Most doctors don’t go into medical school with visions of rebuilding a hospital in Cambodia and working with refugees and displaced persons in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. But for the founder of Doctors Without Borders Canada/Médecins Sans Frontières, Dr. Richard Heinzl, that future was always on the cards.
Part of what makes the holiday season special is revisiting family traditions. For some, it’s trimming the tree, for others it’s watching The Santa Clause (which was partly filmed in Oakville). For author Karma Brown, whose first novel, Come Away With Me, was an international bestseller, it’s baking her family’s vintage Christmas cake recipe with her mom and sister in her Oakville kitchen.
Watching a report on the fires in New South Wales, Australian YA novelists Nova Weetman and Emily Gale decided to organize a small fundraiser over Twitter for the volunteer firefighters (affectionately known as “fireys” in Australia), who tirelessly battled the blaze.
You’ve seen it on the news or even outside your kids’ school. Here’s what you need to know about the growing popularity of vaping and JUULing among teens.
A light fixture descending like a star from a soaring ceiling draws the gaze upward as one steps through the front door of a stunning new home built close to the shores of Lake Ontario in Oakville.
Thanks to the internet, there’s now a slew of opportunities to earn money online. And we’ve rounded up a list of websites, apps and online tools that will save you money, and better still, make you some extra cash. Who doesn’t love earning money online while still in their pyjamas?
It’s said Coober Pedy is the type of place where you can come with just the shirt on your back and leave a millionaire. I wanted to visit for myself, to understand why my dad loved this life so much.
The story of how Mike Speer came to oversee the kitchen at Shy’s Place in Dundas, Ont. is as striking as the memorabilia that dominate the walls. Speer says it was serendipity – and a Moroccan chicken sandwich – that led him to becoming a partner in the restaurant.
Tired of the kids blindsiding you with “yellow punch buggy, no punch backs” while you’re driving? Or are you planning an epic road trip with your friends and want to keep things old school and phone-free? Don’t worry, the road trip games on this list are great for kids of all ages, so load up on Timbits, buckle up and let the road trip fun begin!
Six million people in Canada live with some form of chronic pain, according to recent estimates by Statistics Canada. Long-term chronic pain can be complex, and the causes varied – including inflammation, injury, an underlying medical condition such as cancer.