Newsmaker: Serena Williams beats body-shaming with victory

While some take cracks at the tennis icon’s appearance, others, like author J.K. Rowling come to her defence—as Williams lets her racquet do the talking

Newsmaker: Trending raccoon, 700 feet up

Jaime Weinman on the latest sign that Toronto is under attack

Meet the Canadian who’s seeking stardom in Japan’s sumo world

Brodi Henderson left behind football scholarships in B.C. to become the only current North American member of the illustrious Japan Sumo Association

The world as we see it

A roundup of victories, tragedies, triumphs, disappointments, and the names making news—good or bad—this week

Dr. Seuss comes back

‘What Pet Should I Get?’ will hit bookstores this summer, 24 years after the author’s death

Newsmaker of the day: The Page 3 girl

Earlier this week, activists celebrated the demise of the topless newspaper model. Today the Sun issued a correction. (She’s back)

Newsmaker: Ava DuVernay and the Oscar snub heard ’round the world

Newsmaker, Jan. 15: The Selma director’s lack of an Academy Award nomination may be more important than any of the actual nominations.


Jagged Little Pill, the musical: Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?

Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill won album of the year at the 1996 Grammys, and was the highest-selling disc of the ’90s.


Tina Brown turns the page on reading

Having failed to save Newsweek and now planning to leave the Daily Beast, editor Tina Brown says she’s not much interested in reading magazines anymore.


Courage under fire: 29-year-old man pulled passenger from Bearskin crash

A 29-year-old man is being hailed a hero after pulling a fellow passenger from the wreckage of a Bearskin Airlines plane that crashed en route to Red Lake, Ont., from Sioux Lookout, Ont.


Runway meets the subway during São Paulo Fashion Week

Whether in New York, London, or Toronto, fashion shows can be rarefied events.


Vancouver photographer reunites Australian couple with lost memory card

Vancouver photographer Thom Hamilton was going through 1,200 pictures of the trip of a lifetime: Singapore, Norway, Denmark, Holland, France, P.E.I., Toronto and Vancouver.