Algoma University professor recognized with rising star award

Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the university's biology department, is receiving the ministry's rising star award, which is given in recognition of innovative research and excellence in teaching. (Mike McDonald/CTV News) Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the university's biology department, is receiving the ministry's rising star award, which is given in recognition of innovative research and excellence in teaching. (Mike McDonald/CTV News)

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New federal firearms bill will be introduced on Monday: Lametti

Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will table new firearms legislation on Monday, according to his colleague Justice Minister David Lametti. In an interview with CTV's Question Period that will air on Sunday, Lametti pointed to the advance notice given to the House of Commons, and confirmed the plan is to see the new bill unveiled shortly after MPs return to the Commons on May 30.

'Died of a broken heart': Can it really happen?

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, more commonly known as 'broken heart syndrome' or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, is an actual medical condition triggered by severe emotional or physical stress and is different from a heart attack.