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Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Society

Some microplastic for dinner? (You’ve already had some today)

As weird as that sounds, it seems that we are consuming, and breathing, measurable amounts of microplastic daily. Plastic is not natural and is never absorbed into the environment. It merely breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces, until they’re »

Health, Society

Relax Canadians! Coffee not linked to hardened arteries

In some good news for Canadians, a new study suggests drinking coffee is not harmful to the heart and circulatory system. The study of over 8,000 people in the U.K. who drink up to 25 cups a day shows they »

Health, Indigenous, International, Society

Yukon cancer warning labels on alcohol

A world first? Several countries around the world, including the U.K., U.S.A., Sweden and France among others have varying sizes, styles, and degrees of obligatory and voluntary warning labels on alcohol products. These often warn of the dangers of drinking »

Society

Aaaaakkkk… the coffee bar is closed!!!

Today is a holiday in Canada so the coffee bar in Montreal’s Radio-Canada building is closed and I will tell you why this is something of a crisis for us employees. Out of 80 countries, Canada is ranked number one »

Economy, Society

Another population bulge changing Canada

Canada’s large cohort of young people may have the same aspirations as their parents, but they have very different ideas about work and lifestyle, and it’s something employers will have to adapt to, according to a polling firm. At an »