the flu season in New Brunswick may be to blame for the high number of cases recorded so far this year.
Drugs such as cocaine and marijuana are commonly used by England’s top flight footballers amid claims that the FA does not take drug-testing seriously, according to an expert in researching the use of drugs in sport. Professor Ivan Waddington, who works at the University of Chester, has spent decades analyzing the impact of drugs on […]
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A Quebec politician says Instagram insults against Canadian world junior hockey team captain Maxime Comtois are "anti-francophone racism." Parti Québécois Interim Leader Pascal Bérubé used Twitter to share his feelings after Comtois was hit hard with criticism after missing on a penalty shot during overtime in a 2-1 loss to Finland in the world junior championship quarter-finals […]
US President Donald Trump has said that his administration will be setting up another meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the “not too distant future.” Speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday, Trump said he had received a “great” letter from Kim and expected to meet with him soon. Trump defended […]