Opinion

Being a Good Parent Means Telling Kids It's OK to Give Up

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Being a good parent isn't always about supporting your child in their endeavours no matter what. Was it better that we showed our children our support even though we knew the probable outcome, or would it have been a more prudent decision to have been honest with them from the outset, saving them from wasting time and worse -- the inevitable disappointment of failure?

Can We Digitize School Handouts, Please?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Are we not living in a digital age? For some strange reason, educational facilities, specifically elementary schools, seem to be stubbornly entrenched in a previous era. What is behind this desire to hold on to a communications method that is clearly flawed, to say the least?

The Cardinal Sinners of Decorating

Colin & Justin | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Style
Colin & Justin

Whether evil exists is open to debate but, in a design context, it's certainly prevalent. And it's a determined force -- each time we arrange an exorcism by paintbrush, dodgy decor returns in another guise, in another room, in another house.

The MLB Is the Biggest Cheater in Baseball

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Let's stop pretending that we're so offended by our All-Stars cheating over an entire career and over an entire life. Steroids are to sports what sex is to the White House. The MLB is the biggest cheater in baseball. They're just better at hiding the syringes.

Dear Glamour: Taylor Swift Looks More Alien Than Human

Niki Blasina | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Style
Niki Blasina

Why can't real women be beautiful too? How does the work of a magnificent photographer and beauty team who spent hours, maybe days on this shoot, earn the respect it deserves when Photoshop left its unruly mark all over the image? Why is Taylor Swift not allowed to have pores? Or human skin? Look at it again. Really, Glamour? Really?

It's Time for Canadian Hockey Fans to Side With the Players

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

For whatever, reason, Canadians and hockey fans have tended to direct their glare at the players. They misguidedly view their occasional idiocy and always-present lack of financial knowledge with blame. With all due respect to Canadians, our values of socialism and unity are flawed. At least, in this case.

Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?

Mitch Joel | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

When it comes to blogging, we're still insecure. With over a decade of blogging under our global belts, it's still a new and developing form of communications and media that has yet to fully mature and find it's permanent place in the media landscape. But it could help your company a lot.

Winnipeg Can Learn From Detroit, Green Bay

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Game one is done. The beer was flying, you can bet, while Main and Portage was rocking like Granville Street during the 2010 Olympic gold medal game. ...