I'm Always The Outsider As A Black Woman In Entertainment

Dana Alexander | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Living
Dana Alexander

Why even bother? Why play a game that was designed for you to lose? The industry is completely unaware of the over-qualified and overlooked people of colour that play an important role in it, often claiming that they don't exist.

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Vacation Near Wildlife

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Parents
Heather Greenwood Davis

As parents, recent stories of children wandering off and tragically encountering a gorilla or an alligator strike fear into our hearts. We've all lost sight of a child for a moment while tending to another or had two toddlers shoot off in separate directions at a theme park. So how can we show our kids the world while keeping them safe?

Family Of Boy Killed By Alligator Asks For Privacy

CP | Jay Reeves, The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Parents

"We are devastated."

Tips For Going To Movie Theatre With Your Kids

Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Parents

Going to the movies with little kids can be a stressful experience. There’s always the fear a tantrum will break out and that you’ll interrupt other viewers, but with these tips you can ensure a stress-free and controlled experience. From stocking up on snacks to strategies on keeping them as attentive as possible, these tips will save the day.

Oh boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy! Donald Duck Is A BIG Deal In This Country

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Parents

Move aside, Mickey Mouse.

DavidsTea Labour Practices Under Scrutiny In U.S.

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Business

Attorneys general have sent letters to DavidsTea in several U.S. states for its alleged use of "on-call'' shifts to control labour costs.

This Is Now The World's Most Powerful Brand

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business

But Apple is still the world's most valuable brand.

Disney Scrambles For Rey Toys After #WheresRey Campaign

CP | Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Business

Disney was caught off guard by the popularity of Rey toys.

The Force Awakens: A Lifelong Fan's Perspective

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Gabriel Yiu

A major challenge for the Mickey Mouse company and J.J. Abrams was to revitalize the force of the George Lucas franchise and to reinvigorate the passion of the next generation. In this respect, The Force Awakens is a success, and I never had a doubt that it would beat every box office record.

Star Wars Destroys Harry Potter's Opening Day Record

CP | Jake Coyle, The Associated Press | Posted 12.19.2015 | Canada

Disney is projecting the film will bring in $220 million in the U.S. alone this weekend.

Orlando Is More Than Amusement Parks

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Orlando is known as a theme park hot spot, but when it comes to culture, Disney World's home has a surprising array of sophisticated dining, shopping and entertainment options. On a recent trip to the land of Mickey, we saw first-hand that you don't have to be a kid to enjoy a magical experience in the sunny city.

These Disney Origin Stories Are The Stuff Of Nightmares

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 12.02.2015 | Canada Parents

It wasn't always happily ever after...

Exploring The Vibrant Orlando Food Scene

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

As promised, here's the rest of my edible tale. But first, a fun fact: Did you know that Central Florida boasts the most amount of James Beard nominat...

Orlando's Dining Scene Is Experiencing A Revolution

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Yes, there's still a litany of chain restaurants that reside in the endless string of plazas and strip-malls one sees on International drive. But, as far as the perception goes that it represents Orlando's dining scene -- is an outdated notion -- a relic of the past.

This Guy Took His Aladdin Costume To A Whole New World

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Living

All he needs is a genie.

Disneyland Store Smashes Gender Binary With This Display

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.06.2015 | Canada Parents

What's wrong with a boy wearing Minnie Mouse clothing? Nothing.

Disney Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Parents

It’s a well-known fact that Disney animators like to place hidden gems in their films for the audience to find. To celebrate this, we’ve rounded up the most classic and mind-blowing Disney Easter eggs we could find.

Disney's 'Frozen' Has A Hilarious Hidden Disclaimer

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.07.2015 | Canada Parents

You’ve probably watched “Frozen” dozens of times thanks to your children’s love of Olaf and Elsa. But did you ever notice that Disney put a hidden message in the credits?

This Is What Would Have Happened 'If Disney Princesses Had Moms'

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Parents

Their stories would have been A LOT different.

Disney Recycling Animation Scenes Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Parents

If you ever thought the waltzing scene in “Beauty and the Beast” looked oddly familiar, that’s because it is!

Disney 'Suggested' Measles Statements From Health Officials

CP | Amy Taxin And Alicia Chang, The Associated Press | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Business

ANAHEIM, Calif. - As the measles outbreak spread last month, Disneyland executives sent a series of emails to California health officials asking them ...

LOOK: Indian Brides As Disney Princesses

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A South Asian couture shop in Surrey, B.C. has combined the traditional with the whimsical in a new photo series that imagines Disney princesses as In...

What Every Single Girl Needs to Know About Dating

Alana Hurov | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Living
Alana Hurov

over the years and through a lot of bad encounters and relationships, I adapted and went from sweet and innocent to sexy vixen with an edge. Now that I am in a happy and committed relationship, I have some valuable advice for all of those single girls out there. I wish I had this kind of wisdom when I was on the hunt for my Prince.

How I Found Inspiration In A Blue Disney Fish

Jessica Zapata | Posted 09.14.2014 | Canada Alberta
Jessica Zapata

"Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming." Yup, I chose to call on the wisdom of an animated royal blue tang fish named Dory to get me through this.

What Does Modern Masculinity Look Like?

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

Since the feminist movement, women have openly discussed and debated what it means to be female. This multi-decade dialogue has led to a more nuanced understanding of the complexity of womanhood, and what it means to grow and develop as a multi-faceted woman. A similar dialogue between men about the nuanced intricacies of malehood has been slower to develop.