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10 Black-Authored Books to Add to Your Reading List, Right Now

10 Black-Authored Books to Add to Your Reading List, Right Now

Calling all bibliophiles in need of some new literary inspiration, we have just what you need. In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled ten of the (arguably) best fiction and nonfiction books by contemporary Black authors. The list includes...
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9 restaurants to order from this Valentine's Day

With indoor dining off the table in most provinces, Valentine’s Day might look a little different. But, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the day with some delicious food in the comfort of your own home! Everybody wins when you order takeout: you get a night off cooking and your local restaurants get the support they need to make it through the lockdown.
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OTARDA is making luxury hoodies for a cause

OTARDA is a Toronto-made luxury clothing brand. Every piece in the collection makes a statement, with 25 per cent of the proceeds aimed at a foundation that aligns with its values. For founder Stephen Smith, OTARDA is about more than just shifting away from fast fashion. It’s about giving people a way to say what they believe in without saying anything at all.
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Budweiser, Coke, and Audi decide to bench Super Bowl ads this year

Some of the world’s biggest brands are sitting out this year. Budweiser, Coke, Pepsi, Audi, and Avocados from Mexico have all decided not to air commercials during Super Bowl LV (no, Louis Vuitton did not sponsor this year’s game), which kicks off on February 8th. The decision basically comes down to: it’s a sensitive time, moods are down, maybe pushing products isn’t in great taste. It is the first time that Budweiser has not aired a commercial during America’s most-watched annual television event.
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