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Do we need a Ministry of Loneliness in Canada?

It's one thing to be alone. It's another to feel lonely. Researchers have pinned that sentiment to a range of negative health outcomes - even saying it's as bad as 17 cigarettes a day. We hear local reaction to the news that the U.K. has created a Ministry of Loneliness to tackle the issue.
It's one thing to be alone. It's another to feel lonely. Researchers have pinned that sentiment to a range of negative health outcomes - even saying it's as bad as 17 cigarettes a day. We hear local reaction to the news that the U.K. has created a Ministry of Loneliness to tackle the issue. 6:35