A few questions with Halifax artist Élana Camille Saimovici
Why can’t it be you? The driving force behind success
SUCCESS = career + money ... or does it?
Should I stay or should I go? A look at graduate retention
A conversation with Canadian Armed Forces veteran and health ...
Generational value gaps shifting as individualist thinking warps view ...
Success: Two women. Two lives. One take.
Five questions, 10 answers: let's make prejudice, inequality history
Money. Happiness. Family. How do we define success?
The Western Star
ASK THE THERAPISTS: What to do when self-help books don’t help
'It's pretty crazy': Former Love Islanders Laura Anderson and Eyal Booker weigh in on current season
CHRIS KNIGHT: Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies is a reminder that there are levels of information more insidious than ‘fake news’
CHRIS KNIGHT: Push provides a fascinating primer on why the cost of urban housing continues to skyrocket
HOME BODY: Welcome to my gallery ... wall
I love photographs. Specifically, old, vintage photographs, but photos nonetheless. What’s more, I love when I get to take that great shot that has everything you could want in it, whether it’s part of my work as a journalist or in my ...
STREAMLINE YOURSELF: Month-long garage project a success
A few months ago, I received a text from Claude who ever-so-efficiently assembles furniture of all kinds for my client projects and others. He was putting the finishing touches on his new garage. The text had a picture of red and white ...
Jann Arden narrates animated web series that focuses on realities of being a caregiver
For more than a decade, Calgary singer-songwriter Jann Arden was a caregiver. First it was for her father and then her mother. It was a significant period for Arden, both in the sheer amount of time it occupied and the emotional toll it had on ...
The Lion King: Inside Jon Favreau's virtual circle of life
“Don’t throw up.” This is director Jon Favreau’s less-than-reassuring advice as we don virtual-reality headsets and fly over Pride Rock as avatars, hovering above renderings of the crown-prince lion cub Simba and his evil ...
Simple steps can make it easier to store, organize food and supplies
For more and more people, there’s no joy in cooking anymore because of disorganization in their kitchens. According to a survey conducted by MasterBrand Cabinets, 81 per cent of homeowners report they can't relax if their kitchen is a ...
THE FOOD DUDE: Good eating flavourful, simple and inexpensive Chinese Powercombo
Have you ever been to China? It’s always been on my adventure list as it’s home to some of the most amazing places on Earth, including The Great Wall. And the food? Don’t get me started. Yu choy, nappa and bok choy ...
KEELYWOOD: The best reality shows on TV
Reality television is my Xanax. Some people like to come home after a long day of work and unwind with a glass of wine. I like to come home after a short day of work and watch reality television. Here are my top three favourite reality ...
Gardening: Boost yields with a home for bees
The yields of your strawberry, tomato, pepper and other fruits and vegetables may not be what you hoped for. And yet, you’re doing everything right: watering, fertilizing, controlling pests and weeding. Perhaps the problem is you don’t ...
'Terminator: Dark Fate' is an 'R-rated f—ing movie,' Tim Miller says
Sorry kids, mom and dad are going to be leaving you at home with the babysitter when Terminator: Dark Fate hits theatres later this year. The newest instalment in the long-running franchise is going to be rated R, director Tim Miller ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: Older, wiser, sleepier - A look back at the evolution of a relationship
We recently celebrated our five-year wedding anniversary. I awoke that morning and immediately started whining about whose turn it was to get up and feed the kids, who had probably been awake and starving since the first hint of sunlight. As ...