Ontario man says life insurance application denied due to anxiety disorder

Robert Pugh said he felt like he let his family down when he received a letter from Sun Life saying his application for life insurance was denied. (Paula Duhatschek/CBC) A man in... Read more »

Ontario pledges $28M to expand midwifery services

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott announced Monday an additional $28 million for midwifery care across the province. She said that brings the government’s investment into midwives to $178 million this year. Also... Read more »

Bill Blair says Ontario ‘made excuses’ instead of progress in pot store rollout

The Ontario government is wrong when it says there are still problems with the national supply of cannabis, says Bill Blair, minister of border security and organized crime reduction. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Canada’s... Read more »

How this teacher’s note steered her student away from suicide

It was a simple, handwritten note. Vanessa Lam, a Ph. D candidate at the University of Waterloo, wrote about 70 notes for students in her classes. They each contained an inspirational quote, and... Read more »

How this teacher’s note helped steer her student away from suicide

It was a simple, handwritten note. Vanessa Lam, a Ph. D candidate at the University of Waterloo, wrote about 70 notes for students in her classes. They each contained an inspirational quote, and... Read more »

How you protect your heart (and health) heading into Daylight Saving Time

You’re probably already dreading putting your clock ahead when daylight saving time starts this Sunday and plenty of research shows that’s not without good reason. Several studies have found springing ahead comes... Read more »

Debate brews over ruling that sends Kitchener, Ont. nurse back to work after stealing drugs

A Kitchener, Ont., nurse who was fired after she admitted she stole and used opioids from the long-term care facility where she worked and falsified patient records will get her job back.... Read more »

Nine police officer suicides prompt review from Ontario’s chief coroner

Nine police officer suicides in 2018 have prompted Ontario’s chief coroner to launch a review to determine what’s contributing to the unusually high number.  Chief Coroner for Ontario, Dirk Huyer, says some of the officer... Read more »

University of Waterloo looking to put more vegan and vegetarian options on the menu

Students at the University of Waterloo will soon be able to load up their plates with more vegan and vegetarian foods. Campus chefs are taking part in a plant-based culinary training to... Read more »