Do you know how to take your temperature?

Do you know how to take your temperature?

Always use a digital thermometer to check your temperature. Because of the potential for mercury exposure or ingestion, glass mercury thermometers have been phased out and are no longer recommended. No matter which type of thermometer you use, take these precautions: Read the instructions that came with the thermometer. Wash your hands with soap and […]

Pair of late goals helps Chicago stun Edmonton to take control of series

Pair of late goals helps Chicago stun Edmonton to take control of series

Chicago dressed in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room then proceeded to eat their lunch, pushing the Oilers to the edge of the abyss in the NHL playoffs with a stunning 4-3 comeback win Wednesday night. With a victory Friday Chicago, the bottom-seeded Western Conference team, can knock out the fifth-seeded Oilers and send home the […]

Scammers take advantage of COVID-19 fears with calls, texts, emails

Scammers take advantage of COVID-19 fears with calls, texts, emails

When Windsor resident Jo-Ann Robinson received a text message from the Canadian Red Cross claiming to offer free face masks, she immediately knew to be wary.  Rather than clicking on the link included in the message or responding to the message itself, Robinson reached out to her daughter-in-law, who also expressed skepticism about the message.  “I […]

Will COVID-19 take Canada's top park to rock bottom?

Will COVID-19 take Canada's top park to rock bottom?

Tourism businesses across the country are bracing for the impact of coronavirus on sales.  Smaller operators and those that rely heavily on visitors from abroad may be especially vulnerable to lost revenue, say industry experts.  The federal government announced Friday it will restrict the number of airports that can receive international flights. It is also evaluating whether entry […]

“There’s no one else to take care of us” — how women can, and should, achieve financial independence

“There’s no one else to take care of us” — how women can, and should, achieve financial independence

Bola Sokunbi, author of “Clever Girl Finance: Ditch Debt, Save Money and Build Real Wealth” (2019, John Wiley & Sons) grew up expecting to attend university, since her father had put her older brothers through school. However, the family’s finances changed during her high school years when her father had to retire early. Luckily, her […]

Not scintillating but the Raptors will take another win

Not scintillating but the Raptors will take another win

They all can’t be high-intensity, high-effort, high-entertainment games but the home side finished with more points than the visiting squad so that would leave Raptors fans feeling pretty good, I’d imagine. “It wasn’t the prettiest game I don’t think, but I thought we played awfully hard, and played really hard in stretches, so that was […]

Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

The new movie bringing Harriet Tubman — the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor — to the big screen offers a different portrait of the celebrated figure than the stately image typically depicted in American history. And its tale of a steel-willed young heroine in an action-packed story has a special resonance in the Canadian city the […]

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