Recently, a poll in the U.S. showed that 31 per cent of those asked believe Donald Trump on the COVID-19 pandemic, despite hundreds of doctors and scientists who have contradicted him.
Weeks ago, when Jess and I were trucking back and forth to Stratford Hospital with Tallulah in tow, there were some days I'd be allowed up with the girls for their face time with the doctor, while on others I'd be turned back to the parking lot.
How many times have you written out an e-mail only to leave it in your draft folder for a day and then subsequently delete it for one reason or another? How many times have you angrily pounded out a text only to, just as your thumb hovers over...
Earlier this year, I was supposed to take a bit of a vacation with my family. We were preparing for time off to be relegated to when my daughter Mary Jane isn't in class.
The argument behind the drive to "defund" police is that the scope of police power has continued to expand until many of the duties we expect officers to do is beyond the scope of their original "to serve and protect" mandate
As Jess, Tallulah and I have reaped the benefits of an overly generous group of friends, neighbours, family and community members, one thing has really hit home every time I open a gift for our daughter: there are some really talented people out there.
With Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, last week urging Canadians not to give in to pandemic fatigue, it's fascinating to read an article in Walrus magazine about just how much public health officials...
For most Canadians, the recent wild roller coaster ride of world stock markets' panicky reaction to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic seemed like something to be watched from afar. After all, we're not playing the markets. Oh yeah?
Our love and protection are the greatest gifts we can give to those we care about. This holiday season, please consider showing your love by giving gifts that help promote safety and prevent injury.
As Fall Prevention Month winds down, this is a final call for advocacy, both environmental and personal, to take action to avoid injuries from falls.
The motto says it all "It takes a community to prevent a fall: We all have a role to play". Welcome to the third article in the Fall Prevention Month series.
Health Care Workers play a crucial role in preventing falls with older adults. Regardless of your work setting or health care designation, there is much to be gained by joining the Fall Prevention Community of Practice...
November is Fall Prevention Month and The Citizen's community is lucky to have one of the country's foremost experts in the field living in its midst.
With the federal election campaign officially beginning last week, you owe it to yourself and your country to vote, of course, and to ensure you make an informed decision about who you want to lead Canada into what is sure to be a tumultuous...
While the Canadian media, in months past, searched hard for scandals to embarrass the government, it paid scant attention to a real scandal the 1,500 tonnes of Canadian garbage that has been rotting in Manila, Philippines since 2014.
One of my favourite television shows is the now-discontinued medical comedy Scrubs. I enjoyed it since it first came on the air in October, 2001 right through to its eight season (though it went to nine).
Change is inevitable. I m nowhere near the first person to say that but it is truly a fact of life. And, as they say, you can either change with the times or get out of the way those are your two options.
I got into a bit of discussion with some people recently who apparently thought I was a Liberal or NDP supporter. I politely told them I m not, I m a journalist and that means, outside of when I mark my own personal voting ballot, I m impartial.
Personal experiences and interactions are the core of how we become the people we are. When we meet someone face to face, when we go somewhere and feel its ground under our feet, when we have to make a choice devoid of options, it changes you.
The ongoing rancorous debate over the Ontario government s budget demonstrates once again that everybody wants something from government they just don t want to pay for it.