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Parenting Then and Now

Oct 17, 2018

Growing up in a secular household, Fariha Naqvi wasn't particularly interested in the Muslim religion. Though her parents had been raised in the faith, they no longer practiced and didn't insist that their children followed the religion either. It was only when Fariha was in her last year of high school that she became...


Oct 1, 2018

They were smelly. They were messy. They were cumbersome.

And yet, they were the only way that kids in previous decades got their printouts in class.

If you are a person of “a certain age,” that smell will bring you back to happier times and memories of messy ink that would cover your skin and clothing after...


Oct 1, 2018

In the 1970's, the polyester Leisure Suit was THE fashion staple that every stylish man had to have.


Sep 25, 2018

 

Growing up in Trinidad until the age of 18, Renee Sylvestre Williams had a solid grounding and appreciation for family. She reveled in the company of her various “aunties,” her uncles, her cousins and her neighbours, who lived in her community and who would keep an eye out on her and the other kids – whether...


Sep 13, 2018

 

Before 99 cent digital downloads changed our listening habits, we stocked up on 45 RPM singles of our favourite new songs.