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Lisa Yeung is the managing editor of Lifestyle at AOL Canada

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Karrueche Tran Dresses Down - And Up - For Toronto Clothing Drive, Caribana Events, OVO Fest

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 11:39 AM

We have a little crush on Karrueche Tran, we admit it. And we're definitely not the only ones.

So when the model touched down in Toronto this past week, she dazzled fans and did it while doing some good for the community — and then partying Caribana-style.

Tran...

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Caribana 2015: Street Style That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

(4) Comments | Posted August 2, 2015 | 9:58 PM

Toronto streets arguably never look better than during Caribana/Caribbean Carnival.

After all, there are so few occasions (except maybe Pride) when hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors can shed their regular, everyday clothes and put on stunning costumes -- then they're ready for the road. Downtown Toronto is...

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John Tory, Jason Kenney Did A Little Caribana Dancing, And It Was Unforgettable

(3) Comments | Posted August 2, 2015 | 10:46 AM

What could be sweeter than the sound of soca music in the summertime? Perhaps only the sight of politicians dancing to it.

Case in point: this video clip, in which Toronto mayor John Tory (points for the '1 LOVE T.O. shirt) squares off against Jason Kenney, Minister of National...

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Caribbean Snacks We're Craving For Caribana (And, Well, All The Time)

(2) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 4:12 PM

It's Caribbean Carnival/Caribana time in Toronto -- time to fete, jump up, take a lil' wine and get on bad.

And time to EAT. Just thinking about it makes us hungry, so we've rounded up just a few of our favourite West-Indian snacks, from Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Guyana...

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Drake Responds To #DrakeNoticeJamal Campaign To Honour Fan Who Died

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 7:18 PM

On Monday, Drake posted this photo to his Instagram feed:

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Bill Cosby Admitted In Court Deposition To Pursuing, Deceiving Young Women For Sex

(62) Comments | Posted July 19, 2015 | 1:50 AM

The graphic, 1,000-page deposition Bill Cosby fought so hard to keep from the public is a secret no longer.

In a bombshell exclusive released Saturday night, The New York Times revealed excerpts from the 2005 deposition that contained Cosby's own testimony to detailed questions posed...

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Tornado Touches Down Near Winnipeg Beach, Environment Canada Confirms

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2015 | 11:32 PM

This short clip doesn't need much in the way of introduction. The funnel speaks for itself.

Environment Canada confirmed that a tornado touched down in Manitoba Saturday afternoon, according to several reports. CTV news said the weather event happened near Winnipeg Beach on Lake Winnipeg....

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This Selfie Captures Only Some Of The Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony Star Power

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2015 | 8:55 AM

There was a lot to take in during the 2015 Pan Am Games opening ceremony Friday night. What with the Cirque du Soleil, CN Tower fireworks, and thousands of athletes on stage, it was easy to miss some of the Canadian legends who were there.

Luckily, that's why selfies...

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CN Tower. Fireworks. FIREWORKS OFF THE CN TOWER!

(5) Comments | Posted July 11, 2015 | 6:52 AM

It happened. It happened for the Pan Am Games Friday night and it was nothing short of spectacular.

Feel free to oooooh and ahhhhh as you see fit. There was a bit of a tease at first partway through the opening ceremony:

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Donovan Bailey's Entrance At The Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony Blows Minds

(10) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 9:52 PM

The lead-up vibe to the 2015 Pan Am Games has been a mixed bag so far, what with the traffic woes, worries about attendance and Torontonians' lack of commitment to the sporting event.

But we're here to tell you that all changed with retired sprinter Donovan Bailey's entrance at...

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Just A Few Of The Times Jus Reign Owned The 2015 MMVA Red Carpet

(2) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 2:59 AM

It's no secret that we at HuffPost Canada are fans of Jus Reign. The YouTube star keeps us howling with his hilarious riffs on brown dating and the brown experience in general, life in the TDot and more.

So you'll pardon the fact that we...

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A Drake Surprise At The 2015 MMVA. That Is All.

(1) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 12:39 AM

You know who it is.

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It's Drake!

Drizzy showed up Sunday night at the 2015 Much Music Video Awards to surprise P.Reign as he accepted his award for best hip hop video, DnF, which featured Drake and Future.

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Woman Proposes To Girlfriend Within Minutes Of Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote Results

(9) Comments | Posted May 24, 2015 | 7:58 AM

Ireland voted in favour of legalizing gay marriage on Saturday, and one woman didn't waste any time in making the vote really count.

Mashable captured the tender moment -- watch as Billie proposes to girlfriend Kate at the Limerick count centre. The two reportedly live in a...

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Double Rainbows Show Up In Time For Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote

(19) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 10:20 AM

Nothing like a little rainbow power to boost an historic vote on same-sex marriage.

As Ireland headed to the polls to vote on legalizing gay marriage, Mother Nature seemed to acknowledge the importance of the occasion with a number of rainbows - some of them double rainbows - that...

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Chrissy Teigen's Trippy Dress And 8 More Billboard Music Awards Moments

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 9:03 AM

Sunday's Billboard Music Awards was chock-full of stunners: between Taylor Swift's action-packed 'Bad Blood' video debut to a surprise appearance from 'The Breakfast Club''s Molly Ringwald, there was also time for a tumble, caused inadvertently by show host Chrissy Teigen's dress. Oopsie. Luckily, the audience member escaped with only pride...

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Iggy Azalea's Billboard Music Awards Win And Outfit Raise Eyebrows

(2) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 10:11 PM

The minute Iggy Azalea stepped out on the Billboard red carpet, Twitter started talking.

The minute it was announced the Australian artist had won the 'Best Rap Song' award, Twitter blew up.

But first, the outfit. Azalea arrived at the 2015 awards in a summery baby-blue ensemble was...

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This Has Got To Be The Cutest Royal Baby News Report

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2015 | 10:16 AM

News outlets around the world covered the birth of the Princess of Cambridge Saturday, but did they do it as adorably as this cub reporter?

We think not. Have a look at this punny take on British news for kids. Even if you've had your fill of royal baby news,...

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: What's Next For The Fighters? (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted May 3, 2015 | 8:57 AM

It was supposed to be the fight of the century, but..

The $300 million "superfight" against boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao left many viewers feeling shortchanged Saturday night, as Mayweather won the match by decision, taking home the giant prize after a bout that was generally underwhelming.

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Grammys 2015 Winners: The Year Of Sam Smith, Big Wigs And Epic Mashups

(3) Comments | Posted February 8, 2015 | 10:22 PM

Is anyone tired of mashups yet? The Grammys sure weren’t on Sunday night, with an awards show that was heavy on epic collab performances with a sprinkling of awards to balance things out. And thankfully, a lot of Sam Smith.

Grammys 2015 started out with great drama as the...

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Dear Internet, The University Of Vagina Is Not Jon Ryan's Alma Mater (It's Regina)

(13) Comments | Posted February 1, 2015 | 8:00 PM

The Internet thinks Seattle Seahawks player Jon Ryan went to the University of Vagina!

He didn't. He went to the University Of Regina, of course. But that's not what viewers heard after his player intro during Super Bowl XLIX Sunday night.

Naturally, the Twitters went berserk. Our hat goes off to you, Jon Ryan, for putting the University of Regina on the map, and for getting people to talk openly about vaginas, both of which should probably happen more often....

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