The tide is turning on harm reduction. The reins of a new national drug strategy are squarely in the hands of Health Canada. There are positive signs legislators are abandoning ideology for evidence-based policy, and stonewalling for action. Last year, the opioid crisis claimed 916 lives in B.C. alone.
There could be more at stake in the toy aisle than we realize.
Access to genetic testing represents a tremendous breakthrough in people's ability to manage their health. Identifying genetic markers can lead to early intervention in conditions ranging from Alzheimer's to some cancers.
Every week it seems another news item heralds the imminent demise of the human-operated automobile. Latest to the party is Canada's BlackBerry, which aims to recast itself as a maker of software for autonomous cars. That's fine.
There are a number of ways to win an African election. The simplest is to win the most votes, but this is hard if you've been the president for a long time and people are getting fed up with your rule.
Visiting British Columbia is like going to a foreign land without using your passport.
Tricia McCauley was an actor, herbalist and spiritualist in this city. A gentle soul, they said.
The Ontario government is planning a total revamp of the province's garbage-handling programs, from blue boxes to fluorescent bulbs to kitchen scraps, hoping to cut the waste we make by 80 per cent over the next 35 years.
If the elites of the world thought 2016 was rough on them, they haven't seen anything yet. The year to come is going to hit the establishment even harder.