Canada Myths

Steve Bartman Doesn't Need To Be Forgiven By Chicago Cubs Fans

Tesla Beard | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Living
Tesla Beard

Now, don't get me wrong. I love how sports have its own myths -- and baseball in particular has a slew of them. It's part of what makes sport great, and the storytelling so compelling. But this instance, with Bartman, is not one of those times. This man's life was ruined.

Decoding 11 Driving Myths This Fall

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada
Anne Marie Thomas

The leaves are beginning to fall, the nights are getting longer and the daytime temperatures are dropping. Yes, the autumn season is upon us. To ensure your vehicle is ready for the changing weather conditions ahead, we're uncovering the truth behind 11 popular driving myths so you can brush up on your knowledge of your car and the roads.

5 Fashion Faux-Pas You Actually Shouldn't Avoid

Bernardo Cardoso | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style
Bernardo Cardoso

A fashion faux-pas is what is considered a style blunder. It is something one must not do, in order to not deviate from the societal norm, and spare oneself embarrassment. So they say. Concepts of what's fashionable and what's not, are subjective and ever-changing.

Put Brakes On Proposed Massey Tunnel Replacement Bridge

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

With news last week that all but one of Metro Vancouver's mayors have given a firm thumbs down to the B.C. government's proposal for a 10-lane, three-kilometre bridge to replace the George Massey Tunnel, it's a good opportunity to take a step back and give this idea more than a quick once-over.

Dispelling 7 Solar Energy Myths

David Dodge | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Business
David Dodge

The myths we are concerned about, the ones of dubious value, are crazy stories that are passed off as facts when talking about solar energy. To get to the bottom of these solar myths we talked to Gordon Howell, a solar expert with Howell-Mayhew Engineering.

5 Misconceptions About Eating Disorders

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Eating disorders are more than just "extreme dieting," they are psychological disorders that stem from complex underlying issues. There are many stereotypes and myths surrounding eating disorders, and the resulting stigma can make it more difficult for those affected to seek treatment.

Losing Weight Is as Easy as 1-2-3? Nope

Kelly Coffey | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Coffey

Of course we get sucked in when the pretty nutritionist tells us that losing the weight is as simple as 1-2-3! Optimistic, we watch her video. But despite what we want to believe, we know that being told what or how to eat isn't the solution. Being told what and how to eat does not help us lose weight and keep it off. It just doesn't work. Period.

Busting Myths About Epilepsy

Epilepsy Ontario | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Living
Epilepsy Ontario

Epilepsy is a common neurological condition. Chances are you know someone who has the condition. In spite of ongoing public awareness and education programs, many myths still exist. It's time to bust some of those myths today!

5 Myths About Publicity

Marsha Friedman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Business
Marsha Friedman

Judging from the questions I'm asked by people from every walk of life, misconceptions about publicity -- what it can do and who can get it -- abound. So, what can publicity do for you and who can get it? Let's blow up a few myths.

Some Mental Health Myths to Forget About in 2013

Liza Finlay | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada Living
Liza Finlay

These bull-crap beliefs become entrenched at an early age and are handed down from generation to generation. But we need to question. Here are a few of the most pervasive myth understandings to leave behind as you head into a new year. Leave these mental albatrosses buried in 2012 where they belong.

I'll Admit it: I Use Santa to Keep the Kids in Line

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

I've been using the power of Santa Claus for a few weeks now, and things are looking good. For maximum effectiveness, the use of Santa and his omnipresence is good for the window directly following Halloween until December 25. During this time, I enjoy the increased attentiveness, dearth of meltdowns and general calm that precedes Christmas day.

Sheena's Place: Five Myths About Eating Disorders

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Living

With so many misconceptions about anorexia, bulimia and overeating, can you spot fact from fiction? We talked to Julie Notto, the program manager at S...

5 Canadian Myths Debunked

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - The passage of time has eroded and distorted some of Canada's most entrenched historical tidbits, as well as the orig...