15
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Accessibility, BC tourism, bc tourist attraction, Entertainment, Environment, Lifestyle, Malahat, malahat skywalk, news, skywalk, Tourism, Tourist Attraction, Vancouver Island tourism

Eye-catching new tourist attraction opens on Vancouver Island

There were oohs and aahs, along with plenty of delighted squeals and shrieks Thursday, as what’s being billed as a premier new tourist attraction opened on Vancouver Island. The new Malahat Skywalk, located about half an hour north of Victoria, features a 600-metre elevated walkway through the treetops to…
07
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, covid fitness goals, COVID-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 reopening, Health, Life Goals, Lifestyle, post-pandemic plans, SMART goals, Travel Plans

COVID-19 pandemic forced 75% Canadians to delay major life goals, survey shows – National

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people’s lives and shifted priorities, a majority of Canadians put major life decisions on hold over the past 15 months, a new survey published Wednesday showed. Physical restrictions and mental challenges got in the way of people achieving their goals this past year, with…
06
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, COVID-19, Economy, Health, Kingston, Lifestyle, Local Business, Money, news, Pandemic, Sales, Store

Kingston, Ont. cannabis store tops sales for eastern Ontario – Kingston

Jennawae McLean and her partner opened up Calyx and Trichomes last year in the midst of the pandemic. While the company is now the top seller in eastern Ontario,  they say it has not always been easy. “Now we know that after such a difficult year, we can handle…
02
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Durham, durham region, Economy, Lifestyle, Local business owner selling virtual vacations, news, Travel specialist shift gears to sell virtual vacation, Virtual vacation experience

Durham travel specialist offering virtual, interactive, live vacation experience

A local travel specialist is looking to innovate while most people are still avoiding flying. She’s doing so by launching a live virtual travel experience, with the hopes of giving tourists a look at the Caribbean. “Even though I can’t put planes back in the sky, I can bring…
18
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: african nova scotian, black businesses, Canada, Consumer, COVID-19, Entertainment, Foggy Goggle, G Street, Gottingen, Gottingen Street, Halifax, I love Local, Lifestyle, ReOpen City, Small Businesses, Support Local, Taking Blk Gottingen

Black businesses pop up in North End storefronts for ‘Taking BLK Gottingen’ – Halifax

Saturday and Sunday, local Black businesses are setting up pop-ups in Halifax North End stores, cafes and food places, to show and sell their work in a historically Black neighborhood. “Taking BLK Gottingen” was organized by the North End Business Association and The Khyber Centre for the Arts, alongside other…
29
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, coronavirus and disability, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus people with disabilities, coronavirus update, COVID-19, COVID-19 and disability, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Disability, Health, Lifestyle, people with disabilities

People with disabilities, autism carry a heavier pandemic burden, advocates say – National

People with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates than other people in at least two states in the U.S., according to new data collected by NPR. In Pennsylvania, people with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying at a rate twice as high as other people…
06
Mar
2019
Posted by: In: Ajax, All My Sons Hair of Art Studio, Blogs, Greater Toronto Area, GTA, Lifestyle, Monique & Eusi Prince, news, Sons Stop Shooting Our Sons movement, Toronto

Activists, business partners, parents: Find out how this Ajax couple does it all

Monique Prince describes herself as a woman with many hats. With her husband, Eusi, she’s the co-owner of two popular barbershops in the Greater Toronto Area called All My Sons Hair of Art Studio. Together, this couple understand the importance of keeping a balance. But maintaining a balance is a…
06
Jun
2018
Posted by: In: Kate Spade, Kate Spade anxiety, Kate Spade depression, Kate Spade Fashion, Kate spade handbag, Kate Spade husband, Kate Spade kills herself, Kate Spade mental health, kate spade suicide, Lifestyle, World

Kate Spade’s husband says she battled ‘personal demons,’ sought help in last 5 years – National

The husband and business partner of designer Kate Spade, who died in an apparent suicide, said she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. She was seeking help during the last five years, “seeing a doctor on a regular basis and taking medication for both depression and anxiety,” Andy…