"I cannot emphasize enough how important it is for all of us to remember that we are still in the middle of a pandemic."
The Duke and Duchess are "stepping back" as royals, but are they stepping onto Canadian soil?
“It’s like following your happiness, following your heart,” Jassal said. “It sounds so cheesy but literally that’s what it was.”
The 24-year-old singer is setting out to make his wife an honorary Canadian.
"Parents need to be honest with kids about the fact that sexual violence does happen in our society. It’s an unfortunate thing."
"We do not promote lipstick, but rather we encourage our BSS students to make their own choices. "
They also said that instrumental musicians do not need to look “physically fit and slim since they are essentially background wallpaper."
The vintage football tie that former Toronto mayor Rob Ford wore while admitting to using crack cocaine has made its way to eBay.
A popular Carnival mas band is being accused of appropriating Native Canadian culture. A popular Carnival mas band has been accused of appropriating Native Canadian culture by incorporating Aboriginal headdresses in their latest set of costumes. Carnival Nationz is set to participate in the annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival in August — the theme is meant to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary— but many are saying the mas band’s headdresses simply represent cultural appropriation.
Like many women of colour, Chantal Carter Taylor struggled finding nude lingerie that matched her skin tone. After sifting through stores in Toronto, Montreal and even New York — it became apparent to Taylor that her colour was not being catered to. The revolutionary brand, dubbed Love and Nudes, not only fills a void but aims to celebrate women of colour “as they are, in their own skin,” says its founder.
[All images: Easy]Periods are natural, normal and nothing to be ashamed of, and one Canadian company wants to remind people of just that.Easy, a new organic tampon subscription service, recently launched a campaign titled "No Shame" targeted at reducing the stigma around menstruation and erasing period shaming."We wanted to do something that made people talk about periods because it's something that is still looked at as taboo or shameful, which is a bit ridiculous in this day and age," Alyssa Bertram, CEO and founder of Easy, told Marketing Magazine. "By addressing it and talking about it, it reduces that shame and that stigma."The campaign featured women in a series of images openly living their lives despite their periods — one couple changes a blood-stained bed sheet together, one woman relaxes in a bath on her period and two women race to go skinny dipping, one with her tampon string hanging out.If Easy's campaign make you feel, well, uneasy, then Bertram has achieved her goal."Sometimes we need to question the things we're uncomfortable with and why," she said. "If we can get that conversation started, I'd be very happy to be a part of that."The campaign will run in 100 Toronto locations in both men and women's washrooms for four to eight weeks.Click through the gallery above to see more of Easy's "No Shame" campaign and visit easyperiod.ca to learn more about their organic cotton tampon and pad subscription service. Five percent of proceeds are donated to Zana Africa Foundation where 80 per cent of girls lack access to health education and sanitary pads.What do you think of the campaign? Let us know by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.
New mom Alexandra Shimo was at an event with her two-and-a-half month old baby, Jacob at the Lambton Golf and Country Club in Toronto’s west end when he began to fuss – pretty normal for a baby that young. “Shame on you guys for forcing that nursing mother into the basement to breastfeed.
[All images: Instagram/ok_cucumber]A great opening message in online dating can make or break your chances of a first date. Or in the case of Toronto-based illustrator, Emmie Tsumura, they could lead to hilarious memes.Shocked by the influx of lewd, rude, bizarre and even racist messages she’s received, Tsumura decided to make sense of it all by illustrating them.“I kept getting dick pics and other fun surprises and told my friend that I was done with online dating,” Tsumura told Buzzfeed. “But then later that night I drew three of these guys and texted them to her. She laughed so hard, and I knew I had to draw more.”Click through the gallery to see her illustrations and let us know what you think by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.
The letters A, B and O have vanished from signs, brands and landmarks across the globe in a campaign to raise awareness for blood donation. Dubbed the #missingtype campaign, the three letters represent the three main blood type groups. According to the Canadian Blood Services, about 100,000 new blood donors are needed to keep the national blood supply at necessary levels.
Formed in 2010 by a group of certified physicians including ER doctor Johnny Parvani, REVIV is a wellness spa that offers infusion treatments and booster shots that are packed full of essential vitamins and minerals. Celebrities like Rihanna, Chrissy Teigen, Kelly Osbourne and Cara Delevingne have already embraced the wellness company that brings the notion of health cocktails to a new extreme. While it may have entered the spotlight for being hailed as the new “hangover cure,” REVIV’s specialized formulations are said to help with everything from hay fever to jet lag.