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  1. Found while cycling Boston's streets: A new spirituality

    03.24 / 04:49 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    BOSTON - Bicycling through Boston's twisting, traffic-clogged streets may seem more about self-preservation than spiritual enlightenment. For the Rev. Laura Everett, her daily 6-mile commute is a way of connecting to her adopted city, its residents, and her sense of community…
  2. Single mom recovering from triple amputation brought on by rare strep throat

    03.24 / 00:56 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg woman is recovering in hospital after developing a rare type of strep throat that forced doctors to amputate both her legs and one of her arms. Cari Kirkness, 28, thought she had come down with the flu when she went to the emergency room at Health Sciences Centre last…
  3. 'Couch potato' youth missing out on crucial bone development: study

    03.23 / 23:23 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    VANCOUVER - A new study has found teens who have a "couch potato" lifestyle risk having permanent negative effects on their bone health. Orthopedics Prof. Heather McKay of the University of British Columbia says about 36 per cent of the adult skeleton is developed during adolescence when…
  4. Crewman is mauled and badly injured by grizzly attack in remote B.C. forest

    03.23 / 22:35 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    DRAINEY INLET, B.C. - A man working in the forest on British Columbia's central coast was mauled by a grizzly Wednesday. Sgt. Scott Norris with the B.C. Conservation Officer Service says other crew members quickly came to the man's defence, but his injuries are significant. Norris says the…
  5. 2,500 RentMoola users have rent taken prematurely due to technical glitch

    03.23 / 21:02 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO - Vancouver's RentMoola is apologizing after roughly 2,500 Canadians who use the service had their rent payments taken out of their bank accounts prematurely due to a technical glitch. A number of users took to Twitter to express their frustration over having their rent charged more…
  6. Science Says: Who and what is to blame for cancer?

    03.23 / 20:15 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WASHINGTON - Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumour run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random chance plays a bigger role than people…
  7. Uber decries new tax measures on ride-hailing announced in federal budget

    03.23 / 19:28 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO - Uber is crying foul over new tax measures announced in the federal government budget that would see the company subject to the same sales tax rules applied to taxi drivers. The Liberal government's budget Wednesday included amending the definition of a taxi business to…
  8. Enbridge spill east of Edmonton estimated at 10,000 litres of crude oil

    03.23 / 19:28 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    CALGARY - The National Energy Board says about 10,000 litres of light crude oil spilled Monday at a storage site east of Edmonton. Enbridge said that as of Tuesday morning, it had recovered almost all of the oil, which had leaked from a tank value in an industrial area of Strathcona…