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

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'Last Tango In Paris' Butter Rape Scene Was Not Consensual: Director Bertolucci

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2016 | 12:12 PM

Maria Schneider, the late actress who starred in "Last Tango In Paris," did not know about or consent to the film's infamous "butter rape" scene, the film's director said.

In a 2013 interview that resurfaced recently on YouTube, Bernardo Bertolucci revealed details of the scene were conceived by him...

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Mylan Hicks' Mom, Renee Hill, Joins Calgary Stampeders On Grey Cup Field In Honour Of Late Son

(0) Comments | Posted November 28, 2016 | 12:58 AM

In the end, they weren't Grey Cup champions. But the Calgary Stampeders were nothing but class Sunday night as they honoured a player who was robbed of his chance to experience the CFL final.

Mylan Hicks was fatally shot outside a Calgary nightclub in September. The 23-year-old...

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Justin Trudeau's Grey Cup Video Message Met With Boos

(87) Comments | Posted November 27, 2016 | 9:02 PM

It seems even the Grey Cup wasn't immune to the #TrudeauEulogies backlash that permeated the news headlines and dogged the prime minister this weekend.

Before the 104th edition of the CFL final kicked off Sunday night, a video message from Trudeau was broadcast on the screens at...

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Leonard Cohen's 'In Flanders Fields' Recitation Is A Beautiful Tribute

(24) Comments | Posted November 11, 2016 | 1:03 AM

Leonard Cohen died just days before Remembrance Day 2016, but he left us with a timeless tribute to war veterans.

Last year, the iconic songwriter, author, poet and musician recited the equally iconic "In Flanders Fields," a poem about the sacrifices of the First World War written by Canadian doctor...

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Hillary Clinton Tells Little Girls To Never Doubt Their Value And Power

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2016 | 2:26 PM

In the aftermath of her painful loss of the U.S. presidency to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton still kept women front and centre.

The Democratic candidate gave her concession speech in New York Wednesday, following a stunning defeat at the polls Tuesday. Among those she addressed were the...

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

(6) Comments | Posted October 19, 2016 | 5:48 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

(38) Comments | Posted October 13, 2016 | 10:37 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 | 2:10 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?

NEWS FLASH: NEW HAIR, DON'T CARE.

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 | 10:20 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'

(15) Comments | Posted August 22, 2016 | 1:43 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.

The...

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

(436) Comments | Posted August 21, 2016 | 12:16 PM

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 | 3:46 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 | 1:48 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 | 6:14 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 | 11:45 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 | 7:54 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

(201) Comments | Posted March 10, 2016 | 10:16 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 10, 2016 | 12:23 AM

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 | 8:07 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

(10) Comments | Posted February 7, 2016 | 11:02 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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