National Newswatch

Misleading and distrust affecting all of us

Jun 16 2022 — Janet E Silver — During another ruckus in Question Period on June 14 with the opposition calling on Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino to resign, MPs on both sides of the aisle accused the other side of spreading misinformation. The opposition wants Mendicino to step down for “falsely” deploying emergency powers to clear anti-vaccine mandate protestors earlier this year. […]

Canada has an ‘inactivity crisis,’ according to ParticipAction

Nov 10 2021 — Janet E Silver — During the long pandemic-imposed lockdowns that shut down gyms and recreational facilities across the country in 2020, many Canadians became more sedentary: working from home, drinking more, and consuming a less healthy diet, all of which contributed to what health advocacy group ParticipAction warns is a crisis of physical inactivity. According to Canada’s guide for […]