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Hands in the earth, eyes on the stars
From space exploration to sustainable agriculture, these two trailblazers are using robotics to break barriers in their respective fields.
Money Matters: Dr. Stephanie Zhou Honoured for Her Financial Empowerment Advocacy Work
Medical students juggle challenging, pressure-filled workloads, and many also struggle with crippling debt. Dr. Stephanie Zhou is committed to empowering students with financial knowledge and economic mobility so they can best chart their paths forward.
Tech Meetings Are Taking Off in Los Angeles, the Capital of Creativity
Technology powers the California economy — especially in Los Angeles. Headquarters to several of the world’s largest tech companies, the city is a rising star that boasts a diverse, growing talent pool. With its rich legacy as ‘the capital of creativity’ in entertainment and aerospace, the city’s tech sector is booming, with more companies launching and expanding each year. And because its two primary industries — Hollywood and technology — combine forces to innovate, Los Angeles has become a global hotspot offering groundbreaking opportunities for startup ecosystems.
What to Look for in a Real Estate Broker
Having the right guide to navigate the most important purchase you’ll make – buying a home – is critical. In a challenging housing market where high prices and low inventory can make things stressful, an experienced real estate agent represents your best interest and helps you buy the perfect property – or sell the one you have – while providing peace of mind that the transaction will go smoothly. Here’s what to look for.
How to Grow a Container Garden for Herbs
Growing herbs in containers has its perks, in both the kitchen and the garden. Follow this step-by-step guide to creating a container garden for herbs. Plus, find out which herbs are the easiest to grow in pots.
How to Ace your Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) Interview
Finishing medical school is an exciting and stressful time. Transitioning to the next stage of your career involves getting ready for residency interviews and the all-important match. Here are 6 tips to help you prepare for your CaRMS interview.
Top 10 Fall Container Plants for a Pretty Front Porch
Think beyond mums and pumpkins when dressing up your porch for autumn. These fall container plants have gorgeous seasonal color and texture to offer.
10 Ways to Remodel Your Kitchen with Sustainability in Mind
Planning to give your kitchen a major facelift? In addition to figuring out cabinet styles, countertop choices and whether you should splurge on a high-end backsplash, consider the environment. A recent survey revealed that 92 percent of homeowners plan to or have incorporated sustainable features while renovating their kitchens.
Are Your Car Headlights Bright Enough?
Most drivers don’t think about their headlights. They get in the car, turn them on and hit the road. Yet headlights are an essential safety feature, especially since research shows it's three times riskier to drive at night.
It Takes a (Global) Village: How an award-winning school in Uganda began as a student project
Building a new school is a huge endeavour, but when you add in civil war, rural poverty and a pandemic, the challenge can seem overwhelming. Two McGill students saw it differently, and their vision to educate and support a new generation of children in northern Uganda began in a political science class.
Jacques Pépin on Making the Best Tomato Soup You’ve Ever Tasted
Ask Jacques Pépin what he enjoys most about food, and he’ll mention cooking with his family. The renowned French-born chef, winner of 16 James Beard Awards, author of 29 cookbooks, and star of multiple television shows, loves being in the kitchen with his daughter Claudine, who has cooked alongside him since she was a toddler, and now his granddaughter Shorey, with whom he collaborated for his latest book, A Grandfather’s Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey.. Here, he shares his thoughts on the iconic winter food: tomato soup.
5 Essential Tips for Downsizing
Maybe your children are grown, or you’ve decided to relocate from a sprawling suburban property to a chic downtown condo. Either way, moving into a smaller home that better suits your new lifestyle usually means bringing less with you. Here’s a stress-free way to downsize by working smarter, not harder.
Why These 3 Canadian Cities Are Ideal for Events in Advanced Manufacturing
A world leader in the advanced manufacturing space, Canada’s collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit and cutting-edge event infrastructure has made it a top choice for events looking to access the country's exceptional knowledge capital by hearing from expert speakers or visiting state-of-the-art facilities.
How a REALTOR® Prices Your Home
You’ve loved your home but are ready to move on. How much should you list it for? Although a casual observer might believe a listing price is an arbitrary number, many factors are taken into consideration when pricing, including market conditions, historical data, location and amenities. Overprice a property and it could linger, unsold, for months. Undervalue it, and you’re leaving money on the table. Here's what you need to know.
7 Ways to Make Your Home Festive This Season
Entertaining family and friends for the holidays? You don’t need to be a professional designer to transform your space into a festive gathering spot. Here’s how to make your home feel warm, bright and welcoming all season long.