Lisa Yeung
Lisa Yeung is the managing editor of Lifestyle at HuffPost Canada

Entries by Lisa Yeung

HuffPost Canada Nominated For 4 Digital Publishing Awards, EIC Wins Inaugural Leadership Award

(1) Comments | Posted April 25, 2017 | 1:47 PM

Previously untold stories of Canada's veterans. The truth about life as children of immigrants. The fierce spirit of survival of Fort McMurray citizens during the wildfires. These are the stories we tell on HuffPost Canada, and they've captured the industry's attention.

HuffPost Canada has been nominated in four categories...

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'Anne' Of Green Gables Sure Looks Different In Her Netflix Promo

(11) Comments | Posted April 7, 2017 | 11:50 AM

Anne Of Green Gables is an iconic character for us Canadians. Ask at random, and many folks would readily be able to describe her long red braids, freckled face and twinkle in her eye.

But you might be surprised at how our Anne Shirley is being marketed for a...

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The Tragically Hip Were Played Off At The Junos And Canadians Weren't Having It

(8) Comments | Posted April 2, 2017 | 10:34 PM

If there's anything the 2017 Juno awards established, it's that you don't play off The Tragically Hip. Like, ever.

The beloved band from Kingston, Ont. won the Junos Group Of The Year on Sunday night, and accepted their award to thunderous applause and cheers from the audience. It's been,...

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'Handmaid's Tale' Trailer Is Terrifying. We Can't Look Away.

(7) Comments | Posted March 25, 2017 | 9:09 PM

You read it in high school, like many Canadian students. And 30+ years on, "The Handmaid's Tale" is arguably more relevant than ever.

A chilling two-minute trailer of the upcoming TV series based on the novel was released Thursday by Hulu, the U.S. company that is adapting the Margaret...

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Prince George Is Headed To A Top London School In The Fall

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2017 | 1:28 PM

They grow up so fast, don't they?

The adorable Prince George, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is now the ripe old age of three. And like many parents, William and Catherine had to think about where he was going to school well ahead of his start...

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Best Super Bowl Ads 2017: The Can't Miss-Commercials From This Year's Game

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2017 | 12:05 AM

What's better than winning the Super Bowl five times in a row?

Hmm, good question. That is quite a feat. But perhaps a very, very, very distant second is being able to rhyme off game highlights and all the best Super Bowl ads aired during Sunday's broadcast.


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Julio Jones' Super Bowl Catch Was Pure 'Smooth Criminal'

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2017 | 7:55 PM

Julio Jones had some cat-like reflexes happening during Super Bowl 51 Sunday night.

The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver did not have moves like Jagger, per se (sorry, Maroon 5). No, one catch in particular was more remniscent of the King of Pop.

Here's Jones in the second quarter:...

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Beyoncé And Blue Ivy Are Twins And Tina Knowles Has The Photo To Prove It

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2017 | 8:20 AM

We love seeing pics of kids and parents showing how much they look alike. We're not even going to try to hide it.

So when Tina Knowles posted this comparison pic of her superstar daughter Beyoncé and her adorable granddaughter, Blue Ivy, on Instagram on Wednesday, we had to...

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Women's March Toronto: Canadians Showed Up To Support Women, Americans

(3) Comments | Posted January 21, 2017 | 9:45 PM

They came by the thousands to Queen's Park in downtown Toronto on Saturday. They were people of all ages, cultures, genders, abilities and faiths. They came to march. They came to support. They came to fight hate with love.

And they made sure to pick up after themselves as...

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Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds Represent Canada Well At The 2017 Golden Globes

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2017 | 12:01 AM

It was a Ryan vs. Ryan face-off at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night. The Gos vs. Van Wilder. Sean from Breaker High vs. Deadpool.

But let's face it, could there be a friendlier competition? As the legendary Meryl Streep said, "Ryan Gosling, like all the nicest people, is...

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Winona Ryder At The 2017 Golden Globes Looks Like Winona At The 1991 Globes

(4) Comments | Posted January 8, 2017 | 7:19 PM

Okay, so this is Winona Ryder on the 2017 Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday night. Winona is nominated for her work in the Netflix series, "Stranger Things":

winona ryder golden globe awards

And this is Winona Ryder on the 1991 Golden Globes red carpet, when she...

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Mark Hamill Reading Donald Trump Tweet In Joker Voice Is Creepy

(7) Comments | Posted January 8, 2017 | 9:50 AM

Y'all remember Donald Trump's heart-warming New Year's Eve tweet to all, right?

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

(40) Comments | Posted December 4, 2016 | 11:12 AM

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 27, 2016 | 11:58 PM

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

(62) Comments | Posted November 27, 2016 | 8:02 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 | 12:03 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 | 1:26 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 | 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

(28) 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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