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Corporate Gender Quotas Will Not Fix Sexism

Kathryn Marshall | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Living
Kathryn Marshall

Liberal Senator Céline Hervieux-Payette is proposing a private member's bill that will institute a quota system that will mandate that 40 per cent of all corporate board members must be female. Gender quotas result in good numbers on paper, but that's about all they do for the advancement of women. In reality, gender quotas simply reinforce tokenism and push the sexist belief that women somehow aren't "good enough" to earn power on their own.

Jennifer Lopez's Sexiest Looks

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

Happy birthday Jennifer Lopez! On July 24, the multi-talented singer turns 45 and has never looked better! Recently, the “American Idol” judge ...

Canada's Richest Families Live Here

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

Toronto may be home to Canada's richest neighbourhoods, but Calgary takes top spot for highest family income. According to data released Wednesday ...

20 New Ways To Say 'I Love You'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Living

Perhaps that old "I love you" is getting boring every night before bed. Perhaps you're dating someone who speaks a different language. Or perhaps you ...

Rescued False Killer Whale Calf Reaches Milestone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A critically ill false killer whale calf rescued off a beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island has overcome one of its most life-threa...

Hot Flashes And 10 Other Things You Need To Know About Menopause

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Living

It’s no longer commonly referred to it as “The Change,” but menopause is still a topic many women dread. There are the minor concerns, like t...

Britney Spears' Lingerie Line Is Not That Innocent

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

It's about time Britney Spears got her own lingerie line! On Wednesday, the "Piece of Me" singer took to Twitter to announce that she will be launc...

The Queen Awesomely Photobombs Hockey Players At Commonwealth Games

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Living

What, you think Kate is the only one who's allowed to photobomb civilians? After Australian field hockey player Jayde Taylor helped her team win a ...

Blake Lively's Bodycon Dress Is Perfect

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

Blake Lively: "Preserve" entrepreneur, baker extraordinaire, "it" girl and... queen of the bodycon dress. As part of the promotion for her new Vogu...

Kim's Bikini Doesn't Leave Much To The Imagination

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

Fifty shades of hot! On Tuesday, Kim Kardashian posted a photo of herself on Instagram, which showed her flaunting her summer body in a tiny grey s...

Lauren Conrad Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

When women get married, it's usual for them to get their hair done but when celebrities get married, they go all the way. Proof: Bride-to-be Lauren...

5 Canadians Aboard Missing Plane

CP | Brahima Ouedraogo And Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada

PARIS - French soldiers have secured a black box from the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that went down in a desolate region of restive northern Mal...

5 CANADIANS ON BOARD

CBC | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada

An Air Algerie passenger plane has crashed with 116 people, including five Canadians, on board after losing radio contact on its route from Burkina ...

Whitecaps Captain Retires

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit will announce his retirement Thursday, The Canadian Press has confirmed.A person with knowledge of...

Man With Air Gun Arrested At Pro-Israel Rally

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A man said to be well known to police is in custody after trying to take an air gun into a rally in support of Israel at the Calgary Jewish ...

Native Headdresses Banned At B.C. Music Festival

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Music

A B.C. music promoter is being lauded for its decision to ban native headdresses at an upcoming festival out of respect for indigenous people. The ...

Canadian Tennis Star Graces Elle Cover

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Style

Eugenie Bouchard has found her way into our hearts again after being selected for the cover of Elle Quebec's August 2014 issue. The first Canad...

Whale, Dolphin Ban Would Hurt Vancouver Aquarium Research: Study

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Research-and-rescue work on dolphins and whales at the Vancouver Aquarium could suffer if the facility ended its captivity program, says a...

Great White Shark Spotted In New Brunswick Waters

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada

People on a whale watching boat saw more than they expected when they witnessed a great white shark swimming in the waters off St. Andrews, N.B. on Mo...

Flash Flooding In Kamloops

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A cell of torrential rain caused flash flooding in Kamloops, B.C., turning roads into rivers and flooding basements.The storm lasted ...

14 Free Spots To Do Yoga In Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Living

If you're interested in doing yoga but have never been to a class, you may be hesitant to shell out your hard-earned cash for something you're just no...

Get Rid Of Fruit Flies In Less Than 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Living

Four things. That's all you need to get rid of those pesky little fruit flies chilling on your ripe bananas and avocados. YouTube user spytrips sh...

'World's Saddest' Polar Bear Is Not Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Impact

A polar bear who has been deemed the "world's saddest" by media outlets will not be leaving his Argentine enclosure for Canada. Mendoza Zoo directo...

What You Need To Know About Vancouver's Fireworks

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Honda Celebration of Light is fast approaching — are you ready? Vancouver's 2014 edition of the annual fireworks event kicks off on July 26 a...

Man Attacked By 4 Gun-Wielding Men: Police

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary police are investigating after four gun-wielding men attacked another man in a northwest community Tuesday. According to police, a man was...