Chad Chenette

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From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

Happiness

Fort McMurray cracks under oil boom’s strain

The tenants have long since vacated the Penhorwood condos on the edge of Fort McMurray’s gritty downtown. Engineers declared the cluster of low-rise apartments unsafe more than three years ago, forcing as many as 300 residents out in the dead of night. Nature has since moved in: So much moisture …

Provincial legislatures ramp up security following attack on Parliament

Heavily armed police officers rushed to the doors of legislatures across Canada moments after word of the shootings in Ottawa broke, closing public galleries and turning away schoolchildren waiting for tours.<p>While most provincial capitals received no information about threats before the shootings …

A turning point? The debate on homegrown terrorists is about to begin

The prime minister's use of the word terrorism Wednesday night hardened the idea of what had happened in Ottawa, though everyone had been thinking about it all day. As he asserted that Canada will redouble its resolve at home and abroad, his tone suggested that he saw this as a turning point, a …

Sergeant-at-arms who reportedly shot suspect hailed as hero by MPs

The man who is reported to have shot an assailant on Parliament Hill is being hailed as a hero by members of the House of Commons.<p>Kevin Vickers, 58, is a former police officer with a background in providing security services for dignitaries, including members of the Royal Family.<p>On Twitter, MPs …

Brazen assault could be turning point for Canada

A gunman struck at the heart of the Canadian government, killing a soldier at the National War Memorial and storming Parliament before being cut down by a volley of bullets in what was one of the most brazen attacks on a Western government in recent history.<p>The Wednesday attack filled the halls of …

Attack in Ottawa could increase calls to give CSIS more power

Two deadly attacks perpetrated against Canadian soldiers by suspected extremists are raising the stakes in the domestic fight against terrorism.<p>In recent months, the public and politicians have pushed federal security officials to get more aggressive. One response has been renewed efforts to block …

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in Santa Barbara brings together experts studying …

The five greatest space hacks of all time

It’s amazing what DIY fixes astronauts have carried out to solve embarrassing failures and life-threatening accidents. Here is a rundown of our favourites.<p>“Houston, we have a problem.” Immortal words that have become a by-word for an emergency, not just in space, but anywhere on Earth. (Wrongly …

“Deep Dive” on Immigration

Faced with a life in poverty, of violence and far from their families, over 57,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since …

Immigration

Debt, culture shift and rising Toronto rents behind surge of 20-somethings staying in parental GTA homes http://natpo.st/1nyYa72

Toronto woman who lost fight to wear niqab in court 'disillusioned' after Crown drops sex assault charges against her relatives http://ow.ly/zqkHr

Stephen Harper doesn’t ‘have any information that could be relevant’ to Mike Duffy trial: spokesman

Prime Minister Stephen Harper does not intend to testify in the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy because he doesn’t have any useful information …

I’ve turned bullish on Yahoo’s suppressed stock

Another quarter, another Yahoo earnings report that validates the brutal reality of digital media in 2014. In a nutshell, that the online-ad business …

Stock Markets

What do these PMs know that economists don’t?

<i>Munir A. Sheikh is executive fellow at the School of Public Policy, University of Calgary, and a former chief statistician of Canada.</i><p>During Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's recent visit to Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper commented on climate change: "No matter what they say, no country …

Map shows approximately where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 went down in the eastern region of Donetsk near the Ukraine-Russia border. For more on this story, visit us at CBCNews.ca: http://cbc.sh/wK3GMAJ

‘If the plane disappears, this is what it looks like’: MH17 passenger’s last Facebook post proves tragically prophetic http://ow.ly/zi4Lm

9 reasons Apple’s stock will keep rising

Apple Inc. is a force on Wall Street, with a cult-like appeal for investors and consumers.<p>As such, I make a habit of checking in on Apple AAPL, …

How a space robot will ‘slow dance’ with an asteroid, thanks to Canada

It's scarcely bigger than a city block – just 493 metres across – yet understanding the nearby asteroid Bennu could well be a matter of life and death.<p>That's the word from Canadian researchers who are participating in a NASA-led robotic mission to Bennu called OSIRIS-REx that is set to launch in …

Scientists baffled by appearance of giant crater in Siberia

Mysterious hole discovered in remote tundra in Siberia leaves Russian scientists looking for answers<p>It is a barren landscape so remote that even the locals call it "the end of the world." Now the bleak tundra of Russia's remote Yamal peninsula has been scarred by a vast crater that has left …

Are you making bad choices with your money?

Most of us know we could make improvements to our finances. But we’re either not sure where to start, or we’re worried about the time and effort that …

Cash is king for RRIF, RESP investors

The growing level of concern about a stock market correction offers a reminder of a key lesson from the last stock market crash for people managing RRIFs and RESPs: If you know you will have to withdraw money from your investments in the near future, keep that money safe.<p>When the market crashed …

Newly Discovered Wasp Literally Has Skeletons in Its Closet

A newly discovered wasp has been keeping a gruesome secret: It stuffs ant corpses into the walls of its home.<p>As far as scientists know, the behavior is unique in the animal kingdom. The new creature has been named <i>Deuteragenia ossarium</i>, or the "bone-house wasp," after the historical ossuaries piled …

How to become a YouTube millionaire in two easy steps

Do you like YouTube? I love it. I love how it remembers what you like and gives you more of that, as well as how easy it is to find entertaining …