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No sign of payments for disabled Canadians

No sign of payments for disabled Canadians

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to provide a $600 payment to disabled Canadians to help with additional costs in the COVID-19 pandemic remains in limbo.

No sign of payments for disabled Canadians

BC Coroners Service investigates death of inmate

BC Coroners Service investigates death of inmate

The BC Coroners Service is investigating the death of an inmate at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre in Greater Victoria.

BC Coroners Service investigates death of inmate

Sexologist likens face mask debate to condom debate

Sexologist likens face mask debate to condom debate

As a sexologist, McDevitt hopes the lessons from society's approach to condom usage since the 1980s can be applied to face masks today.

Sexologist likens face mask debate to condom debate

Health panel may open lung cancer screening to more smokers

Health panel may open lung cancer screening to more smokers

A U.S. health panel wants to widen the number of Americans offered yearly scans for lung cancer by opening the screening to less-heavy smokers.

Health panel may open lung cancer screening to more smokers

VIRUS DIARY: Goodbye to NYC, and to its unforgettable sounds

VIRUS DIARY: Goodbye to NYC, and to its unforgettable sounds

The noise was constant — particularly following what had been months of silence as the city that never sleeps went into a deep slumber. Since mid-March, the only sound we'd heard came from ambulances carrying the thousands of people who would become victims to a startling virus as the city became the epicenter.

VIRUS DIARY: Goodbye to NYC, and to its unforgettable sounds

Daisies bring a sunny look to the garden

Daisies bring a sunny look to the garden

Daisies are my favourite, too. For me, a daisy is the essence of “flowerness.”Daisies also hold attraction for poets. Geoffrey Chaucer, English poet of the 14th century, wrote "...of all the floures in the mede, Thanne love I most thise floures white and rede, Swiche as men callen dayses in our toune.”

Daisies bring a sunny look to the garden