Entries by Kenny Yum from 07/2012

Canada Refugee Health Benefits: Ottawa Policy On Cutting Assistance Gets Last-Minute Amendment

Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservatives were forced to amend their policy on cutting off benefits for refugee claimants just forty-eight hours before it came into ...

Calgary Stampede 2012: Vancouver Humane Society Runs Ad Against Calf Roping (PHOTO)

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada

CALGARY - The Vancouver Humane Society is launching its ad campaign against calf roping at the Calgary Stampede.The ad, being published Thursday in a ...

Calgary Stampede 2012: Rodeo Show, Now 100, Traces Roots To American Guy Weadick

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Travel

CALGARY - It began as the brainchild of a performer from New York state with a vision of a cowboy championship like no other — an Easterner who love...

Western Canada Heat Wave: High Humidity And Hot Temperatures In Alberta, Saskatchewan

Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada

REGINA - The land of the wind chill has become the home of humidity.Humidex advisories issued Tuesday warned that it could feel like 40 C or higher in...

Spain's Budget Cuts To Shave $80B In Wake Of Euro Bailout

Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Business

MADRID - Spain's government imposed more austerity measures on the beleaguered country Wednesday as it unveiled sales tax hikes and spending cuts aime...

Kinross Crash Mauritania: Seven Killed In Gold Company's Chartered Plane

Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada Business

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania - Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K) says none of its employees were on board a military plane chartered by the mining company that cra...

Danzig Shooting: Toronto Reacts To Scarborough Shooting On Twitter #DanzigShooting

Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada

Torontonians woke up shocked by a shooting in the city's east end that left two dead, a bout of violence that police described as "unprecedented." ...

Batman Dark Knight Rises Shooting: Chilling Tweets From Survivors Who Fled Rampage (TWEETS)

Posted 07.20.2012 | Canada

"Oh God, I don't know what to do." It was a tweet sent out by a woman named Caitlin in the aftermath of a mass shooting at a "Batman" movie premier...

Conrad Black Order Of Canada: Former Media Baron Seeks To Retain Membership In Order

Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conrad Black says it would heap "insult upon injury" to strip him of membership in the Order of Canada over U.S. criminal convictions when no...

Olympic Souvenirs 2012: What Are Your Favourite (And Tacky) Keepsakes? (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada

Every Olympics, we're deluged with toys, mascots, clothing lines, stamps and other souvenirs to mark the world sporting event. Some, like the now-f...

Justice Langley, Canadian Teen, Dead After Drowning In Puerto Rico

Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Authorities in Puerto Rico have found the body of a 17-year-old Canadian who drowned after attending a wedding in the U.S. ter...

Dylan Wykes Olympics: Vegetarian Athlete And How He Fuels For London Marathon

Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living

Dylan Wykes shunned meat for a vegetarian lifestyle because of ethical concerns. So like other vegetarians, every day he finds substitutes for protein...