Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 09/2012

Is It Time For Frosh Week To Grow Up?

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Living

For university towns, the beginning of September is a time of mass migration as students flock back to campus. But if you listen closely,...

Knowing What To Buy: Expert Tips To Help You Shop With Confidence

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

Feel a little uneasy when you have to spend money on things you’re not very well versed in? Whether it’s shelling out money for car repairs or inv...

Giller Prize Finalists Include Annabel Lyon, Will Ferguson

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

The race for the $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize will feature books by previous nominee Annabel Lyon and three-time Leacock Medal winner Will Ferguson...

Becoming A Lawyer: Is A Law Degree Still A 'Golden Ticket'?

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

This feature was produced by Siobhan McClelland, a student in Ryerson University's School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington Post Canad...

Christie Pits Rally: Hundreds Gather In Toronto To Protest Sexual Assaults

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO -- Last night at Christie Pits, hundreds of people gathered with one clear focus – stopping rape culture in their community. The event, orga...

New Contestants For 'Bachelor Canada': Women Across Canada On Board

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Last week, we introduced you to the first five of the twenty-five women who will eventually make up the choices for "The Bachelor Canada"'s Brad Smith...

Wedding Anniversary Gifts: What To Buy Him For Years One Through Five

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

There's no rule that says you have to stick with convention when it comes to anniversary gifts, but, for those who'd like to, we've got a moder...

West Nile Ontario: Province Remains Hot Zone In Canada For Virus

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Ontario remains the hot zone for West Nile virus activity in Canada this summer, with a case count that climbed 41 per cent over the past we...

Spending Addiction: Could This Problem Be Ruining Your Relationship?

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

By Laura Berman, PhD When most people think of addiction, they tend to think of drugs or alcohol. However, many people suffer from an addiction...

Believe In Evolution: Canadians More Likely Than Americans To Endorse Evolution

Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living

Where did human beings come from — did we start as singular cells millions of year ago and evolve into our present form, or did God create us in his...

Teen Smoking: Why Are Teens Still Smoking?

Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Impact

Craig and Marc Kielburger, co-founders of Free The Children and Me to We, seek solutions to significant social problems. In How-Now they explore an is...

5 Tips For Recent Grads Looking For Work

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

Christopher Grandy knows how maddening the job hunt can be for a recent graduate. "I'm a little less sane right now," says Grandy, who has...

Mom Sleepwalking Video: What Exactly Is A 'Tomato Cage'?

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

Now this might just be the funniest mom videos we've ever seen! In the first video, a mother watches footage that her son Nick filmed of her ...

Transportation For Kids: The Best Ways To Get Kids Around

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

Kids can be a lot of things -- cute, entertaining, brilliant. But when it comes to bringing them places, they can also be a bit of a pain. As the ...

Restaurant Owners: What Happens When Restaurants Get Back At Reviewers?

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

We've all experienced the mild fear of a waiter potentially spitting in our food after we've angered them in some way -- but would you ever for a mome...

Suicide Risk Tool: New Assessment 'Valuable Step' In Prevention

Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Living

HALIFAX - A new suicide risk assessment tool used by health professionals in some Nova Scotia hospitals is a "valuable step" towards preventing suicid...

HIV Home Testing Canada: Health Canada Warns Against Fake Kits

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning consumers about an Internet-based company that is trying to sell home testing kits for HIV and a number of other se...

Passport Rules: What Should You Check About Your Passport Before You Go?

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Travel

For travellers, a passport is the single most important document they own -- it's the one travel item that still must be carried in paper form, not to...

Rufus Tower: Cat Owner Builds Epic Tower For His Pet (WATCH)

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Living

Rufus is a cat who's had to deal with a painful ear infection, and his owner had to put in ear drops every night after work to fix the problem, as...

Best Universities In Canada: Global Ranking Places Nine Schools At Top

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

It's hard to resist the appeal of a ranked list, be it one for restaurants or baby names. But when it comes to universities and colleges, there's a wh...

How To Meal Plan: Making Meals That Last For A Week

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

The equation sounds simple: Grocery shopping + cooking your own meals = saving money and eating healthier. But why is it so hard to actually follow th...

Giant Obstacle Course: Dad Builds Awesome Adventure For His Kids (WATCH)

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

If you're a dad who just happens to be obsessed with Wipeout, the TV show that depicts people attempting to conquer super slippery obstacle courses, w...

Will And Kate Kids: Prince William Reveals He Wants Two Children

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

It was been well known that Will wants to start a family with Kate, but in Singapore this week he got more specific. During a Far East and Sout...

What Makes You Happy? A Giant List Of Little Moments

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

It is so simple, in our day-to-day lives, to completely forget to feel the one thing we're all supposed to be striving for -- happiness. Whether it...

Bad Health Habits: 6 Things You Need To Stop Saying Right Now

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

By Sharon Tanenbaum In a study published in the journal Psychology of Women Quarterly in 2011, 93 per cent of college-age women admitted they f...