Omer Hamud

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Ottawa to limit power of Canada’s top doctor

The Conservative government is moving to permanently strip control of the Public Health Agency of Canada's budget and staff from the chief public health officer, a step critics fear could diminish the clout of the country's top doctor.<p>The proposed changes, which are tucked into Ottawa's most recent …

Jorja Hinks, 9, works to build school for Ugandan children

St. John's girl and her mother raising money for school for orphans in Mpigi, Uganda<p>Jorja Hinks's mother calls her nine-year-old daughter the biggest …

Canada should follow Ontario’s lead in student concussion management policy

Great steps have recently been taken in Ontario's schools to manage concussions among students. The rest of Canada should take notice and follow suit to keep our kids safe.<p>On Jan. 30, 2015, Ontario will become the only province to have an organized plan to deal with concussions that occur at …

How to say no to good ideas

When Karen O'Neill became CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee early last year, she inherited a truly Big Hairy Audacious Goal: to become the "world's leading Paralympic nation."<p>Looking at the data it was clear that not only was Canada not 'world leading,' the gap between the world leaders and …

Swimming Manta Ray Looks Like a Spaceship

Robert Sorokanich of Gizmodo notices that this huge manta ray swimming straight at a diver's camera looks like a spaceship ready to swallow you …

Nexus 6 review

“I’m going to drop this thing for sure,” I thought the first time I held the Nexus 6.<p>The sixth Nexus is duly termed: it’s a large phone, with a …

Fuji X-M1 review

Fuji's X-M1 is the third model in the company's X range of interchangeable lens cameras, and it is the smallest and lightest compact system camera …

Morning at Lofoten

Melting Away: A Decade of Arctic and Antarctic Photography by Camille Seaman

More than a decade ago, photographer Camille Seaman visited Alaska, Svalbard and Antarctica, and thus began a love affair with the polar regions that …

Why the Rosetta comet mission is important

Now that the European Space Agency has pulled off the hazardous journey to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and successfully landed on it, it’s time …