Two national organizations are warning that there could be shortages of propane and consumer goods in Canada if the current rail blockades continue. Spokespeople for the Canadian Propane Association and the Retail Council of Canada said on Sunday that they are concerned and frustrated in particular about the impact of
At Amy Go’s Lunar New Year family dinner in Toronto on Friday, celebrations were mixed with a palpable sense that “racism is still very much alive” in Canada. As fears spread about the threat of the newly discovered strain of coronavirus that’s hit hardest in China, Go has heard from many friends
More than three years after Maureen Shaughnessy Kitts first experienced debilitating pain on the right side of her face, she still finds it hard to properly describe the sensation. The pain might come on while she brushed her teeth, or sometimes, after a gentle gust of wind blew on her cheek.
Cannabis users eagerly awaiting the arrival of legal edibles in Ontario will have to wait a bit longer for the variety of options many expected. On Friday, the crown corporation tasked with online sales and wholesale distribution of recreational cannabis unveiled 16 edible products being delivered to brick-and-mortar stores next
As the medical director of Toronto’s Krembil Brain Institute, Dr. Gelareh Zadeh is at the top of the neurology — more specifically, neurosurgery — industry. But throughout most of her journey to get there, she says she’s been the only woman in the room. “When I was younger and in residency I kept thinking
Toronto police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for throwing feces at five people. The man is accused of throwing a bucket of liquefied fecal matter at passersby in three separate incidents in the last five days. The man, 23, of Toronto, was arrested in the Queen Street West and
A group launching a legal challenge to Ontario’s child vaccination system is planning a rally at the provincial legislature today. The group, which includes five parents and the organization Vaccine Choice Canada, is also expected to hold a news conference on its constitutional challenge. They allege the Immunization of School
About half the people who picked up a naloxone kit under a provincial government program that made them available for free at pharmacies were not opioid users themselves, according to a study by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital. From the program’s inception in July 2016 to March 2018, 90,000 opioid overdose antidote