Rural Ontario hit harder by alcohol during pandemic, study finds

Rural Ontarians engage in more dangerous drinking than urbanites and that gap grew during the pandemic, a new study finds.According to the study led by researchers at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, fewer people in Ontario cities ended up in the...

COVID-19 took their sense of smell. Will they get it back?

Peter Simpson was settling down on the couch with a glass of wine one evening last September when he suddenly realized something was missing."I noticed I had no sense of smell whatsoever," recalled Simpson, 59. He grabbed a can of...

Doctors said this Quebec man would die of COVID-19. His family had other ideas

Peter Simard squints into the bright spring sunshine as his wife, Céline Lafrenière, pushes his wheelchair through the front door and down the ramp that's just been built in front of their Gatineau, Que., bungalow."It feels good to be outside in...

When can we start travelling overseas again?

Itching to travel again? You're not alone.One Ottawa travel agency says people are booking Caribbean and resort vacations for as early as this September and cruises are quickly filling up for next year. "A lot of people are booking now because...