Q&A with Laurie Ward: Shiatsu and mental health

Contributed by Shaghayegh Tajvidi Laurie is a member of the Shiatsu Association of Ontario, whose practitioners are considered the most highly trained therapists in North America. In this five-part Q & A series, she sheds light on the healing benefits of Shiatsu for chronic pain and shares transformative self-care tips for the digital age. ST: […]

Not feeling the Love? Contributed by Leslie Boyd

“Do What You Love” is the message of the moment when it comes to career advice. We are surrounded by it, on billboards for college programs, on job search sites, in articles offering tips for figuring it out once and for all.   What if you’re not doing what you love? The message can feel […]

Schizophrenia Peer Support Contributed by Jordan

The first Diagnostic Specific Peer Support group/ network for people with Schizophrenia in Canada. This was the first peer support group in the country also. There was nothing like it. Yes I started it. Everyone said not it won’t work. Now it is standard practice and the industry has taken it over. No funding in […]

Juri Zurba on the e-bike experience – Owner EpRider

Electric bikes are a new and promising alternative form of urban transportation. They provide all the advantages of a regular bicycle: fun exercise, free parking, zero emissions, and freedom from gridlock, while eliminating one of the bicycle’s more serious drawbacks, lack of power. Imagine pedalling up a hill as comfortably as riding down, that’s what […]

The Royal Canadian Bicycle Club

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The Royal Canadian Curling Club (the Royals), hidden at the end of a narrow alley at 131 Broadview Avenue, is a gem whose storied past is known only to a few of its devoted enthusiasts. Committed to presenting its history to the public as part of its 125th Anniversary celebrations this year, the Royals has […]

First Canadian story on assisted suicide

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For the first time in Canada, a book tells the story of a person who chose to die with dignity. The author, Paul-François Sylvestre, lives near Parliament Street and his book is entitled Ma jumelle m’a quitté dans la dignité (My Twin Left Me with Dignity). The publisher (Éditions du GREF) is based at Glendon […]

3 After Summer Repair Tips for Summer Damage Hair

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Contributed by Nano, Owner of Hairspa: After spending time in the wind, sun, chlorine, (salt) water and air conditioning your hair may be dull, brassy frizzy, dry or brittle. Follow these suggestions from Hair Spa and your hair will look healthy and gorgeous again.   1. Replace lost moisture. “Hair cannot repair itself, we have […]

FIT FOOD DELIVERS: LOCAL CABBAGETOWN RESIDENT LAUNCHES

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Contributed by Pstreetnews   Jennifer Torres launches FIT FOOD DELIVERS to give families and busy professionals healthy clean meal options conveniently delivered each week. “I started because my training group loved the meals I cook and now I deliver to clients across the GTA.”   Jennifer, mom of two growing boys, has lived in Cabbagetown […]