Milan, Italy Is NewCities’ Wellbeing City For 2019

What’s the best city in the world when it comes to sustainability? NewCities, a non-profit committed to improving urban areas, announced their 2019 Wellbeing Cities on Wednesday. The group recognizes places that are taking a cutting-edge approach to bettering their cities. Milan, Italy reigned supreme in all categories, covering public health, sustainability, community, economy and environment to take the overall title. Milan beat out fourteen other cities, including Vancouver, B.C., the only Canadian nominee. Milan’s victory is a result of a new civic crowdfunding platform. The city put out an open call to the public and corporate world for project ideas. Eighteen of these were selected for the project, and… Read More

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7 Toiletry Bags That You’ll Want To Flaunt All Over The Airport

There are two kinds of packers in the world: Those who expertly fold and fit their clothing into their luggage weeks before a trip (kudos to you), and those who rush to sporadically plan outfits and pack a toothbrush a few hours before check-in. Even though we fall into the latter group, there’s one area where we don’t slack, and that’s packing beauty products. Our toiletry stash is usually the first thing to get organized. We’ve got bins of travel-sized face masks and body lotions stowed away for the next vacation, and makeup minis are always set aside — just in case. The only thing more enjoyable then fitting together… Read More

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7 Makeup Looks To Help You Stand Out At Your Graduation

It’s finally time for graduation, and you’ve worked hard for this moment. You’ve endured late nights writing papers, 8 a.m. classes, and three-hour discussion sections. You’ve doodled so much on notes that you could have double-majored in fine art. Now, the day has come to walk across that stage and get your diploma, and you’re planning out your look from head to toe. Unfortunately, your hair and outfit will be mostly hidden underneath your cap and gown, but you have free rein with your makeup. Wether it’s natural, super glam, or artistic, your makeup is one way you can let your individuality shine in a sea of monochromatic gowns. Ahead,… Read More

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Scheer Accuses Liberals Of ‘Trying To Import’ Abortion Fight From U.S.

Andrew Scheer reiterated Wednesday that a Conservative government would not revisit the abortion debate, but was not clear about how he’d handle Tory MPs who might seek to do just that through private member’s legislation. Scheer’s party has faced criticism from the Liberals this month after a reported 12 Tory MPs attended an anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill weeks ago. Speaking to reporters in Aylmer, Ont., Scheer was asked if he would allow his MPs to introduce private member’s bills dealing with abortion rights and, if so, let his caucus vote freely on the issue. “As I’ve said many, many times before, the Conservative government will not reopen this debate.… Read More

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Vast Majority Of Ontarians Oppose Ford’s Cuts To Legal Aid: Poll

Three-quarters of Ontarians are opposed to the province’s cuts to Legal Aid Ontario, a new poll found. Among those who voted for Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives last year, 44 per cent said they oppose the cuts, according to Environics Research, which surveyed 1,332 people by phone last week. The poll was commissioned by the Society of United Professionals, a union representing 350 legal aid lawyers across Ontario. It comes after the province announced it was cutting Legal Aid Ontario’s budget by 30 per cent ($133 million), and will further reduce annual funding by $31 million by 2021-2022. Legal Aid Ontario provides legal support and representation for residents with little… Read More

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