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Mobile vaccination clinic a shot in the arm for Etobicoke highrise residents
If you can’t get out to a vaccination clinic, let the clinic come to you. That’s what happened Friday at a highrise on Richview Rd. — in Etobicoke — where members of the Humber River Hospital mobile clinic visited to vaccinate residents against ...
Rita MacNeil to join Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at ECMAs
Known worldwide for her stirring musical glimpses into everyday life and a deeply personal connection to her fans, Cape Breton’s First Lady of Song, Rita MacNeil, will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. On Friday, the ...
'Top Chef Canada' in top form for new season
It’s considered one of Canada’s premier culinary competition food shows, in which some of the country’s brightest and best chefs battle one another for the coveted Top Chef Canada crown. This season promises to be the best one yet, but under ...
Whitney Pier community activist, mentor and pioneer Clotilda Yakimchuk dies
One of Cape Breton’s best-known advocates for its residents and communities has died. Clotilda Adessa Coward Douglas-Yakimchuk died Thursday at the Halifax Infirmary. She was 89. Yakimchuk’s son, Kenny Douglas, said his mom had only ...
VIDEO: 'I'm given a second chance' says man given the gift of recovery from addiction by Glace Bay strangers
The offer to pay for his addiction treatment program came when Zee had been using drugs heavily for more of his life than not. Zee, not his real name, was 14 when he first started abusing substances. But seven years ago, after the death of one of ...
DOUG GALLANT: Dennis Ellsworth goes all in with Bound By Love
In a short video posted to Facebook in December to introduce his Bound By Love project, singer-songwriter Dennis Ellsworth confesses that he has a problem. “I write too many songs.” That might be a problem if the songs he was ...
LESSONS LEARNED: 'Helping make a difference': Retired Halifax doctor dedicates life to be beacon of hope to those in need
While almost everyone in Canada has health insurance, it does not guarantee primary health care, and it's the less fortunate that often fall through the cracks. But thanks to people like Dr. Margaret Casey, efforts are being made to ensure ...
ASK ELLIE: Man and woman not suited to be a couple
Q: I’ve been dating a wonderful woman, but from the beginning she has frequently talked about her past relationships. We all have a past. I get that. But I prefer to go forward and build our own future, including new and old friends whom ...
Opera star Archibald, multi-talent Wijeratne join return of Scotia Festival of Music
As concerts and events begin to return to the cultural calendar, one of Canada’s longest-running Classical music festivals, Scotia Festival of Music, announces two weeks of in-person performances from May 23 to June 6. Now in its 42nd year, ...
CATHERINE SHEPHERD: Making a connection after diagnosis
When you meet one person with dementia, you have met one person with dementia. I often say this to families on the phone and while I’m delivering education sessions to help people understand that we are all unique and that doesn’t ...