Taking steps toward greener living will save you money

Taking steps toward greener living will save you money

Taking steps towards greener living is much easier than you might think, and besides doing your part to save Planet Earth, the second best part about it, is that you will save money. Here are a few practical ways to get started. Adopt a minimalist attitude Having many ‘things’ — clothes, electronics, furniture, games and […]

Why living in space may require more than new technology

Why living in space may require more than new technology

We see it in science fiction movies all the time: humans settling on Mars or venturing into the far reaches of space. Though technology has certainly brought the fiction closer to becoming reality, one ongoing challenge stands in the way of conquering space: the human body. The human body was built for life on Earth. Put us into space under […]

Mr. Hockey’s lessons a how-to for good living

Mr. Hockey’s lessons a how-to for good living

Murray Howe delivered the eulogy at his father’s funeral last year. He insisted on it. One of four children of the man they call Mr. Hockey, he gathered his thoughts about the late great Gordie Howe and wrote them down, wanting people to know more about the man he knew. More than 15,000 people paid […]

Toronto woman was jailed for living with her boyfriend in 1939

On May 3 of that year, 18-year-old Velma Demerson had been enjoying breakfast with her fiancé — Harry Yip — when there was banging on the door of their downtown rented room. Two police officers and Demerson’s grim-faced father barged in. “Is that her?” She recalled one police officer asking her father. “Yes, that’s her,” […]