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The appearance of SARS last year - and West Nile disease before that - proved we were wrong. SARS was not the first disease to suddenly emerge without a cure and it won't be the last. But how do we cope in this not-so-brave new world? Dr. David McNeely is an Infectious Disease Specialist at the University Health Network, Toronto Western Division. He also delivers a course called "Emerging Diseases: What you need to know" at the University of Toronto's Mini-Med School. A visionary and entrepreneur, Ontario university student Anne Swift was recently profiled in Glamour Magazine as "one of the top ten college women who will change the world". She's an inventor herself and the founder of Young Inventors International. All this by the age of 22.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.