Editorial: Lets Talk About Doping In Pro Sports

This week, Florida Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton became the sixth player in major baseball history to reach the 50-home run mark before the end of August. Stanton became a member of a select... Read more »

Thomas Vanek Finds Work In Vancouver

Austrian Thomas Vanek signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks, the west coast team announced on Friday. Vanek, 33, will earn 2 million US dollars. Last year, the sniper earned 48... Read more »

Dangerous American Criminal Found On Bicycle Path in Montreal

A man who was on a list of Americas Most Wanted, was arrested last week by bicycle patrollers during a simple check on a Montreal bicycle path. Katay-Khaophone Sychanta, 35, was wanted... Read more »

Opioid Crisis: Ontario Urged To Declare State Of Emergency

More than 700 doctors, nurses, street workers and academics are urging the Ontario government to declare a state of emergency in the face of the epidemic of opioid-related deaths and overdoses. In... Read more »

British Columbia Parent Wants “Genderless” Baby To Pick Their Own Gender

Kori Doty does not like conventions. Considered neither man nor woman, this non-binary trans does not have the intention either that their child is subject to it. Thus, since the birth of Searyl Atli last... Read more »
Desjardins Group

Strong Second Quarter For Desjardins Group

On Friday Desjardins Group posted surplus earnings before patronage rebates of $581 million for its second quarter, up 36% from the same period last year. The cooperative attributed this improvement in part... Read more »

Our kitchen sponges are home to millions of bacteria

Researchers have been screening samples of kitchen sponges, which are proving to be both incubators and dissemination vectors ideal for these microorganisms. A German team examined sponges used in the kitchen to do the... Read more »
End of Highway Dempster Highway, Northwest Territories Photo: Daniel Case

736 kilometers Across The Arctic Desert from Dawson City to Inuvik

Dempster Road begins 40 km east of Dawson City, Yukon, and extends 736 km to Inuvik, Northwest Territories. It is part of the Trans Canada Trail. The wild landscapes are impressive in... Read more »

Your pet could be a carrier of Lyme disease

Veterinarians across the country have been finding ticks on dogs for a number of years. Some of them are carriers of Lyme disease. Even though very few people have developed the disease... Read more »

Charlie Gard Is A Prisoner Of the NHS

Charlie Gard “is ultimately a prisoner of the NHS” (the British national health service). On the eve of a decisive day for the life of this 11-month-old baby affected by a rare... Read more »