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The Problem With Drake Is His Problem With Women

The Establishment | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment
The Establishment

The crux of the problem seems to be that he wants to categorize women into one of two categories: good girls and bad girls. While this paradigm is both well-trod and seemingly straightforward, Drake makes it something more complicated.

Here's Your Checklist for a Great Week in Toronto

College Tourist | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

While Tim Hortons isn't a landmark, per say, it is a coffee shop you have to visit while in Toronto. And you'll have no problem finding one, because much like Starbucks in the US, Tim Hortons are everywhere in Toronto.

How to Stay Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Trudie German | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"

Recreating the Refugees Narratives: From Sympathy to Dignity

Lara Zahabi-Bekdash, MD, PhD | Posted 11.30.2015 | World
Lara Zahabi-Bekdash, MD, PhD

In Toronto, the community event Supper with Syria, is a social experiment to allow Syrians, some of whom are refugees, to become co-creators of the narratives on Syria and refugees, by showcasing their culture and their stories.

Doo Doo The Clown From 'Billy Madison' Becomes City Hero After Rescuing Women

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

If "American Horror Story: Freak Show" ruined clowns for you forever (R.I.P. Twisty), then get ready to meet Doo Doo, your new clown hero.  "Bil...

I'm Tired of Fearing For Myself and Other Muslim Women

Shireen Ahmed | Posted 11.23.2015 | Women
Shireen Ahmed

I have experienced intense racism and Islamophobia after a tragedy that is conducted by violent extremists. I have been demanded to apologize and be accountable for unspeakable crimes by people I don't know, from a violent culture I'm not a part of. That is exhausting and draining.

A University Professor Shares Insights About Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Video Premiere: Lindi Ortega Feels the Burn in 'Ashes'

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Lindi Ortega is a Northern girl with Southern charms, a cowpunk who writes songs that make grown men weep, a tattooed lady who's comfortable wearing r...

Young People's Theatre 50th Anniversary Gala: A Cultivation of Hope

Sandra Chabot Weber | Posted 11.02.2015 | Arts
Sandra Chabot Weber

As a child, the theatre became my place for hope. Now as an adult, I am filled with gratitude and wonder for the work of Canada's largest and oldest professional theatre company for young people, Young People's Theatre.

Toronto Hip-Hop Producer MoSS Unleashes New Track "Emotional Redux" From Debut Album Featuring All-Star Cast Of Michigan Emcees

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.29.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

For those of us hip-hop heads in the know, Toronto-based producer MoSS has been one of the best-kept secrets in music.

Two Canadian Cities That Are Yours To Discover

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.17.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Toronto and Montreal's skylines are a contrast between new and old. They outline the differences between the two cities.

Woman Charged With Criminal Mischief for Giving Water to Thirsty Animals

Jacy Anthis | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Jacy Anthis

While Anita refused to stop, he told her, "No, you know what, these are not humans, you dumb frickin' broad."

Toronto: Dining and Dashing Around the 2015 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the Toronto International Film Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary, festivalgoers, vacationers and locals flocked to premieres and screenings. They also dined in high-end restaurants, tested out leisure time activities and visited tourist sites.

Common Slams Trump Coverage: 'The Integrity Of The Media Is Gone'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.14.2015 | Black Voices

Common is not happy with all the news coverage that Donald Trump has garnered since he announced his 2016 presidential bid, he told HuffPost...

The Bata Shoe Museum In Toronto Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 09.05.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I admit to being a museum aficionado, particularly art and cultural emporiums that showcase quality and extraordinary examples of art forms and repr...

Marketing Agency Helps 10 Charities Secure Over $1 Million in Advertising Grants From Google

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 09.03.2015 | Impact
Scott De Buitléir

Stories like this always get me excited as a journalist and fellow philanthropist. I first heard about this story on Twitter and I took it upon myself to find out more and track down the individuals involved in this story.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Juno Award-Winner Sean Jones

Jessica Young | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jessica Young

Jones is now flying solo and with it, he recently released his debut album titled Waiting For Midnight. I got to spend the afternoon with the star and here are 5 discoveries I just had to share.

The 10 Best Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways

Oyster | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel

Okay, don't hate us for bringing this up, but summer is almost over. The official final day of the season isn't till September 22, but most largely associate the end of summer Fridays, summer beach days, summer lazy days -- you name it -- with that dreaded Tuesday following Labor Day.

Canada's Affluent Middle-Class at Risk

Wendell Cox | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Wendell Cox

All Canadians, including middle income and lower income households, should enjoy the benefits of rising incomes, not having them eaten away by higher house prices that rise substantially faster. This requires serious policy reforms where urban containment is in place and avoiding implementation elsewhere.

Novak Djokovic Complains Of Marijuana Smell During Match

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.20.2015 | Sports

For the world's No. 1 ranked tennis player, marijuana smoking in the stands was one toke over the line. In the video above, Novak Djokovic&n...

150 Crocodiles, Alligators Rescued From Toronto-Area Home

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 08.14.2015 | Weird News

A reptile zoo rescued 150 crocodiles, alligators and caimans from a Toronto-area home last Friday after a man who was raising them issued a plea ...

Terry Richardson, Meet Scott Pilgrim - A Dude From Your School Of Photography

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 08.04.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Images (c) Scott Pilgrim Last year I started using disposable cameras for my street photography. I immediately fell in love. At once it was libe...

Jerry Brown's Climate Road Show Meets Up With the Pope in Rome

William Bradley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown, pressing the California agenda on renewable energy and climate change, followed up his successful appearance earlier this month at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto with what looks like an even more successful appearance at the Pope's summit.

6 Budget-Friendly Labor Day Getaways | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel

Labor Day weekend is a great time to escape. But not all destinations are created equal. In fact, some places are much more expensive to fly to over Labor Day weekend than others. We rounded up 6 great flight options, where prices are cheaper and free activities abound.

Lots Of Canadians Don't Want Kanye West To Close The Pan Am Games

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.17.2015 | Sports

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