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Tips for first-time homebuyers as affordability in Canada continues to deteriorate

Tips for first-time homebuyers as affordability in Canada continues to deteriorate

It took three years for Ross Davison and his wife to purchase their first home. The Ottawa couple began looking before the pandemic but were repeatedly sidelined by rapidly rising house prices, climbing interest rates and tougher mortgage rules.
Ask Ellie: In online dating, condolences to widows don't land well

Ask Ellie: In online dating, condolences to widows don't land well

Better to wait for your online interest to bring the topic up first
Mindfulness worked as well for anxiety as drug in study

Mindfulness worked as well for anxiety as drug in study

Mindfulness meditation worked as well as a standard drug for treating anxiety in the first head-to-head comparison.
This brand new Vancouver hotel was just named one of the world's best

This brand new Vancouver hotel was just named one of the world's best

Before it was Paradox it was the Trump Hotel
Canada has one of the most powerful passports in the world

Canada has one of the most powerful passports in the world

Metro Vancouverites looking to renew their passport may face long waits to get one, however.
Ask Ellie: Divorced parents should try to be flexible around holidays

Ask Ellie: Divorced parents should try to be flexible around holidays

You’re going to have to learn how to work these things out, especially when it comes to the larger holidays
Looking to grow your network? Experts say get out your head, rely on 'weak-ties'

Looking to grow your network? Experts say get out your head, rely on 'weak-ties'

Elaisha Jade Green credits networking for the successful career she has built since moving to Vancouver for work.
Most popular TV shows on Netflix last week

Most popular TV shows on Netflix last week

For three weeks in a row now, the very divisive "The Watcher" has dominated Netflix's Top 10 TV shows list.
Macau’s savory meat-potato hash feels foreign and familiar

Macau’s savory meat-potato hash feels foreign and familiar

As the first European gateway to China, Macau became the center of Portugal’s massive maritime empire in the East. You can still taste the resulting mix of flavors.
You’ll never buy salad dressing again after trying these easy recipes

You’ll never buy salad dressing again after trying these easy recipes

A fresh green salad, packed with veggies and lean proteins, is one of the healthiest meals you can eat. Unless, of course, you douse it in dressings.