Life & Love

(Photo: Starbucks) Another holiday season is upon us and that means the introduction of everyone’s favourite yuletide tradition: Starbucks’s infamous holiday drinks. With the first snowfall, everyone offish says “buh bye” to their (TBHQ, disgusting) PSL and says “hell-ho-ho-ho” to any and everything candy cane. Along with the festive beverages, Starbucks releases new limited edition
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Stepping onto the Peloton Tread for the first time is like stepping onto a spaceship—it’s roomy, bright, and futuristic. In front of you is a massive 32-inch HD touch screen that displays live classes where you can virtually give your classmates high-fives and compete for ranks. So, a friendly-yet-competitive spaceship. Plagued by an acute case
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. Natalie Holbrook’s first Instagram post after her marriage ended was simple: three pink roses in a pitcher on a pale pine table. “When life gets crazy intense and stuff gets thrown all over everywhere,” the caption said, “pictures of flowers can help. I am hoping. Courage, knuckleheads!” Natalie’s followers assumed the post was about
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Dear E. Jean: What’s the best way to move past rejection, whether it’s job rejection or romantic rejection? The conventional wisdom is to remain resolute and “try, try again,” but I’ve been doing that with no luck. What should I do?—Human Repellent Human, My Heliotrope: I know more about rejection than any advice columnist of
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(Photo: iStock) From wage disparity—women get paid 87 cents to every dollar a man makes—to pervasive gender-based violence, from barriers of access for newcomer women to the staggering numbers of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, achieving gender equity and justice is a national and necessary issue to consider ahead of election day. We’ve compiled some of
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(Photo: Courtesy of Maggie’s Toronto Sex Workers Action Project) When Justin Trudeau’s Liberals were elected to a majority government four years ago, sex workers and sex workers’ advocates hoped change was coming. The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA), enacted by the Conservatives in 2014, was heavily criticized by advocates and workers for criminalizing
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(Photo: Artur Widak / NurPhoto via Getty) A thermometer isn’t blue, red, orange—or green. It doesn’t give us a different answer based on which political party we support. But increasingly, today, our perspective on climate change—Are the impacts serious? What should we do to fix it?—depends not on the science but rather on our political
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(Photo: The Canadian Press/Justin Tang) Six political party leaders and five moderators took the stage at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. for one of the biggest nights in the 2019 federal election. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François
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