Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Ottawa’s ‘Gutsy Walk’ back in person and raises more than $100K and counting
This year’s Canada-wide goal for the gutsy walk is to raise $2.9 million, and so far, they have raised over $2.2 million.
Cancer and alcohol: Advocates push the need for warning labels to help consumers choose safely
The debate is now on about the efficacy of warning labels about health risks on alcohol products.
After virtual events, Vanier Sugar Festival looks ahead to in-person celebration — and rebuilt shack — next year
As April brought warmer (and muddier) days to Ottawa, it also brought an age-old Canadian tradition that one urban sugar shack has been continuing in the capital for 37 years now: the production of maple syrup.
The burnout graduating post-secondary students are feeling has a name: Senioritis
The pressures put on graduating post-secondary students is so prevalent that it now has a syndrome called senioritis.
Novel brain imaging study could help revolutionize diagnosis of brain disorders and mental illnesses
Researchers at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research have identified a brain-based biomarker for neurogenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Experts see pandemic, social media as factors in rising rate of eating disorders in Canada
Eating disorders in Canada have been increasing since the pandemic began. On-going lockdowns contributed to their steady rise as did social media, experts believe.
Experts expect divorce spike as courts come back online and pandemic restrictions ease
The pandemic changed the way some view relationships and life priorities. Experts say we’ll continue to see the effects of this value shift.
Pollen problem: Climate change is partly to blame for rise in seasonal allergies
The spring allergy season is expected to get longer and more intense and climate change is largely to blame, according to experts.