Highlights/first responders
On Monday Canada Post revealed the first in a series of five new stamps honouring first responders in this country, The first stamp honours paramedics. (Canada Post)

Environment, Health, Society

Philately: Canada Post honours first responders

Canada’s postal service has issued the first of a series of five stamps which will honour first responders. This new series will honour paramedics, the Canadian Forces, police, search and rescue personnel, and firefighters. The first stamp in the series,» 

Health, Politics, Society

MPs call for study on mental health of first responders

A government report suggests that 10-35 per cent of first responders and other public safety officers develop post-traumatic stress disorder. Some members of Canada’s Parliament want a new research centre to be set up to study the effects of stressful»