COVID may be attacking young and old, rich and poor, employed and unemployed at will, but the impact of the pandemic has not been the same for everyone.
We have a new word on our radar – influencers.
This was the year we were supposed to ring in mask-free, sipping bubbly from crystal and nibbling expensive delicacies with a few hundred of our closest friends.
The year 2021 had a bit of everything – the good, the bad and the ugly.
The Grinch known as the COVID-19 pandemic is hijacking Christmas again – or rather, it will if we let it.
A couple of decades ago, hospitals hit a funding crunch as federal and provincial governments struggled to balance their budgets.
The number of days to finish Christmas shopping is dwindling at a speed that puts Santa’s magic reindeer to shame.
Watching and reading about the devastation in British Columbia has done a lot more than elicit sympathy for the victims.
Just when we thought it was safe to venture into public places again … Surprise!
People may have noticed more purple scarves than usual lately. November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month, and the purple scarf is the symbol of the courage it takes a woman to leave her abuser.
There were fewer war veterans participating in local Remembrance Day ceremonies this year.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a comedian did not violate Quebec Charter rights regarding free speech by mocking disabled child singer Jérémy Gabriel for years.
As holidays go, Halloween seems tailor-made for COVID-19 times. Trick-or-treaters wear masks, and spend most of the time outside, in small groups.
The brutal murder of British MP, Sir David Amess in a suspected terrorist attack has raised questions around the world about the safety of political representatives.
A strange thing happened on the way to getting control over the COVID-19 pandemic – local businesses and community organizations started stepping in where senior levels of government feared to tread.