Tanning Beds in Saskatchewan

by Shelby Huffman Today I applaud the government of Saskatchewan for joining the rest of Canada’s provinces in banning the use of tanning beds by people under the age of 18. Banning tanning bed use by minors is rapidly gaining support around the world- a number...

Don’t text and drive!

Just saw this video via BoingBoing. The focus here is teens but according to the Traffic Accident Information System (TAIS) of SGI distracted/inattentive driving accounts for 14.8% (49) of fatal collisions in Saskatchewan. My guess is there is some overlap between...

Why is this a debate?!

By Shelby Huffman Louise Potvin’s article Canadian Public Health Under Siege is a troubling summary of some of the overt ways in which Canadian public health is currently being incapacitated by federal and provincial governments. She starts by reviewing recent...