Interview

Step into 'The Ring': Workshop offers new approach for screenwriters

Katherine Brodsky | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Katherine Brodsky

As many writers can attest to, getting a script idea out of your head and onto the page isn't always so easy.

Lisa Charleyboy's Mission to Empower Aboriginal Canadians [video]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

Lisa Charleyboy is a Toronto-based Aboriginal writer and blogger who is dedicated to inspiring and empowering other young Aboriginal people to follow their dreams. Her popular blog Urban Native Girl covers pop culture with an indigenous twist.

The Queen of R&B, Jully Black, On Success [Video]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

Jully Black, fondly known as Canada's "Queen of R&B," is a magnetic artist whose abundant energy is seemingly superhuman. In my interview with Black, I asked her what her key to success is. Her answer is not only reflective of a deeply spiritual woman who is striving to live her life's purpose, it is a lesson for us all:

Interview with Night Film Author, Marisha Pessl

29Secrets | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada
29Secrets

Written by Sara Koonar for 29Secrets.com Marisha Pessl's new novel Night Film has received major buzz. The fictional book centers on the death of As...

MGMT To Play 'Kids' Again For Their 'Bro' Fans

The Huffington Post Canada | Rob Duffy | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Music

At long last, MGMT are ready to delight their famously irritable fan base by bringing electro-pop masterpiece "Kids" back into their set list on a nig...

Checking In with Keegan Connor Tracy of 'Bates Motel'

Heather Magee | Posted 07.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

Vancouver-based actress Keegan Connor Tracy is making moves on the big and small screens playing a variety of compelling characters. I sit down with her to talk about Twitter comparisons to Mary-Kay LeTourneau, actors who have surprised her, and her mixed feelings about live-tweeting.

VIDEO: This Woman Helps Others Find Their Inner Beauty

Shannon Skinner | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg I initially connected with Jennifer Ettinger through Facebook some time ago and was intrigued by her work that focuses on helping women find their inner beauty. Ettinger's drive stems from her struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and having been bedridden and overweight. Today, she is the founder of Fit Your Style.

The Woman Behind Good News Toronto [VIDEO]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg Upon hearing some friends complain about Toronto after a local violent crime hit the news, Eva Karpati became determined to show the world that Toronto is a "wonderful place filled with amazing people." This gave her the inspiration to launch Good News Toronto, a publication that celebrates our local everyday heroes.

Actress Sarena Parmar Gives Back to Girls Everywhere [VIDEO]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg Canadian actress and emerging playwright, Sarena Parmar, has performed in film, television and on the stage. In this in-depth interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, Parmar discusses her rapid rise in her acting career, how her South Asian background has influenced her work, her interest in human rights and advocacy, and also her involvement with Plan Canada's "I Am A Girl" campaign.

The Love of a Mother Can Move Mountains: My Interview With Dana Florence (VIDEO)

Shannon Skinner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg When Dana Florence gave birth to triplets on January 1, 2008, life changed -- dramatically. The triplets were born 15 weeks premature and the fight for their lives began, enduring many procedures and surgeries to keep them alive.

The Place Where Female Bloggers Flock [VIDEO]

Krizia | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business
Krizia

BlogHer.com started out as a forum where women could feel involved and included in the world of technology which was predominantly dominated by men. Today, BlogHer.com has grown into the most important community of mostly female bloggers on the Internet. The accomplishments these women have achieved in the last few years is nothing short of mind-blowing. Check out my interview with one of BlogHer.com's co-founders.

French Designer Barbara Bui's Tips For Looking Stylish

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies | Posted 12.09.2011 | Canada Style

Sporty, romanticism, ethnic prints and bright colours. We know you know these are major trends for Spring/Summer 2012. But what you may not know is th...

20 Fashionable Offerings And Tips From The Man Repeller, Leandra Medine

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Style

The Man Repeller in three words: Sassy. Pants. #armparty. Three terms that don't make sense when describing absolutely anything -- except Leandra Medi...