Professor hopes CREZ will score points with basketball coaches

A Canadian University professor named James Naismith invented the game of basketball in a gymnasium in 1851. One-hundred-and-fifty years later, University of Waterloo professor David Clausi is hoping to revolutionize the way the game is coached. An associate professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering, Clausi is finalizing Canadian and American patents for his […]

Get an early start on a healthy diet

Janet Foerster, mother of 15-month-old Evelyn, is trying to introduce her daughter to healthy habits early in life. She keeps many fresh veggies in the house and promotes all kinds of healthy foods, some of which she doesn’t herself eat. “We have a nutritionist that we are in contact with and discuss (Evelyn’s) weight and […]

Flu shot is more than just a shot in the arm

It’s cold; it’s grey; it’s going to snow, and along with the dismal weather comes a message from Toronto Public Health; it’s time to get your flu shot. The flu shot, known to science as the influenza vaccine, is a combination of modified particles of three different flu viruses. This year’s vaccine contains one A […]

Festival promotes fair-trade shopping

Finally, the phrase shopaholics all over Toronto have been waiting to hear: Shopping saves lives. This weekend, stock up on Christmas gifts while reducing poverty at the Ten Thousand Villages Mennonite Christmas Festival. Starting today, (Dec. 1), and running to Dec. 3, artisans from more than 30 developing countries will be exhibiting fair-trade handcrafted gifts […]