Code of conduct for delivery of banking services to seniors is a much needed first step

Code of conduct for delivery of banking services to seniors is a much needed first step

Can seniors look forward to increased banking protections or services under the Code of Conduct for the Delivery of Banking Services to Seniors, (https://cba.ca/Assets/CBA/Documents/Files/Article%20Category/PDF/vol-seniors-en.pdf), which came into effect on Jan. 1? RBC, one of the banks that has adopted the voluntary code, says yes and is making an effort to upgrade its services for seniors, […]

Make that big moment happen — but first, save up the money

Make that big moment happen — but first, save up the money

Starting fertility treatments? Mapping out a once-in-a-lifetime vacation once you’re vaccinated? Leaving your relationship? Renovating your home? Eloping? If a big life moment is in play for you, here’s how to prepare for it financially. Take stock of your current savings According to recent data, Canadians are sitting on over $ 90 billion in traditional […]

Meghan and Harry end their eventful 2020 with first podcast

Meghan and Harry end their eventful 2020 with first podcast

LOS ANGELES – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have dropped their first podcast. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and guests from Elton John to their son, Archie, appear on the royal couple’s first audio release Tuesday for Spotify, a 34-minute special featuring reflections on 2020. The couple who stepped down from their royal duties […]

Ontario identifies first cases of COVID-19 U.K. variant in the province

Ontario identifies first cases of COVID-19 U.K. variant in the province

Ontario announced on Saturday its first two confirmed cases in the province of the COVID-19 variant, first identified in the United Kingdom. Ontario is the first province to identify the new COVID-19 variant. The confirmed cases identified are from a couple from Durham Region with no known travel history, exposure or high-risk contacts, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, […]

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

NEW YORK – “Jeopardy!” record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday. Producers announced Monday that Jennings, who won 74 games in a row and claimed the show’s “Greatest of All Time” title in a competition last year, will host […]

Study looks at catering First Nation food guides to individual communities

Study looks at catering First Nation food guides to individual communities

A community-based study by Taylor Wilson and Shailesh Shukla was recently published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. “Pathways to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems: Decolonizing Diets through Indigenous-focused Food Guides,” was written in response to the latest Canadian Food Guide (CFG). It stemmed from the collaborative and community-based work […]

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