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Dear 20-Year-Old Me

Shanita Hubbard | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Living
Shanita Hubbard

It was an amazing time. You couldn't tell this Dr. Carter G. Woodson reading, Zeta loving girl anything! My college years were everything. I don't have any regrets, but if I had the chance to whisper some wise words to the afro-puff rocking young Shanita I would do it.

This 12-Year-Old Paid It Forward for Her Birthday - 12 Times!

Hannah Alper | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Impact
Hannah Alper

To celebrate her , Maya decided that she was going to do 12 random acts of kindness in one day. She organized a race between three teams trying to do the acts as fast as they could! Sounds kind of like The Amazing Race, right? They called it #MayasAmazingRaceOfKindness.

My Son With Autism Got a Party Invite We Could Finally Accept

Trish Klein | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Parents
Trish Klein

Autism and birthday parties -- kinda like nuts and gum. We parents of the "specials" know only too well the hurts our kids feel when they are left out of the social gatherings relative to childhood. Organized sports, play dates, sleep overs and yes, the dreaded birthday parties.

Ottawa To Renovate Buildings For Canada's 150th Birthday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal government is making $150 million available to renovate and expand public buildings that provide community and cultural benefits.

17 Awesome (And Easy!) DIY Kids' Birthday Cakes

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Parents

Kids' birthdays and their birthday parties are an annual highlight for every child. And at the centre of every party is the birthday cake (right after...

5 Programs Promised Less Cash Than Canada's 150th Birthday Bash

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Politics

In two years, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday. To mark the milestone, the government earmarked $210 million in its federal budget for “acti...

Turning 30 Shouldn't Be a Big Deal, But I've Made a Monster Out of it

The Reply | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Living
The Reply

Now that I was celebrating my 30th, I felt like everyone in my life was suddenly interested in how my career was going (or not going), whether or not I have someone special in my life, and about other massive life-pursuits like home buying, or even financial freedom. So instead of simply celebrating my birthday like a normal person, accepting everyone's well-wishes and moving on, I tried to avoid my birthday at all costs.

Canada's 150th Birthday Party Costs Rising But No Plans In Sight

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Talk about an expensive birthday party invitation.Recently released federal spending figures show advertising promoting Canada's 150th birthd...

Don't Tell Me I Look Good 'For My Age'

Sophie Tarnowska | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Living
Sophie Tarnowska

Today is my 42nd birthday, and I must admit that admitting my age is getting harder, in part because I come from a long line of age deniers. When I ...

We Don't Want to Make the Same Mistakes Our Mothers Did

Katie Boland | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada Living
Katie Boland

I think people my age, more than generations previously, have friendships with their parents. You talk about things you maybe shouldn't. For women our age, there is less of a physical and intellectual generation gap between mothers and daughters.

Logos For Canada's 150th Birthday You Won't Hate

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government's proposed logos for the nation's 150th birthday in 2017 have received some pretty scathing reviews. Nation-wide focus grou...

Happy Birthday Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Politics

Happy birthday, Mayor Rob Ford! Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor turned 44 on Tuesday. But he's probably not getting too much good cheer. Ford conti...

38 Things I've Learned in 38 Years

Erica Diamond | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Living
Erica Diamond

Well, I'm turning 38 this weekend. Not quite sure when THAT happened?! I've got more wrinkles, more cellulite, and honeys... more wisdom. As an ode to approaching 40, and having you girls (and yes a few guys) by my side, I thought I'd share the 38 things I've learned in my 38 years.

Ellen DeGeneres, Stylish?

The Huffington Post Canada | Karolina Weglarz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada Style

Whether it's because of her laid-back style, her sense of humour, kind heart or her crazy dance moves, there's no doubt about it -- we love Ellen DeGe...

90 Cringe-Worthy Quotes From Birthday Boy Prince Philip

The Independant | Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada

From Papua New Guinea to Stoke-on-Trent, Prince Philip has left his mark around the world. As his 90th birthday looms, Hannah Ewan recalls the soundbi...