Rows of white crosses in downtown Sudbury, Ont., honour those lost to opioid crisis

What has become a haunting memorial in downtown Sudbury, Ont., started with a single white, wooden cross erected…

60% of COVID-19 long-haulers say government is ‘absolutely ignoring them,’ Marketplace questionnaire finds

Susie Goulding said she feels like she’s living with a “broken brain.”  Some days, she can’t…

Teens feeling disconnected, hopeless due to COVID-19 raises alarm for parents, experts

Ten months into the coronavirus pandemic, Toronto teen Serena Sri is sorely missing all the “amazing”…

Canada is on the hunt for coronavirus variants — but may not be able to keep up with outbreaks

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of health and medical science news…

Toronto pilot project could remove police from mental health calls — but not in emergencies

After months of mounting calls to remove police from the front-line response for people in mental health…

B.C. reveals age-based plan to vaccinate general public by September

B.C. plans to immunize more than 4 million members of the general public against COVID-19 by…

New coronavirus variant may be more deadly — but more evidence is needed, U.K.’s chief scientist says

There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a…

Blood thinners help patients with moderate COVID, clinical trials find

Global clinical trials examining the potential of blood thinners to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients have…

Trudeau says Pfizer CEO assured him that vaccines will arrive in February

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the CEO of Pfizer has personally assured him that the…

Ontario reports 2,662 new COVID-19 cases, 87 more deaths

Ontario reported another 2,662 cases of COVID-19 and 87 more deaths linked to the illness on…