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Yoyomama.ca helps urban mothers with the ups and downs of parenthood

Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit is dedicated to making the lives of local families less yoyo-like with yoyomama.ca.

Transsexual performer Nina Arsenault explains "The Silicone Diaries"

Nina Arsenault's "The Silicone Diaries" is the astonishing story of her metamorphosis from an awkward man to a sexy woman.

Claire Wanhella: Lexington Models' youngest face

At just 14 years old, the sky's the limit.

Critically Acclaimed Canadian Film "Everything & Everyone" Heads to Toronto

The festival gem stars award-winning actors Gabrielle Rose, Ryan Robbins and Chelah Horsdal.

Campaign Research Inc.: NPA's not-so-secret weapon

Vancouver municipal election 2011

Starbucks raises prices across Canada

A cup of Starbuck's morning blend is going to cost Canadians more money. The Seattle-based company quietly raised prices overnight. In Vancouver, a venti sized coffee misto went up 14% today. The...

Exotic food trucks making inroads -- despite all the rules

Vancouver made the street-food rules straightforward. Montreal and Toronto? Not so much.

For Muslim Canadians, the fallout from 9/11 was personal

The oddest thing was having to prove her community didn't approve of madmen, terrorists and bombings, one young woman recalls.

Uncomfortable questions after another NHL suicide

Ex-NHLer Wade Belak apparently hanged himself, the third enforcer to die this year. Debate rages over the blows tough guys take.

A Baseball summer night in Seattle

Baseball fans are an irritating, romantic breed, happy to reminisce on brief moments of glory sandwiched between hours of monotony. And I used to be one of them. As a child I would go to bed and...