Alzheimers

Seniors Calling. Science on the Front Lines of Alzheimer’s.

A recent publication in Science, (Nov. 18, 2016) has shared results of research in mice, that is opening hopeful pathways towards an eventual cure...
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News from the Park: this is going to be a “barn burner”

As I write this column there are just over 100 days until Canada’s next federal election. In terms of experiencing such a countdown –...
Carol Hughes, MP

Superior caribou a case study in more ways than one

Anyone familiar with the plight of woodland caribou on Michipicoten Island will know that the animals have been threatened to the point that their...

“We all better buckle-up”. Michael Mantha’s News from the Park.

First and foremost I want to say how honoured I am to again have the privilege of bringing the voices of the people of...
Carol Hughes, MP

Automation of GIS should extend to all seniors

The government has some work to do if it wants to convince Canadians they share the same concerns most people have about pensions.  In...
This Rocky Life - So Confused

So Confused

With the Easter holiday weekend, comes many traditions. I must admit, though, I am a bit confused. Chocolate, baby chicks, eggs, bunnies, spring, Jesus,...
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Seniors Calling. Ontario’s NDP leader Andrea Horwath reflects on Bill 188 & Long-term Care...

https://youtu.be/BPhptqfuheU A Private Members Bill, 188, known as the ‘Time to Care Act’ (Long-Term Care Homes Amendment, Minimum Standard of Daily Care), 2016, was introduced...

“The independence of police forces is fundamental to the health of our democracy.” Mantha...

Lately, to say that there is never a dull moment in Queen’s Park would by no means an understatement. To be sure, Kathleen Wynne...
Carol Hughes, MP

Postal banking has strong support

It’s no secret that Canada Post has taken a hit as international remailers, couriers, and parcel delivery services have cut into its traditional sources...
Carol Hughes, MP

Scammers prey on uncertainty

A rash of fake Canada Revenue Agency messages are being reported in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing recently as scammers try to pry money out of unwitting victims. ...