TTC/National Ballet of Canada vs. Body Image Shows Our Lack of Interest in the Arts

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By now, everyone in Toronto has heard about the TTC “We Move You” ad, featuring the National Ballet of Canada, which has caused controversy among many body image activists.  The latter are saying the dancers project a negative body image,… Continue Reading

Diversity and Kids of Immigrant Families

Recently, OMNI Television, a network of stations catering to a diverse ethnic community, started a campaign, asking the federal government and CRTC in Ottawa to offer the channel to all Canadians across the country and not just in certain communities. … Continue Reading

Dolce and Gabbana, Elton John and #boycottdolcegabbana

I still can’t believe the Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana made such an awful comment.  And yes, Elton John and all the other celebrities are correct criticizing.  Synthetic babies?  Really?  I realize that since English isn’t their first language, that… Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve: How Do YOU Celebrate?

What are your traditions?  When I was little, my (late maternal) grandmother would light candles with me.  I have NO CLUE where that came from.  She told me it was a “tradition” but I don’t know anyone who does it. … Continue Reading

Condos, Three-Plus Units and Families

I’m a condo person.  I was raised in a house, but have lived in a condominium since I was 19 years old, first with my family and now with my husband.  I like the lifestyle.  No need to worry about… Continue Reading