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Timing Is Everything

Finding compassion for those highly annoying people who just can’t stick to the schedule

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

The Old Man And The Mountain

At 92, Bill McDonnell was still an expert hiker and hunter of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. But on a frigid December day, the war vet took one shortcut too many.

10 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

Root Cause

Why Canadian law enforcement is cracking down on poachers stealing wild ginseng

6 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

Raccoon Rescue

Hayley Hesseln rehabs orphaned kits and returns them to the wild

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

Life After Lauren

When their 24-year-old daughter died in her sleep, Toronto radio host Erin Davis and her husband began the long process of rebuilding their life, and trying to find joy in it again

10+ mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

I ❤ Aquafit

A love letter to the stroke survivors, octogenarians and ridiculous polka-dotted shower caps in the pool

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

How The Climate Crisis Is Making Canadians Stick

All over the world, people are facing health hazards that are directly linked to climate breakdown.

10 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

Found: Family

With the help of DNA kits, these four Canadians tracked down lost relatives—or ones they never knew existed

9 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

Force Of Nature

“Hurricane” Hazel McCallion, who served as the mayor of Mississauga for 36 years, is still going strong

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

An Act Of Service

My father believed that music—Bach most of all—could improve the world

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

13 Things What Physiotherapists Want You To Know

13 Things What Physiotherapists Want You To Know

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2019

The Next Stage

How a theatre group for newcomers helps kids acclimate— while challenging myths about refugees.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

The Miracle Baby

Nine years ago, an earthquake in Haiti caused carnage unlike anything the world had seen since the Second World War. This is the story of one child’s astonishing survival—and my journey to the heart of a country.

10+ mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

Our Mysterious Metabolism

Eight truths about how we burn calories.

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

LOST

A WIDOW SET OUT TO SCATTER HER HUSBAND’S ASHES IN WASHINGTON STATE’S OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK. SHE SAID A BLESSING AND TURNED TO LEAVE. BUT WHERE WAS THE TRAIL?

8 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

Keep the Peace

A little bit of conflict now and then is unavoidable. Here’s how to butt heads the better way.

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

In Pursuit of the Pronghorn

My biologist father’s fascination with the prairie antelope helped me understand him better.

8 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

Healing Home Remedies

Nine folk favourites worth trying—and three you should avoid.

6 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

Could I Be A Psychopath?

We ask Mark E. Olver, researcher on criminal behaviour.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

A Quiet Crisis

Most of the calls paramedics receive aren’t life-or-death emergencies. They’re placed by vulnerable people who are lonely, living in poverty and need someone to care.

9 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

25 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

New science, new hope.

10 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2019

Whispers Of The Wild

Searching for quiet in Saskatchewan’s Grasslands National Park.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

One Woman, Two Hands

How a stranger built a field of beauty, one daffodil bulb at a time.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

The Art Of Staying Put

More than 90 per cent of Canadians want to live at home as long as possible. Here’s how to make it work.

9 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

ED Solonyka's Big Dream

For almost two decades, the Sudbury geologist chronicled Canada’s roadside attractions. Now friends and fans across the country are building on his legacy.

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

Health - Brain Pain

Identifying—and treating— the most common types of headaches.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

Money Talks

Discussing finances with friends, family and co-workers is a minefield, but if done right, it benefits everyone.

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

Canada's Greatest Pets 2019

We asked readers to tell us why their beloved beasts deserve to be counted among the country’s finest. Here are some of their stories.

5 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

Country Music

The untold story of Canada’s anthem.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019

After I Died

Seven years ago, I was killed in a collision with a freight truck. It took 125 strangers, my husband and the words of a Nobel Prize winner to bring me back.

9 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2019