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Life Satisfaction Canada: Canadians Are Happy, But Where Are They Happiest?

Rebecca Zamon | November 24, 2012 | Canada Living
TORONTO - If you're happy and you know it, a new report suggests you might be from Canada.The Centre for the Study of Living Standards says more than 90 per cent of Canadians surveyed report they are either satisfied or very satisfied with their lives.The centre tracked numbers collected by...

Ken Boessenkool Quits Over Alleged Bar Incident

Zi-Ann Lum | November 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
An "incident of concern" that led to the abrupt resignation of Premier Christy Clark's chief of staff is linked to a late-night, post-golf tournament bar gathering in Victoria. CBC News reports that Ken Boessenkool was participating in the tourney with several MLAs, government staff and media about two...

Principal Backs 'No Zero' Policy As Teachers Speak Out

Michelle Butterfield | November 24, 2012 | Canada Alberta
More teachers at Edmonton's Ross Sheppard high school are speaking out against a "no zero" grading policy that led to a defiant colleague losing his job, but the principal of the school still stands by the marking system. Teachers who believe the policy is misguided told CBC News their students...

CFIA reviews beef plant where E.coli found, recalls more than 250 products

CP | November 24, 2012 | Canada
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OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says "the combination of several deficiencies" could have led to E. coli bacteria being found at a food processing plant which has recalled hundreds of beef products.The CFIA says it has completed an in-depth review of food safety controls at Edmonton-based XL Foods...

Edmonton Oilers owner Darryl Katz visits Seattle

CBC | November 24, 2012 | Canada Sports
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Edmonton Oilers brass spent Monday night prospecting in the Emerald City. The Oilers released a statement from owner Darryl Katz's group confirming that he, team president Patrick LaForge and Kevin Lowe, president of hockey operations, were in Seattle for meetings, though it was not specified who exactly they were conferring...

RCMP Link B.C. 'Highway Of Tears' Slaying To U.S. Man

Zi-Ann Lum | November 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
A man RCMP believe is responsible for the 1974 slaying of a teen in B.C. has also been linked to four homicides in the U.S. RCMP have scheduled a news conference in Surrey, B.C., Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into the disappearances or killings of at least 18...

'Dancing With The Stars' Falling And Slipping Contestants: Who's Hit The Floor?

Kari Friedlander | October 4, 2012 | Celebrity
While some successfully cha-cha-cha to the top of the "Dancing With the Stars" leader board each season, for many, shimmying and shaking turns to resting and recovering. In honor of the All-Stars season kickoff, we look back at some of the most memorable falls in "DWTS" history.

B.C. Man Kills Grizzly That Attacked Him

Zi-Ann Lum | November 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
A hunter is recovering at home in northern B.C. after he shot and killed a grizzly bear that was attacking him. Conrad Boyes, of Vanderhoof, B.C., said he was hunting in a remote area near Fort Nelson earlier this month when he was confronted by the grizzly. He said the...

Edmonton Oilers Ownership Group In Seattle To Consider Possible Relocation

Seema Dhawan | November 24, 2012 | Canada Alberta
EDMONTON - With a deadline looming to complete a deal to build the Edmonton Oilers a new arena, the team's brass turned up the heat on city councillors by paying a visit to Seattle.Oilers owner Daryl Katz, team president Patrick LaForge and president of hockey operations Kevin Lowe were in...

Hundreds mourn teen killed by car driven by sister

CBC | November 24, 2012 | Canada
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Hundreds gathered at a Toronto mosque Monday to mourn the loss of a teenage girl who died when she was hit by a car driven by her sister. Fartun Abdulle, 17, was walking along a sidewalk on Attwell Drive in northwest Toronto while her sister was driving a Toyota Camry...

Fire Breaks Out At Canadian Tire Garden Centre

Christian Cotroneo | November 24, 2012 | Canada
A three-alarm fire ripped through a garden centre at a Canadian Tire store in central Toronto on Monday. The blaze was called into Toronto Fire just after 5:30 p.m. ET. Firefighters and two dozen vehicles were sent to the Canadian Tire in the RioCan Leaside Centre on the southeast corner...

Geoff Mackley, Extreme Adventurer, Records Amazing Footage From Inside Fiery Volcano (VIDEO)

Meredith Bennett-Smith | September 26, 2012 | Green
Geoff Mackley is equal parts volcanologist and daredevil. The New Zealand native has spent 15 years attempting to get as close as possible to some of nature's most amazing, and most terrifying wonders: active volcanoes. Last month, Mackley achieved one of his lifetime goals when he stood just 30...

Canadian Dance Moves Strangely Hypnotic (VIDEO)

Andree Lau | September 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
Move over, Gangnam Style. Canadian Dance Moves is moving in. A hokey dance video that may rival the Korean viral hit has surfaced on YouTube. Canadian Dance Moves is an endearing homage to our country’s wholesome personality. It showcases moves dubbed The Lumberjack, The Friendly Backpacker...

HuffPost Italia

Adam Goldberg | September 24, 2012 | Media
SNEAK PEAK: HuffPost Italia Launching

Terrace Gang Drug Bust, RCMP Seize Weapons, Cash In Northern BC

Zi-Ann Lum | November 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
TERRACE, B.C. - RCMP have seized 110 guns, busted three grow-ops and confiscated an array of drugs following a 14-month investigation into organized crime in northern B.C.The investigation focused on drug trafficking in Terrace, B.C., located 1,300 kilometres north of Vancouver.Police found more than 500 pot plants and a kilogram...

McTavish reservoir work will jam roads around Royal Vic

CBC | November 24, 2012 | Canada
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Traffic in the area between the Royal Victoria Hospital and McGill University's main campus could get congested for months starting next week as major work begins on the McTavish reservoir. Municipal crews will be tearing up the area to work on the aqueducts and sewers linked to the reservoir, which...

Woman Killed At Cemetery

Christian Cotroneo | November 24, 2012 | Canada
MONTREAL - A freak accident killed a woman visiting a cemetery Monday.The 44-year-old woman was at the cemetery on Montreal's Mountain Sights Avenue when she was crushed by a backhoe performing work at the site.She was instantly declared dead.The victim's mother was brought to hospital to be treated for nervous...

Mitt Romney Tax Return Reveals GOP Candidate Outsourced Payroll, Shielding Household Labor Costs

Zach Carter | September 25, 2012 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 379-page tax return for 2011 on Friday. Enclosed were the names of his foreign investments, the addresses of his Cayman Islands interests, and the performance of his Goldman Sachs funds. Absent, however, was any information about the household help...

Scott Mervin Pylypow Charged In University Of Lethbridge Sex Attack On Sleeping Student In Dorm

Michelle Butterfield | November 24, 2012 | Canada Alberta
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Police in southern Alberta have charged a man with sexually assaulting a female student while she slept in her room in student residence.It happened at the University of Lethbridge on Sunday morning.Lethbridge police say a male student who lived in student residence and his male friend were...

BC Street Racing Cars Impounded

Andree Lau | November 24, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
Three young men have had their high-end cars impounded after RCMP caught them street racing in Chilliwack. Police received complaints on Saturday afternoon that four vehicles were going more than 130 km/h on Highway 1 eastbound, said RCMP in a news release. Witnesses told investigators that the cars were passing...
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