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Canada’s health-care system is a point of national pride. But a study shows it’s at risk of becoming outdated.

TORONTO — When the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked Canadians to pick the greatest-ever Canadian in 2004, they did not select hockey star Wayne Gretzky or Nobel laureate Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin.<p>They chose Tommy Douglas, who almost lost a leg to a bone infection as a …

Health Care

13-Year-Old Photographer Is an Award-Winning Master of Canadian Wildlife Portraits

At just 13 years old, Josiah Launstein is already carrying on the family tradition of wildlife photography started by his father John. Recently named Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year for the second time, he is the first photographer to win the award twice. The first time he won, in 2015, he …

Nature Photography

9 foot exercises: Strengthening, flexibility, and pain relief

• Flexibility and mobility<br>• Strength<br>• Pain<br>• Foot health and safety tips<p>Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a …

Pain

You can avoid having a stroke by following these simple steps

Stroke is the third most common killer in Scotland and you can avoid having one by being more pro-active with your health.<p>Strokes are the fourth …

Medical Research

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

Landscape Photography

See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

Photography

Eric Corey Freed

HANDY GUN CONTROL TALKING POINTS FOR RESPONDING TO STUPID PEOPLE:<p>Snappy and succinct comebacks for dealing with morons online who throw straw man …

Daca: Second judge blocks Trump move to end Dreamers scheme

<b>A second US judge has blocked the White House from ending a programme barring the deportation of immigrants brought illegally to the US as children.</b><p>The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme cannot end in March as President Donald Trump had planned, a New York City judge ruled.<p>The …

Immigration

Sanders pushes for Kelly to face the press over Porter scandal

Sarah Huckabee Sanders wants senior officials to brief reporters directly as the furor continues unabated.<p>Nine days into the Rob Porter scandal, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is pushing for senior officials who made the decisions surrounding the former White House staff …

Donald Trump

Marathon runner stopped in his tracks by Trump travel ban

Toronto's Soroush Hatami qualified for the Boston Marathon, but is banned from the U.S.<p>When it comes to long-distance running talent, Soroush Hatami …

Immigration

He was arrested for a sex act that’s no longer a crime. Years later, he remains convicted.

Charlton Green was 20 when he was arrested after having oral sex with a 16-year-old male in a Georgia hotel room.<p>He was convicted of a sex crime — not because the act was not consensual (it was), nor because the teen was not within the age of consent (in Georgia, it is 16). He was convicted because …

South Carolina

Google introduces its own ad blocker to Chrome: here's how it will work

The age of annoying pop-up adverts online may be at an end, as Google has begun blocking intrusive adverts by default in its Chrome browser. The move leaves the tech giant, which makes most of its revenue from advertising, in control of the kind of ads users can see.<p>Starting on 15 February, Google …

Digital Advertising

You don't need a permit or license to buy a gun in Florida. (And you don't have to register your gun either)

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people, has put the focus on Florida's gun laws. For instance, the state doesn't require a permit or a license for someone to own a gun.<p>Here are some facts about the gun laws in the Sunshine State, …

Guns

'I'm so sick of this' -- another deadly school shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a slightly lazy afternoon. I had had a busy week at work and hadn't managed to get the kids Valentine's cards. I had left for work early and hadn't seen them and so I thought I'd run to the store quickly, pick up the dog from her "daycare," and meet the kids at home.<p>I was turning …

CNN

Does Jared Kushner’s massive debt make him a threat to national security?

The Kushner family owes hundreds of millions on botched real estate ventures, while he travels the world for Trump<p>On Wednesday night, in the midst of wall-to-wall coverage of yet another horrific bloody massacre of American children by a violent misfit with a semiautomatic weapon, NBC news reported …

Donald Trump

Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel

Donald Trump has turned the political world upside down, again and again, like a kid flipping a coin. Every day we wake up to either a new scandal or several lingering ones.<p>It is astounding. It is maddening. It is numbing.<p>At this moment, he is embroiled in a scandal of a six-figure payment to a …

Donald Trump

Pink Lashes Out After Super Bowl National Anthem Performance Is Criticized

Pink is hitting back after being called out on social media following her performance of the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl LII on February 4. …

U.S. Bank Stadium

How connectivity is driving the future of commerce

Imagine this scenario: In the San Francisco Bay area one weekday morning in the near future, a long-haul trucker wakes up and gets ready for the day’s shift. She’s made incredible time recently, covering two to three times the distance she used to be able to cover in the same time span. As she …

Internet of Things

The Chief Justice, Searching for Middle Ground

This column is not — repeat, not — going to argue that our conservative chief justice, John G. Roberts Jr., has morphed into a moderate. With important decisions looming in the remainder of a Supreme Court term that has been unusually quiet so far, there’s little reason to expect surprises from the …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
NFL

Watch Samantha Bee deliver “the actual” State of the Union speech

“Oh my god what a beautiful, proud, thoughtful way to say that you will only help white people”<p>Samantha Bee ripped into President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, saying the president "took a break from screaming about immigrants to scream slightly more politely at lawmakers about …

Samantha Bee

New Poll Shows Frightening Jump in Trump Approval Rating Since December

Click here for reuse options! The result was ten points higher than the same poll found last month.A new Monmouth University poll shows President …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Trump to allow 'outrageous' gold rush-style grab of public lands to begin in less than 48 hours

Despite protests from conservationists, local tribe leaders, Democratic lawmakers, and even the United Nations’ expert on indigenous rights, at 6am …

Forests

ICE Formalizes the Procedures Surrounding One of Its Most Disturbing Tactics

Immigration officials announced new guidelines on Wednesday for how federal authorities will conduct arrests inside courthouses.<p>Reuters was the first …

Immigration

Welcome to the Minnesota town where Tom Brady is still 'Little Tommy'

BROWERVILLE, Minn. -- The first mention of this Midwestern blip on the radar appears on a sign 8 miles outside of city limits. Nestled in the heart …

NFL

Could Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” be a profit engine — for him?

Trump’s entire career has been mired in corruption. Why should his ludicrous border wall be any different?<p>During his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Donald Trump made it quite clear that he is still fixated on "building a wall on the southern border," though he has quietly dropped his …

Corruption

Rep. Schiff: Nunes altered approved memo before sending to Trump admin.

The Last Word<p>Ex-Intel staffer: Trump indictment reaction 'all about himself'<p>09:08<p>Florida students' message to Trump: Do something<p>07:27<p>Lawrence: …

Donald Trump

A Little Reminder of Why Media Unions Matter

When your bosses tell you unions are good for other industries but not the media, remind them what happened to the people freelancing for the …

Journalism

Development of Nazi torture centre into flats sparks fury in Germany

Relatives of victims who faced terror at Hamburg’s Gestapo HQ protest at scant memorial to past<p>The relatives of some of the thousands of Nazi victims who were tortured and murdered in the Hamburg headquarters of the Gestapo have accused authorities and property developers of insulting their memory …

Adolf Hitler