Peter Howell: ‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ is a smart, empathetic look at a woman in need

Peter Howell: ‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ is a smart, empathetic look at a woman in need

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Starring Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Violet Nelson. Written and directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn. Opens Friday at TIFF Bell Lightbox. 105 minutes. 105 minutes. PG In the space of a single Vancouver taxi ride, reactions between two women shift from hopeful to humorous to dismayed to […]

Retiring soon? There are some big financial changes coming — here’s what you need to know

Retiring soon? There are some big financial changes coming — here’s what you need to know

According to a Statistics Canada study, more than two million Canadians will turn age 65 between now and 2030. From a financial perspective, many of these people don’t know what they’re getting into. A recent survey commissioned by wealth management company Mackenzie Investments found that a large number of people have limited or no knowledge […]

When divorcing spouses need to sell a house: Ask Joe

When divorcing spouses need to sell a house: Ask Joe

My wife and I are divorcing. Are we each allowed our own agents in the sale of our home. How does this change the process of selling a property? Selling a matrimonial home as part of a divorce can be complicated — and emotional. It is not unusual for there to be an added layer […]

What you need to know before flu season hits in Canada

What you need to know before flu season hits in Canada

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. As Canada braces for another flu season, experts say it’s difficult to predict the severity of the virus and […]

'Stem cell' therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health Canada says

'Stem cell' therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health Canada says

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. Canada’s direct-to-consumer cell therapy industry is thriving. Across the country, private clinics continue to sell expensive procedures advertised as […]

Black holes: What you need to know

Black holes: What you need to know

The first photograph of a black hole is set to be revealed by scientists on Wednesday. And that may leave you with some deep, dark questions about black holes. Here are some answers. What is a black hole? A black hole is an object in space that is so dense and has such strong gravity […]

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