June 14, 2019

Why are California lawmakers conferring with Jessica Biel about vaccination legislation? What rational reason would anyone have for expecting Jessica Alba to know which sunscreen is safest for baby? Why would we look to Gwyneth Paltrow to assess the medical benefits of...

May 28, 2019

Ever notice how some people glide through life with the greatest of ease? They know how to work the room, and even their small talk seems big. Their secret? A curiosity mindset. While curiosity is a known predictor of intelligence, creativity and success, it is also th...

October 31, 2017

An 8 year-old goes Halloween shopping at Party City, takes offence that the store sells First Nations costumes, and asks her mother if she can write a letter of complaint to the management. Mom suggests social media as a more direct way to shine light on the issue, and...

October 22, 2017

In Margaret Atwood’s Canadian classic Bodily Harm, Rennie is a lifestyle journalist who writes about trends that don’t exist to see if she can make them exist by writing about them. She’ll do an article on ‘drain-chain’ jewellery then snicker every time she sees a woma...

October 20, 2017

In writing an article on modern spirituality for Fashion Magazine, I interviewed Robert Ohotto, a Colorado-based intuitive life strategist who advises clients from around the world on everything from ridding their lives of emotional vampires to timing the sale of their...

January 11, 2017

After a transatlantic flight and semi-conscious train ride into the city, my first teenaged memory of Paris is collapsing into a cab – followed by a sinking feeling as the driver contemplates the address provided by my mother. Non, he has never heard of such...

December 30, 2016

As someone who has spent her adult life avoiding the accumulation of clothes I don’t wear and stuff I don’t use, I read Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up with a sage smile. Her two-step KonMari Method involves discarding items that do not ‘spark joy’...

September 25, 2016

Paraded down the tarmac after a transatlantic flight, three-year old Prince George was in no mood for high fives, low fives or handshakes of any kind. Unable to negotiate basic contact, Canada's telegenic prime minister, for once, found himself on the wrong side of the...

August 26, 2016

“When this is gone, I die. This version of Adam Van Koeverden is dead, I have to move

on,” Canada’s most celebrated paddler told the CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault on his emotional decision to retire from the sport. “No matter what I do next – go to law school, get into banki...

August 20, 2016

It’s the conundrum every unpaid intern knows well: You don’t have a paycheck, but you still have living expenses….What’s to be done?….I’ve learned a few tricks, as have the other interns at Ivanka Trump HQ…

So begins the post by Quincy Bulin, a 20-something embarking on...

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