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by Joan Kelley Walker If you loved watching the Olympics in Vancouver, or if you enjoy watching curling, I am sure you are a fan of 2010 silver medalist, the skip of our Canadian Women’s curling team, Cheryl Bernard. I caught up with Cheryl for a...

by Joan Kelley Walker Canadian Icon Tom Cochrane is a leader in Canadian music, known and loved throughout the world for hits like “Life is a Highway”, “Human Race” and “I Wish you Well”. Tom bought his first guitar at age eleven by selling a toy...

by Joan Kelley Walker We often have little or no idea about the manufacturing chain a given product passes through before it reaches our country. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="630"] WORLD VISION CANADA[/caption] Bithi and many teenagers like her work long hours for little pay in Bangladesh's clothing factories. I'm...

Recently I cohosted an event. I host a lot of parties, but this one was special. This event was a great example of the live experience of Fashion and compassion. It was a fundraiser for World Vision in partnership with Versace, facilitated by me and...

Anyone can go into a boutique and come out well-dressed. It is incredibly easy. You don’t need fashion sense, but you do need a budget. There is an entire industry is based on selling pre-made fashion-looks, which millions of people around the world pour their...

by Sonia Davidson Fashion designers around the world are constantly looking for ways to get some attention to their collections and with hopes of translating the exposure into sales. It’s a tough industry and if you had a chance to check out the recent documentary ‘House of...

by Joan Kelley Walker There nothing like a change of season to make you rethink your wardrobe. To find out what to wear this spring and summer 2016, I spoke to Molly Fitzpatrick, the Chair of Scrubs in the City, a Sick Kids Hospital Foundation, who...

by Joan Kelley Walker Being Thankful It seems like a no brainer. Supporting charitable organizations and doing acts of kindness is the right thing to do. Most people get that. My family and many Canadians are very privileged. I feel we have an obligation to give back,...

by Joan Kelley Walker Eric Fusilier (Bass, Vocals) Aaron Powell (Guitar, Vocals) Elias Dummer (Lead Vocals, Piano) and Josh Vanderlaan (Drums) are contenders for a Juno this Sunday night. Photo courtesy of The City Harmonic. The 45th annual Juno Awards will be broadcast this Sunday, April...

by Joan Kelley Walker   Dani and John with pictures of the children they sponsor through World Vision. Photo courtesy of the Gattinger family. There's nothing I admire more than a couple with an enduring love and a commitment to giving back. Such is the case of John...