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Montreal study links social media and TV to teen depression — but not video games
Increases in social-media use and television viewing are linked to symptoms of depression among teens, and researchers believe unrealistic depictions of how…
Jul 16, 2019 00:42 UTC Read More

Liberals call on provinces to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy, eye federal law changes
After calls to take a leadership role when it comes to setting the standard for what has become a cross-Canada patchwork of policies around LGBTQ conversion…
Jul 16, 2019 00:03 UTC Read More

Conversion therapy should absolutely be prohibited, but the Liberals are politicizing the issue
Sometimes Liberals act for the best possible reason and the worst possible reason at the same time. Their move to criminalize conversion therapy is a case in…
Jul 15, 2019 23:59 UTC Read More

UPDATE: special council meeting set for Wednesday, Basran in talks with province
Opponents of McCurdy house says she won't 'relinquish possession' of more than 14000 names.
Jul 15, 2019 22:45 UTC Read More

UPDATE: special council meeting set for Wednesday, Basran in talks with province
Opponents of McCurdy house says she won't 'relinquish possession' of more than 14000 names.
Jul 15, 2019 22:42 UTC Read More

New study shows how screen time impacts teen depression
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screen time should not interfere with young people's daily exercise and sleep; it's recommended to avoid…
Jul 15, 2019 15:53 UTC Read More

Study says increase in social media use is tied to rise in teen depression symptoms
MONTREAL (CNN) -- Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in…
Jul 15, 2019 15:21 UTC Read More

Illinois to Expunge Criminal Records for Marijuana Related Offenses
Illinois is now the 11th state to legalize the selling and use of recreational marijuana for adults, a chief success for cannabis supporters who integrated "social…
Jul 15, 2019 12:38 UTC Read More

Researchers invent technology to identify depression through means of vocal cues
In the latest study led by a team of computing scientists at the University of Alberta, AI algorithms will detect depressed mode by analyzing sound of the…
Jul 15, 2019 11:17 UTC Read More

First Edition: July 15, 2019
Kaiser Health News: Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment Three years ago, Corey Walsh, who was in a relationship with a…
Jul 15, 2019 10:31 UTC Read More

The negative impact of climate change on our mental health
Global warming's impact ranges from PTSD after extreme weather to general 'ecoanxiety'
Jul 15, 2019 05:00 UTC Read More

Maternal prepregnancy surgery and risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome in future newborns: a longitudinal cohort study
BACKGROUND: Neonatal abstinence syndrome is increasingly prevalent, and may be related to opioid use disorders caused by postoperative prescriptions for…
Jul 15, 2019 04:24 UTC Read More

Affordable housing gets boost
The waiting list for affordable housing in London just got a little shorter.
Jul 14, 2019 23:33 UTC Read More

Caring for the caregiver: Raising children with a disability or chronic disease
Caregivers save the Canadian health-care system more than $26 billion per year, but its often at the expense of their own health and well-being.
Jul 14, 2019 13:24 UTC Read More

Kawartha Lakes Pride celebrates fifth annual picnic event in Victoria Park
A rainbow was already visible in Victoria Park before the rain this morning as members of the community gathered to celebrate the fifth annual Kawartha Lakes…
Jul 13, 2019 22:39 UTC Read More

Cruising at the Cruise In Vernon News
The roar or souped up V8 engines roared through the north end of town Saturday as dozens of cars took part in a backroad tour of the North Okanagan.
Jul 13, 2019 19:56 UTC Read More

Canada to compensate 718 gay-purge victims in class-action settlement
Federal agencies sanctioned and sometimes fired lesbian and gay members of the Canadian Armed Forces, the RCMP and the public *service*.
Jul 13, 2019 14:00 UTC Read More

Cool customs cruise in Vernon News
Some of the hottest cars from the Okanagan and beyond will be in town this weekend for the Vernon Cruise In.
Jul 13, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More

Step back in time Salmon Arm News
The R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is inviting people to step back in time this weekend.
Jul 13, 2019 01:59 UTC Read More

Panhandlers face fines Salmon Arm News
Salmon Arm has passed a bylaw that will fine people $50 for panhandling. But the city says the fines aren't the intended "primary method of achieving…
Jul 12, 2019 23:46 UTC Read More

Kin open for swimming Vernon News
Suit up and hit the beach. The water quality advisory at Kin Beach regarding higher-than-allowable bacterial counts has been lifted.
Jul 12, 2019 23:35 UTC Read More

Police podcast shares stories of officers' struggles with stress
By Chief Constable Neil Dubord. We all marvel at the many changes in policing over the past decades, but there is one area where we still have a lot of work to…
Jul 12, 2019 22:01 UTC Read More

Warframe Sets Twitch Records During TennoCon 2019
TennoCon 2019 for Warframe sets new Twitch records.
Jul 12, 2019 20:09 UTC Read More

Petition gets 'big number' Kelowna News
Opponents of a “wet” supportive housing facility in Rutland say they have received more than 14000 signatures on a petition they intend to deliver to Kelowna…
Jul 12, 2019 18:50 UTC Read More

Support for fire season Vernon News
The Canadian Mental Health Association - Vernon & District wants to help people through another summer fire season.
Jul 12, 2019 18:00 UTC Read More

Wildfire resiliency information session offered in Vernon
CMHA Vernon to discuss wildfires and mental health with residents.
Jul 12, 2019 14:59 UTC Read More

Babies Born Prematurely Less Likely to Have Romantic Partners, Sex, or Be Parents as Adults
People born prematurely are on average more likely to be timid, and socially withdrawn.
Jul 12, 2019 14:59 UTC Read More

Another shot: homeless Ottawa Inuit find comfort in managed alcohol program
Tytoosie Tunnillie (left), from Cape Dorset, and Elisa Pewatoalook, from Pond Inlet. More than a dozen Inuit live at The Oaks and find comfort in their shared…
Jul 12, 2019 14:29 UTC Read More

Truro Farmers’ Market helping fight food insecurity
The Nourishing Communities Food Bucks pilot project has just begun, but Margaret Congdon has already seen positive effects. The project provides people…
Jul 12, 2019 14:22 UTC Read More

In the know: Women in the news 7/8-7/12
Know Your Value's weekly roundup of women in the news: Megan Rapinoe, Nicki Minaj, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Lady Gaga, Coco and Breezy.
Jul 12, 2019 14:10 UTC Read More

Cape Cod Duckmobiles to cease operations in late August
The summer tourist scene on Main Street in Hyannis will soon see a big change. The familiar bright yellow and blue Duckmobiles that traverse the business…
Jul 12, 2019 13:30 UTC Read More

How social media is affecting our mental health and what we can do about it
Andrew Trotman, Director of It's Gone Viral, discusses the intimate link between social media and mental health - and how the platforms need to take even more…
Jul 12, 2019 13:09 UTC Read More

Bible Hill man opens 3D visualization firm
You may not recognize John Alan Sperry but there's a good chance you'll recognize some of his work. The Bible Hill man has helped create trailer wraps,…
Jul 12, 2019 11:22 UTC Read More

Putting stigma in the penalty box
You may not immediately make a connection between the NHL and the OPP, but retired members of both organizations say that retired officers and retired…
Jul 12, 2019 10:00 UTC Read More

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life
In the summer of 2015—the warmest year on record at the time—it was the literal heat that got to Meg Ruttan Walker, a 37-year-old former teacher in Kitchener,…
Jul 12, 2019 04:51 UTC Read More

The Sound of Depression Captured By Mobile App
Thanks to a new research coming from the University of Alberta, depression can now be spotted by artificial intelligence that identifies the characteristic sounds…
Jul 11, 2019 22:53 UTC Read More

Statement from CMA President on 2019 Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation
OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - There has been a lot of discussions this week about political alignment at the Council of the Federation, but we're pleased to…
Jul 11, 2019 22:12 UTC Read More

Truro Farmers’ Market helping fight food insecurity
The Nourishing Communities Food Bucks pilot project has just begun, but Margaret Congdon has already seen positive effects. The project provides people…
Jul 11, 2019 18:54 UTC Read More

North Delta happenings: week of July 11
…• UBC Geering Up Camps at Trinity Lutheran Church: July 8-Aug. 23; Trinity Lutheran Church, 11040 River Rd.; Week-long science & engineering day camps…
Jul 11, 2019 18:36 UTC Read More

North Delta happenings: week of July 11
…• UBC Geering Up Camps at Trinity Lutheran Church: July 8-Aug. 23; Trinity Lutheran Church, 11040 River Rd.; Week-long science & engineering day camps…
Jul 11, 2019 18:29 UTC Read More

North Delta happenings: week of July 11
…• UBC Geering Up Camps at Trinity Lutheran Church: July 8-Aug. 23; Trinity Lutheran Church, 11040 River Rd.; Week-long science & engineering day camps…
Jul 11, 2019 18:24 UTC Read More

North Delta happenings: week of July 11
…• UBC Geering Up Camps at Trinity Lutheran Church: July 8-Aug. 23; Trinity Lutheran Church, 11040 River Rd.; Week-long science & engineering day camps…
Jul 11, 2019 18:24 UTC Read More

How a Truro businesswoman rose to the top at McDonald’s
Stephanie Jones couldn't even see over the counter when she began her first shift at McDonald's more than three decades ago. Just 11, Jones was hired at her…
Jul 11, 2019 13:59 UTC Read More

4 Canadian Marijuana Stocks with Significant Short Positions
The Canadian marijuana stocks on our list are currently among the most-shorted stocks in the Canadian cannabis space.
Jul 11, 2019 12:50 UTC Read More

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life
"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Jul 11, 2019 11:37 UTC Read More

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