Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot ‘crisis’ to meet anticipated demand

Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot ‘crisis’ to meet anticipated demand

A group representing more than 1,400 Ontario pediatricians is warning of “an imminent crisis” in rolling out the flu shot this season. An online petition by members of the Ontario Medical Association says there’s already “unprecedented strong interest amongst parents for the influenza vaccine.” At the same time, they say it will be impossible for […]

Trudeau headed to Kuwait to meet with Canadian soldiers

Trudeau headed to Kuwait to meet with Canadian soldiers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Kuwait on Monday, where he will meet with Canadian Forces members involved in both of Canada’s missions in Iraq. The visit was planned some time in advance, but not announced until now because of security concerns, as is often the case with diplomatic trips to the Middle East. The Ali […]

Meet the guy who’s taking away likes on Instagram

Meet the guy who’s taking away likes on Instagram

NEW YORK—On a recent afternoon, Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, assembled members of his staff to discuss the secret details of a critical project: the elimination of public “likes.” You’ll be able to see how many hearts your posts get, dear user, but not other people’s tallies. The effort is referred to internally as “Project […]

Sparks expected to fly when Trudeau and other NATO leaders formally meet

Sparks expected to fly when Trudeau and other NATO leaders formally meet

Sparks are expected to fly when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other leaders from across NATO formally meet in London today to mark the military alliance’s 70th birthday — and discuss its future. The focus will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, who have been at odds over the […]

Prince William, Kate meet PM Imran Khan in Pakistan

Prince William, Kate meet PM Imran Khan in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who the prince played cricket with in London as a child. The royal couple, on a five-day visit, also toured a school and a national park in the capital Islamabad where they chatted with […]

Would you save 70% of your income so you could retire early? Meet FIRE advocate Scott Rieckens, on track to retire at 41

Would you save 70% of your income so you could retire early? Meet FIRE advocate Scott Rieckens, on track to retire at 41

Want to retire at age 41? Author and documentary filmmaker Scott Rieckens is on track to do it. But it’s not easy: he and his wife first had to transform their lavish lifestyle based on the principles of the controversial FIRE movement. FIRE stands for “Financial Independence, Retire Early” and for some it means severe […]

Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles 

Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles 

Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles  Which countries have the most tree cover? How scientist and […]

Meet 23andMe’s Interns

Meet 23andMe’s Interns

By Lily Brickman, 23andMe Communications Intern 23andMe’s second official internship program included 28 interns across a number of teams and in a variety of different roles. Our interns this year come from universities all over the country and are at varying points in their education and careers. The program is run by run by Maddy […]

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