Lifelong learning: The best courses to feed your brain as you age

Learning can help improve memory, spark new inspiration and expand your skills — as well as your community
Read full article on: vancouversun.com
New Montreal snow park honours memory of Dillon Ojo
A new snow park has been created to offer better access to snow sports in the city, and to honour the late Dillon Ojo who died at 22 in 2018.
8 m
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Police arrest two suspects in May shooting in St-Léonard
They face charges of discharging a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm.
8 m
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
B.C. flood victims eligible for support navigating recovery funding beginning Feb. 1
Beginning Feb. 1, evacuees receiving Emergency Support Services since the Nov. 15 storms will be offered the expanded help through the Canadian Red Cross.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
COVID-19: B.C. reports another 15 deaths as hospitalizations see first dip in 2 weeks
There were 891 positive cases of COVID in the province's hospitals, an overnight drop of four, including 119 cases in critical or intensive care.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
High school in Lillooet, B.C., retiring wildfire logo out of respect for neighbours
The school’s administration says the wildfire logo holds a different meaning after the fatal blaze that burned through Lytton.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Montreal's Peel Basin revitalization to proceed even without baseball stadium
News that Major League Baseball has nixed a proposal for Tampa and Montreal to share a ball club, developers still support the project.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
Antiviral remdesivir very effective in COVID fight, major Canadian study says
Patients treated with the drug were half as likely to require mechanical ventilation as those who got standard care, CMAJ reports.
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Economic reconciliation important as part of clean tech innovation, say feds, private sector
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
York Region police officer sentenced to 7.5 years in jail after corruption investigation
In a press release issued Thursday, the force said 47-year-old Constable Richard Senior has been sentenced to 7.5 years in jail after his conviction in November of 2021. 
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Judge rejects RCMP application to retain evidence in 2016 Richmond murder case
On May 5, 2016, police received a report of a deceased young woman in a change room of a residential building’s gym.
Vancouver News, Top Stories, Breaking...
Kingston, Ont. woman identified as suspicious death victim in Kelowna, B.C.
Austyn Godfrey from Kingston, Ont., was found dead in a Kelowna B.C. dog park Sunday. RCMP say her death is being investigated by the Serious Crime Unit.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Kill the BBC/CBC! Cut its throat! Bash it in! Or at least, defund it
What happens to public broadcasters when there’s no more broadcasting? Good question — nobody really knows.
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Omicron variant cases declining in Kingston, according to medical officer of health
KFL&A Public Health's medical officer of health says the region's COVID-19 positivity rate has now declined to eight per cent, the lowest positivity rate in Ontario.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
N.B. docs encouraged to wear goggles, but not enough evidence for public to follow: experts
"If you're trying to make the argument or trying to figure out if you need goggles or not, the best thing you can do is get a well-fitting mask," says Dr. Christopher Labos.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
New Brunswick’s newest provincial relief grant for businesses out of reach for some
The province's newest grant aims to help independent entrepreneurs who don't have any employees with a one-time deposit of $2,000.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
B.C. police officer helps deliver baby in hospital parking lot
Chilliwack RCMP say a local police officer who recently joined the detachment helped delivery a baby in a parking lot this week.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
In Alberta, vaccine clinics in schools are contentious
Not bringing vaccine clinics to school is a “lost opportunity,” critics argue; putting clinics in schools might ostracize kids, Alberta MLA says.
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Pay parking to return to all B.C. hospitals, treatment centres
Parking fees have been waived at hospitals and other treatment centres since April 1, 2020, but the ministry said people are abusing the system.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Kent Hughes era dawns for Canadiens | HI/O Show
The panel talk about the Canadiens hiring Kent Hughes as the club’s general manager after almost 10 years under the stewardships of Marc Bergevin.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
Brooke Henderson two off the lead at season-opening Tournament of Champions
Canadian star is tied for sixth after birdieing four of her last seven holes.
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
On reopening, Doug Ford has finally learned some hard lessons
‘Ontario Premier Doug Ford seems, at long last, to have learned something about the merits of under-promising and over-performing.’
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Quebec truckers plan rally to protest against COVID-19 vaccine requirement
Truck convoys will travel from the Canada-United States border to Ottawa on Jan. 28. Truckers from other provinces are expected to join.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
Canada, usually the voice of moderation, is playing the cowboy on Ukraine crisis
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is striking an unusually hawkish tone in her comments about the standoff. Is this the best path for Canada?
1 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Pandemic stress saw increase in potentially addictive behaviours: study
A recent study with a Canadian connection has found that people gamed, overate and shopped more often — among other potentially addictive behaviours — as a result of the initial stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 h
CTV News | Top Stories - Breaking News -...
High school in Lillooet retiring wildfire logo out of respect for neighbours
The logo featuring a flame burning atop crossed firefighting axes was selected in 2017 for its connection to the local ecosystem, inclusivity and bold character.
1 h
Vancouver News, Top Stories, Breaking...
Saskatoon Transit warns riders to expect possible delays and cancellations
Saskatoon Transit is flagging riders about the possibility of delayed or cancelled bus routes over the coming days.
1 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
COVID-19: Outbreaks in Southern Interior starting to increase in number
Within the Okanagan specifically, four are in Kelowna, two are in Vernon, one is in Armstrong, one in Oliver, one in Osoyoos and one is in Summerland. 
1 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...