Modern mad men

Don Draper is yesterday’s adman. Andy Krupski and the modern advertising industry would steal his thunder, and his clients, faster than Draper could pour a scotch or hit on a secretary. Leave the ’60s to Sterling Cooper Draper Price. AMC has a new, 21st-century band of mad men and women. The Pitch is a new reality series that explores the

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Tainted dog food sickens 14 people in U.S.

CHICAGO — Tainted dog food has sickened at least 14 people in the United States, health officials said Friday. “Humans can become ill by handling pet products contaminated with salmonella, and by coming in contact with pets or with surfaces that have been contaminated,” Ohio’s health department said in a statement. Health officials cautioned pet owners to wash their hands

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Supermodel Evangelista: French billionaire wanted abortion

(Reuters) – When supermodel Linda Evangelista told French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault in 2006 she was pregnant with his child, he asked her to get an abortion, her attorney charged Thursday on the first day of a child-support trial in Manhattan. Pinault, 49, who is currently married to actress Salma Hayek, denied that charge but testified he told Evangelista that “if

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Take a hike! Bring a picnic

Barbecue picnic chickenHead to your herb garden and snip some rosemary for this alfresco-ready meal Grilled vegetable and Boursin cheese sandwichWrap this muffaleta-stlye sandwich in foil for a picnic feast Potato salad, coleslaw and more!New flavour twists infuse classic standby salads to liven up the crowd at this year’s backyard bashes Stir up a raspberry lime rickeyQuench your thirst on

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Eight edible rose favourites

Purple Pavement hybrid rugosa rose (R. [Pavement Series] ‘Rotes Meer’ syn. Exception) Zone 3Often recommended as a good plant for hedging, Purple Pavement bears small trusses of fragrant, semi-double purplish-red blooms which in turn produce dark red hips. Bred by Baum in Germany and introduced in 1986, like all members of the series, it’s salt tolerant. Look for Foxi Pavement

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Gardening products for mini green thumbs

Butterfly Straw HatPrice: $19Available at: 
Gap Kids Blossom Bright Tool SetPrice: $20Available at: Chapters, Indigo Jack’s Magic BeansPrice: $12 USAvailable at: Potting Shed Creations Rendezvous Kids Gardening GlovesPrice: $19Available at: Ethel Gloves Aviator SunglassesPrice: $13Available at: Gap Kids Main image:Chesapeake Potters BenchA sturdy bench built of FSC-certified eucalyptus with a weather-safe finish gives kids a place to get their hands

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Linebacker Sam Hurl hopes to stick with Saskatchewan Roughriders

REGINA — Sam Hurl is ready to throw himself into any role with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Roughriders picked the 22-year-old Calgary product in the second round (12th overall) of Thursday’s CFL draft, hoping that the University of Calgary Dinos linebacker would fill a need on special teams. That’s fine by Hurl. “I would love to be put in that

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