Canada Celebrities

Celebs Who Got Famous For No Real Reason

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Living

We all love to hate on celebrities who we feel may not be worth their celebrity status, but do you ever wonder how they got there in the first place? ...

10 Celebrities Who Dropped Out Of High School

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.07.2015 | Canada Living

You hear it often: go to school, get good grades, get a great job. The formula seems simple enough, but as we all know, what might work for one doesn'...

My Top 15 South Asian Role Models

Alex Sangha | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada
Alex Sangha

Did you know that nearly one in four people in this world have roots from South Asia? This includes the countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepa...

WATCH: Celebrity Couples' Age Gaps Revealed

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living

May-December relationships stay the course when it comes to on-screen romances. In the video above, Buzzfeed looks at the age gaps between five on-...

Hot Spring Trends For Sweatpants

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There is nothing I love more than a good pair of sweats. Even better, if I can make my sweats look fashionable enough to wear them out, go shopping and run errands in them! To find out how I can look chic when running around town (and get that look that celebrities have!) I spoke with Elana Brynes, Founder and Creative Director of Kings of Cole.

Top Tips For Keeping The Weight Off From A Celebrity Trainer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Rather than feeling like you can never indulge or be social, be mindful of your choices. Pay attention to how much food you put onto your plate. You likely already know which foods you can load up on (think green veggies) and others that require more moderate portions and self-restraint (like the guacamole and tortilla chips).

My Top 3 Breakout Body Image Stars of 2014

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

For the most part red carpets are filled with sad, "hangry" stars, full of fillers and botox and empty of nourishment or self confidence. But, if you dig a little deeper you will find that every year there are a few standout women in the spotlight, who are not afraid to breakaway from the B.S. and send a more positive message.

How the Property Brothers Use Their Fame to Help the World's Poorest

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Impact
Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

They're known on television as the Property Brothers. Drew scouts neglected houses and negotiates the purchases, while twin brother Jonathan works magic through renovation. But there's a lot you may not know about Drew and Jonathan Scott and their older brother, JD, including their passion for helping the world's poorest children.

Top Style Tips For Men

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I usually write about fashion and beauty for women, but what about the guys? Long gone are the days when guys would wear over worn jeans and a grung...

Canadian Country Music Superstar a Bright Light for Children in Need

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker | Posted 12.14.2014 | Canada Impact
Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

Author Joan Walker and Canadian country superstar Michelle Wright have something in common: in the midst of busy lives in the public eye, both women volunteer with World Vision Canada. Joan's recent conversation with Michelle sheds light on many aspects of the world renowned singer-songwriter's life, including her deep love for children overseas in desperate need.

Proof That the Angelina Jolie Effect Is a Real Thing

Alan Cassels | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Alan Cassels

Certainly women are driven to ask about genetic testing given a strong fear of breast cancer and a strong belief that early testing saves lives, but USPSTF feared many of the new customers lining up for the test would be classified as the "worried well" who would be unlikely to carry the rare genetic mutation and hence would receive no benefit from being screened.

How to Get the Celebrity Travel Look

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Always trying to get my style together a bit more, I recently spoke with Elana Brynes, Founder and Creative Director of Kings of Cole, a high end line of hoodies and loungewear. I asked Elana, how can the average person look like a celebrity and feel fabulous when travelling?

What About Everyday Women Whose Photos Get Leaked?

The Purple Fig | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

While it is certainly true that this invasion of personal space across the digital space has violated the privacy of many celebrities, what does this scandal mean for the everyday woman? The average young woman would most likely not have the assistance of the FBI or Apple in bringing the hackers to justice. In fact, she may suffer from shame, encounter stigma or face bullying from her peers. Her everyday life may not be as public as Jennifer Lawrence's superstar existence, but a single image of her can become a viral threat just as quickly.

How To Get Super Sexy Eyelashes

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Before you go out and get the extensions you should be aware of the maintenance involved. You need to be more careful washing your face. After you get eyelash extensions done for the first 24 hours you cannot get your eyelashes wet, but after that, they can get wet and are great for beach vacations.

Happy Canada Day! Celebrate With Your Favourite Canuck TV Celebrities

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada TV

So many great things come from north of the border -- and we're not talking solely about delectable beer, artery-clogging poutine and heart-stopping h...

The Hottest (Vegan) Purse Trends For Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have always felt that it is possible to have the world of luxury and sustainable fashion come together. If these two powerful combinations could meet, I am sure more people would be open to making the change to environmentally friendly trends. Luckily, my dreams are coming true. More and more there are greater options for vegan fashion.

If You're Going Through Infertility, You're Not Alone

Erica Berman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

Despite the fact that one in six couples in North America has difficulty conceiving, infertility is still something with a lot of stigma attached to it. Few people openly discuss their fertility struggles, and many people experience shame. As an infertility counsellor, I see many women whose identity, body image, and self-esteem erode as they struggle to conceive while, seemingly, everyone else gets pregnant with ease around them.

Meet 'Granny Gaga', Lady Gaga's Biggest (And Oldest) Fan

CP | Tim Cook, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - It was enough to make an 86-year-old Edmonton lady gaga.Inez Whitfield got the thrill of a lifetime when she was called backstage to meet p...

How To Look Hot In Jeans After 40

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Trying on jeans can be a really positive experience or a not so great experience. With those bright fluorescent lights in the change room and the sales person asking from the other side of the door, "how are they fitting?" Purchasing jeans can be a roller coaster of emotions.

Redefine Your Own Beauty

Darlena Cunha | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

Quite a few years ago, now, I had a slight moment of fame. I was driving to work (yeah, I used to work!) and on my 45-minute commute, I heard the morn...

Celebs Prove That Freckles Are The Best

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada Style

Sometimes people hate their freckles because they think they’re unattractive. Well here’s a news flash: freckles are awesome! Not only do they mak...

The Hottest Hair Trends For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Spring is a time for evolution. As the sun comes out and the days get longer, I always feel inspired to try a new look. I spoke with Taylor Smits, Creative Director of Aveda Tonic South Granville in Vancouver and he shared some of the hottest looks for spring.

Hottest Purse Trends for 2014 (Think Vegan)

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Bryce Dallas Howard and Rashida Jones were carrying gorgeous leather-free handbags at the Golden Globes. So, I asked Jill Fraser, founder of Jill Milan, a luxury vegan handbag company what she thinks are the hottest trends for spring 2014. She provided some great insights.

Why 500 people froze to meet James Franco in Vancouver

Alicia Bridges | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alicia Bridges

Whatever the reason, more than 500 people were willing to stand for hours in below-freezing temperatures in Vancouver last week for a chance to meet James Franco, and I was one of them.

Top 10 Celebs Who Bleed For Their Team

Gal's Got Game | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Living
Gal's Got Game

Sports and crazy sports fans go hand-in-hand. Surprising or not, there are quite a few celebs who claim a spot among this kooky group as they watch from the best seats in the house. To honour those who bleed for their team, we round up 10 of the biggest celebrity sports fanatics.