The Great Lakes between Canada and the United States are benefiting from the year's heavy rain and snowfall. But following a year that brought some of the lowest lake-levels in recent memory, researchers are not celebrating just yet.
Increasing concern about antibiotic-resistant bacteria
For Dr Mark Joffe, and many others dealing with infectious diseases, the problem is serious, and growing: "We are looking...at more and more antibiotic-resistant bacteria that will be difficult to treat with antibiotics."
In addition, according to Dr Joffe, there's the huge impact of antibiotics used in non-human situations, like livestock, for food.
Winter tires, that can cost half as much in the United States, are one more attraction for Canadian cross-border shoppers.
Bob Bignell is chair of the tire price disparity committee of the Tire Dealers Association of Canada. He says November and December are the most popular months for Canadians to cross the border for cheap tires, with the average price ...
An annual international assessment of developed countries' health situation, puts Canada near the top in most categories, but points out danger areas ahead. Most of the information in this new 2013 report is gathered from 2011 data.
The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has just released their Health at a Glance 2013 report based on the latest ...
Canadian wrestling legend 'Mad Dog Vachon' dead at 84
Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon was once described as the "rule-breaking bad guy whose ferocity frightened everyone within reach". But throughout his 40 year career he was a favourite of wrestling fans across North America, and in particular in his hometown of Montreal. He died Thursday, November 21, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 84.