Celebrating Mother’s Day weekend in Saskatoon

It’s the busiest week of the year for flower shops in Saskatoon with Mother’s Day quickly approaching. “Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that we kind of trend, and it happens the same every year because it always falls on a Sunday,” said Quinn Brown, co-owner of Quinn & Kim’s Flowers. “It gets really […]

The CGG CGG genetic sequence and furin cleavage sites also exist in naturally-occurring viruses; these features aren’t evidence of genetic manipulation

CLAIM “the CGG CGG coding […] does not appear in nature”, this and the furin cleavage site from the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein gene suggests the virus wasn’t transmitted from animals to humans DETAILS Factually inaccurate: The genetic sequence CGG CGG, which codes for a pair of arginines, a type of amino acid, can be found […]

110K birds affected by avian flu in Sask.: CFIA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) estimates 110,000 birds have been impacted by the latest avian flu outbreak in Saskatchewan, as of May 5. Eight separate instances of avian flu have been detected in the province as of May 4, according to the CFIA. The agency has been monitoring an outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic […]

Alberta pediatric ER wait times a concern

It’s not uncommon these days for parents to wait nearly 10 hours for their children to receive care at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. The association that represents nurses in the province, United Nurses of Alberta, said the wait time reached 16 hours, at times. In Edmonton, Stollery Children’s Hospital is also under pressure. […]

Publisher | Come back the Comic Barcelona

The Barcelona comic, known in its beginnings as the Comic and Illustration Hall, reaches its 40th edition after having spent two critical years in which it has not been held due to the pandemic, apart from the 2021 virtual edition. It is in itself a success that Cómic Barcelona can be celebrated again with the […]

Lansdowne Park redevelopment project moves to next stage

More than thirty spokespersons for associations, members of the business community and residents, in their personal capacity, marched in front of the committee in the hope that the City would undertake public consultations. The majority of stakeholders argue they don’t have enough information to understand the $330 million redevelopment project, which includes new bleachers, a […]

Is it COVID-19 or another virus?

COVID-19 isn’t the only virus circulating throughout the community, as respiratory illnesses that seemed dormant for the past two years make a comeback. According to Simcoe Muskoka’s associate medical officer of health Dr. Colin Lee, seasonal influenza and Rhinovirus, otherwise known as the common cold, appear to be increasing. “This is probably because during the […]