There is a long history of gender-nonconformity within the fashion industry, dating back to the roots of the runway and far beyond. How much attention models receive when they don’t fit neatly into that binary, however, has often changed with the trends.
For envious Canadians or Americans stuck up here in the frozen North, the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday can seem, from the outside looking in, like a bit of a dream come true.
Rings are perhaps the most prominent and common tradition in Canadian weddings, but many happy couples find that the typical engagement and wedding rings don’t suit their needs.
For the past sixteen years professional writers, word-weaving dilettantes and eager new novelists have gathered on social media and in local libraries to crank out their own 50,000 word novels during the month of November.
While Canadian Halloween traditions certainly don’t lack for macabre, we tend to focus on some combination of the sexy and the scary, living out our personal fantasies. Maybe it’s this reason that so many of us are drawn to traditions like Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
Halloween can be a treacherous time fraught with the fear of costume failure. For women in particular the choices tend toward grim with a side of eye-roll.
With summer peaking and heat waves across the continent showing no sign of letting up soon, staying hydrated is perhaps one of the most important things you can do for your health. According to the Dieticians of Canada, adults require somewhere between two and three liters of fluid each day.