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Maple syrup - 4th best season on record

Event: This year’s yield was expected to be very low, but has turned out to be the fourth-best ever.

Published: 8Jun2015

How your brain is telling you to vote

Researchers pinpoint a brain area that influences electoral decisions

Published: 8Jun2015

Fifa corruption: The end of Sepp Blatter's tenure

Allegations of bribes and corruption have engulfed Fifa since the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar. Just hours after Sepp Blatter announced he was standing down as Fifa president, a report in the US media claimed he was the subject of a corruption inquiry by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Published: 3Jun2015

ALS Awareness Month – June

As a major Canadian centre for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research and treatment, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, invites the public and the media to learn more about the disease and current research and treatments, to donate money for ALS research and to wear the national emblem of ALS in Canada, the blue cornflower, during ALS Awareness Month in June.

Published: 2Jun2015

Limiting genetic tests for breast cancer susceptibility

Screening for genes whose risk association with breast cancer has yet to be proven is not justified and potentially harmful, argue an international team of leading geneticists and oncologists in a paper published this week in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

Published: 1Jun2015

Gay Prides in Toronto June 19-28 and the US (June)

Event: Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts an annual festival in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June.

Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures, creativities, families, friends and lives. It includes a three-day street festival with over eight stages of live entertainment, an extensive street fair (including community booths, vendors, food stalls), a special Family Pride program, a politically charged Dyke March, a Trans March and the famous Pride Parade.

Published: 1Jun2015

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