Day: July 1, 2018

Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site is boreal forest important to First Nations cultures

An expanse of boreal shield straddling the Ontario-Manitoba border will be Canada’s first mixed cultural and natural World Heritage Site, according to an announcement Sunday. The decision was announced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage Committee at its meeting in Manama, Bahrain. Pimachiowin […]

She’s 89, deaf and suffering from dementia. Is the busy care system isolating her further?

Adina Nattriss sometimes shuffles down the hallway and slips printed poems and prayers, decorated with floral stickers, under the doors of neighbours she worries are as lonely as she is. Each handmade card is painstakingly signed with the words, “From Adina.” For the 89-year-old deaf woman, it’s one of […]