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We asked author Ann Hui how writing Chop Suey Nation changed her perspective on food, family and being Canadian
At this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, my family will dig into a big, juicy turkey… with side helpings of spring rolls, fried noodles and sashimi. This multicultural mélange is typical of holiday gatherings on both sides of my Chinese-Canadian family. Whether it’s Christmas, Easter, Lunar New Year or a summertime barbecue, the buffet table groans under a hodge-podge of Asian and Western dishes.
What DIY projects have you got lined up for the cottage this summer? Whether your goal is a birdhouse or a boathouse, you’ll likely have building materials left over. After repurposing and recycling whatever you can, here’s how to dispose of the rest safely.
What’s the latest buzz on preventing mosquito bites? Science says to crank up the tunes—specifically, Skrillex’s “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.”
We know what you’re thinking: “A Hotsheet on spelling and grammar mistakes? Isn’t that what spell-checkers are for?” Yes, but spelling and grammar checkers have limitations.
If you were to die suddenly, what would happen to your kids? This is a scenario no parent wants to think about, but preparing for it could spare your family a great deal of delay, expense and even conflict as they navigate their new reality without you.
Fraud is the number one crime committed against older Canadians, according to the federal government. Anyone can fall victim to a scam, but con artists often target seniors because they tend to be home during the day, they’re more trusting, and they don’t have friends or family nearby to intervene...
Are some of the cottagers in your clan heading into their golden years? Easy, inexpensive upgrades can help prolong their time at the lake.