5 Things to Know for Today: Remembering Tina Turner
Legendary singer Tina Turner dies at 83, Ron DeSantis announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination and party leaders trade blows following David Johnston’s report.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day:
1. Remembering Tina Turner: Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer who teamed up with her husband Ike Turner for a dynamic string of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and 1970s and survived her horrific marriage to triumph in middle age with the title “What’s Love Got to Do With”. He died at age 83.
2. The 2024 race heats up: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis kicked off his 2024 presidential campaign on Wednesday with strong words, but a disastrous Twitter ad that did little to counter criticism that the 44-year-old Republican may not be ready to face former US President Donald Trump.
3. “A trap”: Leaders of the two largest federal opposition parties reject Justin Trudeau’s invitation to receive security clearances to review the confidential appendix to special rapporteur David Johnston’s report, prompting the prime minister to accuse them of hiding behind “a veil of ignorance”.
4. Industry caught off guard: A new plan to require hospitals to report adverse reactions to “natural health products” such as herbal remedies and supplements has taken manufacturers by surprise.
5. The Canadian real estate market: A new Statistics Canada report reveals who Canada’s real estate investors are and where they are buying.
One more thing…
The researchers developed what they call a “wireless digital bridge” between the brain and spinal cord that helped a paralyzed man walk, stand and even climb stairs.
Gert-Jan, who is paralyzed, walks using a “wireless digital bridge” between his brain and his spinal cord. The technology was the subject of a study published in the journal Nature on May 24, 2023. (Lausanne University Hospital)
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