Best Everyday Health and Fitness Tech – CBC Radio

January 12, 2015 7:52 PM

LifeUntil the day when blood-cell sized nanobots swim through our bodies eating up fat before it hits our butts and augmenting our immune systems, I’m gonna have to work hard to be fit and healthy. I’ve had some recent weight loss success and I shared what works for me in my tech column for CBC...


Super Nova Leaves Black Hole Behind: A Tribute to Robin Williams

August 12, 2014 12:30 PM

Mentors & IconsEverybody has a Robin story, whether they met him or not. I remember my mother buying me a pair of rainbow Mork suspenders when I was a kid. I loved them. They were different and fun and they somehow made me magically funny and endearing to others. Then I learned that someone named Mork...


Watching the Background: Extra of The Week

July 29, 2014 5:37 PM

WorkActing can be most clearly and directly defined as putting yourself into someone else’s shoes. And not just physically, because human beings are a very complicated and dense species. Unless, of course, you’re stupid, which happens. In which case exercise and a decent face will propel you farther than your wildest dreams ever could have....


Dating in the Digital Age: The Promises and Perils

March 14, 2014 12:32 PM

LifeFor my most recent chat with the hosts of the CBC Radio weekend programs across the country, I delved into my personal experiences with dating in the digital age. Oh, what a wonderful and weird time it is to be texting and Tindering and Snapchatting your way into each other’s hearts/beds/phones. If you wanna...


A Funny Ode to the CBC

March 13, 2014 2:48 PM

WorkI still nerd out over working at the CBC in a Mary Tyler Moore beret-throwing kind of way. So when the CBC Connects team and I paired up with The Sketchersons’ Greg Chociej to make “Best CBC Day Ever!” you can be sure it was infused with everyone’s feelings of pride and love for...


How I Started My Business with Knix Wear’s Joanna Griffiths

May 27, 2013 2:39 PM

WorkAs our friends started to have babies and dish about the joys and the horrors of it all, we finally understood why our moms used to joke about the dangers of sneezing. Incontinence affects millions of women in North America alone – it’s inconvenient, embarrassing and very commonplace. Momager Kris Jenner has publicly addressed...


Quotes From 10 Great Moms on Mother’s Day

May 12, 2013 1:37 PM

Life“People asking what I think my kids got me for Mother’s Day. Guys, my kids have no fucking money.” – Kelly Oxford “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” – Arianna...


Best of Etsy: Personalized Art and Gifts

May 06, 2013 3:04 PM

StyleWe've spun our Etsy browsing addiction into our “Best of Etsy” lists, beginning with our favourite personalized/custom art and gifts. paper writing service Treat yourself to a custom portrait (makes a cool Facebook profile pic), add special touches to your wedding or give the most thoughtful gifts ever with the help of these sellers,...


Working Girl Wedding: Dina & Joel's Romantic Vintage Party

April 25, 2013 2:31 PM

Lifebuy prescription glasses online Amanda's recent engagement has sent us into a frenzy of wedding plans and so, in addition to a record streak of pinning, we've decided to tap the most stylish and creative new brides we know for their advice on how to pull off a fabulous wedding while working full time....