Lisa Yeung
Lisa Yeung is the managing editor of Lifestyle at The Huffington Post Canada.

Entries by Lisa Yeung

Gord And Mike Downie Pass The Torch To WE Day Toronto's Youth

(6) Comments | Posted October 19, 2016 | 4:48 PM

They may be from their parents' generation, but Gord and Mike Downie's message about the horror of residential schools hit home for the young crowd at WE Day Toronto.

The beloved Tragically Hip singer, who has terminal brain cancer, sang to the thousands-strong crowd of Canadian students gathered at...

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Emma Watson And Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Are Basically BFFs Now

(45) Comments | Posted October 13, 2016 | 9:37 AM

So apparently Emma Watson and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau have been having a blast hanging out together.

The actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador posted on Facebook Wednesday that she and Grégoire Trudeau had met, and that it was a "highlight of my year."

"Who picks you up on...

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The Weeknd Update On SNL Made Us LOL and LOL

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2016 | 1:10 PM

The Weeknd took over an iconic skit on Saturday Night Live last night, and let's just say our boy nailed it.

The Toronto native was the obvious choice to do SNL's Weekend Update — with the title tweaked of course, because who needs that extra 'e' anyway?


Weeknd out....

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Prince George Refuses Another High Five As The Royals Say Goodbye To Canada

(3) Comments | Posted October 2, 2016 | 9:20 AM

There were many memorable moments from the royal visit this past week, but let's be real, chief among them was the moment Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went in for a high five and Prince George wasn't having it.

No question who...

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CBC's Olympics Highlight Video Is Set To Tragically Hip's 'Ahead By A Century'

(21) Comments | Posted August 22, 2016 | 12:43 AM

Canada's experienced a lot of different emotions in the past two weeks, to put it mildly.

The swell of pride we all felt for Penny Oleksiak. The breezy victory of Andre De Grasse's bronze, silver and another bronze with the men's relay team.


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CBC's Tragically Hip Broadcast Praised By Canadians And Viewers Worldwide

(441) Comments | Posted August 21, 2016 | 11:16 AM

It was a rare event that united a country in celebration of beloved musical icons — and elicited universal praise for our national broadcaster.

The CBC served as the exclusive broadcaster for The Tragically Hip's live performance Saturday night in Kingston, Ont. The media corporation gave fans many ways to...

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This Tragically Hip Meme Pretty Much Says It All

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2016 | 2:46 AM

You may have already seen this Tragically Hip meme. But when Toronto city council Kristyn Wong-Tam tweeted it out Saturday night following the CBC broadcast of the band's final concert in Kingston, Ont., we had only one thought:

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Andre De Grasse And Usain Bolt Have A Bond, And It's Awesome

(21) Comments | Posted August 15, 2016 | 12:48 AM

So, you probably know something monumental went down Sunday night.

In the men's Olympic 100-metre sprint, reigning Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt from Jamaica made it a three-peat with a 9.81 time, USA's Justin Gatlin scored silver with 9.89 seconds, and Canada's Andre De Grasse...

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'Wonder Woman' Trailer Starring Gal Godot Is Worth The Wait

(10) Comments | Posted July 23, 2016 | 5:14 PM

Diana Prince has just made her entrance, and it was wondrous.

The long-awaited first trailer for the upcoming movie, 'Wonder Woman,' premiered at San Diego's Comic-Con Saturday to rave reviews so far.

The film, which brings the DC Comics character to life, is set to open Summer 2017....

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Royals Kate And William Play Cricket With Legend Sachin Tendulkar, Local Kids In Mumbai

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2016 | 10:45 AM

Anyone who has watched the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge through the years knows they are a sporty pair — we've seen them play volleyball, sail, play ball hockey, you name it. Sometimes Kate plays in wedges, and we are all duly impressed.

So it was an obvious choice...

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Duchess Of Cambridge Steps Out In McQueen, Jenny Packham for First Day Of Royal Tour

(7) Comments | Posted April 10, 2016 | 6:54 AM

Royal-style watchers, our time is now.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and her Duke, Prince William, arrived in Mumbai Sunday morning local time for their first-ever royal visit to India and Bhutan — their first tour together in two years. The couple's first stop was to lay a wreath to...

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Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau In Lucian Matis, Michelle Obama In Jason Wu At State Dinner

(206) Comments | Posted March 10, 2016 | 9:16 PM

She's already impressed many Americans — and Canadians watching at home — with her state visit style so far, and Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau didn't miss a beat for the marquee event of the Trudeaus' visit to Washington, D.C.

Grégoire-Trudeau arrived at the White House Thursday night for a historic state...

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The Weeknd Hangs Out With Justin Trudeau At Canada 2020 Event In Washington

(2) Comments | Posted March 9, 2016 | 11:23 PM

In 2010, no one knew who The Weeknd was when he uploaded a bunch of songs to YouTube. Now he's mingling with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Washington, D.C. Because it's 2016.

That's right — Toronto's own Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a. The Weeknd, was a guest at the Canada 2020...

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Audi Super Bowl Ad Gets An Old Space Astronaut Fired Up Again

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 7:07 AM

After outer space, then what? It's a fair question. For what on earth could match the thrill of space exploration?

Audi's new Commander Super Bowl commercial has an obvious answer: The Audi R8, of course.

The clip features an aging astronaut, whom we know is such from flashback...

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CURE Auto Insurance Super Bowl Ad: Son Misses Dad's Dying Words

(9) Comments | Posted February 7, 2016 | 10:02 PM

Your father's last words on his deathbed: priceless, right? Well, who needs them when you can ogle a female doctor instead!

Cue CURE Auto Insurance's latest ad, which aired during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night. The spot makes light of death with some good ol' fashioned objectification.

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David Bowie's Quotes And Lyrics Changed Generations Of Fans

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 1:25 PM

He was a rare giant, mercurial and groundbreaking. Genius and almost otherworldly, transcending culture, time and space. That was the magic of David Bowie.

Following the announcement of his death from cancer on Jan. 10, countless fans around the world are finding comfort in Bowie's vast body of work,...

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Kim Kardashian Gives Birth To A Boy! 2nd Baby For Star And Kanye West

(4) Comments | Posted December 5, 2015 | 10:51 AM

It's official: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcomed baby no. 2 into the world Saturday morning!

Reality TV star Kardashian West announced the birth on her website the same day. No name yet for the littlest West, but "mother and son are doing well."

The newest arrival...

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Arianna Huffington Shares Advice To Her Younger Self With Toronto Students

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 10:36 AM

"Stop worrying. And get a good night's sleep." That's what Arianna Huffington would tell her younger self if she could.

And that's the advice she shared with hundreds of students who filled the athletics and wellness centre at Branksome Hall school for girls on Thursday afternoon. The teens gathered...

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Justin Trudeau, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau Address We Day Ottawa Crowd

(8) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 8:44 AM

We Day Ottawa attendees got a visit from the prime minister today, and by the end of his speech, he had them cheering for their country.

Justin Trudeau – who also happens to be the minister of youth – addressed the thousands-strong crowd at the Canadian Tire Centre in...

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Margaret Trudeau Joins Son Justin On Swearing-In Day At Rideau Hall

(8) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 11:12 AM

Margaret Trudeau could not have looked more proud as her son prepared to become Canada's 23rd prime minister.

Justin Trudeau's mother joined him, wife Sophie and the incoming cabinet ministers shortly before he made his way into Rideau Hall to be sworn in on Wednesday. Margaret was seen embracing...

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