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Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their helicopter crashed in fog, leaving the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions g
This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

This wildfire season, changes are coming to better inform people about smoke hazards

Last year’s record-breaking wildfire season forced Canadians to become familiar with the scale of air pollution as hazardous smoke drifted across the country.
How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

As we enter another wildfire season, Environment and Climate Change Canada is advising people to pay attention to air pollution levels and check the Air Quality Health Index – especially on smoky days.
Here's why I check my bag on a flight, even though it complicates my trip

Here's why I check my bag on a flight, even though it complicates my trip

In all my travels my bag is not always on the carousel at my destination, but the people who help along the way keep my faith in humanity.
EV batteries likely to outlive the cars they power

EV batteries likely to outlive the cars they power

As more Canadians switch to electric, experts and studies show drivers' concerns over battery degradation are unfounded.
Eric Akis: Meatloaf morphs into a Tex Mex-style taco meal

Eric Akis: Meatloaf morphs into a Tex Mex-style taco meal

Popular dish is spiced up with with a mix of spices, cheese and salsa
I love hanging out with my childless friends — they listen better and don't judge

I love hanging out with my childless friends — they listen better and don't judge

Micaela Hardy-Moffat loves talking about kid stuff with her mom friends, but what she really enjoys? Catching up with her childless friends.
Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

How money decisions made by parents shape kids' future beliefs and can have huge repercussions for their financial stability when they grow into adults.
Ask Lisi: What to do when people don't respect personal space

Ask Lisi: What to do when people don't respect personal space

Unfortunately, we live in a world of self-involvement, where people are constantly plugged in to some device.
Your Good Health: Patient with paradoxical vocal cord motion seeks new remedy

Your Good Health: Patient with paradoxical vocal cord motion seeks new remedy

If you know the trigger for symptoms, avoid them. Also specialized speech-language therapy can help.