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How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

COVID-19 is now impacting the lives of Canadians on many levels and people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.
Zero-waste lifestyles challenged by COVID-19, but virus impacting environment

Zero-waste lifestyles challenged by COVID-19, but virus impacting environment

When Katrina McGuire began aspiring to a zero-waste lifestyle two years ago, she found that bringing her own containers to grocery stores was a small but significant step in reducing her reliance on disposable plastic.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

NEW YORK — In Sandwich, New Hampshire, a town of 1,200 best known as a setting for the movie “On Golden Pond," broadband is scarce. Forget streaming Netflix, much less working or studying from home.
Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — If you’re not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public? Global health authorities say no. Amid a shortage of masks, the U.S.
Review: Friendships carry on in 'It's Not All Downhill’

Review: Friendships carry on in 'It's Not All Downhill’

“It’s Not All Downhill From Here” (Ballantine Books), by Terry McMillan Best-selling author Terry McMillan has spent the last thirty years creating strong female characters who know what they want in life.
Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

Some pregnant women fear giving birth with no loved ones by their side. Others worry about getting sick with COVID-19 and not being able to hold their newborns.
Review: Paranoia seeps through a starship in 'Providence'

Review: Paranoia seeps through a starship in 'Providence'

"Providence” by Max Barry (Putnam) A crew of research scientists makes first contact with an alien species of creatures that look like salamanders and it all goes horribly wrong. The violence is captured on video, and now Earth is at war.
Review: In 'Slay the Dragon,' a gerrymandering investigation

Review: In 'Slay the Dragon,' a gerrymandering investigation

Feeling beaten down by the news? Why not watch a documentary on gerrymandering to cheer you up? “Slay the Dragon," by Chris Durrance and Barak Goodman, deftly outlines how redistricting has eroded American democracy and helped usher compromise out of