Quebec’s Bees Act allows urban beekeeping under certain conditions. While some Montreal boroughs give beekeeping the green light so long as bees don’t cause trouble, others regard bees as pests requiring extermination.
Stroke victims arriving at Canadian hospitals aren't being treated quickly enough, creating "unacceptable" delays that are increasing the risk of irreversible and devastating brain damage, according to a major new study.
Apples contaminated by pesticides. Lipstick filled with heavy metals. Carcinogens in the water. Sperm counts that don't add up. Welcome to our 13th annual Junk Science Week event, dedicated to exposing the scientists, NGOs, activists, politicians, journalists, media outlets, cranks and quacks who manipulate science data to achieve their objectives.
Grandiose nationwide electronic health record (EHR) systems aimed at aggregating patient data into general summaries may not be feasible, necessary or medically justified, according to a European Commission report.
After four days of intense word play and a riveting best-of-five-finale, Joel Wapnick, a 65 year old McGill University Music Professor and former world champion, spelled his way to the top and will be crowned the 2011 Canadian National SCRABBLE® Champion.
A year after taking the bold move of distancing itself from most elite medical schools by eliminating the requirement of the Medical College Admission Test, McGill University's medical school says its decision has been staggeringly successful.
…The sheer number of cyclists using the most popular paths daily has experts calling for measures to curb a problem that many of us took to our bikes to avoid: congestion.
Montreal's thriving Caribbean community ensures that those flavours are still connecting transplants like Raeburn to their culinary heritage, both through home cooking and many restaurants around town - and at the annual festival called A Taste of the Caribbean (TOTC), being held Saturday at Marché Bonsecours.
“That was quick,” said Karl Moore, a professor of management at McGill University’s Desautels School of Management. “It seems odd to me, because it’s unusually quick and because things seemed to be reasonably calm. And I kept hearing that things were under control, that the situation was not affecting very much Air Canada’s customers.”
(Op-ed by Joe Schwarcz): These days having expertise in a subject is not a requirement for writing about it. Cosmetic chemistry is a complex business even for experts, and struggling fruitfully with its nuances is way beyond the capabilities of a magazine editor and a fashion consultant. But books about toxic chemicals and callous corporations sell.