Erica Walden

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14 brand new, original, non-sequel games that you can get excited about in 2018

The video game industry is notorious for relying too much on sequels and established licenses. Building off of existing brands isn’t bad, but there’s …

Gaming Industry

Whitby woman’s last words expressed love for her killer, court hears | The Star

“I’m gonna have to stab you,” Coussons wrote in one text.<p>“He assured her he was not joking and called her names,” Hill said.<p>A man with a lengthy …

Crime

On NAFTA, Canada agrees to discuss the unthinkable

With the next election only 19 months away, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should focus on governing and hit the reset button this summer by …

Canada

Triassic Butterfly Park?

Fossil find questions the idea that flowers drove the evolution of butterflies and moths

Biology

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

Parenting

All the ways you can make a difference this MLK Day

<b>(CNN) —</b> Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a federal holiday where you take off work. It's also meant to be a national day of service -- a time for action. "You can have a person in your own house that needs help. Your neighbor needs help. That is the whole premise," said Carmen Coya van-Duijn …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Shot That Echoes Still

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, fifty years ago this April, marked a blow to the struggle for racial equality from which the nation has still not healed. In an essay published in Esquire in April 1972, James Baldwin reflected on attending the funeral, and how King’s death signaled the …

Black History

“Assault and battery” in the delivery room: The disturbing trend of obstetric violence

Kimberly Turbin wasn’t expecting childbirth to be a pleasant experience, but she wasn’t expecting it to be a nightmare either.<p>On May 4th 2013, she was sitting on the couch at a friend’s house. They had plans to go out for seafood in San Pedro, next to the Los Angeles Harbor, and 27-year-old Turbin …

Assisted dying legislation will take until summer, Supreme Court told

The Liberal government is telling the Supreme Court of Canada that those pushing for speedy implementation of right-to-die policies are strikingly …

Canada

Physicists find hints of a mysterious new particle that could upend reigning theory of nature

Two teams of physicists working independently at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, reported Tuesday …

#BecauseIts2016: What else is long overdue?

Read prominent Canadians from a range of backgrounds tell us what is overdue in Canada. Then submit yours, too.<p>Asked about why a gender-equal cabinet …

Canada

Truth and reconciliation, one step at a time

Twenty-five pounds. Nine volumes. Laura Payton reports on a commission’s vital recounting of the attempted destruction of Indigenous Canadians’ …

Canada

CBC’s ‘Canada Reads’ reveals 15 title long list

Books by revered novelists including Lawrence Hill, Michael Crummey and Kate Pullinger are among those on the long list for CBC’s 2016 “Canada Reads” competition.<p>Hill is on the list with “The Illegal” (HarperCollins), Crummey is there with “Sweetland” (Anchor Canada) and Pullinger made the cut with …

Books

Overcoming the fear of spiders, in 2 minutes: Psychologists say new treatment can rewrite fear memories

The tarantula sits in an open cage in the centre of the room, dark and hairy and as big as a man’s fist. Its eight thick legs, sharp fangs and large …