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Fighting isolation with technology and training

Fighting isolation with technology and training

A new program is attempting to help people with disabilities connect to their communities and conduct self-advocacy by providing them with tablet devices.
Mother speaks of murdered daughter at online event

Mother speaks of murdered daughter at online event

Annual recognition for missing and murdered Indigenous women welcomed speakers from around the country
No 'magic bullet' to solve toxic social-media content, LeBlanc says

No 'magic bullet' to solve toxic social-media content, LeBlanc says

OTTAWA — There is no magic legislative bullet to control objectionable content on social media, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says.
WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

The airline also said Wednesday it will lay off 100 corporate and operational support employees
Man accused of murdering Alberta doctor back in court after psychiatric exam

Man accused of murdering Alberta doctor back in court after psychiatric exam

A judge initially ordered a five-day psychiatric exam
PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive, says government focused on COVID-19

PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive, says government focused on COVID-19

The prime minister sidestepped questions Tuesday about whether he would support having one special committee continue the investigation into WE
New species identified from Burgess Shale fossils solves evolutionary mystery

New species identified from Burgess Shale fossils solves evolutionary mystery

A recently published article in Current Biology shares a discovery from the Burgess Shale Marble Canyon fossil bed site that may solve an evolutionary mystery of how two species of hemichordates are related
Parks Canada hasn’t received proposal for outdoor NHL game at Lake Louise

Parks Canada hasn’t received proposal for outdoor NHL game at Lake Louise

The iconic Alberta lake is rumoured to be a destination to host an outdoor NHL game next season.
Alberta to make change to COVID-19 testing as cases in province continue to rise

Alberta to make change to COVID-19 testing as cases in province continue to rise

Starting Wednesday, all tests will be by appointment only
Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era, study finds

Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era, study finds

The financial impact of the pandemic and getting ill with COVID-19 were the most prevalent concerns
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