At some point in our lives, most of us have considered owning our own business. In fact, I can think of few things more satisfying than being your own boss, with your own rules and schedule. Such thoughts are what push people to explore the
You might have expected it in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver. But from a city in Manitoba? Not so much. So there was plenty of surprise—and much delight—when on October 28, 1998, 17 years ago this month, Winnipeg elected Canada’s first openly gay mayor, Glen Murray.
Memoir is a slippery genre. You never quite know if you’re reading a highly sanitized—or hugely exaggerated—account of the author’s life. But Camilla Gibb’s This is Happy feels so raw and real that you don’t question the content. An award-winning Toronto-based author of four novels,
There’s something thrilling about purchasing a piece of art with which you have made an aesthetic connection. But that thrill can be enhanced when you know you’re also making a donation to a worthy cause. That’s the idea behind this month’s Art With Heart in
The Rebel Heart Tour continues its sweep across Canada, after last month’s appearance in Montreal. The tour coincides with the release of an album by the same name, the superstar’s 13th! The legendary performer—and longtime friend to the LGBT community—appears this month in Toronto (October
Water is a vital necessity for the millions of Cambodians and Vietnamese who live among the rich fisheries and villages that form colourful riverside landscapes. One of the best ways for visitors to experience this ancient aquatic livelihood is by river cruise.
The new AmaWaterways Amadara
For many, perhaps most, of those in the LGBT community born after, say, 1985, there was never any question about being “out.” Indeed, the term “outed” has become nearly quaint in many circles. But in certain professions, just as is true of certain regions, openness
You know that once hair appears on your scalp, it’s dead. But that doesn’t mean you can’t improve its looks by treating it right. For starters, unless you have very oily hair, stop shampooing every day, which can dry it out. Instead, on non-shampoo days,
Lexus created the luxury crossover segment with the 1998 RX, a tall wagon with the utility of an SUV and the comfort of a Lear Jet. It quickly became the vehicle all others cribbed. A smaller crossover, the NX200t, aims for younger, more economy-minded trendsetters.
Although the health risks of obesity have been recognized for years, the true extent of these risks has only been realized in the last 100 years. Humans have spent most of their existence tackling malnourishment and famine. It’s only more recently that food has been