Gucci to step up diversity hiring after ‘blackface’ uproar

Gucci said it will hire a global director for diversity and inclusion, a newly created role

Fashion Fridays: Up your beauty game

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

  • Feb 15, 2019

Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we got you

A round up of some of the funny memes out there for singles this Valentine’s Day

A dinner party for $10 a guest is possible with good planning, foodies say

Entertaining at home instead of shelling out for pricey restaurant meals is often the advice given

How much do you really know about love, romance and Valentine’s Day?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Space agency picks ex-astronaut to figure out how to get people to Mars in one piece

Of Canada’s 10 retired astronauts, Dave Williams is one of only three who practised medicine

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King the wire fox terrier takes Westminster’s best in show

Wire fox terriers have won 15 times at the nation’s most prestigious dog show

Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress mom

Her mom asked if she had seen any of the ‘real stars’

Tiny monkey stolen from Palm Beach zoo

Florida police are the hunt for stolen monkey

German airport working on flying taxis

Actually operating such taxis to bring people to and from airport must wait until legalization

RCMP seek kids’ help in naming new police dogs

Contest winners and names will be announced April 30.

A breed apart: Rare Westminster dogs have ring to themselves

While 48 French bulldogs vied Monday to be best of their breed, there were only one harrier and one English foxhound

Dog DNA testing takes off, and debate ensues

More than a million dogs have been tested in little over a decade

Companies make room for the office power nap, recognizing need for rest

Employers begin to realize millennials want a more healthy workplace

Texas students don wigs in tribute to late painter Bob Ross

About four dozen students wore wigs, blue button-down shirts and held palettes of paint

Escape the Winter Blues with West Shore Destinations

Take the grey out of your day

  • Feb 8, 2019

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques’ helped repair leaky space toilet: NASA

Astronauts had accidentally detached a connection point to the water system

‘Sesame Street’ celebrates 50th anniversary

New primetime TV episode, several other campaigns to ring in its Golden anniversary

Canadians cut down on holiday debt in 2018: poll

The nation cut down its overspending by nearly one-third compared to 2017