Daily Life Headlines
|Melanoma risk rises in young adults, study
03/04/2012 | Liz Caven
Tanning beds have been linked to a significant increase in skin cancer in young people. With summer sun just on the horizon, Canadians are getting rea [ ... ]
|Evergreen Brickworks' sustainability in the city
02/04/2012 | Liz Caven and Amy Weinstein
From weekly farmers' markets to a food truck block party, the Evergreen Brickworks is giving Toronto an edge in sustainable community events. Evergreen is a national charity aimed at making [ ... ]
|TV, Internet inappropriate for kids, study says
29/03/2012 | Catherine Divaris
A new study conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of Netflix revealed that 67 per cent of Canadian parents are concerned with what their children are watching while unsupervised.
|Eating chocolate linked to lower BMI, study finds|
27/03/2012 | Rebecca Sadler
Those who eat chocolate have a lower body mass index, study shows.
|Toronto street food fight uses social media arena
26/03/2012 | Liz Caven
Crowds line up for a taste of Caplansky's famous smoked meat. Photo courtesy: Toronto Food Trucks Toronto foodies have a n [ ... ]
|Canadian health care quality has fallen, study says
23/03/2012 | Henji Milius and Ruth VanDyken
The Fraser Institute has looked at the evolution of Canada's health care since 1997 and concludes that there has been little improvement in access to care for Canadians.
|Ukrainian Easter egg demonstration on The Queensway
22/03/2012 | Sarah Horwath & Alex Zakrzewski
Easter egg artistry is one of Ukraine's oldest traditions. Thedailyplanet.com's Alex Zakzrewski has the story.
|Canadian beef may contain E.coli |
20/03/2012 | Royel Edwards
[View the story "Canadian Beef containing E. coli affects over 130 different products" on Storify]Watch what you eat as Canadian beef may contain the deadly E.coli bactera.
|Ontario to fund two birthing centres led by midwives
20/03/2012 | Danielle Perry
Premier Dalton McGuinty made an announcement Tuesday morning that his Liberal government is in support of developing and funding two midwifery-led birthing centres.
|Low literacy a risk for seniors, study shows
19/03/2012 | Denee Hall
A recent study shows that adults with a lower literacy rate have a higher risk of death.
|The last weekend of winter feels like summer
16/03/2012 | Catherine Divaris & Michael Radoslav
The unseasonably warm temperatures in Toronto mean an early spring for the city. This week temperatures range from 12 to 17 degrees, according to Environment Canada, which could set records for [ ... ]
|Tours packed at maple syrup festival|
16/03/2012 | Radha Tailor
With the March break soon coming to a close, hundreds of kids trekked the great outdoors at Kortright Centre for Conservation in Vaughan to learn how to make maple syrup.