Overthinking the perfect object to anoint each and every festivity is not an indulgence I am allowing myself this time of year.
Culture and trend writer, humor essayist, book in progress
Suzanne Wexler is a lifestyle journalist, trend reporter, essayist, and humor writer from Montreal. She has a high-kicking joie de vivre and pronounced contrarian streak. Her work has appeared extensively in The Montreal Gazette, and featured in The National Post, and feminist fab sites Bust.com and xojane.com, along with various newspapers and magazines. She has an M.A. in Liberal Studies from The New School in New York. <br> Aside from writing, she loves dining with her husband, cuddling her kiddies, watching Broad City, planning parties, reading news off the tiny font on her iPhone, and thinking really hard about exercising.
A few days ago, the (usually) brilliant writer Andrew Potter resigned as the director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada amid scrutiny over an ill-received March 20 article in Maclean's. As such, many in the journalistic community are left horrified about the state of free speech in Canada - as they ought to be.
03/27/2017 04:03 EDT
Gord Downie has chosen an excellent -- and personal -- benefit for his final tour. Glioblastoma (GBM, or stage 4 brain tumour) is among the number one causes of death for 40 to 60 year old Canadians. It also affects children and adults of all ages, without any genetic predisposition.
08/19/2016 03:11 EDT
If after a long winter of coddling your adorable infant, ahem, you just need -- need -- to get your champagne on, Grand Prix weekend in Montreal IS the time to finally do it. Events across the city are running from June 9-12. The actual race is June 10-12 on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
06/08/2016 02:35 EDT
And then it hit me: Maybe maternity fashion wasn't the devil incarnate after all; maybe there was something glorious about all these proud mommies grooming themselves and their young to be -- and trying to attract their mates, despite having already mated. And if this amounted to celebs flaunting bandage dresses and crop tops with their blossoming midriffs, so be it. All this excess could be evidence of a good thing. The best thing.
03/23/2016 12:30 EDT
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