Cathie Velliairs

42 Flips | 2 Magazines | 48 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @cathievelliairs | Keep up with Cathie Velliairs on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Cathie Velliairs”

WhatsApp copies Telegram to add one-way ‘broadcast’ mode to group chats

“Good artists borrow great artists steal” is a phrase that Facebook seems acutely aware of.<p>It’s common to speak of Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-app-now-social-network, borrowing from Snapchat, but now Facebook’s WhatsApp chat app is increasingly drawing its innovation from others such as …

Apps

‘What the hell does that mean?’ Trump criticizes Canada, then says he doesn’t understand what he just read | The Star

The U.S. wheat growers lobby has complained about the Canadian system that classifies even high-quality American wheat as the lowest and cheapest …

Donald Trump

Canadian grocers make $3M per year from penny-rounding: UBC study

VANCOUVER - Grocery stores across the country are cashing in on the demise of the penny, according to a young researcher at the University of British …

Canada

ISIS sex slave describes horrifying scenes: 'Forced to do things that were disgusting'

Depraved ISIS thugs are little more than serial rapists who claim sex assault is a byproduct of implementing teachings of the Qur'an.

First Nations people in B.C. three times more likely to die of overdose

First Nations people in B.C. are three times more likely to die of a drug overdose.<p>They’re also five times more likely to experience an …

Trump Has Quietly Accomplished More Than It Appears

The chaos, legislative fumbling, and legal jeopardy should not obscure the ways that the administration is remaking federal policy in consequential ways.<p>Imagine, if you will, that there is a shadow government.<p>The actual government, the administration of Donald Trump, is coming off the worst week of …

7 totally normal (and important) fights every couple has at some point

Although some of us really hate conflict, there are some fights that every couple has at some point. Instead of feeling terrible about the fights, …

Americans, take it easy. Justin Trudeau is not the liberal hero you think he is.

One has brown hair, the other a thinning combover. One is effortlessly bilingual, the other horrifies editors of the Oxford English Dictionary. One openly calls himself a feminist, the other boasts about grabbing female genitals. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes for a tempting contrast …

Canada

Broccoli compound could offer obese diabetics a drug-free way to slash blood sugar levels

Love it or hate it, Swedish scientists have found another reason for you to load up on broccoli, or at least finish what's on your plate. As it turns …

Vanier elementary school renamed after Mauril Bélanger

The local French public school board has renamed one of its elementary schools after Mauril Bélanger, the longtime Ottawa–Vanier MP who died in 2016 …

Canada

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Five tips for investing in your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s.<p>Don't worry. You're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …