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Museum lecture with space experts answers Ottawa’s moon questions

It took 25 days of the 2024 calendar year for the first full moon of the cycle to appear in the sky. Coincidentally, for Ottawa residents interested in this mysterious celestial object, that evening offered the opportunity to have all their questions answered. The Ingenium Foundation hosted a lecture titled “Lunar Exploration: Past and Present” at the Canadian Space and…


Rise in workplace injuries indicates trouble for healthcare workers in Ontario, WSIB data finds

An analysis of data from the Ontario Workplace Safety Insurance Board obtained through a freedom-of-information request indicates trouble for healthcare workplace safety as the number of accepted workplace compensation claims for healthcare workers jumped more than 60 per cent between 2020 and 2022. This is the most significant increase among all occupations that made claims during the same period.