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Highlights/men

Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle, Society

Big and bearded and sexy for charity

They’re known as the Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club. And they’re showing off their furry manly charms as mermen, or in a more Newfoundlandish way, Merb’ys (mer boys).  Hasan Hal is the man behind the effort. Hasan Hai» 

Economy, Education, International, Society

The world’s changing job market and males left behind

Traditional male areas of employment such as manufacturing, are disappearing, and men , especially older men are being left behind as the job market, and jobs change. Gerald Swartz is a private consultant, and and instructor in business and economics» 

Economy, Health, Lifestyle, Society

Dignity, peace through last wishes for dying homeless men

They are a marginalized segment of society while they live, and too often die lonely, alone and abandoned. Now some groups in Toronto, Ontario want to ease the suffering and emotional pain of dying homeless men by trying to grant» 

Immigration & Refuge, International, Politics, Society

Canada refugee program to exclude single men: CBC

The public broadcaster, CBC, is reporting that Canada’s plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees before the end of 2015 will be limited to women, children and families. CBC quotes sources as saying unaccompanied men will not be part of» 

Health, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Fathers get baby blues too: study

In Canada, a lot of attention is paid to pregnant women and depression they may face before and after the birth of their babies. But a new study has found that first time fathers-to-be also may suffer from depression and» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, International, Society, Sports

The Link On-line, Saturday August 8th, 2015

Your hosts on this edition, Lynn Desjardins, Terry Haig and Carmel Kilkenny (Marc Montgomery is on vacation) Junkfood at the check-out counter Hard to resist… Canadians, like many North Americans, are getting fatter and there are all kinds of theories»