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Actress Angelina Jolie may have gone public with her decision to have a double mastectomy, but it’s a decision countless others have made for similar reasons. For Toronto brand marketer Theresa...
With the possible exception of pugs, perhaps no breed of dog inspires such ecstatic devotion in their owners as greyhounds, those sleek, narrow, elegant sighthounds able to trace their lineage back...
For elite breakdancer Michael "Bboy Piecez" Prosserman, the founder and executive director of Unity Charity, falling down and getting back up again did more than just make him great at...
It’s not every day one encounters a phrase as kooky and provocative as the “Moose Sex Project.” So it’s not surprising that Paula Noel, program manager for the New Brunswick...
Alan Thicke, best known as patriarch Jason Seaver on the hit sitcom Growing Pains 20 years ago and continuing to appear in a range of TV and film projects, is not one of these name-only celebrities...
Most would agree that having an emergency preparedness plan for dealing with fire, flood and other disasters and accidents is a sound idea albeit one rarely practiced outside of institutions. Deborah...
Ontario’s raccoons, foxes, squirrels, muskrats, turtles, coyotes and possums have an excellent friend in Peggy Jenkins. Jenkins runs Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue, a centre devoted to...
Winemaker Bill Redelmeier is the kind of guy who makes environmental sustainability seem really cool. And he will happily blab your ears purple about the critical importance of local and seasonal...
Dogs have long distinguished themselves in the service of humans, both informally as trusted companions and professionally as seeing-eye or sniffer dogs. But rarely have the two roles dovetailed so...
Liz Marshall knows the topic of animal rights is a tough subject. She knows most people would rather look away. That’s why she calls them “the ghosts”: animals used by humans for...

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