New research suggests frequent exposure to common household cleaning products can increase a child’s risk of developing asthma. The cohort study found young infants living in homes where cleaning products were used frequently were more likely to develop childhood wheeze and asthma by age three. Lead author Jaclyn Parks, aRead More →

The most evocative image coming out of this week’s protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline was that of a Canadian flag hanging upside-down outside the provincial legislature in Victoria, with the words “Reconciliation is dead” scrawled across it. Because it’s 2020, that phrase was a hashtag, too. Between the declaration ofRead More →

Royal Canadian Mounted Police say they are set to announce a “successful outcome” of the infamous CRA telephone scam that originates overseas and has taken aim at tens of thousands of Canadians. Friday’s announcement will be made at a press conference, which will be held in Milton, Ont., starting at 1:30 p.m. ET. TheRead More →

Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen is trending in the right direction. The 2018 Olympic silver medallist won gold in the men’s 5,000-metre race at the single distance speed skating world championships on Thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bloemen, the 33-year-old Calgary resident, outdid 2018 champion Sven Kramer of the Netherlands byRead More →