Spirit

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Former finance minister Jim Flaherty will get a state funeral next Wednesday. The honour is normally reserved for sitting ministers, but the prime minister can offer the distinction to the families of »

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Late last year, Tom Crist, a retired guy in Calgary, got an early Christmas present. It came via a phone call from the folks at LottoMax; he’d won some money. No big »

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions” –Dalai Lama

The Greatest April Fool’s Pranks

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The recipe for a successful April Fool’s gag is simple: one part clever gag, one part duped audience. Luckily, each year great pranksters around the world rise to the challenge and exploit »

Gloria’s Tale

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Gloria Steinem turned 80 this week (March 25). In 1974, a reporter told her, “You don’t look 40.” She replied, “This is what 40 looks like.” It’s a Steinem mantra repeated every »

Seven Secrets to Happiness

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Are we happy yet? Happiness is more than a warm puppy – but a warm puppy can help, too. In recognition of International Day of Happiness, here are seven secrets to boost »