Breast cancer screening guidelines based on flawed Canadian study, new paper says

A new paper calls into question a decades-old Canadian study that has informed breast cancer screening guidelines for women in their 40s around the world, which generally do not recommend a yearly mammogram.... Read more »

While investigating allegations of a fake psychologist, police charge a real one

Investigators have made an arrest in the unusual case of a fake psychologist who was working with the Ottawa police. But in a twist, investigators say the culprit isn’t an imposter — but... Read more »

‘Team Lolo’ rallies round little girl with rare genetic disorder

There’s a video of their daughter Laurence that David Benay and Melissa Madore will never, ever delete. The video was taken when Laurence — Lolo to her parents and big sister Éloïse — was about 10 months... Read more »

Field visits by phone, locked-up PPE flagged by nursing home staff in 1st wave, documents show

When the surge of COVID-19 cases began to hit long-term care homes in the spring of 2020, nursing home workers were calling Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to blow... Read more »

Feeling anxious and tired as things reopen? Here are tips to help

Now more than a year into the pandemic, CBC Ottawa looks at how people adapt to new realities with its series The Slow Return. For Monika Benson, just thinking about socializing again as society reopens... Read more »

Kingston, Ont., pub loses liquor licence for breaking pandemic rules

A Kingston, Ont., sports pub can no longer serve alcohol as Ontario’s alcohol licensing agency, the AGCO, has removed its licence for breaking pandemic rules. The decision comes about a week after J.A.K.K. Tuesdays shared... Read more »

Canada’s 4 largest provinces see vaccine uptake boosted by mandates

Federal data shows tens of thousands of people in Canada’s largest provinces received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine after public announcements of a vaccine passport, even before the new policy... Read more »

Navigating a COVID-19 vaccine passport society won’t be easy for those who remain unvaccinated

When Nathan Maharaj volunteered to be part of a human vaccine trial, he didn’t think he’d be shut out of Ontario restaurants, gyms and even weddings a few months later. Maharaj has been... Read more »

Black psychologists say there are too few of them in Canada — and that’s a problem

Meghan Stewart has dealt with mental health challenges since childhood. There have even been moments where she considered suicide. “I have had those moments where it’s … ‘Well, I wonder if anybody would even notice... Read more »