Q&A

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What comes next for Canada’s measles surge

Immunologist Dawn Bowdish tells us why measles cases are soaring, who’s at risk and how we can still stamp it out
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Why patients are waiting so long in emergency rooms across Canada

In December, Ontario patients waited in ERs for an average of nearly 22 hours before being admitted to the hospital
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"It can be extremely dangerous": A microbiologist on the rise of invasive Strep A

This isn’t your average strep throat infection—in some cases, it can cause flesh-eating disease or even meningitis
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How one B.C. ski hill is coping with a weird, warm winter

"Our revenue was down by 40 per cent. We had to offer discounts of up to 50 per cent on lift tickets because we could not open all our runs for a good portion of December."
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Why this Ontario city is passing an anti-renoviction policy

"Average rents in Hamilton went from $700 a month for a one-bedroom in 2019 all the way up to $1,500 by the end of 2023"
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Enhanced body parts, robot caregivers, and flying cars: author Jay Ingram on our future

"No matter how splashy or fantastic any new innovation looks, there is always a downside"
SURVIVOR

“I was living this double life: law student by day and Survivor contestant by night”

Kane Fritzler, the first Survivor contestant from Saskatchewan, is feeling the pressure: two of the last three winners are Canadian
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Sen. Betty Unger on Bill C-14: ’I am morally opposed’

Why one senator sees the assisted-dying bill as ’just morally wrong’
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Maclean’s Interview: k.d. lang

The crooner talks about being in debt, pro football, walking away from fame, and why many of her songs ‘aren’t that good’