While Canada’s chief public health officer has warned that all upcoming religious festivals and holidays should be celebrated “virtually,” it appears many organized religions have already taken steps to keep their congregations safe during the coronavirus outbreak.  “Some important religious observances are coming up including Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, Ramadan,” Dr.Read More →

Pictures of partying springbreakers flooding the beaches, ignoring calls to practice social distancing to stem the spread of COVID-19, have given a lot of people an image of a generation blithely indifferent to the survival of humanity. But recent polling data in Canada suggests that, just maybe, the kids are alright. There are certainlyRead More →

Canada’s prison system is taking steps to prevent and respond to a potential COVID-19 outbreak with, among other things, a quarantine plan that would be executed under “extreme circumstances.” Correctional Service Canada (CSC) spokeswoman Martine Rondeau said there has not yet been a case of coronavirus in a federal corrections institution. ProtocolsRead More →

Shane Jones’s combat tour in Afghanistan ended in 2005. But the war followed him home. The retired corporal’s family — including his teenage daughter — have had to walk on eggshells often in the years since. An armoured vehicle rollover left Jones with a traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress, injuries that changedRead More →

The country’s top aviation officials said Canada will conduct its own flight tests to examine whether the grounded Boeing 737 Max fleet is safe to fly after two deadly crashes. For decades, countries around the world have relied on the United States to take the lead and certify Boeing aircraft, as they are manufactured there. Other countries then validateRead More →