Lethbridge companies get on board with Beyond Meat trend

Plant-based foods are growing in popularity while meat consumption across Canada is dropping, according to a recent study. In Lethbridge, companies are seeing some residents making these shifts in their diets with the release of Beyond Meat foods: high protein, plant-based…

Is access to vegan food a human rights issue? Experts weigh in

An Ontario firefighter says his rights were violated after his employer refused to provide sufficient vegan food while he was battling forest fires in B.C. in 2017. Adam Knauff said while working near William’s Lake, B.C., his employer, Ontario’s Ministry…

4 Calgary bars make list of 50 best in Canada

Four Calgary bars are among those featured on a list of the 50 best in Canada in 2019. The list of Canada’s 50 Best Bars, compiled by the website Canada’s 100 Best, was released on Monday and features nine spots…

Long weekend kicks off gardening season in Montreal

It’s been a slow start to spring in Montreal but with a long weekend paired up with nice weather, Montrealers came out in droves to stock up with their gardening supplies. At the Pépinière Jasmin in the Saint-Laurent borough, hundreds…

Maritime Tattoo Festival helps break through body art stigma

More than 100 artists and 20 businesses from across North America gathered in Halifax this weekend for the Maritime Tattoo Festival. The annual event attracts around 2,000 visitors each year, and with pop-up tattoo booths around every corner, it’s no…

Woman behind Cuban Lunch bar’s revival hopes to unravel mystery ingredients in original

An Alberta woman who has revived a classic prairie chocolate bar says she’s determined to get the recipe exactly right, despite having sold one million bars so far. Three years ago, physiotherapist Crystal Regehr Westergard started trying to recreate her…

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet

After withdrawing from the French Open, injured Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will rely on a Canadian to get her back on track. Calgary’s Marcin Goszczynski, a strength and conditioning coach and massage therapist rolled into one, will be a…