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Teach someone to fry fish, and they'll crave it every night.
One pot, all the flavour.
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Inclusion is about sharing our abilities, making the world a classroom that treasures diversity and teaches us to live together. In Whitehorse, Yukon people of all ethnicities are coming together with Punjabi Bhangra dance. Gurdeep Pandher is the man behind the movement.
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What's the first thing you think when you hear "resilience"? I bet it goes something along the lines of being able to bounce back from a trying or traumatic experience. I would also say you probably assume the person goes back to the same state of being as before the event. You're not wrong, but you're not exactly right.
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There are many amazing places in Canada to call home. The upcoming generations of adults, often referred to as millennials, are quickly changing the landscape of our country, and where they're choosing to live may surprise you.
March is self injury awareness month in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. There are two-million cases, mostly youth, reported annually in the United States. The stigma of self-injury needs to be broken.
WHO: Nikki Norton-Amaral AGE: 30 CITY: Markham By The Numbers: 222 at my heaviest, currently 172, for a total weight loss of 50 pounds The Weight Gain: I was always a little overweight as a child and...
WHO: Kelly Arnold, early childhood educator, 5'2" AGE: 27 CITY: Halifax By The Numbers: 231 at my heaviest, currently 179, for a total weight loss of 52 pounds The Weight Gain: As a kid I was always o...
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WHO: Miranda Quartarone AGE: 33 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 185 at my heaviest, currently 130, for a total weight loss of 55 pounds The Weight Gain: I was pretty average as a child. I did star...
I'm caught up in the whirlwind of the world's biggest film festival, Cannes. Here, young filmmakers are realizing their dreams. My turn will come on Thursday afternoon when I present Jutra on the Croisette at Cannes. My stomach is doing flips at the thought of going onstage to introduce my film. But I'm also deeply proud.
Suicide is not something a person usually wants to sit down and chat about. The word, never mind the action, has even more stigma attached than depression. Yet suicide remains the number one threat to the self in depression. That's why talking about suicide is as important as any health issue.
Have you ever thought about your last name and where it might have come from? It's hard for us today to believe that there was a time, not that long ago, when many people didn't have a last name. So, where did last names come from, and were they assigned or randomly selected? In fact, there are a number of ways your ancestors might have first acquired the surname you currently use.
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Don't blame the messenger, folks: When Steve Paikin, host of The Agenda blogged and tweeted recently about the show's difficulties in recruiting female guests, he elicited a firestorm of protest. But what he says rings true to me. Our experience is that women decline interviews much more often than their male counterparts. The data in the chart below was drawn from surveys of university professors, business and NGO leaders from all over Canada. We asked them to identify why they turned down media interview requests. Their answers fall into three main categories.
As the winter thaws into spring, the world slowly begins to come out of hibernation. There may be vacations to embark on, and activities to be planned as children will be on their spring break. In the...