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Meet Chelsea Russell: Multi Dimensional Creative

I was never really sure how I wanted to creatively express my ideas but I knew that doing it through art was very important to me. I always loved to sing and people always encouraged me to do it.  So that was the first avenue, paired with my instrument being the piano music was definitely a medium of expression for me.

Sherren Lee: Taiwanese Canadian Film Director

She was named as one of The Hollywood Reporter’s 2018 Canada’s Rising Stars and her latest short film ‘The Things You Think I'm Thinking’ has won multiple awards including the Grand Jury Award for Best International Narrative Short Film at Outfest 2018

Stay Warm AF With Eco Friendly Winter Gear

Frank and Oak’s new line of jackets are made with recycled wool and recycled Thinsulate. Their outerwear is cruelty-free and their jackets and coats don’t use feathers for insulation.  

How To Improve Your Time Management (And Actually Conquer Your To-Do List)

Going to bed late, waking up early, skipping sleep, multitasking, basically burning the candles at both ends and still, the to-do list grew stubborn and continued to grow in length. I was always in a state of stress as my tasks weren’t being completed, I became distracted and I failed to complete the assigned tasks

A Moment with Cara Delevingne at the Teen Vogue Summit

We recently had the chance to sit in on a discussion with Cara and five other formidable people changing the name of the activism game at the Teen Vogue Summit in Los Angeles, California. The theme of the Teen Vogue Summit was all about celebrating and shining a spotlight on the change-makers.

What Documentarian Trish Dolman Learned From Eight Months in a Dispensary

The Canada In A Day director continues her commitment to telling outsider stories with Bud Empire. The reality show, which premiered on History Canada on Tuesday, follows Bob Kay and his family as they run Kelowna, B.C.-based dispensary Be Kind.

5 Hard and Fast Rules of Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

FRANC is built on the fundamentals of designing and producing ethical and sustainable fashion, they help form our values that go beyond the design and production that are equally as important.  We can't speak for everyone, but for us, at FRANC we have 5 hard and fast rules, the things we value most that keep us on the ethical and sustainable road without waver.

Alyssa Bertram: Founder of Easy, Organic Period Products Delivered To Your Door

Alyssa is the founder of easy. a subscription delivery service for organic cotton menstrual hygiene products.  At the early stages of launching a business, it is very personal. It’s so much a part of your life that I have to consciously remember to disconnect sometimes.

Vivian Kaye: Founder of KinkyCurlyYaki

A creative at heart, Vivian’s entrepreneurial journey began with running a wedding decor company, helping brides bring their vision to life.  However, in 2012, she found herself faced with a new creative challenge: How can I help black women show up in the world as their natural, confident selves?

Vanessa Vakharia: Founder of The Math Guru

Vanessa is the founder of The Math Guru, a program that provides a space for students to look at math & science from a different perspective.

How To Raise A Mixed Baby

In about two weeks, we’re going to have a mixed baby. Sure, it’s not so weird anymore. Mixed babies are everywhere. We celebrate the uniqueness of the Bruno Mars’ and Drake’s of the world. We squeeze their cheeks and dissect them, tell them they’re exotic and try and guess their backgrounds. Yay, mixed people.

How a Lack of Cannabis Research Inspired Entrepreneur Stephanie Karasick

Once a recreational cannabis consumer, Stephanie Karasick gave it up because she didn’t like smoking. Now, twenty years later, she has embraced vaporizing cannabis as a way to manage her anxiety and depression.