On August 19, 1942 the shores of Dieppe, France saw 6,086 men from Canada, the UK and the United States storm the beach in a raid on the German occupied port. Within hours, 4,164 of those men lost their lives, were wounded or were captured.
As the stigma of mental health is being lifted, books like 'The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times' by Barbara Taylor are important to understand how the fairly recent past treatment of the mentally ill has shaped our thinking.
Every once in a while when you finish the last word of a book you know that the story within the pages have made a lasting mark on your soul, Plum Johnson's "They Left Us Everything", published by Penguin Canada, is one of those treasures.
With a clean blanket of snow on the ground it may seem like Carnival season is far away in Toronto but Spirits & Spice week at Marché Restaurant is bringing on the sun while raising funds for The Caribbean Scholarship Foundation (CSF).
Jordan has executed two prisoners with ties to the Islamic State Wednesday morning. This move came following the release of a video by the terrorist group showing the brutal murder by of a Jordanian fighter pilot.
Lance Armstrong was once known for beating the odds on his bike before being disgraced for doping. Today it was revealed that he let his girlfriend take the rap for a driving offense before coming clean with police.
In a surprise move Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, 45, announced his resignation from office Tuesday morning after a 20-year political career and that he will not be seeking re-election in 2015.
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In August 2014 it was revealed that Michael Jackson's estate, Neverland Ranch would be going for sale in the near future by Colony Capital. One of the current bids for the property is proposing to build a camp for sexually abused children.
The United Nations is warning that refugee camps in South Sudan are approaching their breaking point as more flee the violence in the Nuba Mountains. This warning comes as fresh fighting in the troubled region has increased.
Back in the 70s and 80s every teen girl had at least one tube of Lip Smackers in her purse. The coveted colourful tubes contained lip gloss with flavours like Dr Pepper and Sour Grapes has been manufactured by Bonne Bell since 1973.
In light of recent events in Paris the importance of non-fiction writing has never been more important. Writers who bring truth to the global scope at times risk their very lives in order for voices to be heard.
The old adage of an apple a day is good advice but for some apples in Canada the threat of Listeria monocytogenes has apples from the United States being recalled. The apples affected were sold under the brand names Big B and Granny's Best.
Toronto City Hall is flying the French flag in a show of solidarity following a terrifying terrorist attack Wednesday in Paris. Terrorists killed 12 people at a newspaper Wednesday in Paris at Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine.
For those who have a life threatening allergy carrying an EpiPen is part of their daily routine. A new case for the EpiPen promises to add an extra layer of help by notifying support networks when an emergency takes place.