Global News Weekend host Aalia Adam speaks to pop culture commentator Meera Estrada about this month’s spooky new releases.
Child care is not a women’s issue. It is not a parenting issue, nor is it a social issue. It an economic one.
Canada’s economic stability hinges on a plan that includes universal child care. Before the pandemic hit, half of Canada’s workforce was women. We require women’s participation in the labour force to rebuild and grow our economy.
While so many of us are missing travel right now, beauty and culture expert Meera Estrada promises to quench our globetrotting thirst with beauty products inspired by some of the world’s top destinations.
Click on the gallery below for the products!
Whether we watched him from afar or were fortunate to have been in his presence, the passing of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman has left a deep hole in the hearts of many.
I didn’t expect myself to be mourning someone I’d only watched on screen, yet my grief cuts deep. I have wept for Boseman as if he was my close friend. At a loss of words, nothing seems sufficient to adequately express my mix of admiration and sorrow.
This speaks to the magnificence that was Chadwick Boseman. As his Blac...
Usually around this time of year, I'm choosing between the unicorn or princess lunchbox. Velcro or lace-up kicks. Thankfully, my precocious 8-year-old son and free-spirited 5-year-old daughter aren’t too fussed about all the gear yet. When it comes to parenting, I'd call myself a type L — as in laid-back. I’m not a planner. I'm that mom frantically making lunches in the mornings while signing homework assignments and forms for ukulele lessons (it's a thing I s...
Canada Day hit different this year. How could it not? We are in the midst of a health crisis, the likes of which we have never seen in our lifetimes.
But the coronavirus has also exposed a pandemic within a pandemic. Issues that we have been seeing for years but pushing to the periphery, like enduring social inequalities and anti-Black racism, are now being brought to the forefront of our attention. We are in a time of reckoning. 2020 will be a monumental year for our history books.
But when ...
Not only is Canada’s birthday a great reason to shine some light on local business, but our current economy makes it an especially important time to support homegrown brands. With so many amazing Canadian companies providing outstanding products, there’s no better time to look close to home for your next beauty purchase! Beauty and culture expert Meera Estrada highlighted some of her favourite Canadian beauty brands to explore right now.
Check out the gallery below for Meera’s suggestions, an...
For the approximately 100 million active users across the U.S and the 800 million users worldwide who make or watch its bite-sized videos — mostly featuring dance or lip-syncing renditions largely created by Gen-Z youth and celebrities and often sprinkled with humour — this takedown seems like a bit of a joke. But there’s more to it.