For the new animated movie "Abominable," bringing a big city in China to life with accuracy means that even the trash has to look right. Chinese animators collaborating with DreamWorks animators urged them to dump metal trash cans from backdrops because "we don't have metal trash cans."
WASHINGTON - It'll be an al fresco Rose Garden soiree for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year.
MILAN - A naïve streak is running through the collections on preview during Milan Fashion Week — with a return to simpler times, yesteryear prints and patterns and unfussy silhouettes.
VANCOUVER - Marijuana and alcohol were the most common substances leading to hospitalization of youth aged 10 to 24 across the country, says a report that highlights the prevalence of mental-health conditions as contributing factors.
They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative.
Toronto's medical officer of health wants the Ontario government to stop letting students skip their vaccines on philosophical or religious grounds.
Good cooking starts with good ingredients. And savvy home cooks and chefs will scour the marketplace for all the right stuff. Shopping our local farmers' markets and supporting independent makers – or making requests at your local deli or supermarket, be it for salted anchovies, Serrano ham …
CALGARY - Kailey Lang mostly remembers the blinding headaches after a carefree trip down a waterslide at West Edmonton Mall in March left her with a concussion.
LONDON - Model Naomi Campbell took centre stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.
NEW YORK - There were no flag outfits, but Michael Kors' show for New York Fashion Week was very much a patriotic tribute as he saluted American fashion with a collection that ran from nautical chic to classic glamour-girl gowns to whimsical polka-dot designs.
NEW YORK - Twice a year, the New York fashion world trudges to the Upper East Side and the cavernous Park Avenue Armory to see what new tricks Marc Jacobs has up his sleeve.
NEW YORK - Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena.
PARIS - When tractors laden with pesticides and other chemicals start spraying the vineyards that produce fruity Bordeaux wines, Marie-Lys Bibeyran's phone starts to ring.
MONTREAL - It was hard for Johanne Boursier to ignore the tired faces looking back at her from her vantage point at the front of the classroom.
VANCOUVER - Rising youth suicide rates have prompted doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to launch a clinical trial aimed at testing whether involving families in treatment could prevent such deaths across the country.
NEW YORK - Janelle Monae brought down the house Saturday at Ralph Lauren's New York Fashion Week show, where "the house" was a jazzy nightclub of yesteryear that Lauren created inside a Wall Street building to debut his fall collection.
NEW YORK - In celebration of gender-fluid fashion and inclusion of all kinds, the queer-style digital magazine dapperQ threw a runway party at the start of New York Fashion Week, filling the Beaux-Arts Court of the Brooklyn Museum with invited guests and nearly 2,000 members of the public.
JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi is considering new rules that let companies continue to use food-labeling terms such as "veggie burger" and "vegan bacon," as long as the terms are prominently displayed so consumers understand the products are not meat.
TORONTO - Dozens of protesters crowded a downtown Toronto sidewalk Friday to voice their opposition to the opening of the first franchised Chick-fil-A fast food restaurant in Canada over the chain owner's record on LGBTQ issues.
TORONTO - Soul-baring revelations are a staple of Netflix's makeover hit "Queer Eye," but its Canadian star Antoni Porowski admits he wasn't always comfortable with that kind of candour himself.
There’s nothing to worry about yet, neighbours were told, as city council on Tuesday approved a rezoning without knowing what will eventually become of the site.
Over objections from neighbours, a rezoning that could clear the way for a three-lot subdivision on Vancouver Hill was granted Tuesday by city council.
VANCOUVER - Patients in Canada and the United States filled opioid prescriptions after minor surgery at a rate that was seven times higher than those in Sweden, reveals a new study that suggests the addictive pain drugs could be used more judiciously in North America.
PARIS - Renowned German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who worked in the 1980s and 1990s with supermodels like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista, has died. He was 74.
NEW YORK - The eco-minded Prince Harry is embarking on a massive travel sustainability initiative in partnership with key travel providers. They aim to improve the practices of the global industry amid an ever-increasing number of travellers.
OVERVIEW: Discuss plans that cover areas where progress can be made. Seek a solid foundation and make sure funding is in place; everyone involved needs to feel secure on some level. Changes will bring unexpected improvements.
It’s that time again, back to school. Kids are enjoying their last few days of summer vacation while parents are picking up last-minute school supplies and doing the grocery shopping for the first week of school lunches.
When Saba Sahin first set eyes on the Penticton lakeshore in the 1970s, it reminded him of his Turkish hometown on the Black Sea. He ended up buying a motel fronting that beautiful view and renaming it the Black Sea Motel, a fixture on Lakeshore Drive since 1978.
TORONTO - Looking back through her video archive, YouTube star Gigi Lazzarato can track how her style has transformed as she transitioned into her true self.