Want a healthier, easier workout? Look to Finland for the answer

Want a healthier, easier workout?  Look to Finland for the answer

Walking is great exercise on its own, but researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute have found that the simple addition of poles can provide even more health benefits. Nordic walking, as it is called, originated in Finland where it is common, said scientist Jennifer Reed, who directs the institute’s exercise physiology and cardiovascular … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Oct. 2)

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Oct. 2)

Plan your route before you’re in your car: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 37 closures in Toronto on Oct. 2 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound off-ramp at Finch Avenue: one left lane closed until Oct. 5 at 3 pm Highway 400 … Read more

Silverado Socrates is looking for your vote to become Kelowna’s next mayor – Kelowna News

Silverado Socrates is looking for your vote to become Kelowna’s next mayor – Kelowna News

Socrates: One-on-one Longtime Okanagan resident Silverado Socrates has a different vision for moving the City of Kelowna forward the next four years. One of five candidates for mayor of the city, Socrates believes with the help of some friends, we can make the city a better place through peace. “It’s amazing what you can do … Read more

The whole world should be worried about the ‘siege of Ottawa’. This is about much more than a few anti-vaxx truckers | Arwa Mahdawi

The whole world should be worried about the ‘siege of Ottawa’.  This is about much more than a few anti-vaxx truckers |  Arwa Mahdawi

What the truck is going on in Canada? No offense to Ottawa, but it’s not the most exciting place in the world. Over the past couple of weeks, however, the Canadian capital has been embroiled in drama: hundreds of truckers, ostensibly protesting against vaccine mandates, have brought the city to a standstill. Members of the … Read more

The Black Lagoon: Boozy Halloween pop-up bar coming to Vancouver

The Black Lagoon: Boozy Halloween pop-up bar coming to Vancouver

A highly anticipated boozy Halloween event has just revealed its opening date. The Black Lagoon, a scary cool pop-up cocktail bar, will haunt three Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto. Inspired by goth-metal and cult horror, industry veterans Erin Hayes and Kelsey Ramage took over a space in Toronto in 2021 for this concept … Read more

CHAUDHRI: Badly behaved employers are sure to be sanctioned in Court

CHAUDHRI: Badly behaved employers are sure to be sanctioned in Court

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Employment standards act and glasses on a desk. Photo by iStock /GETTY IMAGES Article content The Hudson’s Bay Company, like many retailers, suffered a long and grievous business slow down during the pandemic that changed the way most consumers shopped. Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article … Read more

Trout Creek skeleton family takes to the skies in a hot air balloon to kick off October – Penticton News

Trout Creek skeleton family takes to the skies in a hot air balloon to kick off October – Penticton News

Skeletons ride in style Photo: Contributed Click here to view gallery Trout Creek gets to see their resident skeleton family, the Peskellys, out every day in new costumes and poses once October kicks off, thanks to a local who has a passion for bringing the Halloween spirit. And this year, Heather Pescada kicked off her … Read more