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This past year, my grandchild was seeing her biological parent, then having night terrors, accidents, later going after my animals. Life is not easy. During March, when my mom was hospitalized a lot, my fiancé called me to express his great anger at his father (they never had a great relationship). Their argument escalated, my […]

This newly renovated Toronto loft is the perfect mix of industrial and feminine. The condo itself is pretty standard it has lots of light, soaring ceilings and the maintenance fees are almost reasonable.The main floor is open concept. The concrete walls and ceilings mixed with the metal staircase add that industrial vibe to the space. […]

Q: I’m a retired divorced/widower. I’d dated quite a few women prior to meeting someone who I thought was special, a year ago. Our feelings were mutual, and we’ve been spending a lot of time together. The affection and intimacy are still great. But her jealousy borders on paranoia. She gets hysterical, disrespectful, abusive and […]

Shoppers Drug Mart is channeling its inner Amazon Prime. Shoppers and Instacart, an online grocery delivery company, are partnering to provide same-day delivery of anything from bananas to over-the-counter medication to toothbrushes. Customers can receive their delivery in “as fast as an hour” from 60 Shoppers locations in Ontario, Andrew Nodes, Vice President of Retail Accounts for […]

Beef and Tomato Rice Casserole 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil 1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 2 1/2 cups (625 ml) chicken broth 1 can (14 oz/398 ml) diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups (345 g) basmati rice 3 cups (360 g) green beans, cut into […]

The Louvre Museum in Paris just added a new piece of art to their collection: Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard. A Raptors fan posted a video of her placing an image of Leonard dunking over the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. A #Raptors fan hung a #KawhiLeonard poster in the Louvre – 📹 Athina Vandame #Toronto […]

Like many little girls, I used to love watching my mother do her makeup. I’d study her every move, imbued with a sense that I’d one day repeat them: the way she sucked in her cheeks when she swirled her blush or how she raised her left brow when she looked in the mirror. But […]

The ongoing saga of Doug Ford vs. the City of Toronto advances this week with yet another bombshell announcement from Ontario’s PC government of changes to existing municipal plans — changes that were made without warning or consultation and that will overwrite years of already-completed work. Provincial Minister of Municipal Affairs Steve Clark revealed to […]

Margaret converses with fairies and conquers devils deep inside the 700-acre Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. She is a figure of the region’s myth and legend, and the central character in “Foresta Lumina,” an enchanted experience winding along a 2.5-kilometre trail through the woods. Its Montreal-based creator, Moment […]

At a time filled with the pure, life-affirming joy of the arrival of a royal baby, it feels (extra) squirmy to be talking about a rumoured royal affair. But talk about the allegations of Prince William cheating with a friend of the couple’s, Rose Hanbury, we must, because even as Will and Kate presented a […]