COVID-19: Premature Retirement
Family
At age 65, hyperactive garage mechanic Jean-Guy Brien was due to take his retirement when the pandemic hit. His goal? To avoid infecting the nine men that his wife was looking after. To help out, he was constantly called upon …
Hope and Poverty in Cincinnati
Culture
When looking at a photo of a stranger, we can’t tell their personal or financial situation. Nor their obstacles or their victories. But we can figure out the emotions, the feelings they are feeling. That face can be yours yesterday, …
Sex Ed and Street Kids
Community
Finally, sex ed is back in our schools. As of December 2017, La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex ed to Québec classrooms as a good thing. In …
Anti-Vaccine Statements Contradictory
Health
By Sophie Félix — Agence Science-Presse (www.sciencepresse.qc.ca) A pharmaceutical medication has to prove its effectiveness in order to be approved by Health Canada. But most homeopathic products that get a permit only have to prove they are not harmful. And …