How to Create Your Apartment Wish List

Before you set out to hunt for an apartment, it helps to make an apartment wish list of your must-haves and like-to-haves. Once you begin looking at units, you’ll probably shift your priorities as price and reality set in, but it’s better to go in with an idea of what you want than to let […]

Is It Too Late to Buy Marriott International Stock?

Stock in Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) rose by 64% last year, as investors richly rewarded the world’s largest hotel company for its purchase of competitor Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in November 2016. Aside from obtaining a favorable market position relative to competitors Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE: HLT) and InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (NYSE: […]

Life with dementia can be lived fully, says Alzheimer’s educator

Dealing with Alzheimer’s patients can take a lot of understanding and a deft touch but on Monday dementia expert Teepa Snow was on P.E.I. offering some guidance to health care professionals and caregivers. More than 2,500 Islanders currently live with dementia and Snow told attendees at P.E.I.’s annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference in Charlottetown that those […]

Astronauts go spacewalking to give new hand to Canadarm2

First spacewalk of 2018 lasted more than 7 hours Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station’s big robot arm Tuesday. As the federal government geared back up 400 kilometres below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle successfully installed the new mechanical gripper. Because of the lingering effects of the government […]

Young adults are vacationing more with their aging parents

Family vacations don’t end when children graduate from high school. Young adults are increasingly choosing to tag along on their aging parents’ vacations. “Millennials don’t have the cash and their cost of living is high, but they want a holiday more than generations at their age have ever wanted before. They’re craving these experiences, but […]

Thunder Bay Regional hospital funds 44 Family CARE grants

This year a total of $62,881.57 was provided to fund 44 Family CARE grants Staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are celebrating their achievements on Tuesday thanks to a generous funding of $62,881.57 from hospital donors and the volunteer association. Officials at the hospital released a written statement thanking the participants for […]

5 Russia Stocks to Consider Buying

For U.S. investors Russia has never had the reputation of a “safe” place to invest. Headlines covering hacked bank accounts and DNC servers haven’t made investors any more eager to invest in the Russian Federation. Yet the negative media portrayal may mask viable investment opportunities in the country. Here are five of the best Russian […]

More than 500 fossils of new ancient worm species found in B.C.

Discovery sheds light on worms found in oceans around world Roughly 508 million years ago, this bristly worm roamed the waters of what is now British Columbia. Now, the newly identified species of ancient worm is helping researchers unravel an ancient mystery. Meet Kootenayscolex barbarensis, a new species of bristle worm. It belongs to a […]

Why New Oriental Education & Technology Group Stock Dropped 9%

Wall Street thinks New Oriental failed last quarter, but should it be grading on the curve? What happened Chinese education company New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) saw its stock chopped by 8.9% in Tuesday trading, after reporting fiscal Q2 2018 earnings results. New Oriental exceeded expectations for Q2 revenue, booking $467.2 million […]

Island mom of 4 ‘living a dream’ with home-based fitness business

‘They don’t feel like they’re doing it alone and so that team part has been really awesome’ Nearly every morning at 5:30 a.m. Tracey Gairns Brioux throws on her workout clothes and checks in with the world. After spending many years sweating next to everybody else in the gym, the 37-year-old mother of four is […]