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Celine Dion: Down to Earth Diva

Céline Dion’s son may have been born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but Canada’s best-selling export is working hard to make sure he and his future siblings stay real. As working mothers go, Céline Dion has to rank as one of Canada’s most successful. Early this year she...

Jamie Oliver – The Revolution Continues

As we reported in our May issue, ParentsCanada is supporting Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. The British celebrity chef recently won the prestigious TED prize, annually awarded by members of the Technology, Entertainment and Design communities to a creative thinker. Besides $100,000, the prize comes with a wish. Jamie’s is...

From Full House to Her Own House: Candace Cameron

Millions watched Candace Cameron grow up on the hit series Full House from 1987 to 1995. She was one of the few child stars to survive Hollywood unscathed. Now she’s raising three children of her own and is back on television. Then, Candace was DJ Tanner. Now 34, she’s married...

ParentsCanada Interview with Michael Smith

PC: Was cooking a part of your upbringing? MS: I was blessed. My mom cooked from scratch for us every single day and made sure that we sat together as a family to enjoy our food. She encouraged my brothers and me to have fun in the kitchen, to help...

Deborah Cox on Keeping Her Family Healthy

Canada’s Deborah Cox gets set to return to Broadway in September as American icon Josephine Baker. The role is challenging, but so is keeping your family healthy. Deborah Cox was a busy woman in 2009. The Juno award-winning singer blew up the airwaves with her single, “Beautiful U R”, performed...

Manoj Sood: Single Dad on the Prairie

“You’re not divorcing your kid,” says single dad, Manoj Sood whose character, Baber Siddiqui, is the opinionated fundamentalist and self-appointed spiritual leader on CBC’s ‘Little Mosque on the Prairie’ Sood, born in Mombassa, Kenya, grew up in western Canada and makes his home in BC. He has appeared in more...

More the Merrier – Jon & Kate Plus 8

Be careful what you ask for. This has never been more true as it is for Kate and Jon Gosselin. Just three years after giving birth to twin daughters, the couple learned they were pregnant again – with sextuplets. Their lives are documented each week on TLC’s “Jon & Kate...

Will the Real Rebecca Eckler Please Stand Up?

If you know who Rebecca Eckler is, you have an opinion. Newspaper columnnist, blogger and book author, Eckler lays it all out and on the line for readers. Never one to steer away from controversy, her columns have incited parody blogs and incensed critics, but after reading her books and...

Barenaked Dads Exposed

When you think about the family lives of the Barenaked Ladies, you probably think the most challenging part of parenting would be finding time at home. We thought that, too. We were, however, happily surprised to learn that Steve, Ed, Kevin, Jim and Tyler all have not only found...

Natalie Mac Master and Donnell Leahy: Fiddling With Parenthood

When Celtic musician and international recording star Natalie Mac Master and virtuoso fiddler, Donnell Leahy of the band Leahy, toured together this year, they packed more than their fiddles. They took their family – 22-month-old Mary Frances Rose and three-month-old Michael – on the road with them. Natalie and...

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