Researchers listen to birds for answers why their numbers are so low

Researchers listen to birds for answers why their numbers are so low

Alberta researchers are using hundreds of audio recording devices as they seek to understand why bird populations are declining. A University of Alberta professor says a study published last year that suggested North America had lost billions of birds ruffled a lot of feathers in the scientific community. “The basic premise that we have lost […]

Cops policing cops and their duty to talk: The questions surrounding Ontario's police watchdog

Cops policing cops and their duty to talk: The questions surrounding Ontario's police watchdog

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, conversations about race, policing, and police oversight are raging. Much of this current movement’s impetus is due to the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis in May, and the worldwide protests that followed. But in Ontario, many of these conversations are inspired incidents like the death of Regis Korchinksi-Paquet after Toronto police […]

This couple makes $190,000 together. But with two kids, their parents’ bills and a house that needs fixing, they aren’t sure they’re saving properly

This couple makes $190,000 together. But with two kids, their parents’ bills and a house that needs fixing, they aren’t sure they’re saving properly

As government workers, Suhana, 36, and David, 37, make almost $ 190,000 together a year, before taxes. Yet, Suhana says they’re unable to save properly for their future goals. The parents of two kids under three years old aim to move from their Whitby fixer-upper to a bigger, detached home. They want to stay in […]

This Father’s Day Is their First

This Father’s Day Is their First

Father’s Day is coming up, and many of us are scrambling to find a funny card, the right gift, or the perfect words to say to our dads this year.  Adam and his daughter Keani. But for a select few 23andMe customers, this Father’s Day will be their first with their birth fathers. While fatherhood […]

More than 50% of Canadian companies have lost at least one-fifth of their revenue to COVID-19, StatsCan says

More than 50% of Canadian companies have lost at least one-fifth of their revenue to COVID-19, StatsCan says

More than half of the companies in Canada have lost at least 20 per cent of their revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic, new numbers from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce suggest. Between April 3 and 24, more than 12,600 Canadian companies responded to a questionnaire on Statistics Canada’s website regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic […]

This active couple makes $175,000 and wants to buy a home in Toronto. But can they pay off their debt and stop impulsive food buys?

This active couple makes $175,000 and wants to buy a home in Toronto. But can they pay off their debt and stop impulsive food buys?

Editor’s note: This Millennial Money profile reflects how this couple lived before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Toronto. This “urban on-the-go” couple living in a condo in Roncesvalles makes over $ 175,000 a year combined. Ash works as an epidemiologist, and Seb’s a PR professional who also works freelance on occasion. Their passions? Being out and […]

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