Animal rescue organizations across Canada saw a spike in donations this week as the world celebrated what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday. 

Many people inspired by White’s love of animals took part in the Betty White Challenge by donating to animal groups. 

The Golden Girls star died Dec. 31, ahead of her Jan. 17 birthday. 

After her death, a message with a hashtag citing the challenge spread rapidly on social media among animal lovers and organizations in the United States and Canada.

Jenna Bye, executive director of Save Our Scruff in Ontario, said the volunteer-run organization received $13,000.

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A provincial news release about expanded tenting alternatives caught our eye just lately.

That wasn’t mainly because of in which the new campsites were—in well-liked E. C. Manning Provincial Park, two hours’ generate from Vancouver—but because of when they had been open: winter season.

It was also noteworthy because of what it offered people who may possibly ordinarily shrink from the mere mention of wintertime tenting: a comfortable way to acclimatize on their own to sleeping outdoor through beneath-zero temperature.

It is doable to engage in both of those camping and winter recreational actions like snowshoeing and cross-nation snowboarding in

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The general public usually thinks of COVID-19 as a respiratory health issues that can lead to respiration difficulties.

Nonetheless, an write-up released in the journal Science on January 20 suggests that in some circumstances, it can also have devastating implications on the central nervous method.

Citing 15 scientific papers, the authors noted that “myriad neurological complications—including confusion, stroke, and neuromuscular disorders—manifest all through acute COVID-19”.

“Also, maladies these types of as impaired focus, headache, sensory disturbances, depression, and even psychosis might persist for months following infection, as component of a constellation of signs and symptoms now identified as Prolonged Covid,”

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After spending the earlier couple months telling British Columbians that most situations of the Omicron variant are delicate, Dr. Bonnie Henry altered her tune today.

“I consider you can find a narrative all-around appropriate now that Omicron is gentle,” B.C.’s provincial wellbeing officer said. “We need to be incredibly very careful to dismiss this right now.”

Henry cautioned all those who aren’t in hospital that this is “not an innocuous ailment”.

She also emphasized that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 “can and is nevertheless triggering critical health issues in many”.

Her opinions came the early morning soon after the province

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exert a incredible toll on British Columbia.

The Ministry of Health and fitness reported nine much more deaths above the earlier 24, which brings the provincewide total to 2,529 because March 2020.

There have been 37 fatalities from COVID-19 in excess of the previous 72 hrs, which implies much more than just one loss of life every single two hrs.

Hospitalizations have attained a record 924 from the illness, with 130 in intensive care.

There have been 5 new health and fitness-facility outbreaks: Pinegrove Care Centre and Mariposa Gardens in Interior Wellness, and Echo Village,

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Regina King’s son Ian Alexander Jr has died by suicide. He celebrated his 26th birthday on Wednesday. 

Ian was the Watchmen actor’s only little one, who she shared with her ex-spouse, file producer Ian Alexander Sr.

“Our spouse and children is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” she told Persons. “He is such a shiny light who cared so deeply about the happiness of other people. Our family members asks for respectful thing to consider throughout this personal time. Thank you.”

Ian, a DJ who was adhering to in his father’s footsteps, also generally accompanied

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Sonya Biddle, actress, singer and former city councillor for Montreal’s west end, has died of cancer. She had recently turned 64.

Biddle, the daughter of renowned jazz bassist Charles Biddle and his wife Constance, was a champion of arts and culture in the city. Charlie Biddle, who died in 2003, was involved in founding Biddle’s Jazz and Ribs on Aylmer Street, which later became House of Jazz.

One of Sonya’s two sisters, Stephanie Biddle, is also a jazz musician.

Their brother, singer-songwriter and actor Charles Biddle Jr., remembers his sister Sonya as someone who always stood up for the underdog.

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A tearful and apologetic Adele on Thursday postponed a series of Las Vegas concerts owing to get started on Friday since 50 % her crew associates ended up ill with COVID-19 and the pandemic has triggered supply delays.

The British celebrity had been scheduled to get started a three-month residence at the Caesars Palace Resort in what had been to be her first are living appearances since 2017.

“We have tried using completely every little thing that we can to put it jointly in time and for it to be very good sufficient for you,” Adele stated in a movie

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Meat Loaf, the rock celebrity liked by millions for his Bat Out of Hell album and for these kinds of theatrical, darkish-hearted anthems as Paradise By the Dashboard GentleTwo Out of A few Ain’t Undesirable, and I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Will not likely Do That), has died. He was 74.

The singer, born Marvin Lee Aday, died Thursday, in accordance to a family members assertion supplied by his longtime agent Michael Greene.

“Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf handed away tonight,” the statement said. “We know how significantly

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DJ Shub’s 2020 album, War Club, sees music as a weapon — 1 that can be employed “to inform men and women what is likely on, to put challenges on the forefront, to appropriate wrongs, to talk my head,” he stated in an interview with CBC Music. 

DJ Shub, born Dan General, is a godfather of powwow step or electrical powwow a genre that blends regular powwow tunes with dubstep and electronic. Due to the fact parting approaches with A Tribe Termed Crimson (now the Halluci Country) in 2014, Standard has toured across North The us, honing the audio of

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