NEW YORK - Ruth Bader Ginsburg is gone but far from forgotten.
TORONTO - Children in Ontario's four COVID-19 hot spots should not go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Premier Doug Ford said Monday, stressing that the extent to which that advice is followed could affect the upcoming holiday season.
NEW YORK - The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available.
A new study indicates that suicide is the leading cause of firearm-related death in Ontario, with older men in rural areas making up the majority of those fatalities.
MANCHESTER, Vt. - After hiking over 200 miles (320 kilometres) on the country's oldest long-distance trail, Rob Mullen had just 3 miles (5 kilometres) to go in the rain to meet up with his wife and father for a break.
ALBANY, N.Y. - A painting of two young, 19th-century skaters that was looted by Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 and recently discovered at a small museum in upstate New York was returned Thursday after 87 years.
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday carried out her first public engagement outside of a royal residence since early March when the coronavirus pandemic started to impact upon on all aspects of day-to-day life in the U.K.
TORONTO - Increased demand for the flu shot has put unprecedented pressure on medical clinics and pharmacies to address fears of an impending "twindemic."
NEW YORK - Walmart says it will spread out its traditional one-day Black Friday deals over three weekends in November in an effort to reduce crowds in its stores during a pandemic.
TORONTO - A new report on the mental health of Canadian workers suggests loneliness is worse for many people than the fear of dying from COVID-19.
NEW YORK - With performance halls shut because of the coronavirus pandemic, the best concert venue a violinist could hope for one recent October Friday was a sidewalk in the Bronx.
I am blessed to say I have many things to be thankful for. God, family and health are always at the top of my list and despite all the chaos that’s happened this year, I am thankful for 2020 as well. I’m sure a few of you are now questioning my mental health at this point.
After all our rail trail cycling this year, it was appropriate that we should (probably) finish our 2020 camping season with one last exploration of the KVR Rail Trail in the Similkameen Valley.
Warehouse worker Nathan Apodaca is enjoying the ride of online fame from a 22-second TikTok video in which he chugs cranberry juice and sings along to Fleetwood Mac's “Dreams” while cruising down an Idaho highway atop a longboard.
Jan. 18, 2014: Thank goodness for reality television. My husband has been a TV fan for years but, as we go deeper in to this disease, his favourite shows are becoming more and more difficult for him to follow, especially if they are dramas.
TORONTO - A proposed ban on some single-use plastics should serve as a wake-up call to Canadians concerned about the potential harms everyday items may pose, say experts who expect the move will spur research into settling ongoing questions about whether and how microplastic affects human health.
When I first discovered references to William “Wild Goose Bill” McLaughlin, my immediate reaction was to affix to him the appellation “character”, defined by “The Oxford Modern English Dictionary” (1992) as “an eccentric or outstanding individual.”
Okanagan Clinical Trials is inviting parents with children who suffer from treatment-resistant migraine headaches to consider having them join a clinical research study.
CALGARY - Crowded exam halls echoing with pencil scratches, rustling papers and supervisors' footsteps have been replaced with solo tests in bedrooms or at kitchen tables — sometimes under a webcam's glare.
TORONTO - Anticipating increased demand for the flu shot this season, pharmacist Sean Simpson has invested in a few unorthodox supplies that go well beyond extra face masks: street signage, traffic cones, a pop-up tent and hard hats.
TORONTO - Canadian researchers have launched a study to determine if a century-old vaccine against tuberculosis can offer some protection against COVID-19.
VANCOUVER - The pandemic may serve as an opportunity for the restaurant industry to innovate in order to avoid closures as public health measures limit the sale of booze and erode already thin profit margins, say addiction and business experts.
PARIS - Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited esthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81.
OVERVIEW: Additional information puts a spin on plans. A change of direction will still work out as there won’t be much back tracking to recover from.
Vehicles lined up more than three kilometres along a rural Manitoba road on the last Sunday afternoon of September as their occupants waited to grab a traditional Ukrainian feast in a brown takeout bag.
Sunshine Coast has such a friendly welcoming sound, much like the sound of “sunny Okanagan.” Yet, like the rest of B.C., even this mecca for West Coast adventures could not escape the smoke from U.S. forest fires in September.
Not sure about you, but I honestly can’t remember any time in recent memory that’s had us asking more questions to do with health than we have these past eight months of 2020. The real question here is, are people asking the right questions when it comes to creating or improving their own pe…
Shopping centres say meeting Santa will be just as magical for children this Christmas, even if it has to be at a distance of two metres — or via webcam.
TORONTO - Staggering daily case counts elicited stern warnings to immediately tighten social circles and limit outings in the nation's COVID-19 hotspots, but also gave rise to a growing schism between municipal and provincial leaders who clashed Friday over how to tackle the second wave.
PARIS - From escapism at the disco, to resistance and aggression, even to pondering the importance of the postal service while working from home, designers in Paris have presented divergent creative responses to the global health crisis as spring-summer shows continued Friday.
NEW YORK - The virus pandemic won't stop Charlie Brown, Snoopy or the “Peanuts” gang from marking an important birthday and they're hoping to raise the spirits of sick kids while they celebrate.
NEW YORK - Revisiting Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 play, “The Boys in the Band,” in a new movie adaptation on Netflix privies viewers to both the early struggles of the gay community and the offensive, hurtful language of the era.
It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Sunday’s final Peachland Farmers and Crafters’ Market of its 15th season had a festive air.
TORONTO - A new study says quicker, more decisive action against COVID-19 in British Columbia is one of the reasons the province has suffered far fewer long-term care deaths than Ontario.
PARIS - A hybrid Paris Fashion Week continued Wednesday featuring a stand out live runway show from socially-distanced Kenzo, but no sign of any A-list celebrities.
TORONTO - The Writers' Trust of Canada has released this year's five finalists for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.
MEXICO CITY - Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked some cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.
TORONTO - The Canadian Medical Association says doctors still face hurdles getting personal protective equipment and fear they won't be able to adequately respond to increased demands for the flu shot.
One-third of our food relies on bees for pollination. It's that kind of important role that led the Okanagan's Jennifer Krezan and her husband, Brad, to start Hiveology in 2019. “Without the bees, farmers would face having to hand-pollinate many of our foods, but as this is labour-intensive …
Chief provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.