Duchess of Dirt: Paper wasps non-aggressive

!The European paper wasp is considered non-aggressive. They are less likely to sting than yellow jackets, hornets and even bumblebees unless you stumble into their nest accidentally. - Photo by Leslie Cox
  • posted Jul 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM

European paper wasps, or more correctly, Polistes dominula, look very much like our native yellow jacket and hornet species...

False killer whale calf making progress

  • updated Jul 27, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

Travel: Portugal tops USA poll on Best European Country to visit

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Portugal beat out Italy, France, Germany, and Austria in an American magazine's readers poll for 2014's favourite destination.

Futuristic Tim Hortons store concept unveiled

  • updated Jul 18, 2014 at 2:24 AM

Tim Hortons hopes futuristic store gets ideas percolating with its owners

Consult a Counsellor: Striving for honesty in family relationships

  • posted Jul 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM

I am not sure what to do. Some of my family members seem to have a lot of difficulty just being open and honest with me...

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