Thursday, June 20, 2019

Alicia Elliott to receive$10K RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award

Tanya Talaga, journalist and author of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize winner Seven Fallen Feathers, has chosen Brantford, Ont. writer Alicia Elliott...

Sask. nurses want prescribing power to tackle opioid addiction

Saskatchewan nurses will vote Thursday vote on bylaw changes that would allow them to prescribe medication to help people addicted to opioids.  Currently, doctors are the...

‘Beat it, Spider-Man:’ Céline Dion ribs Deadpool in new video

Céline Dion has released a new song and music video for the Deadpool 2 soundtrack that combines heart and humour. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/celine-deadpool-song-1.4646487?cmp=rss

Camille Cosby calls husband’s case ‘mob justice,’ compares conviction to lynching

Bill Cosby's wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case...

Camille Cosby calls husband’s conviction ‘mob justice,’ compares it to lynching

Bill Cosby's wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case...

Top doctor calls for sanctions against chiropractor for anti-vaccine video

The vice-chair of B.C.'s chiropractic college should be disciplined for posting a video that suggests fruit juices are more effective than vaccines at preventing...

Alberta Ballet’s Tragically Hip-inspired work takes the stage in Calgary

Alberta Ballet’s new work inspired by the music of the iconic Canadian band the Tragically Hip makes its premiere Wednesday in Calgary....

Province directs removal of anti-vaccine posts that broke B.C. rules for chiropractors

Several anti-vaccination posts made by B.C. chiropractors — including a video created by the vice-chair of the chiropractic college — have been removed from...

Scaachi Koul, Laurie Gelman and Jennifer Craig shortlisted for 2018 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal...

The $15,000 prize annually recognizes the best in Canadian literary humour. The winner will be announced on June 9, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/books/scaachi-koul-laurie-gelman-and-jennifer-craig-shortlisted-for-2018-stephen-leacock-memorial-medal-for-humour-1.4645066?cmp=rss

Health Canada’s prescription opioid stickers will warn of addiction risk

Health Canada is making warning stickers and patient handouts mandatory with all dispensed prescription opioids dispensed, and the final regulations were published Wednesday in Canada Gazette. The...