Entries by Kenny Yum from 06/2012

Black Bear Attacks Man In Whistler Hot Tub

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

A black bear that attacked a man who was soaking in his hot tub on Sunday afternoon has been shot and killed by police in Whistler, B.C. ...

‘We Are Devastated,’ Says Edmonton Father Of Eaton Centre Shooting Victim

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada
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Three years ago, Ahmed Hassan envisioned a bright future. In an in-take form for an Edmonton-based Somali youth organization, dated March 2009, Hassan...

Obesity -- Not Running -- Is the Real Health Hazard

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

The Mayo Clinic's latest research made a bit of a splash in the headlines when it warned that "chronic training," or competing in endurance events, can cause injury to the heart. If we were to believe that 78 million American adults are obese, there's one group of people that should be more worried than another.

NDP Union Sponsorship: Elections Canada Orders Party To Pay Back Some Convention Donations

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For the second time in a year, the NDP has run afoul of political financing laws.Elections Canada has ordered the NDP to pay back money it co...

El Huffington Post Is Born

Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada

In May 2005, Arianna Huffington launched a new kind of website, where blogs and reader contributions constituted the core content. The Huffington Post...

Quebec Student Protests: 'Casserole' Pots And Pans Protest Goes Global

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - New York, Chicago, Berlin — it appears the clanging of pots and pans in protest isn't just a Quebec thing anymore.While about 1,000 prote...

Vancouver Plastic Bag Ban: Councillor Pitches Idea, Premier Would Help Cities

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A municipal councillor in Vancouver says the city is talking to the provincial government about banning plastic bags.Coun. Andrea Reimer m...

Iraqi Refugees Bound For Canada Stuck In Syria

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Reem Hameed desperately scours the internet each day for news about her sister and other Iraqi refugees who have been accepted to come to...

Brad Wall: NDP's Dutch-Disease Strategy Won't Fly With Saskatchewan, Premier Warns

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair to task for what Wall says are wealth transfer policies "masquerading...

Tories And NDP In Statistical Tie, Poll Suggests

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal Conservatives and the NDP are in a statistical dead heat among committed Canadian voters, a new Nanos poll suggests. ...