Jenny Fagg

A Letter to Our Daughters About Their Future Careers

Jenny Fagg | March 6, 2015 | Canada Business
As I sit and write this letter to our daughters -- our future leaders -- I recognize that women are increasingly visible in leadership roles. However we have a long way to go to achieve equality, particularly at the most senior levels of leadership.
Lee Tunstall

Let's Believe Women Who Report Sexual Assault

Lee Tunstall | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
Survivors of sexual assault experience a great deal of shame and guilt, particularly young women, as they internalize the victim-blaming messages conveyed by the media. This often keeps them from seeking the support they so desperately need. This International Women's Day, we need to encourage more initiatives that are centred on girls and young women. We need to commit to eliminating barriers to accessing support for survivors of sexual violence. And we need to support projects that deconstruct and challenge rape culture. But most importantly, we must listen and believe young women when they speak.
Tanya Raheel

Are You Ignoring Your Spiritual Alarm Clock?

Tanya Raheel | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
Remember, you were once fluent in this language of the heart. It was your go-to. It was how you authentically communicated and interacted with your world and those in it. It was how you got your deepest needs met.
Kathy Kaufield

The Depressing Realization that I've Lost My Cool

Kathy Kaufield | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
Being "cool" won't make me a better parent, but at the same time, I don't want to completely lose touch with pop culture, fashion trends or most importantly, social media and technology. If I want to stay connected to my daughters as they grow up, I must ensure I stay connected to the music, movies, television shows and books they are interested in too.
Joanne Sallay

Celebrate International Women's Day with Children's Books

Joanne Sallay | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
For all the bookworms out there with little learners in their lives, I suggest celebrating with children's books. It is a great opportunity to embrace "girl power" with stories that showcase courage, confidence and creativity.
Élise Desaulniers

Stand Up to Misogyny 2.0

Élise Desaulniers | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
We are feminists. We share our ideas on the web. And we are connected by the experience of omnipresent online misogyny: on social media, in our public lives, and in our private lives. When we express ourselves online, especially to criticize the many facets of violence endured by women, the backlash almost always comes with several insults and threats. These threats and insults testify to everyday sexism, anti-feminism; even an aversion to women so widespread over the Internet that it's considered common.
Deri Latimer

Women in Leadership: It's a Matter of Life and Death

Deri Latimer | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
More women need to step up, lean in, and otherwise support and encourage each other to assume more leadership roles. Not only because we are 50 per cent of the workforce, but because it only makes sense that we will create a happier, healthier, and more productive country when we -- men and women together -- utilize our collective intelligence and maximize our opposing strengths.
Dr. Brett Belchetz

The Unadvertised Health Risks of E-Cigarettes

Dr. Brett Belchetz | March 6, 2015 | Canada Living
So when no evidence exists to show that e-cigarettes are safe for long-term use by humans, when laboratory studies demonstrate worrisome potential physiological risks, and when strong evidence is mounting that e-cigarettes are leading our youth to consider smoking tobacco cigarettes, I would contend that caution here is the only reasonable approach.
Debra Macleod

The Ancient Tradition That Can Keep Your Family Together

Debra Macleod | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
The ancient Vesta tradition is an example of an old faith that is making a comeback. It is a tradition that reaches back to distant antiquity but whose dynamic nature and ability to reflect progressive 21st century humanist and secular values is making it a popular choice for those who identify as "spiritual but not religious."
masalamommas

How To Raise Kids in a Different Culture

masalamommas | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
We tend to be more liberal with our kids while living in the country of our origin but move to the West and suddenly stricter rules are imposed. I suppose it is a fear of the unknown. But I have to remind myself this is the country where my daughter will be growing up; it is equally her home as her birth country.
Anne Thornley-Brown

Online Resources Help Black Families of Caribbean Heritage Trace Their Roots

Anne Thornley-Brown | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
It can be challenging for black families of Caribbean heritage to trace their family trees beyond a few generations. Now, thanks to a number of online resources, that journey has become easier and the world of genealogy is opening up for Caribbean families and African American, black Canadian and black...
Danielle Martin

It's Okay to Fail in Healthcare As Long As We Learn From Our Mistakes

Danielle Martin | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
In a public healthcare system, too often system failures end up as fodder for Question Period battles rather than impetus for learning. When investments have been made in new models of health service funding and delivery that don't work out, it can be difficult to proclaim failure as a means to move toward success.
Marion Roche

Access To These Basic Nutrients Is Crucial For All Women

Marion Roche | March 5, 2015 | Canada Impact
Just over half of us on this planet are either women or will someday grow up to be women. On March 8, International Women's Day, I would like to celebrate how micro-nutrient interventions have the potential to enable women to continue to be strong, brilliant and safe.
Theresa Albert

How The App 'Pass The Table' Cured My Culinary Boredom

Theresa Albert | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
I'm so bored. This winter has kicked the culinary adventure right out of me -- and that's normally the last thing to go. Just in time, I learned about a new app called Pass The Table. This app offers once in a lifetime access to foodie secrets I get slipped to me as a food writer.
Angie Campanelli

How To Successfully Gain Exposure As A Mom Entrepreneur

Angie Campanelli | March 6, 2015 | Canada Business
Mothers are tackling the business scene with vengeance. Desire to raise their own family, earn money and fill a consumer need, propels many new parents into entrepreneurship. Here's some advice stemming from my own experience as a television producer.
Vacay.ca

This British Columbia Pizza Costs $850

Vacay.ca | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
SeeNay is a pizza cake covered in tiger prawns, lobster ratatouille, smoked Chilean steelhead, Russian caviar and then snowed with Italian white truffles. If the $850 is a bit too steep for you, Hatami also offers several less expensive pizzas you will be tempted to try.
Abby Langer

Best Desk Snack Choices From a Dietitian

Abby Langer | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
I had a client once who was so busy, he would buy a tray of cut vegetables at the supermarket and drive around with it on the front passenger seat of his car. It was the only way he knew he would get his vegetables in during the day! Do that if you have to, but any raw (or cooked) vegetable dipped in hummus is the perfect before-you-leave snack.
Jen Lawrence

How To Create a Standout Resume After Being a Stay-At-Home Mom

Jen Lawrence | March 5, 2015 | Canada Living
Going back to work after taking time off to stay at home with your kids can be a daunting experience. By following these six tips, you can fill the resume gap with the unique skills you developed while staying at home and be on the way to landing your dream career.
Ashley Diana Morris

Back to Hollywood Chasing My Dreams

Ashley Diana Morris | March 5, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
Most people know me as a model and have seen some of my work but way before I ever entered the world of modelling, I was an actress (and a personal trainer, a publicist, a bartender.
Yanic Simard

Six Reasons to Fall in Love with Wood Panelling All Over Again

Yanic Simard | March 4, 2015 | Canada Living
Think wood panelling is a thing of the past? Think again. Everything old is new again, but then, did this trend ever even go away? Here are six reasons why you should considering wood panelling for your wall treatment (and beyond), all over the home--and all over the style spectrum.
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