Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 02/2012

Pfizer Recalls Birth Control Packs That Could Cause Unintended Pregnancy

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

INDIANAPOLIS - Birth control pills are known to be nearly 100 per cent effective when taken properly, but a recall of the drugs could send a shudder t...

Don Staniford, Fish Farm Opponent, Takes On B.C. Courts

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

VANCOUVER - Don Staniford says he's never had a fist fight — not even during his most ferocious action as a rugby player in high school or as a socc...

A Female Super Bowl? This Year, Ladies Are In The Spotlight

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

Trying to make the Super Bowl appeal to women? Here's a hint: leave it as is. Super Bowl XLVI is shaping up to be one of the most female-friendly i...

Strange Celebrity Body Parts: Stars Are (Super) Human After All

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

By Sharon Tanenbaum Take one glance at most celebrities (like Karolina Kurkova, Seal, or Joaquin Phoenix) and you'd think from their lean and t...

Teaching Kids To Care: 8 Ways To Inspire Compassion

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

Craig and Marc Kielburger are founders of Free The Children and Me to We, a social enterprise. They are authors of "The World Needs Your Kid: Raising ...

Fried Food Recipes: Get Fancy With The Fryer For Super Bowl

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Living

Innovative takes on fried foods are not exactly groundbreaking -- after all, if you watch Eat Street for longer than 20 minutes, it's easy to discover...

Super Bowl Calories: How Football Plays And Smart Calls Can Help Burn Off Snacks

Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Living

Try as you might, it's pretty hard to avoid taking in hundreds, if not thousands, of calories on Super Bowl weekend. Between the beer, pizza and pigs ...

Dating For Book Lovers: Vancouver Introduces New Services

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Living

If you're looking for love and you'd rather cuddle up with a book than belly up to a singles bar, read on. Picture yourself in a basement room at t...

Top Chef Canada: Where Did This Batch Of Chefs Come From?

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Living

Now that you've heard the news about Top Chef Canada's second season, you're probably wondering the same thing we are -- just who are these chefs? ...

Top Foods For Your Immune System: 11 Foods To Boost Your Immunity

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Living

With the cold and flu season still kicking around, heading out to the pharmacy every week can get annoying -- and expensive. But finding the best solu...

Travel Blood Clots: It's Not About Economy Class, It's About Sitting

Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - Good news for budget-minded travellers: There's no proof that flying economy-class increases your chances of dangerous blood clots, accordin...

Most Romantic Cities In Canada: Did Yours Make The List?

Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Romance appears to reign supreme in Kingston. The eastern Ontario city takes the crown on the third annual list of the 20 most romantic cit...

Things To Do For Valentine's Day: Think Beyond The Dinner

Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

If Valentine's Day is meant to be a day to show your love, why not switch up the roses for some good old-fashioned quality time this year? Though g...

Canadian Birth Rate Low, Immigration To Thank For Growth

Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When Ryan and Ann Solomon got married, they knew they wanted to keep their family small. Ten years and two children later, the couple knows ...

Toronto's Best Restaurants: The Zagat 2012 Survey Results Are In

Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living

In a city where people report on dining out an average of 3.1 times per week (a rate higher than both New York and Chicago), Toronto restaurant lovers...

How To Burn Calories: 8 Easy Tricks To Try Right Now

Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living

By Denise Austin Trying to shed pounds? A few changes to your routine can help boost your metabolism and optimize your daily caloric burn, movi...

How To Be A Father: Learning Lessons As You Go

Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living

Marc Kielburger is a co-founder, along with his brother Craig, of Free The Children and Me to We, a social enterprise. They are authors of "The World ...

Elizabeth The Queen: Sally Bedell Smith On The Monarch's Bipartisanship And Feminism

Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Living

The Diamond Jubilee year of 2012 marks 60 years since Queen Elizabeth's accession to the throne -- and it's bringing out the biographers in hordes. El...

Healthy Power Foods: 13 Foods To Add To Your Diet

Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Living

Size does matter, especially when it comes to food portions.“It is really distressing to me to look at the past decade and really see how portion si...

Rocco DiSpirito lightens up Cajun dish chicken and rice jambalaya

Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Style
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Mardi Gras is the sort of celebration that can make many cities want to be New Orleans. Between the parties and parades and all those rich foods, what...

Stem Cells And Hearing: Experimental Therapy Could Help Children's Hearing Loss

Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Researchers have been given the go-ahead to test stem cells from cord blood with the ultimate goal of reversing hearing loss in infants and ...

Valentine's Day Surf And Turf Cobbler By Rocco DiSpirito

Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Living

It's Valentine's Day again, and I just want to remind people there are alternatives to chocolate when it comes to showing your love.Because let's face...

Semifreddo Recipe For Valentine's Day With Avocados And Raspberries

Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Living

A light and creamy dessert made with the goodness of avocados and speckled with cool bursts of sweet raspberries — you have never tasted a dessert l...

Dark Chocolate Recipes: Ganache And Bark For Valentine's Day

Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Living

Decadent and delicious, chocolate is loved by aficionados everywhere. Here are some tempting recipes to try your hand at making this delicious treat.B...

Chocolate Fondant Recipe: A Velvety Finish To Valentine's Dinner

Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Living

This exquisite dessert provides a velvety chocolate finish to a Valentine’s Day meal. The sweet and spicy blend of honey mustard and chocolate makes...