While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste.
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Dozens of civilian managers with the OPP say they are victims of systemic discrimination. The OPP denies these allegations.
The Sarahah app was created as a tool for constructive feedback, but many say it has become a platform for online harassment, especially among kids and teens.
The World Health Organization has named snakebite envenoming a top priority among neglected tropical diseases, a decision many advocates are applauding.
The Kids Health Alliance is designed to help improve care for Ontario’s children and youth, and ease the burden on families.
The federal government is pouring $4 million into the country’s first-ever Lyme disease framework – a timely investment as cases of Lyme disease have shot up across the country over the past few years.
A rural Ontario community’s work to prevent endangered reptiles from being killed on a 3.6-kilometre stretch of road – once considered among the deadliest for turtles – is being held up as a successful example of how to protect vulnerable wildlife.
A new clinic, the first of its kind in North America, is caring for women with physical disabilities — and allowing them to fulfill their dream of motherhood.
As the climbing season is set to start, there is concern overcrowding on the famed and deadly Everest mountain could lead to increased dangers.
Seven million Canadians are living with obesity, but are there enough resources available to them to help them grapple with their chronic disease?
Canadian researchers develop stretchable, foldable sensor for touch screens.
A woman’s likelihood of developing allergies and asthma flare-ups during pregnancy may depend on the sex of her baby, according to a study from The Ohio State University.
Dogs can be trained to sniff out bombs, drugs and even find missing people. Now a Canadian organization is using that keen sense of smell to detect cancer.
Families refer to it as “falling off a cliff.” It’s what happens when young people living with a disability turn 18. As adults, they can no longer access programs. An inclusive arts theatre program in Toronto is trying to change that.
It’s hard to imagine but a lifesaving cure, umbilical cord blood, is routinely thrown away as medical waste. These dedicated Canadians are working to save this resource and make it available to those who need it.