COVID19

When the coronavirus catastrophe finally ends, what will we have learned from it? Good lessons about citizenship, social cohesion, hygiene and patience but also about shamelessly venal politicians, even greater domestic abuse of women in a...
In Canada, millions of smokers are using vaping as a way to reduce or quit smoking, and many have succeeded in switching completely from smoking to vaping, which has a very significant health benefit. If stores...
Nearly 40% of hospitalized US coronavirus patients are between ages 20 and 54  One in five young American adults uses e-cigarettes regularly or occasionally  A Chinese study found that smokers are 14-times more at...
Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 recommendations to specifically target older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions. They labeled this group as "higher risk." However, another group of people could...
In Edmonton, resident Ester Malzahn is embracing the power of public shaming and spent Monday night and Tuesday leaving messages for bars and pubs that had been planning St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and pushing them...
Hindsight bias suggests that one day you’ll look back on all of this and... lie It’s springtime in the year 2030. You’re looking back at the crash of 2020, the devastation it dealt your portfolio and...
More than 99% of Italy’s coronavirus fatalities were people who suffered from previous medical conditions, according to a study by the country’s national health authority. After deaths from the virus reached more than 2,500, with a...
While Canadians watch unprecedented events unfold surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, the CVA strongly agrees with the need for social distancing. We recognize that it is best for the protection of our citizens and fully support...
Because administrators can’t guarantee all students will have access, some schools call online work ‘enrichment,’ not part of curriculum For all the talk of online learning during shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, many U.S. public school...
Online shaming and intense public pressure are driving a growing number of Calgary businesses to shut their doors entirely during COVID-19. While sit-down restaurants, coffee shops and delis are currently permitted to stay open in Alberta...