Diabetes and mental health connections explored
Brampton’s ‘Let’s Talk Diabetes’ virtual information session explored the connections between mental health and diabetes diagnoses last month. The information session featured Gwen Simms, a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator with Central Brampton Family Health Team, and Marie Ramsey, a registered kinesiologist and a diabetes educator, who works... Read more
FIFA player reaches the highest division in the game using his feet
James Toland from Scotland has reached the highest possible division in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team by using the controller with his feet. Toland was born with Thrombocytopenia-absent radius (TAR) syndrome, a rare disorder that is present at birth. It is a disorder characterized by low levels of platelets in... Read more
Atletico Madrid comeback against 10-men AC Milan
Atletico Madrid came back from 1-0 down to beat former UEFA Champions League winners AC Milan 2-1, leaving Milan fans angry about the refereeing decisions made during the match. The defending La Liga champions visited Milan’s home of San Siro and conceded a 20th-minute goal through Portuguese winger Rafael... Read more
University student hopeful after Liberals re-election
X University electrical engineer student Mohammad Umair is optimistic about federal help to ease the burden of student debt after Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party won re-election and will lead for the next 18 months with a minority government. Though Umair is looking forward to the implementation of the promises... Read more
Student says politicians ignoring education debt issues
Students say they are concerned for their future because of the lack of discussion about education debt among political leaders on the campaign trail. Most of the federal parties have addressed their plans to aid students on their journey to overcome the financial burden of undergraduate studies. CTV News... Read more
Ex-police officer who shot Daunte Wright  charged with manslaughter
(Reuters) – A former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a scuffle in a Minneapolis suburb that followed a routine traffic stop was expected to be charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday, local media reported. Minnesota officials identified Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn... Read more
Kelowna’s temporary homeless shelters  get extensions
KELOWNA, B.C. – Officials have moved to allow one of the central Okanagan’s newest temporary shelters to stay in place, Global News reports. “It means more people inside and nobody on the street,” the executive director of the Kelowna Gospel Mission Carmen Rempel told Global News. The Kelowna Gospel... Read more
Schools in Toronto move to online learning
Students attending schools in Toronto will be taking all of heir classes online as of today under an order from the city’s top doctor, CP24 reports. Toronto medical officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa made the order yesterday. The public health unit says the new COVID-19 variants pose... Read more
Ontario to impose provincial stay-at-home order in COVID battle
Premier Doug Ford’s government has approved a province-wide stay-at-home order and will close all non-essential retail stores except for curbside pickup, CBC News is reporting. The decision was made following last week’s announcement for an emergency brake to occur in the province. Critics thought the emergency brake was not... Read more
Egypt begins investigation into how ship got stuck on Suez Canal
(REUTERS) – The formal investigation of how the giant container ship “Ever Given” ran aground in the Suez Canal begin on Wednesday. The Suez Canal ship that is finally free, caused a six-day blockage throwing global supply into disarray after the 400-meter-long ship became jammed diagonally across a southern... Read more