Category Archives: Life

Two gay penguins become dads Life

Compiled by Andrew Millichamp Two homosexual emperor penguins at the Odense Zoo in Denmark are dads after hatching an abandoned egg. A few years ago the keepers at the Odense Zoo noticed the two male penguins had become a couple. The penguins have tried to become parents before, by disturbing other pairs and trying to

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Farmers market bring community, food together Life, News

By Patricia Brotzel With temperatures near freezing, local farmers are bundling up against the elements to sell sustainably grown produce and meats at the Sorauren Farmers’ Market this winter. The market–  in the Roncesvalles area in the city’s west end — began eight years ago as a summer event only. But, loyal customers and hardy

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Bowel symptoms misdiagnosed, survey shows Life

By Stacey Thompson A recent survey by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada shows Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) is not diagnosed quickly enough. The Impact of IBD Survey found 71 per cent of people surveyed said they had waited for more than six months for a diagnosis after experiencing symptoms, 45 per cent waited

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Governor General opens Sunnybrook research centre Life

By Sarah MacDonald and Jessy Bains Governor General David Johnston appeared at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto for the opening of Centre for Research in Image-Guided Therapeutics. The facility will help with innovative work in an effort to diagnose and treat diseases in a cost effective manner. The two floor research facility will also open the

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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair kicks off Friday Life

By Briar Hopley and Jessy Bains Cattle, llama’s and goats – oh my! The Exhibition Place is packed with animals from across Canada for The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The fair is celebrating its 90th anniversary and Humber News reporter Jessy Bains and videographer Briar Hopley were there Thursday to find out what visitors can

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