Opioid deaths in Canada increased by 592% over 17-year period, University of Waterloo study indicates

The number of people who died from opioids in Canada increased by 592 per cent between 2000 and 2017, a new University of Waterloo study indicates.Using data from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), researchers in the university's school of...

Hug Glove hanging sheet rolls out for safe embrace

It was a hug like no other that Carolyn Ellis had experienced.Last May, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ellis and her husband, Andrew, created a device out of a clear plastic sheet and garbage bags in Guelph, Ont....