Ellen Degeneres

Muslims Need An Ellen DeGeneres-Style Advocate

Zarqa Nawaz | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Living
Zarqa Nawaz

Many Muslim communities around the world are calling the killing of three young Muslims at Chapel Hill a hate crime. Others are calling it a parking dispute, a sort of road rage over space. According to his Facebook page, Craig Stephen Hicks, the alleged murderer was a supporter of gay rights, but didn't seem to extend the same warm feelings towards Muslims and Islam. Why tolerance is higher for one minority group and not another has complex roots.

The Commercial Seal Hunt Must Be Stopped

Rebecca Aldworth | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Impact
Rebecca Aldworth

Commercial sealing advocates find it exceptionally difficult to win hearts and minds with the truth. Because the truth is an industrial scale, non-aboriginal slaughter in which defenseless seal pups less than three months of age are horribly beaten and shot to death for their fur. It is a wasteful kill, in which the carcasses are normally dumped at sea.

If You Can Stand 'Let It Go' One Last Time, Make It This Version

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada TV

Just when you thought you'd heard the last of "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen," Ellen DeGeneres comes along with possibly the worst version yet. ...

Sealfies, Ellen Force Humane Society To Clarify Inuit Seal Hunt Stance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Impact

MONTREAL - A spokeswoman for the Canadian arm of the Humane Society International is clarifying the group's position on the Inuit seal hunt, as a prot...

Inuit Group Plans 'Giant Sealfie' To Protest Ellen

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Impact

UPDATE: 7:45 a.m. — Humane Society International/Canada has issued a statement saying that it is campaigning to end the commercial seal hunt. It tak...

Inuit Strike Back At Ellen's Seal Hunt Stance

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Impact

Seal hunt supporters will not take Ellen DeGeneres's opposition lying down. First, a Newfoundland artist carved the daytime TV host's face into a s...

Seal Hunt Supporter Takes Aim At Ellen

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada

A Newfoundland artist has put a "new face" on the controversial seal hunt — that of Ellen DeGeneres, one of its most famous opponents. The Oscar ...

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Living
Mitch Joel

The San Francisco based startup Secret (that was founded by two former Google and Square employees) is getting tons of attention, followers and fans. In short, you can write anything that's on your mind, add photos or colors to the background and customize this content while being able to share it, free of judgment, and without attaching any of your personal information or profile to it.

Of Course Ellen's Oscar Selfie Gets Parodied

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada TV

By now, you've probably already seen Ellen's insanely viral Oscar selfie. Of course, when something goes this big on the internet, the pranksters and ...

Celebs Tweeted The Grammys, Just Like You

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Music

Anyone on social media last night was inundated with Grammys tweets and status updates, but it wasn't just you. Celebs were watching and tweetinga bou...

It's Impossible To Watch This 'Ellen' Performance And Not Be Impressed

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada Impact

Jaw drop for Montreal's Luca 'Lazylegz' Patuelli at 3:15. Tears at 4:25. ...

SavvyMom Roundup: LumoBack, Daddle and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Funny Ellen videos, standing tall, too much screen time, online shopping deals and a Daddle -- that's what caught my attention this week.

How Meditation Helped My Overeating

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

Meditation has made me more conscious of what I am eating and why. Now when I am out with friends or even at home, I do not feel the need to finish everything off my plate. I am mindful of being present with my friends and enjoying nourishing food.

Oprah vs. Ellen: Battle Of The Riches

FinancesOnline | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada TV

Two of the most successful and powerful women in showbiz are, without a doubt, Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. Despite the fact that the odds ar...

5 Reasons to Follow Andy Lassner on Twitter

Heather Magee | Posted 07.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

If you're not familiar with Andy Lassner, chances are you've never watched an episode of The Ellen Show. Awkward selfies, family man confessions, and Bieber-shaming are some reasons why I've definitely found myself sifting through backlogs of Lassner tweets while riding the train to work in the morning. It's like falling down a rabbit hole of sarcasm and self deprecating delight.

SavvyMom Roundup: Does That Baby Have a Moustache?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.03.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It was a wild and crazy week, what with Sandy blowing through town and leaving her wreckage. Fortunately we were left unscathed, and I'm truly grateful. Then I came across this hilarious kids' pacifier with a fake moustache attached. It's so awful it's almost cute.

Where Are the Gays Who Stand Up for Gays?

Donald D'Haene | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Donald D'Haene

Where are the new generation of Rosie O'Donnells? Gays that are fearless, not parsing words, not playing nice. The Chick-fil-A anti-gay controversy sure got the Rosies of America going but what amazes me is the relative silence concerning the more immediate potential game changer, the Romney/Ryan ticket.

Star Power: This Singer Has Some Advice for Her Younger Self

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Energetic and empathetic and always stylish, Kay Boutilier -- better known by her stage name "My Name is Kay" or MNIK for short -- rocked the We Day stage in Vancouver last week. At We Day, she got the 20,000 young people, and even some of their teachers, on their feet dancing. We got an opportunity speak with the 25-year-old backstage about the issues that matter most to her.

Helene Campbell on Ellen: Double-Lung Recipient Gets Her 'Dance Dare'

CBC | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Living

Canada's best-known advocate for organ donation appeared on TheEllen DeGeneres Show today, just one day after speaking publicly for the f...

Ellen DeGeneres Talks Organ Donation With Ottawa Woman

CBC | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Living

An Ottawa woman living in Toronto as she awaits a double-lung transplant appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to talk about t...

Ellen DeGeneres, Stylish?

The Huffington Post Canada | Karolina Weglarz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada Style

Whether it's because of her laid-back style, her sense of humour, kind heart or her crazy dance moves, there's no doubt about it -- we love Ellen DeGe...