I DO NOT feel the calling to parenthood, and very much appreciated your efforts to help people understand that those of us who choose to remain child-free are not narcissistic egomaniacs (“No kids, no grief,” Society, Aug. 3). On the contrary, we are often giving back to the world as much as any parent.
On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth II, 83, launched her new YouTube channel, where she will broadcast her 50th annual televised Christmas message this December. According to Buckingham Palace, “the Queen always keeps abreast with new ways of communicating with people.”
Last January, Maclean’s published a cover story warning that the Canadian economy would likely lose a quarter of a million jobs this year. The economic storm was just beginning to reach hurricane force, but Canada was still in relatively good shape.By STEVE MAICH6 min
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