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Type 1 diabetes originates in the gut but probiotics could offer cure

Two separate pieces of research have found that the development of Type 1 diabetes is likely caused by the gut, and therefore, a type of probiotic …

Can you really afford that mortgage? Know your Real Life Ratio

Someone ought to explain the facts of life to the nation's bankers.<p>They're handing out mortgages to people without any apparent understanding that today's home-buying couple is tomorrow's family of three or four. A lot happens to one's ability to afford mortgage payments when kids come along, but …

The Best Of The 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Our favorite cars from this year's North American International Auto Show<p>At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, the level of exuberance seemed more amped up than in previous years—automakers are throwing it all against the wall to see what awesomeness sticks. With the …

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Why a lower loonie is (mostly) good for Canada

Stephen Poloz doesn't like to talk about the dollar.<p>And yet since he was tapped as Bank of Canada Governor, the Canadian currency has done nothing but fall – to less than 92 cents (U.S.) from near parity last May. The dollar hasn't been this low in four years, plunging nearly 3 cents this week …

NAFTA is falling short of its potential as a global economic bloc

Like a hockey player who looks great on paper but never quite lives up to his star billing on the ice, North America seems to be a perpetual disappointment as economic power blocs go.<p>For all its manifest faults, the European Union has created a vast free-trade area, with open internal borders, free …

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Canadian pizzerias in a bind as cheese-import loophole closes

The federal government has quietly closed a loophole that had allowed Pizza Pizza Ltd. and other restaurant chains to import growing quantities of low-cost U.S. mozzarella, skirting the high tariff wall that shields Canada's dairy industry.<p>Eager to avoid Canada's 245.5-per-cent tariff on imported …

My dog destroys my house when she’s left alone. What do I do?

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. They, whoever they are, should come see my front door. My absence means very real separation anxiety for my dog, and does nothing but terrorize Ruby, who is slowly and surely digging her way out, <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>-style while I'm at work.<p>Over the last …

It’s time to question the new guidelines on cholesterol drugs

According to new guidelines published by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, every Caucasian male over the age of 62, every African-American man over 65, every white female over 70, and every black female over 69 should be taking statin medications. Not to mention …

The Smith Manoeuvre: A Canadian mortgage tax-deductible plan

Canadian homeowners do not enjoy the same mortgage interest deduction that their neighbours to the south do. Fortunately, the Smith Manoeuvre is a powerful financial method that gradually restructures the largest non-deductible debt of your lifetime (your mortgage) into a deductible investment loan.<p>…

Canada's economic future tied to global competitiveness: report

According to a new study from the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, the country's small and medium-sized businesses can play a large role in expanding and diversifying Canada's international trade

The long-term benefits of short-term investing

Are markets really myopic? Do managers of publicly traded companies spend too much time focusing on the quarterly earnings report?<p>The usual storyline is that the daily grind of the stock market – pressure from hedge fund investors, the threat of takeover by giant private equity funds, selective …

So we’ve reached peak foodism. Don’t panic

I was picking at a lunch of Persian-style braised lamb's hooves and tongue the other week with a friend when I made the mistake of asking what she's excited about in food. This friend built a custom brick oven in her backyard last fall, and has another smaller one in her kitchen, for toasting slabs …

How foodies influence the things we eat

It is a rare chef who invites her guests to spit out her food.<p>But in the test kitchen of Loblaws headquarters in Brampton, Ont., before presenting a meticulously assembled 12-course tasting menu, executive chef Dana Speers gestures to a stack of paper cups on the steel counter.<p>"These are the spit …

Tongue-tied at work? These tips will make you a great impromptu speaker

Imagine you're on the street, in a park or in a bar, and you see someone you would like to meet. Negative thoughts will probably pop into your mind, discouraging you from trying to make an introduction – the other person is too attractive, or likely to consider you brash, or is otherwise …

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Couple In Dubai Caught Kissing Sentenced To One Month In Jail

A couple in Dubai has been slapped with a one-month jail sentence for being caught kissing in public, Gulf News reports.<p>In January, a man found a …

MBA grads may not be the stereotypes you imagine

<i>Whatever you expected when you entered the degree program, it all looks different ten years hence. An INSEAD case study draws lessons on career success and personal fulfilment from the lives and work of the MBA class of 2002.</i><p>By Sarah Wachter<p>MBA graduates in the popular imagination probably look …

On Today in 1940 Babbar Akalis shot dead British Officer S.G.M. Beaty. S.G.M. Beaty, was responsible for merciless beatings of peacefully demonstrating Sikhs during Guru Ka Bagh Morcha. He came to be known as a notorious Sikh-baiter. The Babbar Akalis who shot beaty those names are: 1. Bachan Singh, V. Loha Khera (Sangrur). He was sent to the gallows for his complicity in the murder of Mr. S.G.M. Beaty in 1940. 2. Bhola Singh s/o Prem Singh, V. Loha Khera, (Sangrur). He took part in the murder of Mr. S.G.M Beaty at Chatha Sekhwan. He was arrested, tried and acquitted. 3. Kartar Singh, V. Chhiniwal (Sangrur). He was one of those Babbars who murdered S.G.M.Beaty. He was tried in this case but was acquitted.

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