Highlights / legacy

Politics

Experts come to the defence of Canada’s founder

This week (January 11) marked the anniversary of the 1815 birth of Canada’s founder and first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald Long revered in Canadian history there are countless institutions across the country named in his honour, and many »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Digital life and real life, the first lingers long after you’ve gone

Most of us probably have never thought about it. We have perhaps often heard that anything put on the internet is there forever, but that of course means it’s all still there after you are not. A legacy is what »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

More Canadians provide for pets in their wills

Canadians love their pets to the point that some of them make provisions for them in their wills, reports the Globe and Mail. The newspaper quotes Barry Seltzer, a lawyer and co-author of a book called Fat Cats & Lucky »