Amy-Rose Lane

Are O.J. Simpson And Johnny Manziel Examples Of The Effects Of CTE?

Amy-Rose Lane | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
What do O.J. Simpson and Johnny Manziel have in common? They both won the prestigious Heisman Trophy award, in 1968 and 2012 respectively. They were both phenomenal football players. And both sports stars were plagued with bouts of rage and aggression off the field. Often directed towards their significant others. Could they both be victims of CTE?
Sari Friedman

Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Men

Sari Friedman | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Skip the fuzzy bears and chocolates, and opt for something more thoughtful and original -- that they'll truly appreciate. From boyfriends and husbands, to dads and granddads, we've got you covered with a range of unique gift ideas that are sure to please, and help make Valentine's Day shopping stress-free.
Tamara Griffiths

The True Taste Of Truffles

Tamara Griffiths | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
My search for authentic truffle recipes, not found on the Internet nor in cookbooks, brings me to some inspiring places. Here, in the heartland of truffle culture, in the Central Apennines, I knew I would find something special because this is the only place where truffles can be eaten fresh all year round.
Maureen Donnelly

5 Tax Tips Every Student Should Know

Maureen Donnelly | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
For students, the month of April is quickly approaching and with it comes not only the stress of final exams but also the deadline for filing your tax return. Of course you need to make sure you're paying what the law requires, but you also want to take advantage of some of the ways that students can reduce their tax bills.
Marcia Sirota

These 'Romantic' Gestures In Media Can Be Abusive In Real Life

Marcia Sirota | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
On TV and in the movies, we see men and women exhibiting terrible behaviours, but the characters on the receiving end most often react as though these actions were reasonable and acceptable, giving the viewing audience the wrong message about how to go about their own relationships.
Lindsay Jang

Recipe: Muffin Tin Frittatas

Lindsay Jang | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
These muffin tin frittatas are the perfect make ahead breakfast for the week. You can easily store them in the fridge and pop them in the microwave or toaster oven to heat them up on the go!
Samer Majzoub

The Difference Between Community And Religious Schools

Samer Majzoub | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
There is general belief that Islamic schools are religious educational bodies, and the kind of courses taught is based on Islamic theology. This is a false understanding. It is important to note that the majority of these schools are either don't or only partially receive subventions from provincial authorities.
Marc Davis

Get Up And Move Around (Or You'll Be Sorry)

Marc Davis | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
You need to be aware that your muscles and tendons all tighten-up when you sit for any length of time, especially your hamstrings, calves, and back muscles. If that doesn't seem important to you, then visit a nursing home to see what awaits many of us in the not-too-distant future.
Trudy Stone

5 Ways To Stretch Your Groceries And Master Food Storage

Trudy Stone | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Have you noticed recently that your grocery bill seems a wee bit higher? No, your three-year-old didn't toss something in the cart without you seeing; food costs are on the rise. Applying these cost saving tips to your groceries, will definitely put you ahead in the long run!
Kim Fox

Advice For The Recently Laid Off From Someone Who's Been There

Kim Fox | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
I hope this helps someone who's going through tough times. In my 20 years as a techie/journalist, I've been laid off three times. The first time, I was 25, and it destroyed me. I was young and had very little experience; I lacked a map for navigating.
Julie Blais Comeau

Sticky Situation: Super Bowl Dos, Don'ts And Chicken Wing 101

Julie Blais Comeau | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Are you invited to celebrate this global happening? If so, to make sure that you'll be invited back next year, here are some good to know conversation pieces, dos, don'ts and chicken wing eating 101.
Gillian Mandich

Everything You Need To Know About Sparkling Water

Gillian Mandich | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Fun fact: Not all carbonated beverages were created equally. Most tonic waters contain sugar, club sodas have sodium, and other flavored carbonated waters are often made with artificial sweeteners (such as aspartame and acesulfame).
Heather Wall

Counting Down To Valentine's Day And Sparkling Rosés At Vintages

Heather Wall | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
This February 6th VINTAGES has some delicious sparkling Rosés hitting the shelves. Sexy bottles and packaging are sure to entice even the most scrupulous buyer. Pair them with chocolate dipped strawberries, truffles, liquid cherries, red roses, and you've got a date!
Edward Jackson

NFL Honors Nominees Remind Us Why Giving Back Matters

Edward Jackson | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Forget Gates and Zuckerberg. These young philanthropists do things on the ground, using their celebrity and foundations to battle hunger and disease, and expand access to education and sports, among an array of social causes.
Alison Tedford

Chef's Advice: How To Get Your Kids In The Kitchen

Alison Tedford | February 5, 2016 | Canada Parents
"When I work with kids, I tell them, 'You are the chef, I am the sous-chef.' They feel good about themselves and they don't want to let you down. Involve them in the whole process. If you let them pick out the ingredients and bring them home from the store, they are going to be more excited to prepare it and eat it."
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Ditch The Excuses And Bad Choices And Combat Weight Gain

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Heredity is not necessarily destiny. This becomes clearer as we mature. A lifetime of habits and behaviour will likely have the greatest impact on how well we fare, more than what we started out with.
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

How To Master The Science Of A Kiss

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
During a kiss, important chemical signaling can occur through the exchange of pheromones. While well established in animals, plants and even bacteria, pheromones are thought to also play a role in signaling between humans.
Adele Ryan McDowell

5 Ways To Be Happier In Our Upside-Down World

Adele Ryan McDowell | February 5, 2016 | Canada Living
Today's topsy-turvy world has us all running madly in every direction. We often feel overwhelmed with what's before us -- and that is, even, before our feet hit the floor in the morning. We are losing our joie de vivre; there is precious little fun and almost non-existent downtime in our lives today.
Tara Mandarano

Motherhood Is A Constant Challenge - And Not Just On Facebook

Tara Mandarano | February 4, 2016 | Canada Parents
At the end of the day, the Facebook motherhood challenge doesn't make us measure ourselves in an unfair way. We do enough of that on our own. Is there anything wrong with singling out your mum friends to tell them you think they're doing a great job? Hell no. Am I proud to be a mum? Hell yes.
Heather Gardner

5 Reasons Why Working Out With Your Valentine Is Sweet

Heather Gardner | February 4, 2016 | Canada Living
Working out with your partner is a great way to spend quality time together, be motivated to actually hit the gym and have a ton of fun. Research shows that working out with your partner will motivate you to work out longer and harder. So, grab your loved one and do something good for each other.
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