Opinion

Beat Alzheimer’s by taking action

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month and we are all connected to people who are trying to find their way with this disease, and we must all act now to end dementia.

In this June 10, 2010 file photo, Dr. Nada Jabado in a lab at the Montreal Children's Hospital is taking a sample of DNA from a patient's blood. (Marie-France Coallier/Postmedia Network)

Laws needed to prevent genetic discrimination

Access to genetic testing represents a tremendous breakthrough in people's ability to manage their health. Identifying genetic markers can lead to early intervention in conditions ranging from Alzheimer's to some cancers.

Letters to the editor

Our readers write about volunteers, St. Catharines' infrastructure deficit and Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes.

Letters to the editor

Our readers write about Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority accountability and education sector contract negotiations.

QNX (BlackBerry) concept vehicle. (Handout)

Road to robo-car future filled with costly pothole

Every week it seems another news item heralds the imminent demise of the human-operated automobile. Latest to the party is Canada's BlackBerry, which aims to recast itself as a maker of software for autonomous cars. That's fine.