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Growing pains on prairie: How oil boom turned shrinking schoolhouse into melting pot

CP | CP | February 17, 2015 | Canada Style
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WATFORD CITY, N.D. - Every morning as principal Brad Foss arrives at his school — after just a 60-second commute — he's reminded of oil's giant footprint in this town.There's the revolving-door student roster that reads like random pages of a school atlas: Jiang from China, Emma from Utah, Jose...

Mel B. Doesn't Think She's A Feminist, Breaks Spice Girls Fans' Hearts

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
If you wannabe Mel B's lover, you have to get with her friends — and not call her a feminist. In a Time of London interview last week transcribed by Styleite, the Spice Girl formerly known as Scary Spice, who is currently one of the judges on "America's...

Malawi Finally Bans Child Marriage (sort Of)

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
Human rights groups are lauding Malawi's government for taking steps to end child marriage. Currently, one in two girls in the east African country get married before turning 18, which is one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world.

Kristen Bell Takes Strong Stand On Vaccinations

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
Kristen Bell will do whatever it takes to keep her children safe, even if that means alienating friends and family who are unvaccinated.

Gorgeous Photos Prove That Beauty Is Actually Everywhere

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | February 17, 2015 | Canada Style
Need more proof there's beauty in diversity? Just check out Mihaela Noroc's work, "The Atlas of Beauty." The photographer, who hails from Romania, quit her day job to travel around the world to photograph women from different cultural backgrounds to show that there's beauty in their differences. Traveling...

Rande Gerber Posts The Best Response To Cindy Crawford's Unretouched Photo

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | February 17, 2015 | Canada Style
Who has the best husband? Um, that would be Cindy Crawford, obvi. A day after an unretouched photo of the supermodel was leaked online, the 48-year-old's hubby, Rande Gerber, posted a photo of his gorgeous wife on Instagram. "She got flowers and I got her. Happy Valentines Day...

What Is Vipassana Meditation?

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
Research has shown meditation can expand the brain, and help people avert stress and disease. One way to achieve this is through "Vipassana meditation," a technique that emphasizes mindfulness, with the goal of seeing things as they "really are." An ancient meditative technique from...

Fresh from Maine: US lobsters are becoming a New Year delicacy for China's rising middle class

CP | CP | February 17, 2015 | Canada Style
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PORTLAND, Maine - Now on the menu in Beijing for Chinese New Year: lots and lots of American lobster.Exports of U.S. lobster to China have rocketed in the past few years, largely to satisfy the appetites of the communist country's growing middle class, to whom a steamed, whole crustacean —...

Patty Hearst's Dog Scoring Big At Westminster

CP | Rebecca Zamon | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.A shih tzu called Rocket was picked as the top toy dog at Madison Square Garden.Hearst is the granddaughter of William...

Québec City's Giant Lampshades Make For An 'Art Gallery Floating In Space'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 16, 2015 | Canada
Take a walk down Cartier Avenue in historic Québec City, and you may find yourself gazing up at an art gallery — in the sky. Lightemotion, a Montreal-based lighting firm that illuminates interiors and exteriors around the world, has installed a series of giant lampshades in...

Kate Middleton's Mental Health Message Aims To End The Stigma

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 16, 2015 | Canada Living
"The stigma around mental health means that many children do not get the help that they so badly need."

Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney Engaged

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 17, 2015 | Canada Style
No "Bad Romance" here!

Westminster Dog Show 2015 Kicks Off In New York

CP | Rebecca Zamon | February 17, 2015 | Canada Living
NEW YORK, N.Y. - "Let me have the ..."With those words, or perhaps with a simple point of the judge's finger, a new top dog in America will be picked this week.The Westminster Kennel Club show started Monday morning and, to the owners of the 2,711 pooches set to take...

Triptychs: A look at personal style off the runway during New York Fashion Week

CP | CP | February 16, 2015 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Buttoned into a favourite coat against freezing cold or inspired by a fairytale, fans outside the tents of New York Fashion Week comprise an ongoing parade of fantasy, fun and personal expression.The frigid weather hasn't discouraged these hardy hangers-on who linger on the Lincoln Center Plaza...

Atlantic Canada Snow Photos Show Easterners Walled In

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 16, 2015 | Canada
As much as 64 centimetres of snow has fallen on some regions.

B.C. Weather Can't Be Beat (PHOTOS)

Andree Lau | February 16, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
Most of Canada is shivering and shovelling its way through Family Day — except for British Columbia.

'Haunting' Alert Bay Residential School Demolition Ceremony Set

Sara Harowitz | February 16, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
St. Michael's was operated by the Anglican Church from 1930 to 1975.

Dylan Armstrong, B.C. Shot Putter, Finally Gets Olympic Bronze Medal

Sara Harowitz | February 16, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
Armstrong was finally presented with his bronze medal from the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.

3-Year-Old Surrey, B.C. Girl's Death Was An Accident, Says Mother

Sara Harowitz | February 16, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
“This feels like a complete nightmare that I can’t wake up from."

Are you a Leto, Redmayne or McConaughey? Translate red carpet style to menswear

CP | February 16, 2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto and best actor nominee Eddie Redmayne have been mainstays on the red carpet during awards season, each with their own distinct approaches to formal fashion.Gotstyle founder Melissa Austria offers tips on how men can translate the trio's high-end looks into their...
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