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My Boss Asked Me to Straighten My Afro -- So I Quit

Arisa Cox | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Living
Arisa Cox

I was 24 years old. I was working at a now-defunct TV station in Ottawa and had just been promoted to entertainment/weather anchor for the evening and nightly news. After the three-month probationary period was up, I had a customary performance review with the news executive. And the bomb dropped. "You've worn your hair straight from time to time, we'd like you to wear it straight on the show." I could feel the heat rising in my body. Ears buzzing. "I'm not interested," I replied without a beat. I was told the request wasn't optional "if I wanted to keep my job."

Fashion And Erotica Come Together On Instagram

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Style

High fashion and sex meet all the time (just take a look at your local newsstand) but one artist is trying to change the way we look at style by mixin...

Gaza Rocket Launched During CBC Interview

CBC | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada

There has been criticism of the international media covering the war between Hamas and Israel in some circles, with accusations that news crews are no...

Beyonce Wears The Shortest Shorts Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.09.2014 | Canada Style

Move over Paulina Gretzky—Beyonce just might have you beat in the short shorts competition (which we just made up, btw). On Thursday, the 32-year...

Fashion Editor's Headdress Photos Are Cause For Concern

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Style

We thought the whole turning sacred objects into fashion accessories was a thing of a past but lo and behold, someone had to remind us that the awful ...

WATCH: Man Spite Orders All Burger King Pies To Get Back At Bratty Kid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Living

First, there was the mom who sold her ungrateful daughter's Katy Perry tickets on Facebook. Now, there's a man exacting revenge on a child who isn't e...

Your Brain Functions The Best During This Time Of The Day

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Living

Canadian researchers studied brain rhythms in a small number of subjects and observed that optimal functioning occurs increasingly in the morning as w...

Kobo Books To Read Before Summer's End

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Living

The summer is slowly creeping toward its end. By now you must have devoured plenty of books on your reading list, but that doesn't mean there isn't...

The Real Reason Kate Upton Won't Go Nude

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Style

Kate Upton has gone topless and has sported body-paint but there's still one thing the model/actress won't do in front of the camera: go completely nu...

If Kim Kardashian Were A Meth User...

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Style

You've never seen Kim Kardashian like this before. No, really, you haven't. Although the reality TV star has been airbrushed countless times for ma...

Another State Of Emergency In Okanagan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PEACHLAND, B.C. - An active wildfire is threatening one home and has prompted a local state of emergency near the Okanagan community of Peachland, B.C...

American Apparel's Back-To-School Ads Are Gross

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Style

American Apparel is taking a beating on Twitter after racy photos that showed women bending over in skirts allegedly appeared on its U.K. website and ...

Let Them Eat $900 Cupcakes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Living

From the people who brought you maple bacon jam laced with staph aureus, comes a $900 cupcake that is as rich as the few who can afford it. Lisa S...

Care For A Glass Of Tailings Pond Water, Premier Clark?

Laila Yuile | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Laila Yuile

Frankly, I don't care if the president would drink a glass of that water. I care if he would let his family drink that water. Wash in it. Use it to water livestock, or his garden. His statements did nothing but give fodder for a new meme: Almost Drinkable.

Alberta Kidnapping Suspect Arrested While Driving Off B.C. Ferry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - A 49-year-old man wanted on several kidnapping charges in Alberta is under arrest after driving off a B.C. Ferry.David Rogerson was ar...

Anti-Gay Letter In Newfoundland Magazine Prompts Human Rights Complaint

CBC News | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living

Members of a Newfoundland and Labrador Pride group are so outraged about a two-page anti-gay letter to the editor recently published by an entertainme...

B.C. City Named 1 Of The World's Most Innovative

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver has been named one of the 18 most innovative cities in the world by Business Insider. The list was assembled using a "range of metrics fr...

NHL Team Owner's B.C. Renos Broke Environmental Laws

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A judge has ruled the owner of the NHL's Dallas Stars and the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League broke federal environment...

Okanagan Valley Among Best Wine Regions IN THE WORLD

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If this isn't cause for a nice big glass of delicious wine, we're not sure what is. B.C.'s glorious Okanagan Valley has been named the world's seco...

Ford: 'You're Never Going To Catch Me Doing Anything Illegal'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford wants you to know his crack-smoking “drunken stupor” days are “gone, finished.” The Toronto mayor made the familiar declaration at...

What, Exactly, Did The AG Find In Redford's Expenses?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Some of the findings in Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher's review of former premier Alison Redford's expenses and use of government air...

Chip Wilson Is About To Be A Much Smaller Part Of Lululemon

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Business

Chip Wilson has averted war with Lululemon after agreeing to sell half of his 27 per cent stake in the company to a private equity firm. The man ...

Want To Learn How To Deal With Catcallers? Just Smile, Bitch

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living

Tired of being harassed by men on the streets? Don't want catcallers questioning your disgusted face? Well then, it's time to learn how to smile, bitc...

Judge Rules On Future Of Residential School Documents

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Sensitive testimony from survivors of Canada's notorious residential school system should be kept for 15 years then destroyed, an Ontario co...

Harper Gov't Ditches Spy Plane Plan

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government has ditched a proposed competition to buy as many as four sophisticated spy planes — but with the U.S. looking to sel...