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Video: Vancouver veterinarian explains how to rub a cat's belly without getting your hand scratched off

Video: Vancouver veterinarian explains how to rub a cat's belly without getting your hand scratched off

How do you get to the fluffiest part of a cat's belly without getting a swift bite? This local vet has some pro tips.
Opinion: Apples weren't always big, juicy and sweet — ancient ones were small and bitter

Opinion: Apples weren't always big, juicy and sweet — ancient ones were small and bitter

Studying how contemporary apples have changed drastically from their origins and preserving wild varieties can help maintain their diversity.
Travel: Island hopping in Greece makes for the perfect Mediterranean holiday.

Travel: Island hopping in Greece makes for the perfect Mediterranean holiday.

It’s as if time has not touched this village of 2,000 inhabitants, which is often described as sugar cube houses hugging the hillside and spilling down to the sea.
Ask Ellie: Relationships thrive best between equals, despite differing pasts

Ask Ellie: Relationships thrive best between equals, despite differing pasts

For a relationship to grow, it has to be because of your feelings for your partner as a person, not their lifestyle
Artisan makers vs. Etsy: why the once-loved platform is being boycotted

Artisan makers vs. Etsy: why the once-loved platform is being boycotted

More than 14,000 Etsy shops are on pause after the platform increased transaction services fees.
Ask Ellie: Teenagers need help adjusting to dad's new relationship

Ask Ellie: Teenagers need help adjusting to dad's new relationship

Teenagers rebelling against their parents’ divorce/new relationships, need supportive re-assurance of being still loved/connected to parents.
B.C. tribunal rejects alleged strata gardener bullying dispute

B.C. tribunal rejects alleged strata gardener bullying dispute

After allegations of a strata owner harassing and bullying a gardener, the strata corporation instituted a new rule that any concerns of owners should be addressed to the strata corporation and not to workers.
Ask Ellie: Prioritize goals to end reliance on toxic relatives

Ask Ellie: Prioritize goals to end reliance on toxic relatives

Graduation and a steady job are keys to a better, happier, life
Opinion: Hemodialysis: New research could vastly improve this life-sustaining treatment for kidney failure patients

Opinion: Hemodialysis: New research could vastly improve this life-sustaining treatment for kidney failure patients

Hemodialysis filters kidney patients’ blood through a machine. Improving the membranes that mimic kidney function could reduce complications and side-effects, with better treatment results.
Inflation hits home entertainment as streaming service subscription prices rise

Inflation hits home entertainment as streaming service subscription prices rise

Watching TV and streaming movies is getting a little more expensive across the board as Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ and more streamers raise prices.