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Some Time with Ann KaplanSome Time with Ann KaplanRachael BiggsAs CEO of iFinance Canada (a national company that has been nine times named in the Profit Top 100 Companies in Canada and 7 time W100); Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year; 3 time WXN Canada’s top 100 women, Mompreneur of the Year; author of four books; television host; sought-after speaker on the lecture circuit; doctoral researcher (DBA – business); holder of MBA, MSc and a Corporate Governance designation (ICI.d), …not to mention a mother of six children with a seventh (adoptive) on the way, you might figure Ann Kaplan to be somewhat frenzied. The opposite was true, though, as I had the pleasure of a very down-to-earth and humorous conversation with this modest entrepreneur and philanthropist. Tell us about starting iFinance Canada. Where did you get the drive to start a finance company? You could say that I owe my career to my first husband. Had I...Read More >>
Additional Articles
Skincare
Summer Skin Survival Guide: 5 Tips to Help Keep Your Skin Youthful All Season LongSummer Skin Survival Guide: 5 Tips to Help Keep Your...Amanda Beisel Long days, ice cold drinks, and lots of sun exposure: summer is here in all its glory. It’s the time all Canadians long for - but it can wreak havoc on your skin if you’re not careful. In fact, sun exposure is the number one...Read More >>
 
Financial
Get Your Personal Finances on Autopilot.  Don’t Fall Behind!Get Your Personal Finances on Autopilot. Don’t Fall Behind!Anita SauliteThe lazy days of summer are coming to a close and it’s time to shift our focus and ease into the fall season. You may be investing in yourself by going back to school to increase your skills to get your career moving in the...Read More >>
 
Health
Sleep Your Way to Better HealthSleep Your Way to Better HealthTracy Kaye HollyThe body can endure sleep debt for only so long after which, if the debt remains unpaid, we suffer and experience the effects of mental and physical bankruptcy. Let’s put it this way…if you haven’t had your ‘beauty’ sleep, it ain’t pretty! The mirror can...Read More >>
Interview
Women in Our Community: Myra MerkalWomen in Our Community: Myra MerkalFresh VancouverWhite Rock Princess Party When Myra Merkal retired from her corporate career, she knew she didn’t want to sit idly. Eager to ‘refire instead of retire,’ she created the Princess Party five years ago as a way to contribute to her community and encourage the...Read More >>
 
Body
Blissology Earth Body, Yoga Core WorkoutEoin FinnBLISSOLOGY: "There is a still place within, a source of infinite joy, love and bliss. When we are in touch with this place life ceases to be merely about us and we feel deeply connected to the well-being of our body/mind, our personal relationships, our community...Read More >>
 
Fashion
Crystal Carson: Style GuideCrystal Carson: Style GuideCrystal CarsonPHOTOGRAPHER: JAMIE MANN Producer/Creative Director: Crystal Carson Stylist: Dominique Hank Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: Shaylen@ndiglamsquad Location: Hastings Racecourse Dress/BCBG Maxazria/$576Hat/Hive Mind Millinery/$315Necklace/Mine and Yours/$38 Dress/Jason Matlo/$380Hat /Hive Mind Millinery/$275Necklace/BCBG Maxazria/$229 Pink and lace Dress/Holt Renfrew/$385Hat/Hive...Read More >>
Lifestyle
The Sexless Marriage - No Need to Lock the Bedroom DoorThe Sexless Marriage - No Need to Lock the Bedroom... Maureen McGrathMarried couples today are connected to everything except each other. Smart phones, iPads and computers have replaced candlelight, lingerie and a lock on our bedroom doors. According to a survey done by Newsweek, 20 percent of couples have sex no more than 10 times...Read More >>
 
Anti-Aging
Retin A: Anti-Aging’s Gold Standard Retin A: Anti-Aging’s Gold StandardDawne KokeWith a plethora of skincare products out there, it can be difficult to determine which products, if any, live up to their claims. Companies seem to come up with new anti-aging claims almost daily. With so much information and choice out there, the question still...Read More >>
 
Health
Benefits of JuicingBenefits of JuicingSamantha DoboWhy juice? Research, articles, media reports: take a few moments and read on to sort it all out. Assimilation and Digestion Juicing allows our digestion to take a breather. Within whole fruits and vegetables is an indigestible fiber called cellulose. Cellulose houses enzymes, phytochemicals, vitamins...Read More >>