How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

VICTORIA—A study suggests the average Canadian drinker receives more than one-tenth of their daily recommended calories from alcoholic beverages, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at the label. Researchers at University of Victoria looked at Statistics Canada data on alcohol sales and consumption between 2015-2016 to calculate how many calories Canadians consume from booze. […]

The downside of giving app users too many superpowers

The downside of giving app users too many superpowers

The superhero with X-ray vision who can see through buildings is probably guilty of some pretty substantial privacy violations. Same for the one with invisibility. Or the one who can fly and hover outside people’s windows. What makes those superpowers so, well, powerful, is that they give their holder information about other people without those other people […]

Canada's economy shrank in November as many sectors contracted

Canada's economy shrank in November as many sectors contracted

Canada’s gross domestic product declined by 0.1 per cent in November, as everything from manufacturing to construction, oil and gas, and finance all shrank. Statistics Canada reported Thursday the economy seems to have see-sawed in the three months up to November — shrinking by 0.1 per cent in September, then growing by 0.3 per cent in October […]

James Comey Declines to Answer ‘Many’ Questions During Hill Testimony

James Comey Declines to Answer ‘Many’ Questions During Hill Testimony

Survival Shield X-3 2 oz. Bottle Limited Advanced Release 79.95 39.98 Get ready for the next evolution in activated nascent iodine with Survival Shield X-3 from Infowars Life! https://www.infowars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/x3-2oz-210.jpg https://www.infowarsstore.com/survival-shield-x-3-2-oz.html?ims=wrddg&utm_campaign=Infowars+Homepage+Widget&utm_source=Infowars&utm_medium=Widget&utm_content=IWL-SSX3-2Oz-50%25offLaunchWidget-Oct18 https://www.infowarsstore.com/survival-shield-x-3-2-oz.html?ims=wrddg&utm_campaign=Infowars+Homepage+Widget&utm_source=Infowars&utm_medium=Widget&utm_content=IWL-SSX3-2Oz-50%25offLaunchWidget-Oct18 Survival Shield X-3 2 oz. Bottle 79.95 39.98 Get ready for the next evolution in activated nascent iodine with Survival Shield X-3 from Infowars […]

Why many Canadians don’t love self-checkout

Why many Canadians don’t love self-checkout

Brendan Best says self-checkout isn’t worth his time because something often goes wrong, forcing him to seek out assistance. “I would not like to have that type of hassle, so I try to go through cashier lines,” said Best, who lives in Halifax. “There’s nothing in it for me.” A new grocery shopping study out of Dalhousie […]

Why are there so many shortages of common vaccines?

Why are there so many shortages of common vaccines?

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Canadians needing a jab in the arm might be scratching their heads about why they can’t get certain vaccines […]

There are many questions about the Mark Norman affair but Tories keep asking the same one

The Conservative opposition beat its head against a brick wall Wednesday after two days of successfully hammering cracks into the Liberal government’s stony silence over the handling of the criminal case involving the military’s former second-in-command. It should be understood, as the old political saying goes, that question period should never be confused with answer […]

Readers are fed up with so many old utility poles

Readers are fed up with so many old utility poles

The sheer number of decommissioned utility poles on Toronto streets is clearly a sore point with the public, as is the reason given for why they have yet to be removed. Our column last month about old poles still standing next to their replacements on Beech and Pine Aves. stirred the ire of readers, as […]