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Liz Weston: Don't give your adult kids your house

Liz Weston: Don't give your adult kids your house

Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t.

How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

COVID-19 is now impacting the lives of Canadians on many levels and people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.
Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the search for a vaccine against the virus. Canadian researchers are part of that search.
Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the search for a vaccine against the virus. Canadian researchers are part of that search.

Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help

When Alcoholics Anonymous groups started cancelling meetings across Canada and the United States amid the COVID-19 outbreak, some of the organization's Toronto members turned to their cell phones.
What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

NEW YORK — The official statistics reported by health authorities would seem to show that the United States has more coronavirus infections than any other country and that the New York caseloads exceed any other state.
Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

NEW YORK — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.
In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

As an uneasy March unspooled, as coronavirus dread descended upon the United States, it became commonplace — and, for public figures, quite practical — to point out how, unlike most major events in the 21st century, this was an unusually communal mom
Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves

Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves

In Alberta, you can buy a T-shirt printed with the image of the province's chief medical officer of health and the slogan: "What would Dr. (Deena) Hinshaw do?" That's what sociologist Cary Wu is talking about.
Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves

Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves

In Alberta, you can buy a T-shirt printed with the image of the province's chief medical officer of health and the slogan: "What would Dr. (Deena) Hinshaw do?" That's what sociologist Cary Wu is talking about.