Nobel Prize laureates gathered in Stockholm to receive their awards took the opportunity Saturday to stress the importance of addressing climate change. Winners of the prizes in physics, chemistry and economics made the assessment Saturday ahead of next week’s presentation of the prizes. The remarks come as a global summitRead More →

Tina Fontaine’s tragic free fall has been painstakingly detailed so often that many now have the series of missed opportunities that preceded her death seared into memory. The Indigenous teen’s short life was punctuated by trauma — trauma many people who work with at-risk youth say can only be avoided in other cases by bringing Indigenous tradition,Read More →

Winnipeg hospital emergency rooms have been so busy this week that some patients have been diverted away from the Health Sciences Centre — and others, such as Jan Lankester’s daughter, continue to face steep wait times. Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, Grace Hospital and Seven Oaks Hospital have all opened over-capacity beds recently to meetRead More →

Lawyers and judges say a new court set to open in Manitoba specifically for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder could be a game changer. “If you have somebody who can’t read, can’t write, physically cannot connect cause and effect, there has to be a way to address a sentence that they will understand,” said Winnipeg defence lawyerRead More →

The Canadian Medical Association says it has resigned from the World Medical Association and is accusing the international group’s incoming president of plagiarizing his inaugural speech. In a statement released on Saturday, the CMA said it discovered that part of Dr. Leonid Eidelman’s speech was taken from a former CMA president’sRead More →