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LG Stylus 2 With 5.7-Inch Display Launched Ahead of MWC 2016

LG, soon after revealing its new X-Series smartphones, on Tuesday announced an enhanced sequel to the G4 Stylus dubbed Stylus 2. Much like the LG X cam and LG X screen smartphones, the LG Stylus 2 will be showcased at the upcoming MWC event to be held in Barcelona, Spain. The South Korean company as of now has not revealed ... Read More »

Moto X Force Review

Smartphone screens are brittle, expensive, and downright depressing when broken. We’ve heard countless stories of how the smallest drop has shattered a screen, followed by the heartbreak of having to shell out a lot of money for repairs and then having to live with a ‘fixed’ smartphone. According to Motorola’s own statistics, 51 percent of smartphone users have shattered or ... Read More »

Will a tax on sugar cure obesity?

(Fotolia) Thirty-five years ago, I warned readers about the dangers of excessive sugar consumption and labelled sugar the “white devil”. The sugar industry was not amused, and complained to the College of Physicians and Surgeons that I should be disciplined. I won, after a trying, difficult battle. How things change. Five countries currently have a sugar tax. Now the British ... Read More »

Pfizer recalls liquid Advil products for kids over ibuprofen dosage

REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton OTTAWA — Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children. There could be inconsistent doses of ibuprofen in the products if they have not been shaken as directed before use. Health Canada says the products being recalled are Advil Pediatric Drops, Children’s Advil Cold, Children’s Advil Fever from Colds or Flu, ... Read More »

Winnipeg South blue: Insurance broker eyes stepping to fill Bruinooge’s shoes

David Schioler, the CEO of the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba, told the Sun on Tuesday he is intrigued by the opportunity that exists in the riding that was vacated when longtime MP Rod Bruinooge stepped down last week. A Winnipeg lawyer and head of the provincial association of insurance brokers is giving strong consideration to running for the Tory nomination ... Read More »

Walk 5K in their shoes

Participants enjoy the first CNIB Night Steps event last year at The Forks. The second annual event goes Sept. 11 to raise funds for CNIB’s vital services. It truly is like taking a walk in their shoes. The second annual CNIB Night Steps fundraising event is a five-kilometre walk under the stars at The Forks on Sept. 11. “The reason ... Read More »

Customize your wedding fashion your way

Here are a few trends and tips you can use to personalize your wedding Walking down the aisle is more personal than ever before for brides and grooms. That’s because they’re using their big day to not just celebrate their love, but their personal style too. While the big white gowns and custom black tuxes may never go away, brides ... Read More »

Wedding night do’s and don’ts for a memorable time

If you think all wedding nights are wildly romantic, sex-filled romps – think again. When stationary company Paper Shaker recently surveyed 1000 newlyweds, they found that 25% of couples said “I don’t” to sex on their wedding night. This figure shouldn’t be surprising. Based on how our culture builds up the event, couples are expected to re-enact a hybrid of ... Read More »

St. Clements couple converts dilapidated barn into one-of-a-kind wedding facility

Tammy Belanger and her husband Robert Belanger spent three years restoring their 1940’s barrel roof barn located in the RM of St. Clements.(BROOK JONES/QMI AGENCY) A lot of people see old farm buildings and machinery as a form of art, so they’ll have a picture of a barn or perhaps place an old tractor on their property. Robert and Tammy ... Read More »

Quebec man’s wedding became funeral for cancer-struck fiancee

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Annie Gauthier and Sylvain Boilard were to be married last Saturday surrounded by 250 family and friends, but she died of cancer three days before the nuptials. The party went on anyway, featuring the urn that held Gauthier’s ashes. She had decided to stop chemotherapy treatments after a three-year illness, prompting Boilard to ask her for her ... Read More »