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Off the Beaten Path in Eastern Canada

Shoptiques | Posted 04.19.2017 | Travel

Exploring Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia Everyone visits Toronto and Montreal on their Canadian adventures--with good reason--but for those who wan...

Be Disruptive and Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub | Posted 04.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub

Changes don't happen in comfort zones. When we get close to that feeling of falling back we have to remember that we've been there already. We have to find a new comfort zone. Some things we've done and suggest to our clients.

Rob Ford - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 04.02.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

In the wake of Rob Ford's death on March 22nd, 2016 many are looking back on his life. Along with his troubled and eccentric moments, he was a man of the community and his legacy, in whichever light you see it, will be remembered for years to come.

Journey Into Psychedelia With Toronto Duo, OVER

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.30.2017 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Made popular by English rock groups in the 1980s, the musical genre creatively dubbed "shoegaze" has evolved and returned.

The Lesbian Chronicles 14: Present and Accounted for

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 03.18.2017 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Whenever I was on a crowded street or in a busy airport, people would literally bump into me. Always. I never understood this phenomena and chalked it up to being of short stature.

Neighbors Saw Dog Freezing To Death And Knew What They Had To Do

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.07.2016 | Good News

Someone left a dog on the balcony of a Toronto high-rise in sub-zero temperatures Wednesday....

5 Muslim Inventions We Use In Modern Society

Rua Wani | Posted 02.23.2017 | Religion
Rua Wani

Islamic history is replete with pioneering inventions and discoveries, many of which are ingrained in modern society.

Portrait of a Serial Monogamist or Lesbians in Retrograde

Brandon Judell | Posted 02.17.2017 | Queer Voices
Brandon Judell

If you are fortyish lesbian living in Toronto who's been to bed with every other fortyish lesbian living in Toronto, some of whom reside with cats, you can finally experience yourself on screen thanks with Portrait of a Serial Monogamist.

More Than 500 People Pay Tribute To David Bowie With 'Space Oddity'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

In the wake of David Bowie’s death earlier this month, tributes for the music legend have been pouring in from every corner of the globe. This past ...

Trips Inspired by 2016 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.19.2017 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.

14 Reasons You Shouldn't Visit Toronto

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel

Oh, Toronto -- the city where the people are too polite, it's so clean and there is just way too much to do. It may seem like the perfect vacation spo...

Holiday Happenings at Toronto's Two Tiered Theatres

Bryen Dunn | Posted 12.15.2016 | Entertainment
Bryen Dunn

The Elgin and Winter Theatres are Toronto's most unique performance spaces in the city. This Double-Decker venue was built in 1913 and originally known as Loew's Yonge Street Theatre. The Winter Garden closed in 1928 and remained vacant for half-a-century, while the Elgin remained open as the Imperial 6 movie theatre.

The 13 Naughtiest Hotels in the World, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2016 | Travel

We might be in need of some redemption as well, and to make ourselves feel better, we made a list of the 13 naughtiest hotels in the world. Let's just say, they're definitely getting coal.

Beyond COP 21 -- Nations and Cities Aligning for Climate Action

Dr. Patricia McCarney | Posted 12.08.2016 | World
Dr. Patricia McCarney

World leaders are in Paris for the COP 21 conference to demonstrate commitment to emissions reduction and a renewed, global commitment to sustainability. However, there is another group that will have a significant impact on emissions targets. That group is cities.

Making and Taking: 2015's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 12.03.2016 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

For broken, derelict and underutilized urban space, 2015 was a good year. In North American cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Toronto and elsewhere, landscape architects contributed to the 'urban renaissance.'

B&B's and Tea: Where Cups Are Coupled with Experiences | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel

There is something very civilized about drinking tea, and not just because the experience can be ceremonious when it comes to afternoon endeavors. Tea...

The Problem With Drake Is His Problem With Women

The Establishment | Posted 11.30.2016 | 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 11.29.2016 | 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 11.25.2016 | 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 11.25.2016 | 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. "Billy Mad...

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

Shireen Ahmed | Posted 11.23.2016 | 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 11.11.2016 | 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 11.06.2016 | 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 11.02.2016 | 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.