‘Very Exciting Treatment’: New Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug Available in Canada

If you look at Ward Carson, you would never know he is sick. The 79-year-old Halifax man has been living with metastatic prostate cancer for 19 years. “It hasn’t had a big impact on the way I live my life,” he said. “My wife has occasionally said to me, ‘I can hardly believe you are … Read more

Figures show Canadian inflation is hitting Millennials and Gen Z hardest

As Canadians continue to suffer from the weight of inflated prices in supermarkets, gas pumps, restaurants, liquor stores, monthly bills and everywhere else, it becomes clear how diverse the impact of record global inflation has been on residents. New figures from Statistics Canada show that while absolutely everyone has been feeling the financial strain lately, … Read more

Demolition begins at the legendary Canada Games Pool in New Westminster – BC

For five decades, the Canada Games Pool has been at the heart of sport and activity in New Westminster. On Monday, demolition crews set to work tearing down the much-loved facility. The pool originally opened on March 9, 1973, with partial federal funding when New Westminster and Burnaby hosted the Canada Summer Games. It was … Read more

Over 50K reside in Richmond Hill, Ont. protest against Iranian government – Toronto

Police estimate that more than 50,000 people gathered in Richmond Hill on Saturday in solidarity with protests that have erupted across Iran. The event was held in support of the ongoing unrest in the country over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. She died while detained by Iran’s “morality police” for allegedly wearing her hijab … Read more

Meghan Markle ‘wanted to be rejected’ by royal family, claims new book

It’s not often that the trailer for a documentary triggers a worldwide hooha, but then nothing is ever quite simple or predictable with Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, right? So it’s October 2018. The duo have just wrapped up a stunningly successful tour of South Africa, except that instead of celebrating … Read more

Ottawa has neglected some of Canada’s problems – and now we’re all paying the price

Call it political indolence, or over-promising and under-promising – this was the week when it caught up with us all. Slow progress in tackling climate change made our infrastructure vulnerable on the Atlantic coast. By rolling up our sleeves for years about the affordability of housing, our economy is vulnerable to a recession. And step-by-step … Read more

Lauren Jackson ends Opals career on a high as Australia beat Canada to claim FIBA ​​World Cup bronze

Lauren Jackson saved the best game of her Opals comeback for last, starring for Australia as it took the World Cup bronze with Canada’s 95-65 defeat in Sydney. Most important points: Jackson starred with a score of 30 points Steph Talbot was one of the best of the Opals against Canada The Opals played less … Read more

Canadian house prices could fall as affordability gap widens, budget watchdog says

House prices in Canada could fall 23 percent from peak levels this year alone, as rising interest rates make current price tags increasingly unaffordable for potential buyers, according to scenarios outlined Thursday by Canada’s independent fiscal watchdog. While the average sales price in Canada is down 7 percent from its February peak, the gap between … Read more

Opals falls short in dramatic semi-final defeat to China in Women’s Basketball World Cup

The Opals suffered a painful 2-point defeat to China in a thrilling semi-final of the Women’s Basketball World Cup. Most important points: Sami Whitcomb top scorer for the Opals with 15 points Steph Talbot scored 12 points and had 10 rebounds Liwei Yang scored 18 points for China and Siyu Wang had 14 points With … Read more

Small herd owners get advice on bird flu in Kelowna, BC workshop – Okanagan

After a summer lull, bird migration is expected to see a resurgence of bird flu this fall. Since last April, when the disease was discovered in a commercial poultry flock in Northern Okanagan, domestic birds in 22 different locations around BC have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian flu. Read more: Bird flu outbreak confirmed … Read more