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
Jason Priestley, cast set up in Vancouver for anticipated 90210 reboot
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
CHRIS KNIGHT: The Art of Self-Defense gets dark comedy right thanks to Jesse Eisenberg's performance
Dark comedy is probably the hardest cinematic genre to deliver successfully. With science-fiction, you can sometimes skate by on technology; with a western, on horses. But the dark comedy requires precise balance and timing; it’s like ...
LISA MARTIN: The lasting joy of reading-reading-reading with children
My daughter and I read Charlotte’s Web for the first time when she was two and a half. I had acquired a paperback copy, with the classic image by Garth Williams on its cover: the story’s eponymous spider, Charlotte (Wilbur the ...
CHRIS KNIGHT: From The Lion King to The Little Mermaid, Disney's plundering of its animation vaults may never end
Like some sort of pirate of the Caribbean, Disney has been plundering its animation vaults in search of treasures to buff up and resell. This year alone has seen the release of a live-action Dumbo (with computer-generated elephants), a live-action ...
TIFF 2019 will open with a Canadian-made documentary on The Band's Robbie Robertson
A documentary about Toronto rock group The Band will open the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 5, the festival group has announced. Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band tells the story of Roberts, a First Nations ...
Dead-heading large rhodos almost impossible
Q. Late in the spring, my small cucumber transplants developed bleached areas on the leaves. What causes this? A. Sunscald was a common issue with cucumber and similar transplants like squash, pumpkin and melon this past spring and early ...
The little show that did: Schitt's Creek star shocked by Emmy noms 'rolling in'
Eugene Levy described Schitt’s Creek as “the little show that could” to the Toronto Star — and it was the little show that did . The Canadian comedy series, with a small American cult following, caught the attention of the ...
CHRIS KNIGHT: Disney's new live-action Lion King prompts one mane question: Why?
It may be the king of the jungle and the apex predator of Disney’s 1990s animation renaissance, but The Lion King can’t catch a break. If the tech boffins behind this new “live-action” (actually computer-generated) remake ...
TRISTAN HOPPER: Why diamonds cost way more than they’re worth
In this episode of Everything Should Be Better , Tristin Hopper explains how a company convinced the world to spend two month’s salary on a diamond engagement ring. Watch the video, or read the transcript below. Let’s review some ...
Science of summer: Monarchs come roaring back — for now
Monarch butterfly numbers are looking strong for the second year in a row after many years of overall decline. But these are complicated little animals, and it is too early to break out the champagne. First, the good news. There’s an ...
SCOTT LEAR; How to exercise in the summer without heat exhaustion
With a kilometre to go, triathlete Sarah True was pulled from the 2019 Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt, Germany, due to heat exhaustion. She was in the lead by seven minutes after having swum, biked and run nearly 225 kilometres. The ...