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Major Canadian Magazine Buyout

MONTREAL -- Quebecor's TVA Group will pay $55.5 million cash to buy 15 magazines including Canadian Living and The Hockey News, and a majority stake in Elle Canada and Elle Quebec from Transcontinenta...
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Creative Ideas Need to Be Nurtured

New ideas need to be held in sacred hands. They need incubation. They need good wishes and time to be able to learn to breathe on their own. New ideas are about gut feelings, intuitive and mysterious processes. So don't rush the process, let your ideas grow and take your time.
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The Reason I Wrote "Why I Don't Sleep With White Guys"

If my experiences have offended some of you, I'm sorry that you didn't like it, and I'm sorry that you don't understand. I'm sorry that when the next time a woman of colour speaks on a subject like this, you will do the same thing to her. I'm sorry that you won't give her experience any second thought. I'm sorry that you won't even consider delving deeper into history. I'm sorry for you.
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It Ain't Easy Being Green

Saving energy is the most necessary but exhausting behaviour. Let's face it: We're addicted to oil. We're powerless over the fossil. We need visionaries who will have the creativity and courage to lead us into a new way of doing things.

How a Pint-Sized Gal Gave me the Scoop!

One day last week, I was hot and cranky, and although there had been a lot of domestic nudity, I had the decency to throw on a caftan before going on an ice cream run. No sooner do I walk into the store when an itty-bitty sweetheart of a gal comes up to me and asks, "Can I have that dress when you grow out of it?"

Bidding Wars and Real Estate Rage in Toronto

Whether you're in Ontario or in a different province, you've likely heard about Toronto and GTA housing prices. Last night was the first time we placed an offer in over two years -- and was the first time ever we participated in a home bidding war!
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Dispatches From Down East: Offering Random Acts of Kindness

It;s nice to view this transition from summer to fall as a new beginning. By increasing the positive interactions in our usual network within which we naturally socialize, and extending that kindness to those outside this circle of connections, we gain something by way of old-fashioned good manners and brotherly love, in return.