Still Max: Film explores renowned artist’s inspirational battle with cancer
The documentary film, Still Max, examines how the Toronto artist is processing his struggle with prostate cancer through his work.
$10-a-day childcare plan threatened by worker shortage across Canada
As Canadian children head back to school this fall, their parents continue to hear politicians extolling the virtues of $10-a-day childcare. The $30-billion plan, introduced in the 2021 federal budget, aims to make $10-a-day childcare available to all, including parents who live in rural areas, work unusual hours or have children with special needs. But while every province and…
‘Lace Up’ funds diabetes research 100 years after Canadians discovered insulin
Canadians from BC and across to the Atlantic provinces have been working together to raise money for diabetes by getting ready to Lace-Up.
Edibles have cannabis poisonings in children on sharp rise, expert warns city health board
As Health Canada reviews cannabis legislation, expert warns that cannabis poisoning in Canadian children may get substantially worse.
Lifeguards and swim instructors in short supply at Ottawa indoor pools
Ottawa pools are facing reduced swim times due to staffing shortages.
Waiting for the dough: One Ontario family’s life in limbo on the list for autism services
There are just more that 53,000 places in the Rogers Centre for eager baseball fans supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. Replace each fan with a child on Ontario’s waitlist for autism services and there still wouldn’t be enough room. The Durand-Shea family of the Durham region occupies three of those seats. As the mother of seven-year-old triplet boys who are…
Ontario throne speech addresses stresses in health care, workforce, housing and transit
The Progressive Conservative government announced Ontario’s plans for the next term of government in the throne speech.
Caring collaboration: New prize focuses on the healing power of art
Submissions are welcome for the new TRIAS Art Prize which is a joint project of the Ottawa Art Gallery and The Ottawa Hospital.
Climate change and children’s rights: Canada urged to take bigger steps in the right direction
Children are calling for Canada to include them in climate policy decisions.
Half of Canadians would get a fourth booster if available while a quarter say they won’t, poll finds
More than half of those surveyed say they would get a fourth boost while about a quarter won’t, poll finds
CFIA’s planned commercial dog ban draws free from animal rescue organizations, while veterinarians cheer
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is banning the entry of commercial dogs from over a hundred countries, shocking the animal rescue community!
Legault leads in Quebec election poll despite concerns over cost-of-living, health care, survey shows
Cost of living and health care outweigh all other provincial concerns for Quebec residents going into the provincial election.