NASA officially bans sex in space over fears of astronaut pregnancies

NASA officially bans sex in space over fears of astronaut pregnancies

NASA has been concerned about astronauts conducting sexual relations during missions for quite some time, even to the point where the space agency officially prohibits sex and conception in space. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES In a recent interview with The Daily Beast, Dr. Haig Aintablian, an emergency physician and fellow in space medicine … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more

Supreme Court rules ignoring a partner’s request to wear condom could qualify as sexual assault

Supreme Court rules ignoring a partner’s request to wear condom could qualify as sexual assault

The Supreme Court of Canada, in Ottawa, in 2021.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press If a person doesn’t use a condom during sex despite being required to do so by their partner, they could be guilty of sexual assault, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday in a decision that scholars and lawyers are calling extremely significant. The … Read more

World Health Organization declares monkeypox a global emergency

World Health Organization declares monkeypox a global emergency

FILE PHOTO: Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoDADO RUVIC/Reuters The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … Read more

Prosecutors seek 15 years to train ‘Cheer’ star Harris

Prosecutors seek 15 years to train ‘Cheer’ star Harris

A prosecutor has asked a federal judge to sentence Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix documentary series Cheerto 15 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions. Attorneys for Harris are seeking a sentence of six years. … Read more

Our daughter’s special day included a wedding crasher. How should this be handled? Ask Ellie

Our daughter’s special day included a wedding crasher.  How should this be handled?  Ask Ellie

Q:Our only daughter got married almost two weeks ago. I’m still basking in the glow of her beauty in her white gown (restyled from my own of 24 years ago!) and the love she and her groom so visibly share, thanking both sets of parents profusely and visiting/thanking each guest there . But one of … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more