Transgender Choir Fighting Overlooked Problem in LGBTQ Community

AP | Collin Binkley, The Associated Press | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Impact

"Look how far we've come."

Kickstarter Campaign To Solve Arctic Food Crisis Raises $25 Of $160,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Business

The astronomical food prices in Canada’s far north have become the stuff of legend (and of viral news stories), and now a Kickstarter crowdfunding c...

First Nations' Unemployment Numbers Are Truly Staggering

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Business

The economic situation of Canada’s aboriginal people is worsening and First Nations are “not on track to achieving parity with non-aboriginal Cana...

Inuit Youth Are Learning Something You Won't At School This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Impact

Few teenagers have ever hunted and caught a caribou, but for young people in Arviat, Nunavut, their first catch goes beyond excitement and into the st...

Iqaluit Residents Hold Store Protest Over Rotten Food

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

Food at the biggest grocery store in Iqaluit is overpriced, expired and sometimes rotten — and many residents are getting sick of it. A group pro...

10 Stories That Will Shape the Future of Canada's Boreal Forest

Jeff Wells | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada
Jeff Wells

2013 was a big year for Canada's boreal forest. However, many of these stories remain unresolved. Here are the top 10 stories of 2014 that are most likely to have a huge impact in the boreal forest for years to come.

Move Over Rihanna, Barbados is Now Famous for Tax Cheats

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Christopher Stuart Taylor

Eugene Melnyk owns the Ottawa Senators. He's Canadian. He owns Canadian businesses, but lives in Barbados. Here's where the CBC and the CRA come in. With their recent bit of "hidden-camera" journalism, the CBC concluded that Barbados is a haven for Canadian corporate tax evaders.

Want To Evade Taxes? Just Ask Your Local Banker

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A CBC News hidden camera investigation into the world of offshore banking revealed bankers, lawyers and accountants providing advice on hiding money f...

Stop the CRA Bullies From Ruining Canadian Lives

Karen Selick | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada
Karen Selick

No matter how many politicians in Ottawa may prefer to settle cases, the hired guns at the Department of Justice don't seem to have been copied on that memo. Their mandate is to litigate, and their client -- the CRA -- has infinitely deep pockets. So there is no reason to settle, and no reason to refrain from motions and appeals, regardless of how many lawyer-hours are spent.

Confessions of a Scanaholic

David Martin | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living
David Martin

Hi. My name is Dave and I'm a scanaholic. Like most addicts, my illness started innocently enough. One day after going through the grocery checkout line, I happened to look at my receipt and noticed that I had been overcharged for a sale-priced jar of peanut butter.

Where a Head of Cabbage Costs $28.54

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

More compelling than statistics are the stories and photos on the Facebook page "Feeding My Family." A single mother says she goes without meals so her children can eat; parents keep their kids home from school because they don't want to send them on an empty stomach; a family admits to visiting relatives just to get a meal.

Tax Freedom Day Was Bittersweet

Charles Lammam | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Charles Lammam

In 2013, Canadians worked until June 10, which happens to be Tax Freedom Day, to pay all their taxes. Tax Freedom Day is an easy-to-understand measure of the total tax burden imposed on Canadian families by federal, provincial, and local governments. But the true tax burden doesn't end with the revenues that governments collect.

Here Are The Canadians Listed In Offshore Tax Havens Leak

CBC | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Business

The president of the West Edmonton Mall. A prominent Ottawa philanthropist. A notorious fraudster. A pioneer of internet webcasting. They...

How to Get the Most Benefits Out of a Juice Cleanse

Marni Wasserman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

I know you may be thinking, isn't just drinking juice in general better than no juice at all? Well, there is something to be said about that, as it's better than what most people are drinking daily (soda, sugared coffees and pasteurized juice). However if you are making the effort to enhance your health, then you may as well go the full length and do it right!

Chavril's Wedding Details Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Music

Avril Lavigne revealed some vague details of her upcoming wedding to Chad Kroeger on 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest.' Lavigne revealed that the wedding...

Girl Meets Girl: The Cutest Real Wedding We've Ever Seen

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Style

If you have a heart-on for vintage-inspired style and handmade decor details, then you'll find lots of reasons to love this adorable Toronto wed...

I'm a Cancer Veteran, Not a Survivor

Phil Froats | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Living
Phil Froats

I never was comfortable with being called a cancer survivor. To me it gives too much power to cancer and not enough to the person. I like the term cancer veteran. Veteran is a much more active and participatory term than survivor.

Are Your Lips Cracking? Here Are 8 Quick Fixes That'll Smooth Them Out

Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Style

Got the winter blues? Chances are your lips do too. Cold, windy weather is never good for the skin, and most people tend to feel the brunt of this dry...

Eco-Chic Wedding In Costa Rica

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Style

Get ready for a healthy dose of Vitamin D (and cuteness!) with this sunny destination wedding by event planners Mal Pais Green Weddings. Kevin and...

Elegant Toronto Nuptials Featuring Canoe Restaurant & Christian Louboutin

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Style

There are a million reasons to love this elegant Toronto wedding. There's the groom's chic bow tie, the soft pink bouquets, the bride's to-die-f...

Artsy Nuptials At Toronto's Historic Gladstone Hotel

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Style

Built in 1889, Toronto's Gladstone Hotel is an iconic landmark in the city's culture and art scene; with artist designed rooms and amazing origi...

The Joys of Jaw Surgery (and Other Adventures on the Road to Perfect Teeth)

Lisa Kozoriz | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Style
Lisa Kozoriz

I discovered two alarming things while recovering from jaw surgery. The first: Now that my jaw was in two pieces, my teeth moved when I brushed them. The other major bit of news was that I was severely allergic to Percocet painkillers

Stunning Mountainside Nuptials At B.C.'s Sandpiper Golf Resort

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Style

Obsessed doesn't even begin to describe our love affair with this stunning British Columbia wedding. The pale color palette, the vintage-inspire...

A Chic DIY Indie Wedding At Toronto's Granite Brewery

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Style

Bigger is not always better — as our latest real wedding proves. From The Bride, Jennifer: "Andrew proposed to me outside the AGO where we first...

The Hottest Home Decor Colour Trends For 2013

CP | Kim Cook, The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Style

As the new year begins, bringing new colours into our homes can help refresh and recalibrate our spirits. This spring, blues may be just the tonic we ...