An eight-month-old baby is possibly the first person in the world to have their gender marked as ‘unknown’ on their health card. Searyl Atli’s gender has marked with a ‘U’ on her Canadian health card, standing for ‘undetermined’ or ‘unassigned’. The baby’s parent, Kori Doty, does not identify as male or female and prefers to use the pronoun ‘they’, and wants to raise Searyl’s genderless until the baby has a “sense of self and command of vocabulary to tell me who they are”.
Prime minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau met with Pope Francis on Monday — just days after President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump made their viral visit to the Vatican on May 24. While America’s first family were widely criticized for their outfit choices, despite abiding by traditional dress codes, the PM’s wife appeared to have chosen her outfit tactically. Grégoire Trudeau’s style is reminiscent of one of the world’s most popular fashion figures, the Duchess of Cambridge — and it’s likely no coincidence.
As part of Yahoo’s global coverage of International Women’s Day 2017, Yahoo Canada profiled women from various backgrounds and professions and asked them “What’s next?” What happens after Women’s Day — what would women like to see happen next in their personal lives, in their respective careers, and as a whole for females across the nation? Check out more of our International Women’s Day coverage here.
The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge arrived in Canada just a day ago for their royal tour, and the couple have already been busy with day two of their many public engagements. Upon the royal couple’s arrival just after 4pm in Vancouver (midnight over here in the UK), the Duchess went for an elegant outfit in a blue Jenny Packham dress teamed with a Locke and Co hat - finishing off the look with the Queen’s own sparkling maple leaf diamond.
Kate and Wills are returning to Canada (possibly with Prince George and Princess Charlotte)! Kensington Palace announced the royals’ upcoming visit in a statement, saying, "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Canada this autumn at the invitation of the Canadian Government. TRH hold very happy memories from their last visit to Canada in 2011 - their first overseas tour as a married couple.” ALSO SEE: Throwback: Remember the last time Will and Kate visited Canada?