Mark Sultana says Canada’s decision to halt most air travel from the United Kingdom, where a mutated strain of COVID-19 has been discovered, landed “like a bombshell.” The 52-year-old Canadian entrepreneur, who has called London home for the better part of two decades, said the move announced late Sunday has been especially disconcerting for Canadians
Time is running out to find the perfect holiday gift. Despite the challenges of 2020, every year has its top, trendiest gift, and whether you are doing online shopping, curb-side pick-up or have the option to walk into a store this holiday season, you want to know what to look for. Money expert Barry Choi
While shopping for the perfect holiday gifts for family and friends looks different this year, it can be still difficult to select the perfect gift for each one of them. Recently, lifestyle and beauty expert Nneka Elliott joined The Morning Show to talk about some of her favourite holiday gift ideas without breaking the bank.
The holidays are just around the corner which means time is ticking to find the perfect gifts for the women in your life. According to a survey by Equifax in November, 62 per cent of participants said they have no plans on cutting back on holiday spending. In comparison, only 33 per cent said they
On Sunday night, before the tiny town of Harbour Breton on Newfoundland’s south coast asked businesses to temporarily close following two confirmed cases of COVID-19, Mayor Georgina Ollerhead got a call from the mayor of Deer Lake, about 430 kilometres away. Deer Lake Mayor Dean Ball was calling to offer support and a few pro
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, will produce and host podcasts for Spotify’s streaming service, the Swedish company said on Tuesday, starting with a holiday special that will be released this month. Under a multi-year agreement, the couple’s newly formed Archewell Audio will produce programming that “uplifts and entertains audiences around the world”
Carrie Underwood has a special gift for everyone this holiday season. The country music superstar dropped her first-ever Christmas album My Gift in October, and now has her very own HBO Max special to accompany the project. (The special can be watched on Crave in Canada.) Story continues below advertisement My Gift: A Christmas Special from Carrie Underwood
If you are missing the daily routine you had before the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone. While many of us have changed how we start and end our day, experts say it’s important to remember how we start and end our day impacts our physical and mental fitness. Wellness expert Kyle Buchanan recently joined
Like every other seasonal ritual, holiday shopping will also look different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But Toy Insider’s Laurie Schacht, who recently joined The Morning Show, says it’s not a bad idea to continue traditions like toy giving. READ MORE: Toy retailers brace for busy holiday season amid coronavirus Schacht’s list
No one likes going through a breakup and experts say the COVID-19 pandemic has only made them tougher to recover from. Author Amy Chan of Breakup Bootcamp: The Science of Rewiring Your Heart recently joined The Morning Show to share tips on how to heal from a breakup during the pandemic. Read more: Baby boom
Women in Canada are more likely than men to experience gender-based violence. Statistics Canada shows young women between the ages of 15 and 24 are 50 per cent more likely than young men to be anxious about violence at home. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has been a vocal activist for gender equality for years and she joined
We all love an over-the-top fan at a sports game, but imagine being a fan full-time. Canada’s very own Cameron Hughes is a professional “crowd ignitor” and over the last almost 30 years has spent time cheering at every kind of sporting event, including basketball, hockey and soccer games. And yes, he gets paid for
The 2021 Oscars will not be a virtual event and will be organized traditionally as an “in-person telecast,” according to a report from industry publication Variety. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences moved the 73rd Academy Awards ceremony to April 25, 2021, so that theatres could potentially open again in the spring, which
While it may be difficult for children to understand the changes to holiday traditions this year, one expert says there are practical and creative ways to come up with new alternatives. Parenting expert Alyson Schafer recently joined The Morning Show with tips on how to speak with your kids about celebrating holidays in the COVID-19
It’s safe to say that Shawn Mendes has had a busy 2020. Not only did he welcome his puppy Tarzan into the family, but he also premiered his Netflix documentary In Wonder and released his fourth studio album. While catching up with ET Canada‘s Cheryl Hickey, the 22-year-old shared how his relationship with Camila Cabello
Approximately 300 swingers gathered in New Orleans last month to spread love in the time of coronavirus. They ended up spreading COVID-19 instead, as their sex convention turned into a superspreader event that has seeded dozens of new cases of the virus. At least 41 people who attended the “Naughty N’awlins” convention in Louisiana have
Canadians have been asking this question for months now — when will we get the vaccine? Epidemiologist Dr. Isaac Bogoch recently joined The Morning Show to speak to that question and to share all the latest COVID-19 updates. On Tuesday, Moderna gave the world good news when it announced that its vaccine is up to
Weather is getting cooler and beards are getting bushier as some Canadian men look to add an extra layer of warmth to their faces this winter. Others, motivated by lockdown measures and extended work-from-home terms, may view this as a perfect time to see how unruly those whiskers can get before a trim is needed.
The cold and flu season is right around the corner and this year with an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic added to the mix, our immune systems are guarding up. Wellness expert Kyle Buchanan checked in with The Morning Show to share some natural ways to support the immune system. Read more: ‘Exceptionally low’ — Canada’s flu
Every aspect of society and life has been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic, including writers who are making the most of it by spending more time with their creative muse- no physical distancing needed. For Reem Fayyad, a Moncton-based poet and full-time working mom, the pandemic has given her the gift of time. “The lockdown
Shopping for the holidays this year will be different but many Black Friday deals are in full swing. Money expert Barry Choi recently joined The Morning Show to narrow down this year’s best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and the importance of supporting local businesses. For the electronic junkie, Choi said Best Buy has
It’s back to school for Saved By the Bell. The iconic series, a big TV show in the ’90s for kids and teens alike, has been rebooted in 2020 with an entirely different feeling. Zack Morris (Mark‑Paul Gosselaar), now governor of California, gets into hot water for closing too many underfunded high schools, so he
Like most parents, Paula Schuck is facing a whole new set of challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Besides the added stress of caring for a special needs child, the 52-year-old Canadian mother and writer says the pandemic has also taken a mental toll on her two teenage daughters. Schuck said the mental toll took
New COVID-19 restrictions were announced by Alberta’s Premier Jason Kenney and its health officials on Tuesday after the province added 1,549 new cases the day before. As cases continue to rise in parts of Canada, many are wondering what this means for small businesses, lockdowns and even the upcoming holiday season. Infectious disease specialist Dr.
I first met Canadian Dave Mathews (not to be confused with U.S. rock star Dave Matthews) at a pub trivia night in London, earlier this year. He was sitting at the table beside me, with three or four other Canadians. How did I know they were fellow Canadians? They were sharing a box of Timbits.
The Weeknd has been confirmed to perform during 2021’s Super Bowl LV halftime show. The singer is set to be the first Canadian to perform at the event since Shania Twain took the stage alongside No Doubt and Sting back in 2003. The show will take place at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay on
The holidays are fast approaching as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, leaving many Canadians wondering if they should travel to visit friends and family or stay home. Manitoba announced a “Level Red” lockdown on Tuesday, Ontario broke a case-count record for the third day running with 1,575 new cases on Thursday, while
A B.C. woman says it’s buyer beware when purchasing from third-party sellers on Amazon after a $30 purchase ended up costing her hundreds of dollars. “I trusted Amazon that they would back their products, but now I’m cautious with what I buy online,” Jennifer Mannella told Global News, Wednesday. The Vancouver woman’s online nightmare began
This week marks Transgender Awareness Week, and one Halifax artist hopes their piece inspires others to feel accepted. Margot Durling is the trans and non-binary artist behind the new Chosen Family art piece standing tall at the Halifax Commons. “There’s a history of genders beyond the binary,” Durling says. They knew they weren’t female when
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced Monday it would start operating daily nonstop flights to Tel Aviv next spring, a move that deepens ties between the UAE and Israel after the two countries agreed to normalize relations. Direct flights on Etihad between the emirates’ capital of Abu Dhabi and Tel