New research from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto shows that concussions may have more long-lasting effects on young athletes than once believed, which experts say highlights the importance of prevention and proper treatment for even minor brain injuries. The study, published this week in the Journal
It’s rare to leave the house these days without passing people fixed to their cellphone screens, searching for Pokémon characters. Once they’ve revealed their training schedule and filled out some personal details, trainers are set up on a Pokémon GO date.
The president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada is urging those awaiting the public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women to be patient. Others are angry that preliminary terms of reference suggest the inquiry will not focus on police conduct in the more than 1,200 cases of missing
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A cringe-worthy video of a Texas man flying over the side of a water slide will have you second-guessing your next trip to the water park. David Salmon posted this video of his unfortunate ride down a backyard water slide at a rental house near Austin, Texas. Speaking to Fox News 4, Salmon described
Conservative Sen. David Wells, who is part of a Canadian delegation of parliamentarians at the Republican National Convention, says he met Donald Trump’s rival John Kasich in Cleveland. The Newfoundland and Labrador senator, appointed in 2013 by Stephen Harper, was part of a delegation that also included
A reality TV star says she plans to file a complaint with the Ontario human rights tribunal against a production company, after alleging she was fired from “The Real Housewives of Toronto” show due to scheduling issues concerning her pregnancy. Ariane Bellamar says she was hired on the production of
A picture of a police officer talking on his cellphone while driving is creating quite a stir, especially since it turns out the cop wasn’t in the wrong. The photo of a London, Ont. officer shows him with one hand behind the wheel of his police car while the other holds a cell phone to his ear. “Londons
[An Indiana construction worker and artist is using his talents to help pediatric patients. Photos: Beacon Health System; Memorial Children’s Hospital/Facebook]
The old saying goes: “Life happens when you’re making plans.” Well, a group of whale watchers in Sydney, Australia who were making plans to see some of the giant mammals missed a spectacular sight as a result of looking the other way. Photographer JP Goodridge captured the moment, as a giant humpback
Bask in the beauty of nature from a whole new perspective with this sky-high aerial drone footage of whales swimming off the coast of Newfoundland.
[The Trudeau government announced 26 diplomatic appointments this week, and kept some Harper-era public servants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld]
Witnessing marine wildlife in their natural habitat is a thrilling experience, but one man’s close encounter with a grey whale feeding in the ocean is causing quite the disturbance online. The video, shared to the Victoria Buzz Facebook page, shows a man identified as ‘Steve’ walking towards a whale
A recent “Found Cat” ad from Highlands Ranch, Colorado, features a mountain lion lounging on a front porch of a house. There’s also a lurking kid in the window adding to the hilarity of the entire ad along with the reason for why the owner can’t keep the mountain lion.
It’s been slow going for many businesses in Fort McMurray, after the Alberta city was faced with a devastating wildfire back in May that forced nearly 90,000 people to temporarily leave. The shift in numbers has been challenging for local businesses. Kim Leppington, who manages the Cheap Smokes & Cigars
Footage of a Norwegian quarry being blasted draws an eerie resemble to a massive tsunami wave crashing upon the shore. Kal Jonny Thue Venøy filmed the dramatic detonation, which took place on July 7th, after explosives were carefully planted in 454 blast holes inserted along the 385 meters-long rock
Steven Sabados is fresh from a holiday in Barbados, where he has a second home — a retreat from the demands of his busy Toronto life, which he had once shared with his late partner, Chris Hyndman. Almost a year ago, on Aug. 3, Hyndman was found dead in the laneway near the couple’s Toronto condo.
RCMP officers in the small town of Kindersley, Sask., have caught a mischievous blue monster on private property and have the photos to prove it. At least that’s according to a humorous post on the RCMP attachment’s Facebook page addressing the latest pop culture craze known as Pokémon Go. “In the
Well, then you won’t be glad to hear that an oddly named weather phenomenon called crop sweat is not going to help things. The combination of a so-called heat dome over Southwestern Ontario and the moisture that fast-growing corn crops are putting in the air is going to push the region’s temperatures
A scuba diver who lost her underwater camera off the shores of Scotland three years ago has been reunited with the device, which washed up 600 miles away in Sweden. Adele Devonshire had been diving along the waters of St Abbs in Berwickshire, Scotland, back in July 2013, when her camera detached from
A dramatic photo of two children praying for their father and other police officers captures the grief and tension ebbing in the U.S. in the wake of multiple police shootings. Kneeling in front of their dad’s patrol car, the two children in the photo are dressed in their own police uniforms and are
Trinity Square, a Toronto public space bordered by an office building, a hotel and the Eaton Centre, was a Monday afternoon cornucopia of Pokémon GO. “My phone is hot,” said Eric, a 28-year-old visiting Toronto. Eric asked not be identified because of work, worried playing the augmented reality game
Carmine McDaniel left out a cooler stuffed with water and Gatorade on the porch of his house in Newport, Virginia, with a note telling the mail carrier to indulge in some refreshments, according to ABC 13News Now. “It was really hot outside and I didn’t want him to maybe pass out or anything, because
The ongoing Republican National Convention in Cleveland has created a social-media headache for the police force in Newfoundland and Labrador, thanks to a shared acronym. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is the provincial police service for the province and operates in St. John’s, Corner Brook, Labrador
A science experiment making the rounds on the Internet shows how a typical piece of food can be transferred into a material capable of withstanding extremely high temperatures.