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  • Mother of man who died in Vancouver supportive housing still seeking answers five years later

    Mother of man who died in Vancouver supportive housing still seeking answers five years later

    For five years, Christine Harris has agonized over how, exactly, her son came to spend nights dying alone in a supportive-housing room in Vancouver before his body was found on the floor three days later. A B.C. Coroners Service report released last month paints a grim picture of his final days. Lindsey Longe was 30 […]
  • Fitness: Discovering potential Olympic champions has become a science

    Fitness: Discovering potential Olympic champions has become a science

    Identifying athletic talent has become a science, with hundreds of research publications devoted to determining what type of physical and mental attributes are necessary to excel at the elite level.
  • Millennials, work, and the art of confidence and patience

    Millennials, work, and the art of confidence and patience

    When workplace changes are upon us, the adage of being comfortably uncomfortable is not so easy to do, and it’s especially important for leadership to communicate regularly and honestly during these times. For millennials, a generation beginning to occupy more responsibility in the workplace, being in a space of not knowing can be especially difficult […]
  • Julia Lipscombe: Postpartum hair loss is no joke — but it grows back

    Julia Lipscombe: Postpartum hair loss is no joke — but it grows back

    “Thinking about getting pregnant again so that my hair stops falling out.” It was an innocent Facebook post a few months ago. And, for the record, I’m not recommending that. The post was just a joke that I thought would make a couple of people smile. But it ended up being one of the most […]
  • Have a historic holiday in Quebec

    Have a historic holiday in Quebec

    It felt like I was on a tour of movie star homes – except all of the famous people were dead. “There’s the headstone of Sir John Abbot, third prime minister of Canada,” said Myriam Cloutier, director of heritage programs at Montreal’s Mount Royal Cemetery. “And there’s Sir Alexander Galt, a Father of Confederation. See […]
  • 22-year-old sharing message of hope after suicide attempt, mental illness

    22-year-old sharing message of hope after suicide attempt, mental illness

    Two months ago, Paige Willfong-Mackie tried to kill herself. Now she is speaking out to help others who feel as hopeless as she did.
  • Quality delivers better results than quantity, no matter what the magazine says

    Quality delivers better results than quantity, no matter what the magazine says

    Tighten muscle and lose fat now with these revolutionary new exercises. With summer comes a hot list of innovative exercises that flood print and video (much the same for fall and winter by the way). That’s 10 new exercises you aren’t currently doing. Oh well, change everything or add 10 more movements to your existing […]
  • Rae's resignation from SHA board latest in long string of internet gaffes in Saskatchewan politics

    Rae's resignation from SHA board latest in long string of internet gaffes in Saskatchewan politics

    Don Rae’s resignation from the new Saskatchewan Health Authority board of directors on Thursday is the latest in a long string of internet-related gaffes that have led to both major political parties in the province disciplining their representatives and elected members, and removing candidates from ballots. Rae, the president and CEO of Yorkton-based Crusader Drilling […]
  • More Canadians hospitalized for alcohol than heart attacks in 2016

    More Canadians hospitalized for alcohol than heart attacks in 2016

    Last year, nearly 7,700 patients were admitted to Saskatchewan hospitals for alcohol related illnesses — the second highest per capita rate in Canada, falling just behind British Columbia.  Alcohol hospitalizations by health region  Saskatoon – 193 Five Hills – 222 Heartland – 245 Sun Country – 290 Sunrise – 292 Regina Qu’Appelle – 339 Prince […]
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority board member resigns over offensive social media posts

    Saskatchewan Health Authority board member resigns over offensive social media posts

    A director of the new Saskatchewan Health Authority resigned Thursday afternoon, hours after it emerged that he had “shared” several Facebook posts — including one six days before his appointment — making fun of Mexicans, the Spanish language, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former U.S. president Barack Obama.  Don Rae, who is president of Yorkton-based […]

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