May
29
2015

Government Pulls String on Tampon Tax

Canadian lawmakers respond to "No-Tax" Petition

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Consider it an early Happy Canada Day gift from the federal government to you. From July 1st, Canadian women will no longer pay tax on tampons or any other sanitary product.

You could say it's the gift that keeps on giving — every single month, in fact.

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May
29
2015

Singer Sarah Blackwood Removed From Flight for Crying Baby

A Famous SInger told to "Walk off the plane"

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United Airlines aren't exactly uniting people lately, are they? First they kicked off a teen with autism and her family. Now they managed to kick off a pregnant mom travelling with a toddler - a Canadian mom who also happens to front an award-winning band, Walk off the Earth.

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May
29
2015

Lena Dunham, We Don't Need to See Your Undies

Is posing in your underwear a feminist statement?

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You've got to hand it to Lena Dunham. The writer and star of the HBO series Girls truly doesn't give a rat's ass what people think of her. Even after being publicly "smeared" time and again, she just dusts off and does something new guaranteed to rub people the wrong way.

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May
26
2015
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There's an interesting commentary taking place by Polly Phillips, a woman who defends the annual "wife bonus" her husband has paid her for the past five years for staying home to raise their daughter.

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May
26
2015

RECALL: President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus

Staphylococcus bacteria contamination

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled Loblaw Companies Limited's President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus because it may contain Staphylococcus bacteria:

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May
25
2015

ELLE Magazine Features Breastfeeding Cover Model

#Normalizebreastfeeding once and for all

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Breastfeeding in public is no biggie, yet time and again we hear stories of moms being shamed out of stores and restaurants, and of moms having their photos deleted from social media. Their crime? Feeding their babes.

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May
22
2015

What Happens When Couples Pick Each Other's Outfits

What not to wear, his and hers style

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As parents we get the glory that comes with picking out clothes for our little ones. But how many of us secretly long to lay out the day's outfit for our significant other?

If you ever 'tsked or inwardly cringed at what your partner was wearing - thinking you'd do so much better if only you could dress him (her) - this one's for you.

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May
22
2015
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Not only is Maggie Gyllenhaal an Oscar nominee, but now she can also add 'Hollywood hag' to her resume... Grrr.

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May
21
2015
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Alyssa De Le Sala had something more than hitting the toy store in mind when she set up a lemonade and baked goods stand.

The 10 year-old Florida girl not only lost her family home to a fire, but the contractor hired to rebuild pulled out without finishing the job. So Alyssa enlisted the help of a local radio station, The Kane Show, to get word out about her stand:

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