City has long known about dangerous N.D.G. intersection, document shows

Article content continued “Anything that can improve security in the sector will be considered and implemented,” Houde-Roy said. “Pedestrian security must be a priority and we won’t compromise on this.” Houde-Roy admitted, however, no significant improvements have been made up to this point because of Turcot and an agreement between the city and Transport Quebec […]

The US-China rivalry is not a new cold war, and it’s dangerous to call it that | Mario Del Pero | Opinion

A “new cold war” has become almost a default description of the current rivalry between the United States and China. Some structural similarities do indeed exist with the post-second world war global stage, when the Soviet Union was pitted against the US. Just as, say, in 1950, we live now in a sort of bipolar […]

Warning over ‘rare but dangerous’ coronavirus reaction in children

Irish paediatricians have been told to look out for a rare but dangerous reaction in children that may be linked to coronavirus infection. r Karina Butler, a consultant in infectious diseases in Crumlin Hospital, Dublin said the alert was sent out by the NHS and now passed on to Irish doctors. UK GPs said that […]

‘The Biggest Loser’ is back on TV. Get ready for ramped-up fat-shaming and dangerous diets.

There was a time in the mid-2000s when I was a huge fan of “The Biggest Loser” (no pun intended), a weight loss competition show that aired on NBC for 17 seasons from 2004 to 2016. I wasn’t alone: Throughout its run, the show, which featured teams competing to lose the largest percentage of their […]

Seized vapes tainted with dangerous additives, California says

Marijuana vape pens seized from illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a substance linked to the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, authorities said Monday.  The test results for some of the 10,000 confiscated vape cartridges serve as a reminder to avoid unlicensed marijuana retailers, California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control said.  After seizing […]

Limiting information about violence against women is dangerous — here’s why

In September 2015, an Ontario man picked up a shotgun and drove to the cottage of his one-time partner, Carol Culleton. He didn’t end up using that gun on her, according to his statements to police. Instead, he broke the window with his elbow, unlocked the door and strangled the 66-year-old former public servant with […]