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Ride sharing and delivery apps like Uber Eats, Foodora, Skip the Dishes and Lyft have changed the way Canadians order food and get around. While many of these startups have helped users access more affordable rides or have any type of meal delivered to their doorstep, they’ve come at a...
Anne Hathaway first went vegan in 2012 as a way to lose weight for a movie role. Almost immediately, the actor struggled with low energy levels — a reality that prompted her to ditch the diet altogether nearly two years later. Hathaway recounts the moment she abandoned her veganism in a recent interview with Tatler magazine. She...
Dayana Cadet has a rotation of three shows she binge-watches during a 24-hour period. Plowing through The Office, Seinfeld and sometimes Judge Judy, the 28-year-old Toronto woman said Seinfeld, in particular, has become a daily ritual. “I binge-watch Seinfeld so often that I now use it as a tool to keep focused,” she said. “I’m a writer and...
3 ways to become more confident if you’re unable to speak up during work meetings Leading a meeting or presenting a deck are common workplace practices, but for some people, it is incredibly difficult to speak up at work. Dr. Laurie Helgoe, author of Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your...
Canada’s long-anticipated revised food guide was released Tuesday morning, and it has some big changes from previous guidance on healthy eating. As hinted at in public consultations and draft documents, the new guide does away with the four food groups and advice on the number of servings to eat each day – something even...
Cold and flu season is here, which means lots and lots of snot. If you’re sick and experiencing nasal congestion, it can be tempting to forcefully blow your nose to get rid of runny mucus. But according to experts, blowing your nose too hard could potentially do damage — both...
When 17-year-old Lee Yong-soo returned home to South Korea in 1945 after years as a child sex slave for Japanese troops, her family, having given her up for dead, thought she was a ghost. “When I returned, I had a deep wound,” Lee told Reuters, holding a black and white...
Being in a relationship isn’t always better than being single. Here are some reasons why it’s better to stay single sometimes. Article originally posted by globalnews.
 According to Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck, most fortified plant-based milks contain around the same amount of calcium as cow’s milk, but not the protein. Article originally posted by globalnews.
Many people credit coffee with kick-starting their days. Whether you down a mug with breakfast or grab a cup on your way to work, caffeine helps wake us up and keep us alert. But what happens when you skip your morning cup of joe? According to experts, you might feel less than...

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West Island Community Shares raises record-breaking $1.3 million

West Island Community Shares celebrated another successful year of fundraising, breaking its own target with a total of $1.3 million. “We raised $50,000 more this...