‘Too many people need help’: Calgarians fundraise for Chinese coronavirus supplies

Calgarians are fundraising for medical supplies for people affected by coronavirus in China. Almost 2,000 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. According to the National Health Commission, 56 people have died. “Too many people need help,” said fundraiser organizer Patty Xu at the Calgary […]

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Life after death: Should dead men become sperm donors?

You can still have children after you die. You’ll never meet them, of course, but your genetic code can live on in another person, through advancements in reproductive technology. In some cases, people have their sperm or eggs harvested or frozen, perhaps before a cancer treatment, or as part of fertility treatments. In the event of their death — with […]

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Coronavirus deaths hit 56; China bans wildlife trade

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – More than 2,000 people have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority in China where 56 people have died from it, and the United States said it will evacuate some of its citizens from the city at the center of the outbreak. President Xi Jinping said during a politburo meeting on Saturday that China was […]

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Animal control officers in Richmond investigating after box of dead puppies dumped at hotel

Animal control officers with the Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS) in Richmond are investigating after a box with a number of dead puppies inside was found in the parkade of the Hilton Vancouver Airport. Hilton Vancouver Airport general manager Sanjeet Sadana told Global News staff made the discovery during a routine parking lot check Saturday afternoon, and the manager on […]

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