NWT Help Line 'could probably do better,' advocate says amid concerns
Northwest Territories residents are flagging issues with a territorial help line meant to aid people in crisis. Several people, who CBC has agreed not to name,…
Jul 31, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Nature and mental health: An ecosystem service perspective
Abstract. A growing body of empirical evidence is revealing the value of nature experience for mental health. With rapid urbanization and declines in human…
Jul 24, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
Queensway loo a go Kelowna News
When the City of Kelowna redesigned and reconstructed the Queensway Bus Loop, one of the features was to be a security pavilion beside the Kelowna…
Jul 16, 2019 18:19 UTC Read More
Kelowna still desirable Kelowna News
A recent survey on housing affordability in Canada puts Kelowna near the top of the list for homeownership desirability.
Jul 16, 2019 17:18 UTC Read More
Liberals call on provinces to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy, eye federal law changes
After calls to take a leadership role when it comes to setting the standard for what has become a cross-Canada patchwork of policies around LGBTQ conversion…
Jul 16, 2019 00:03 UTC Read More
Conversion therapy should absolutely be prohibited, but the Liberals are politicizing the issue
Sometimes Liberals act for the best possible reason and the worst possible reason at the same time. Their move to criminalize conversion therapy is a case in…
Jul 15, 2019 23:59 UTC Read More
UPDATE: special council meeting set for Wednesday, Basran in talks with province
Opponents of McCurdy house says she won't 'relinquish possession' of more than 14000 names.
Jul 15, 2019 22:42 UTC Read More
Study says increase in social media use is tied to rise in teen depression symptoms
MONTREAL (CNN) -- Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in…
Jul 15, 2019 15:21 UTC Read More
Illinois to Expunge Criminal Records for Marijuana Related Offenses
Illinois is now the 11th state to legalize the selling and use of recreational marijuana for adults, a chief success for cannabis supporters who integrated "social…
Jul 15, 2019 12:38 UTC Read More
Researchers invent technology to identify depression through means of vocal cues
In the latest study led by a team of computing scientists at the University of Alberta, AI algorithms will detect depressed mode by analyzing sound of the…
Jul 15, 2019 11:17 UTC Read More
First Edition: July 15, 2019
Kaiser Health News: Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment Three years ago, Corey Walsh, who was in a relationship with a…
Jul 15, 2019 10:31 UTC Read More
Affordable housing gets boost
The waiting list for affordable housing in London just got a little shorter.
Jul 14, 2019 23:33 UTC Read More
Caring for the caregiver: Raising children with a disability or chronic disease
Caregivers save the Canadian health-care system more than $26 billion per year, but its often at the expense of their own health and well-being.
Jul 14, 2019 13:24 UTC Read More
Cool customs cruise in Vernon News
Some of the hottest cars from the Okanagan and beyond will be in town this weekend for the Vernon Cruise In.
Jul 13, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More
Panhandlers face fines Salmon Arm News
Salmon Arm has passed a bylaw that will fine people $50 for panhandling. But the city says the fines aren't the intended "primary method of achieving…
Jul 12, 2019 23:46 UTC Read More
Petition gets 'big number' Kelowna News
Opponents of a “wet” supportive housing facility in Rutland say they have received more than 14000 signatures on a petition they intend to deliver to Kelowna…
Jul 12, 2019 18:50 UTC Read More
Babies Born Prematurely Less Likely to Have Romantic Partners, Sex, or Be Parents as Adults
People born prematurely are on average more likely to be timid, and socially withdrawn.
Jul 12, 2019 14:59 UTC Read More
Another shot: homeless Ottawa Inuit find comfort in managed alcohol program
Tytoosie Tunnillie (left), from Cape Dorset, and Elisa Pewatoalook, from Pond Inlet. More than a dozen Inuit live at The Oaks and find comfort in their shared…
Jul 12, 2019 14:29 UTC Read More
Truro Farmers’ Market helping fight food insecurity
The Nourishing Communities Food Bucks pilot project has just begun, but Margaret Congdon has already seen positive effects. The project provides people…
Jul 12, 2019 14:22 UTC Read More
In the know: Women in the news 7/8-7/12
Know Your Value's weekly roundup of women in the news: Megan Rapinoe, Nicki Minaj, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Lady Gaga, Coco and Breezy.
Jul 12, 2019 14:10 UTC Read More
How social media is affecting our mental health and what we can do about it
Andrew Trotman, Director of It's Gone Viral, discusses the intimate link between social media and mental health - and how the platforms need to take even more…
Jul 12, 2019 13:09 UTC Read More
Putting stigma in the penalty box
You may not immediately make a connection between the NHL and the OPP, but retired members of both organizations say that retired officers and retired…
Jul 12, 2019 10:00 UTC Read More
Sound mind: Detecting depression through voice
AI algorithms can now more accurately detect depressed mood using the sound of your voice, according to new research by University of Alberta computing…
Jul 12, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
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