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Stuck in traffic? These ‘creative and innovative’ solutions may be the answer
Canadian cities are lagging when it comes to traffic improvements, says Martino Tran, an associate professor at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning.
Canadians donating less as economy wanes, inflation rises
While there’s an increased need for charity organizations, research from CanadaHelps shows there has been a steady decline in the percentage of Canadians donating to them.
Jeff Barnaby’s indelible mark on Indigenous cinema will be felt for generations to come
Before entering the theatre to watch Jeff Barnaby’s Blood Quantum at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019, I heard buzz for the type of Canadian movie that rarely gets excitable word-of-mouth. But this was different: an Indigenous-focused film that was also a zombie thriller.
Need to escape Canada’s cold winters? Try these five underrated destinations
As winter approaches, international travel to warmer destinations is once again a welcome way to escape Canada’s cold weather.
How to make your work feel more meaningful
Rokhaya Gueye hadn’t thought about switching careers until she was laid off from her role as a manager at a telecommunications company in 2019.
Seeing what your parents do can be ‘mystical’: Three adults on how Take Our Kids to Work Day shaped their careers
What life is like after attending private school
As an introverted child, Gillian Barker felt shy about raising her hand in class. But that changed after she entered Mississauga, Ont.’s TEAM School in Grade 4.
Five fall adventures to catch across Canada before the season is over
Fall is Canada’s most ephemeral season, when the leaves are changing and the apples are ripe for picking.
Life changes, baseball does not
“Baseball has seen us through a lot of ups and downs,” my grandmother observed one evening about 20 years ago as we watched the Blue Jays game from the overstuffed pink chairs in her upstairs TV room. “It’s always just … there.” She was reflecting on the game’s steady and …
Make room retirees, younger generations want in on bird watching
Sheridan Francis, 24, had just moved to Huntsville, Ont., in the summer of 2021, when she noticed birds in her new backyard congregating around a berry bush.
The cost of dining out is soaring alongside inflation. Here’s how to keep your budget in check
Aaron Yen is paying more than ever for his Vancouver restaurant meals this summer. “You could probably get White Spot burger pre-COVID for around $10 to $12,” said the 27-year-old. “Now it’s around $15 to $16.”
Amplify: Lisa LaFlamme’s dismissal opened my eyes to some realities about journalism
This is the weekly Amplify newsletter, where you can be inspired and challenged by the voices, opinions and insights of women at The Globe and Mail. Mahdis Habibinia was a content editor at The Globe and Mail for the summer 2022 program.
How to Avoid Airport Chaos by Choosing Flight-Free Travel This Summer
Pandemic travel restrictions have lifted, and those eager to return to flying are creating a boom in bookings. But many environmental advocates are encouraging us to stay grounded, repeating the message that air travel is destroying the planet. Wasn’t the pandemic supposed to be the pause we needed to reflect …
Ontario health-care plan highlights: Private-clinic surgeries, hiring more workers and expanding paramedicine
The Ontario government announced new measures today that it says will bolster the province’s strained health-care system, including hiring more staff, transferring elderly patients who don’t require hospital care to long-term care homes, allowing paramedics to treat more patients on scene, and increasing the number of surgeries performed in private …
Running apps are great for motivation, but take note of privacy settings
In a month, Dhushan Puvanachandran runs at least 25 times. Whether he’s running through his neighbourhood in Brampton, Ont., or on a treadmill, it’s almost second nature for Mr. Puvanachandran to track his pace, heart rate and distance and share it with his friends. The ability to share highlights of …
How ‘stay interviews’ help companies reduce turnover and retain valuable employees
Six months after the pandemic hit, Jocelyne Beaulieu started conducting ‘stay interviews’ – informal one-on-one discussions between supervisors and staff – to understand how they were coping.
Install a backyard pool or hot tub for owner enjoyment, not resale value
After purchasing a three-bedroom bungalow in Canoe, B.C., in July, 2021, health care operations manager Ange Szabo was sure to make room for a hot tub in her backyard.
Women in manufacturing need networking and leadership training opportunities too
Wenyi He was just 26 years old when she was promoted to production manager at AGI Westfield, a Manitoba-based company that makes augers for the agricultural industry.