The use of a mask is one of the most divisive issues for countries battling the spread of coronavirus. While some have managed to flatten the curve with mandatory mask-wearing orders, other countries are staying away from mandates to conserve the supply of medical equipment.
Coronaviruses can cause illnesses “ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.” It can be transmitted from people to people, between animals, or from animals to people.
Disney includes "outdated cultural depiction" warnings on some of its movies on its new service. Some say it goes too far while others say it's not enough.
Poppies have remained largely unchanged for almost a century, but a viral story stemming from the UK has Canadians disagreeing on social media. A rainbow poppy-style badge was up for sale on eBay, which sparked the heated discussion.
The Western provinces, namely Alberta and Saskatchewan, are outraged by the federal election results that would have Prime Minister Justin Trudeau serve another term as the Liberal leader of Canada. Residents and politicians said their voices are not being heard by Trudeau’s government. Their anger turned to determination to separate from the rest of the country, in what is now being referred to as “Wexit.”
Canadian writer and founder of the Feminist Current website Meghan Murphy is at the centre of a social media storm after announcing her event at the Toronto Public Library.
Candidates are set to take part in debates ahead of the Canadian federal election in October, but a new addition has become a divisive issue for politicians. The People’s Party of Canada (PPC) leader Maxime Bernier, who did not qualify last month, now meets the criteria to participate, according to the debates commissioner.
The Canadian federal election campaign officially kicked off on Wednesday, with party leaders giving speeches across the country. As well as discussing their platforms, they answered questions that centred around Quebec’s secularism law, known as Bill 21.
Patients who take opioids, like oxycodone and tramadol, are susceptible to addiction. Many doctors don’t want to stop prescribing opioids because of their effectiveness, while patients are left with a lack of resources to overcome addiction.
Last week, Ontario’s Conservative government revealed its sex education curriculum, which will be in effect at the start of the school year. Some of the notable changes include pushing discussions of gender identity from Grade 6 to Grade 8, while sexual orientation will be discussed a year earlier in Grade 5.
If you think that Rob Ford Road has a nice ring to it, then you can vote on it. The City of Toronto is letting locals pick the names of three new streets in Etobicoke, and the controversial late mayor made the cut.