Canada scrapping COVID-19 vaccine mandate for travellers. Is it too early? – National |

The lifting of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for travellers in Canada has come at the right time as cases are declining, experts say, but they stressed the need to continue masking on trains and planes to prevent future waves. The federal government announced Tuesday an end to COVID-19 vaccine requirements for domestic and outbound international travellers, … Read more

Quebec now has 132 monkeypox cases, with majority in Montreal |

Quebec public health officials are reporting 132 confirmed cases of monkeypox across the province as of Tuesday. Dr. Luc Boileau, interim director of Quebec’s public health department, told reporters in Montreal the situation is “under control for now.” “It’s not rising quickly,” he said, referring to the number of infections, which is up from 98 … Read more

Maisie Williams Always Thought Arya Stark Was Queer

Ever since Game of Thrones first aired on HBO in 2011, fans have flocked towards the character of the youngest Stark daughter, Arya, portrayed by Maisie Williams. One of the most popular characters on the show, Arya was celebrated for her strong, independent, and gutsy persona. Arya’s tomboyish ways led many fans to speculate about … Read more

Patients with rare eye cancer travel cross-country for treatment: ‘This was traumatizing’ |

When Sue Johnson found out she had uveal (ocular) melanoma 18 months ago, she didn’t know her search for treatment would take her thousands of kilometres from her home in Victoria. “I’ve done some very hard things in my life. I travelled to different foreign countries to adopt children in the middle of a war. … Read more

“Our Blues” Is One of the Best K-Dramas in Recent Years

Meanwhile, the lack of societal approval prevents Young-ok (Han Ji-min) from telling anyone about her personal life, which includes a twin who has Down Syndrome. Orphaned at a young age and unwanted by extended family, Young-ok eventually moved Young-hee (portrayed by artist Jung Eun-hye, who has the genetic disorder in real life) into a care … Read more

Selena Gomez Remembers Meeting Demi Lovato at “Barney” Audition

Before they were global superstars — actors, musicians, and social media icons alike — Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato were just two little kids in line at a Barney audition. Selena recently shared that she’ll “never forget” the moment she met Demi, who would go on to become a fellow Disney star and an on-and-off close friend. … Read more