It’s been said that Alexander Graham Bell did some of his best work at the kitchen table. Then again, the inventor of the telephone didn’t need his mother’s permission to pursue his passion for science in the family pantry – unlike some of his modern …

On a trip to Ottawa, while ambling down O’Connor Street, I came across a poster hanging in the window of one of those discount stores you know won’t be around when autumn leaves start falling. The picture, about the size of a dish cloth, was …

Colour me gray and call me curmudgeon, but I feel like I’m surrounded by an epidemic of adolescent “baditude.” At the supermarket, I was ignored by the girl behind the register – apart from an obvious and obnoxious eye rolling. It seems I crossed the …

Kyle Cunjak tucks into his fat striploin like he’s never tasted red meat before. It’s like beef is, for him, a culinary epiphany. The 20-something photographer, bassist, record label owner-manager-promoter-booking agent and chief cook and bottle washer of something called Forward Music Group shakes his …

He grew up in a working class family in Miramichi where he learned the value of hard work. But as Gordie Lavoie watched an uncle and cousin take on leadership roles in business, he felt something new rise up within him: a desire to forge his own destiny in the world of business.

Forget for an instant Newfoundland’s oil and gas gushers, which have transformed that perennial tail-of-the-dog province into one of Canada’s “haves.” Set aside Nova Scotia’s shimmering, ships-yet-to-be-built contracts that are supposed to pave our yellow brick road to the future. And ignore as well, at …

It’s hard to imagine two girls less alike than Judy Ou and Bethany Dickey. One’s quiet, almost contemplative. The other’s bubbly and outgoing. One has the luxury of a stay-at-home mom while the other’s parents work in the family’s restaurant from early morning to well …

The election outcome in Greece will have been decided between the writing of this article and its publication. No matter. No election result will remove Greece from the predicament in which it finds itself. It’s a great shame political leadership in Europe has not been …

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