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Mississauga city committee approves new mosque despite neighbourhood concerns

City councillors in Mississauga voted in favour of a new mosque in the city’s northwest on Monday night, after its proponents offered to shorten its …

Mississauga Islamic school says it’s at ‘risk of backlash’

Al Huda Institute did not open its front doors on Tuesday, claiming media coverage has put the Mississauga school and its attendees at “risk of …

Mississauga

Mississauga school halts classes after news former students tried to join ISIS

Al-Huda Elementary School closed on Tuesday due to ‘risk of backlash’ following CBC News investigation<p>Classes were cancelled Tuesday at the …

4 foods to lower stress

Is there a difference between “comfort food” and “calming food”? When you’re stressed out, knowing which ones to choose can make all the difference.<p>Instead of going for heavy, fattening foods that may seem to provide emotional comfort, go for these healthier options instead. They’ll improve your …

Nutrition

13 Family-Friendly Gifts to Play With on Christmas Morning

It’s officially the holiday season. Woot! But do you know what that means? It’s time to get your shopping on to find the *best* gifts out there. If you’re sick of your matching PJs fallback option and stuck on gifts you can get for the family, we’ve got you covered. Check out these 13 presents that …

Investment scams to watch out for

Earlier this year, when Douglas Wayne Schneider was handed a one-year sentence for his part in a massive mortgage investment fraud in Alberta, few of his victims felt vindicated. Not only was the scheme's mastermind, Kenneth Charles Fowler, still on the loose – he still is, reportedly having fled …

Modern Home Designs That Capture the Beauty of the Modern House

Here, we look back at some of the most gorgeous modern houses we've featured on My Modern Met. What each designer or architect did so well was plan for an intelligent use of space. Not only do these home look equally comfortable as they do gorgeous; they also provide each homeowner with an amazing …

San Francisco

13 Scientifically Proven Signs You're in Love

Photo Credit: Halfpoint | Shutterstock.com<p>Slide 1 of 27<p>Introduction<p>Can't get that girl or guy out of your head? Daydreaming about the person when you …

What Acclaimed Authors Love About Writing

Over the years, I've had the incredibly good fortune of interviewing many of the most widely-read novelists on the planet. I often (but not always) ask certain questions of each author. One of my favorites is: <b>What do you love about the writing life?</b><p>Here are excerpted answers from some highly …

Writing

Blake Lively and Taylor Swift Have an Epic Girl Date in Australia

Taylor Swift's girl squad knows no bounds. The pop phenom took some much needed time off to hang out with Blake Lively (and a couple of kangaroos) in …

'The Empire Strikes Back' and So Does George Lucas

The force behind 'Star Wars' hopes its sequel will make enough money so he can be free from the Hollywood studios<p>San Francisco's North Point Theater …

Star Wars

Could a new wave of talking therapies replace CBT?

Throughout her 20s, Tracey Butler found life a series of performances, what she called her ‘Jazz hands moments’. At work, at home and in relationships, she pretended everything was fine when inside, she felt isolated and confused. The slightest thing could knock her off track: ‘I could hold grudges …

Samsung’s latest Android Lollipop software ‘About Phone’ screen now shows most recent security patch info

Many manufacturers have committed to keeping up with the monthly security patches being released by Google. The move came after a major security threat, dubbed ‘Stagefright’ was discovered a few months ago. Among them, Samsung stated that it would release security updates to its high-end devices. …

Android Lollipop

This Haunting Short Film Is a Meditation on American Violence

I'm Short, Not Stupid presents Terry Rayment's chilling short film set to Senator Robert F. Kennedy's "The Mindless Menace of Violence" speech.<p>On April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed, Senator Robert F. Kennedy made a speech that is still haunting and powerful. The …

Amanda Bynes Gets Dropped Off At The Gym, But Then Ditches The Workout To Buy Some Rolling Papers??

Now THIS is confusing!!<p><b>Amanda Bynes</b> appears to be keeping up with her fitness routine and recovery, as she was spotted being dropped off at the gym …

The New Outbreak of Reverse Victimization

I can't sleep. I have been thinking about the recent outbreak of what I call "reverse victimization." This is a recent phenomena whereby white, mostly Christian, privileged Americans feel that they are being put upon when minorities and other diverse groups are afforded either equal rights or other …

These 11 Animals discovering snow for the first time are the cutest thing you'll see today

1 /10: Frosty nose<p>1/10 :Frosty nose<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This puppy is experiencing snow through all its five senses, especially taste.<p>2 /10: Aaand I'm …

12 Simple Work-Life Balance Tips That Will Make You a Happier and More Successful Person | Inc.com

Your team looks to you as a leader, and most days, burnout is simply not an option. After all, the responsibility of making the business a success falls on your shoulders -- and that can mean serious pressure.<p>So how do you find a simple work life balance that allows you to take charge, but also …

Productivity

A Woman Explains Her Struggle With Mental Illness Using The Pills She Was Prescribed

"The threat of unpredictability is the scariest part when something depressing happens to someone with depression."

Mental Health

What America won’t admit about climate change: Our bombing campaigns are destroying the environment too

President Obama was in Paris last week making a needed call for climate action. But here’s what he didn’t say<p>With the Paris final talks entering their final week, it is worth noting the surreal disconnect between all the international handwringing over the abstract global warming accord and the …

Three Reasons Why You Aren’t Reaching Your Full Potential

To some degree, talent is just personality in the right place at the right time.<p>“Inborn talent” is something of an oxymoron. Nobody is born with talent, as we typically understand the term, and we all differ in our potential to develop the skills and attributes that later lead others to call us …

The 10 Biggest Investing Myths

Don't fall for these common misperceptions.<p>There’s a lot of information about investing floating around. There are also a lot of bad opinions, …

Success Is Not a Goal. It's a Way of Life.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you meet a successful executive or business leader – I mean the real deal, not a shyster CEO of a one-person company playing make-believe – there’s a real tendency to assume he’s led a charmed life and everything just sort of fell …

5 Men Talk About Their Struggles With Body Image

Five men discuss their relationship with their body, how it's affected their lives, and how to move forward.<p><i>Few and far between are the honest conversations between men about their bodies, their insecurities, and their perceptions of how they look. This is an online conversation among five men that</i> …

Self-Acceptance

Six Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever

It seems counterintuitive, right? Rip out eight lanes of freeway through the middle of your metropolis and you’ll be rewarded with not only less …

12 Cards Your Friends With Depression Would Actually Appreciate

Because there's never a "right" thing to say.<p>* 13 Cards Your Anxious Friends Would Seriously Appreciate<p>* Here's What No One Tells You About Having Both Depression And Anxiety<p>* 24 Creative Ways To Channel Depression Or Anxiety

Depression

We're Loving Hayden Panettiere's New Haircut for Her New Beginning

For many women, a new haircut is representative of renewal in some big or small way, and the same goes for Hayden Panettiere, who debuted a slightly shorter lob haircut to Twitter on Friday.<p>Along with the snap of her chic, refreshed hair—a shoulder-grazing style that is bob-length in the back with …

Mother Of 12 Fought Her 20-Year Drug Addiction And Just Wants Her Family For Christmas

After being homeless and strung out on drugs, all this recovering mother wants are her children.<p>Kim Gray found herself in a Michigan dope house unable to get high. The drugs didn't have the same euphoric effect she was used to. She was scared. So she prayed. Her prayer turned into a hymnal, which …

Memory Loss

Mindfulness isn't preparing children for the real world, headmaster warns

Private schools have rushed to embrace the meditation technique, but David Lambon of Ampleforth College says it isn't the right answer to help children cope with the challenges of life<p>Mindfulness – a mediation technique that teaches people to focus on the present moment - is not preparing children …