While Canada’s chief public health officer has warned that all upcoming religious festivals and holidays should be celebrated “virtually,” it appears many organized religions have already taken steps to keep their congregations safe during the coronavirus outbreak.  “Some important religious observances are coming up including Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, Ramadan,” Dr.Read More →

New <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NO2?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#NO2</a> map available for <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Italy?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Italy</a>- based on data from <a href=”https://twitter.com/CopernicusEU?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@CopernicusEU</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Sentinel5P?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Sentinel5P</a> and processed by <a href=”https://twitter.com/KNMI?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@KNMI</a>/<a href=”https://twitter.com/esa?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@esa</a>.<br>🛰️images show nitrogen dioxide concentrations from 14 to 25 March 2020, compared to the monthly average of concentrations from 2019. <br>Read more: <a href=”https://t.co/0gXGSaJAed”>https://t.co/0gXGSaJAed</a> <a href=”https://t.co/UCV6RN0C0U”>pic.twitter.com/UCV6RN0C0U</a> &mdash;@ESA_EO Air pollutionRead More →

Waking up with cerebral palsy is as unpredictable as it is unremarkable. Add in a pandemic, a loss of income and national reports that equate to government ministers with megaphones saying, “Disabled people, lock yourselves away,” and things get a tad more complicated. Each morning I do a body inventory. IRead More →

The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The unanimous vote came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or not far enough and capped days of difficultRead More →

Pictures of partying springbreakers flooding the beaches, ignoring calls to practice social distancing to stem the spread of COVID-19, have given a lot of people an image of a generation blithely indifferent to the survival of humanity. But recent polling data in Canada suggests that, just maybe, the kids are alright. There are certainlyRead More →

A B.C. dentist who attended a Vancouver conference at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak has died of suspected COVID-19 complications, according to friends and family. Dr. Denis Vincent, who was in his 60s, died this past weekend at his North Vancouver home, according to a longtime friend, who said heRead More →