Summerside’s age-friendly committee ready to help all P.E.I. communities

The work to make Summerside, P.E.I. more inclusive for seniors is now being shared with other communities across the Island. Since 2013, the Summerside Age Friendly Cities Committee has worked on improving aspects of city life for seniors, in areas including transportation, housing, and social participation. Now in the final year of the five year […]

Clothing line founder hopes to keep mental health awareness in fashion … literally

A St. John’s woman is making sure that discussing mental health stays in fashion through her specialty clothing line. Jennifer O’Quinn, owner and founder of Display Rules, started an online-only clothing line in February but it’s already now in three different clothing stores across the province. “Every shirt is a little bit light-hearted, maybe a […]

Forest cleanup underway in Central Kootenay to help prevent future wildfire damage

Potential fuel being removed from 8 sq. km of forest to create buffer zone for communities A rural district in British Columbia is cleaning up its forests by removing dead wood and other debris that could help wildfires spread. The Central Kootenay Regional District says it’s beginning forest-cleaning prescriptions to better protect communities and infrastructure […]

Google helps veterans find civilian jobs that match their skills

This includes starting their own businesses. When you leave the US military, it’s not always clear how your skills will translate to a civilian job. You may end up taking a position below your aptitude simply because you underestimated your experience. Google, at least, believes it can help. It just upgraded its job search feature […]

Microsoft launches Xbox All Access with two-year console financing

The rumors are true: Today, Microsoft announced an all-inclusive service called Xbox All Access. For $22 per month over two years, Microsoft will provide you with an Xbox One S console, access to over 100 games thanks to Xbox Game Pass and an Xbox Live Gold subscription. If you want an Xbox One X, then […]

Harman Kardon’s Google Assistant speaker packs 200W of power

You now have a viable option if you want a high-end Google Assistant speaker that slots between the good-but-not-mind-blowing Home Max and Bang & Olufsen’s ultra-premium Beosound models. Harman Kardon has unveiled the Citation 500, a smart speaker that touts 200W of stereo audio and high-resolution 24-bit/96kHz support in a compact form for £549 (about […]

Livio AI hearing aid doubles as a fitness tracker

It even includes Alexa voice control. Hearing aid giant Starkey has dabbled in smart listening devices before, but not like this. The company has unveiled Livio AI, an earpiece that’s as much a connected wearable as it is an audio booster. Its AI and sensors will improve your hearing, to be clear — it can […]

Sears Holdings Earnings Preview: Any Signs of Life?

Sears Holdings’ second quarter was probably better than its first quarter, but not good enough to get the company off life support. Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) is likely to release its second-quarter earnings results later this week. The struggling retail giant took a turn for the worse in the first quarter, as sales plummeted more than […]

3 Stocks You Can Safely Own Until 2030

These three businesses have fantastic long-term potential. Buying and holding high-quality stocks for the long term is the best way to predictably beat the market. And we’re not talking about trading stocks after owning them for weeks or months; we advocate that you consider finding businesses you’re comfortable owning for years. To that end, we […]