Aging Ukrainian refugees consider returning home after struggling to adapt

Aging Ukrainian refugees consider returning home after struggling to adapt

Liudmyla Zana, a Ukrainian refugee and psychologist in Warsaw, comforts Lidiia Zub, 61, a fellow refugee who struggles with the challenges of living in a foreign country, on July 25.Anna Liminowicz /The Globe and Mail She looked hot, dishevelled and desperate, but Valentina spoke calmly as she entered the small office in central Warsaw. She … Read more

Ukrainian newcomers struggle to make ends meet in Canada

Ukrainian newcomers struggle to make ends meet in Canada

Inna Abilova, left to right, stands with her mother, Maryna Yakovenko, and sister, Sabina Abilova, who recently arrived in Canada from Ukraine, in Toronto on June 30, 2022.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Sabina Abilova and Andrii Koziura sit at the dinner table in their basement apartment, laptops open, searching for jobs that might help them pay … Read more

‘I have a boy. He’s not ours’: These strangers protected a toddler during the July 4 Highland Park parade shooting

‘I have a boy.  He’s not ours’: These strangers protected a toddler during the July 4 Highland Park parade shooting

A woman – stunned and speechless in the chaos of a July 4 parade massacre – walked up to Greg Ring and handed him a two-year-old boy, covered in blood. Mr. Ring had fled the scene in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park with his wife and three children to an area behind a popular … Read more

The next round of parental finance support to adult kids: Help paying the mortgage

The next round of parental finance support to adult kids: Help paying the mortgage

It seems you can never close the book on the cost of being a parent. Life event by life event, parental financial obligations are growing. Helping your children cover the cost of university or college expanded to post-graduation financial support, which expanded to big bucks for house down payments. Now, with mortgage rates spikeing higher, … Read more

Google Maps to Cut Location Reminders Assistant Feature

Google Maps to Cut Location Reminders Assistant Feature

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) “Okay Google… Set a reminder to remind me to remind you to stop your location reminder feature.” “…Done.” Thanks, Google. Well, if you go to the Google Assistant Help page, it now says that the ability to create reminders on the app “is going away soon.” Additionally, the ability to … Read more