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Researchers Find Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to Greater Risk of Autism

Researchers Find Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to Greater Risk of Autism

A new study links cannabis use in pregnancy to a greater risk of autism. Researchers including experts from the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa reviewed… Read more »

Background Performers Worry They’re Being Replaced by Mannequins on Film and TV Sets

Background Performers Worry They’re Being Replaced by Mannequins on Film and TV Sets

Paula Spurr is used to being herded together with co-workers on the job. As a background performer in film and TV, the Burnaby, B.C., actress has been packed… Read more »

Liberals Turn Over Thousands of Pages on We Decision, Lawyers Now Vetting Docs

Liberals Turn Over Thousands of Pages on We Decision, Lawyers Now Vetting Docs

The federal Liberal government has handed over thousands of pages of documents related to the WE controversy to a House of Commons committee, which lawyers are now vetting for personal information and cabinet secrets.

Who Can Dismiss the Governor General? A Look at Protocols and Possibilities

Who Can Dismiss the Governor General? A Look at Protocols and Possibilities

With Gov. Gen. Julie Payette finding herself the focus of intensifying public scrutiny following reports about expensive personal renovations at Rideau Hall and alleged mistreatment of current and former staff, renewed interest has been sparked… Read more »

Alberta Orders 1.7M Reusable Masks For Schools From Old Navy and IFR

Alberta Orders 1.7M Reusable Masks For Schools From Old Navy and IFR

Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange says Alberta has placed procurement order for reusable masks for students and staff for the 2020-21 school year. Adriana LaGrange said… Read more »

Things to Do

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, August 7… Read more »

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

A group of Canadian artists, writers, technicians and performers is calling on Ottawa to guarantee a basic income for anyone in need. Novellist and screenwriter Emma Donoghue, poet… Read more »

Travel Ideas

25 Unique Museums to You Should Visit in Alberta

25 Unique Museums to You Should Visit in Alberta

Alberta is home to an astounding number of museums, ranging from tiny sites to museums based on specific items, such as tractors and carriages. As well, the province boasts some of the most unusual museums in the country, including the famous Gopher Museum and the weird Museum of Fear and Wonder.

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.

Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Flowers gardens attract many and when it comes to the sunflowers, their blossom and charm spread a unique glory across the miles. Make the most of your summer days with your family and friends in the lap of nature with these astonishing sunflower fields and mazes. Alberta is flooded with awe-inspiring scenic beauties and these blossoms of Sunflower fields provide enhanced fascinations to fill your summer with bright yellow memories. Whether you want to brighten your Instagram wall or want a fun family photo, here is a list of Sunflower fields and mazes across Alberta that you can visit.

Food & Drink

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

With so many Albertans working from home and staying in and practicing social distancing, people are looking for ways to get creative. Turn to the kitchen to… Read more »