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Boomers, Embrace This One Thing to Earn More and Live Better

Paul Barter | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada
Paul Barter

Maclean's recently featured a "chilling" cover story entitled "Why Boomers are Doomed: Inside a Looming Crisis". The supposed expose delves into the self-indulgent boomers and why their life choices over the years will leave them doomed. The problem is, the article pretty much ignores the fact that tech savvy boomers have opportunities galore.

Do We Need A Canadian Mount Rushmore?

Robert Waite | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

As I stare up at Mount Rushmore and the much larger-than-life visages of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt, I can't help but wonder why Americans can get away with this kind of megalomania, while we in Canada seem to be resigned to making do with the Wawa Goose. Let's be serious, is Canada no less exceptional?

Maclean's Lists Canada's Top 50 Restaurants

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Living

Heading out for a bite, Canada? In its first ever "Best Restaurants of Canada" issue, Maclean's magazine has taken a look at our country's culinary...

University: Not a Pre-Req for Adulthood Anymore

JD Halperin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Living
JD Halperin

Until very recently it was thought that universities were virtually a prerequisite to becoming an adult. A generation of students and graduates are financially crippled with student debt, remain under or unemployed, and they literally have mental issues. And the so-called responsible people keep applauding! University is not for everyone, and society should come to terms with that. Hopefully soon, the university delusion and the corny prestige it bestows will wear off for good.

When Tweets Can (Buzz) Kill

JD Halperin | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Living
JD Halperin

Boorish foodies are in the news! Without trying to, the casual food blogger can be flippant and cause a lot of harm to restaurants, whereas professional critics write their reviews after going to the restaurant twice. In other words, they bring nothing to the table, they just eat from it. Anybody can do that. But it must be remembered that bloggers can crush a restaurant.

Quebec Protesters Are Putting the Media to Sleep

J.J. McCullough | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg The Quebec protests are now boring the media; nothing new has been said for quite some time. One must be watchful for columnists who break out the "but these tuition protests have really evolved into something bigger" line.

Meet Press TV: Iran's Hateful Mouthpiece in Canada

Mike Fegelman | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada
Mike Fegelman

We recently marked World Press Freedom Day. Iran not surprisingly has been described by Reporters Without Borders as the "world's biggest prison for journalists," listed by the Committee to Protect Journalist's as the fourth worst country when it comes to censorship.