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Society

Most Canadian Employers plan year-end parties for employees

A new survey found 97 per cent of senior managers say their company will be hosting a year-end party in 2018. Often these are Christmas parties, but in a bid to accommodate diversity, many offices prefer to characterize them as »

Health

Get kids to help with meal preparation, urge dietitians

Almost half of Canadians surveyed say they find it challenging to eat a balanced diet when they are busy and the country’s dietitians are trying to help. March is Nutrition Month and Dietitians of Canada are promoting good food saying »

Health, Society

Canadians cut back as produce prices increase

With a growing obesity epidemic in Canada, health authorities work hard to try to get Canadians to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. But hefty price increases have had the opposite effect. A recent study found that about one-quarter of »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Bad habits and mobile phones

As smartphone use increases, most Canadians believe that bad habits connected with their use are also increasing. A new national survey conducted by the Leger polling firm for PC Mobile shows that 63 percent of Canadians think etiquette with mobile »