Despite Ford’s own stance on crime, he has openly admitted to purchasing, possessing and using a banned substance as well as drinking and driving.
Saskatchewan has the highest HIV infection rates in all of Canada, and the number is growing. Some are looking to Vancouver’s experience with Insite as inspiration for harm reduction techniques.
Issues of hazing, steroids and player eligibility have raised huge controversy recently, and the league as well as its schools have had to impose harsh sanctions on the teams involved.
With two US states voting last month to decriminalize the substance—and recent polls indicating that the majority of Canadians are in favour of legalization—would it be in the best interest of British Columbians to follow suit?
Benjamin Cox had a successful life. Working as a nurse in Inuvik in the Northwest Territories, Cox had a steady job, and was well respected by his colleagues, his patients and numerous members of the tightly knit community. However, before long, the St. Francis Xavier graduate would become the centre of a scandal that would
A team of researchers led by University of Victoria professor Tim Stockwell concluded raising the minimum price of beverages with high alcohol content reduces their consumption. A study focusing mainly on pricing strategies in Saskatchewan concluded that prices should be raised for any drink over 6.5% alcohol content.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation awarded a $150,000 grant to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport on Oct. 1. The money will be used to develop a project highlighting the risks of taking performance enhancing drugs (PED) and presenting it to Kitchener-Waterloo high schools.
The University of Saskatchewan has a long and obscure history with mental health research. In the ’60s, professors Humphry Osmond, Abram Hoffer and Duncan Blewett used LSD therapy on both themselves and their patients to produce groundbreaking research and discoveries into the nature of mental illness and addiction before the drug was criminalized in 1969. The
Aristotle once said that “no great genius ever existed without some touch of madness.” People are rarely surprised when they hear an artist took copious amounts of drugs or committed suicide. And when it happens, the media loves to mythologize that artist as “a misunderstood genius.” As a result, we end up thinking that creativity
The tale of the student who takes ADD/ADHD medication sans prescription is, to the modern day university student, a familiar one. Alex (an anonymous friend of a friend, or a character in a news story) is a great student, but needs more time for studying, the soccer team, and partying. Alex finds there are meds