Researchers have found the first evidence of sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma Genitalium in Canada. It’s highly prevalent, inordinately drug-resistant, and clinics aren’t testing for it
Anna Mehler Paperny
We’re better at treating, preventing and screening for sexually transmitted infections than ever before. So why are the number of instances of STIs going up?
We asked an STI clinician and an epidemiologist for some tips, and the things they wish people knew.
Apps aren’t making people promiscuous. But they can make it much trickier to trace the path of infections passed on through casual sex.
Dozens of crisis pregnancy centres across Canada, many aided by tax dollars, offer counselling and pregnancy tests. But not abortion referrals.
Provincial and federal governments are under renewed pressure to stop putting immigration detainees with severe mental illness in jail and solitary confinement indefinitely.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will introduce legislation making gender identity a prohibited ground for discrimination in Canada’s Human Rights Act and make it an identifiable group protected from hate crimes.
Following our payday loan stories this week, we’ve heard from people who loved working for payday loan companies, and who hated it; who got badly needed cash and who found themselves taking out loans to repay loans for years on end.
As jurisdictions across Canada look to rein in payday loan companies, Alberta plans to make its fees the lowest in the country.
As Google bans ads and Alberta prepares to unveil new payday loan legislation, Global News talks to one woman about what it’s like on the other side of the counter.
The highest-earning people in Canada stay in that richest tranche; the lowest-earning people are stuck at the bottom. Those strata are the most entrenched they’ve been in decades.
Fort McMurray’s youth comes in handy in a crisis. So does industrial and public infrastructure built with worst-case scenarios in mind.
Cora Dion could have handled her two daughters, three dogs and a cat as they made their way from Fort McMurray to Edmonton. But she had four horses, and a two-horse trailer.
Ontario corrections officers are breaking the province’s own rules — and breaching the terms of a human rights settlement — by using mental illness as a reason for segregating inmates.
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