Until Men Decide Family Leave Is Vital, Nothing Will Change

“Paid leave can be a matter of life and death for children.”

Canadians Love Vacationing in the U.S.

“Canadians visit the U.S. more than Americans visit Canada.”

Eating Well For Less And Working Out At Work

Meanwhile, in Finland, which as we already know offers its citizens amazing pre-natal care and education, the government incentivizes physical activity for grown ups, even through or at places of business.

The Complex Economics Of The Contemporary Bridal Shower

I would sum these up as lovely, appropriate, thoughtful gifts that will all eventually be KonMarie’d out of my life.

Flying South For A Week: The Canadian Dream

Flying down south for a week per year to an all-inclusive resort is the Canadian dream in a nutshell.

The Cost Of Things: Tampons In The English-Speaking World

Assuming 40 years of menstruation, this means the Canadian government has been taxing the average woman $292.80 in their lifetime to have a vagina.

Giving To Family Beyond Your Parents

I had never felt as much like I really had money as I did when I began sharing it with my family.

Food Cart Entrepreneurs, Maple Syrup Mafias, & More

“In my first two years of the food cart, people said that I’d reached the American dream. But I didn’t know what that was so I Googled it.”

Underemployment, Illustrated; Why Not Take Your Cat To A Restaurant?; & More

“Underemployed” is a beautifully illustrated and painfully sad account of graduating into a recession and trying to get meaningful work.

How a Canadian Working in London Does Money

“I don’t generally tell people that those are the things that make it harder for me, but he also hadn’t bothered to ask about the difficulty of getting in. Which I think is typical of people who don’t have disabilities and don’t realize the extra difficulty that many of us face in terms of access to work, transport and often just everyday life activities that many people take for granted.”