During a routine waxing session at her neighbourhood salon, Dr. Alina Turner’s esthetician gently inquired about the nature of some bruises she spotted on her client’s leg.
It was only from her playful six-year-old, Turner assured her.
But what if the bruises had been from her husband?
“They told me they actually see that scenario a lot at the spa and all they can do is listen,” Turner says. “I thought to myself — what if they could actually refer clients to somewhere they could get help?”
Most newcomers to Canada are healthier than the average Canadian, but lose their immigrant advantage after 10 years. Researcher Dr. Suzanne Goopy, PhD, argues that part of the reason for this may be attributed to newcomers’ isolation and difficulty finding work in their areas of expertise — often linked to “a lack of Canadian experience.”
More than six million Americans battle Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. Although the number of affected patients continues to climb worldwide, myths and misconceptions still abound when it comes to this progressive neurological disease.
Arming yourself with the right information can help you better support your loved ones in the fight against Alzheimer's.
The love of soccer runs deep in David Beckham’s veins, thanks to his parents, Ted Beckham and Sandra West.
His dad and mom were such fanatical supporters of the professional soccer club Manchester United that they frequently traveled 200 miles from their London home just to attend matches with their kids.
It’s only been an hour since I had breakfast but I’m already hitting the bottle. Or to be more precise, the mug, from which I’m savouring every mouthful of Rüdesheimer coffee, each one more delectable than the last. A traditional treat named after the town of the same name, this concoction of flambéed brandy, strong coffee and vanilla cream goes down way too easily for anyone’s own good.
Of course I’d expect nothing less from Rüdesheim, the birthplace of German wine. This lively town is only one of the seven stops I’m immersed in as a guest with Riviera Travel river cruises.
While surfing is often associated with sandy beaches, palm trees, and warm waters—a unique surfing culture that has none of these features happens to be thriving along Canada's Atlantic coastline. In 2004, professional surfer Nico Manos embarked on a journey to share his love for surfing with others by starting a mobile surf school business based in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. Over 18 years later, East Coast Surf School is still going strong.
Only 6.6% of Canada’s largest publicly traded companies have a woman CEO. Perhaps surprisingly, several of the companies helmed by women are in the mining sector, a traditionally male-dominated industry. Two of those CEOs spoke with me about leading in a mostly male industry, and how they are working to improve the ratio for the future.
Fresh seafood, seaside adventures, and cultural riches converge in Nova Scotia, Canada’s second-smallest province. The wild peninsula, jutting off the country’s northeast tip, comprises more than 8,000 miles of coastline, including Cape Breton and 3,800 other offshore islands.
Chef Antonio Park has spent time in the kitchen from a young age. The Montreal-based restaurateur grew up in South America, helping his mother cook a myriad of dishes in their kitchen in Argentina. Here are 10 things the chef and father of four relies on to fuel his inspiration and keep his gastronomic empire growing.
When Dr. Dan Hwang graduated from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry in 2002, he felt pressured to pay off his student debt. Pursuing an associateship was an attractive option as he was guaranteed an income, didn't have to pay any upfront costs, and had the opportunity to sharpen the administrative and operational business skills required to open his own practice one day.
Imagine going on a company retreat that involves dog sledding to the edge of an ice floe, rafting down a historic river to the mouth of the Arctic Ocean or taking a helicopter flight over the majestic fjords of Clyde River.
These are just some of the once-in-a-lifetime team-building experiences you can expect to find in Nunavut, Canada’s youngest northern territory.
Situated on 35 pristine acres of parkland in Atlanta, Georgia, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum offers insight into the life of the 39th President of the United States.
At Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, travelers come from far and wide to pay homage to one of the most iconic battles in American history. This site in a southern Montana field is where a large band of American Indians battled members of the U.S. Army in June 1876, in a last-ditch effort to preserve their way of life.
Each year in the month of April, National Park Week promotes the natural beauty widely available across the entire expanse of the U.S. To make the experience even better, weekends are free during National Park Week, which might give you extra motivation to explore at least one of the more than 400 unique national parks scattered across the country.
No matter how silky your tresses, you've doubtlessly found yourself in the dreaded situation of trying to untangle messy knots. But knowing how to detangle hair with the right tools, products and techniques can keep breakage to a minimum while leaving your scalp pain free and your locks hydrated and smooth. Keep reading for our advice on how to vanquish snarls, whatever your hair type.