Country singer Kenny Rogers dies at 81 |…

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as Lucille, Lady and Islands in the Stream and embraced his persona as "The Gambler" on record and on TV died Friday…

Is this ever going to end?: Why some Canadian…

"Bring us home." That's Shirley Mancino's message to Justin Trudeau after the prime minister pleaded earlier this week for Canadians abroad to return to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mancino, 74, and husband, Michael Clement, 75, left their home…

What is the role of opposition parties during…

The daily swirl of press briefings by health officials, new announcements by government leaders and reports on the latest public spaces, businesses or borders being closed leaves little opportunity for the opposition parties to get a word in.…

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Dr. Michael Warner is preparing for battle. He's head of the intensive care unit at the Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, and he knows that any day he's about to be overwhelmed with critically ill…

The week panic hit the West | CBC…

Only a few panicked days stand between Donald Trump, the self-declared "wartime president," and Donald Trump, the pre-pandemic president who saw concern over the fast-spreading virus as the latest political "hoax." Critics are certain that…

Why mass COVID-19 testing — even of those…

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. A scientist on…