Entries by Lauren Strapagiel from 08/2012

Enbridge Oil Spill: U.S. Officials Block Company From Reopening Pipeline After Wisconsin Incident

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Business

MADISON, Wis. - U.S. officials are demanding Calgary-based oil giant Enbridge submit a re-start plan before it can re-open a pipeline which spilled th...

India Blackout: Power Restored Across Country After Historic Outages Affected More Than 600 Million People

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

NEW DELHI - Factories and workshops across India were up and running again Wednesday, a day after a major system collapse led to a second day of power...

Transform A Street: Charlottetown's Street Project Creates A New Space For Residents (VIDEO)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Impact

Strolling down the street can be a walk in the park -- as illustrated by this video. Residents of Charlottetown, P.E.I. recently released a video ...

Quebec Election 2012: Jean Charest Calls Election For Sept. 4

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Jean Charest is calling upon a "silent majority" to restore him to office in a Sept. 4 Quebec election, when he will seek to tie a provinci...

Attawapiskat Crisis: 'Unreasonable' To Send Third-Party Manager Says Federal Court

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Impact

OTTAWA - It was "unreasonable in all circumstances" for the federal government to appoint a third-party manager in response to an unfolding humanitari...

Top 25 Strangest Car Crash Photos

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada
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In the connected age of smartphones and social networking, today's drivers are able to instantly capture and share bizarre crash footage with the worl...

TIFF 2012: Toronto Film Fest Rocks With Rob Zombie 'Lords of Salem,' Peaches Musical + Snoop Doc

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Music

Documentary films featuring Snoop Dogg and 30 Seconds to Mars, the latest Rob Zombie horror flick The Lords of Salem and a Peaches musical have all be...

Justin Bieber '8 Kilometers': 'Gritty' Bieber Movie Spoof Is Our Viral Video Of The Day - AOL Music Blog

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Music
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We've seen Justin Bieber's meteoric rise to fame documented in his hit concert movie "Never Say Never" -- but what if the teen sensation's story was r...

Nelly Furtado Performs Live At AOL Music Sessions, Talks Motherhood, Africa And Hometown Pride - AOL Music Blog

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Music
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Nelly Furtado sits across from our Los Angeles AOL Sessions crew on a high stool, making bird noises....

Men Without Hats, 'This War' -- Song Premiere - Spinner Canada

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Music
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Men Without Hats are back! Yes, you read that correctly. The "Safety Dance" creators are gradually returning to the spotlight after a decade-long hiat...

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Flies Vintage Plane For Ice Pilots NWT Show - Spinner Canada

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Music
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When not on stage belting out Iron Maiden hits, Bruce Dickinson can occasionally be found controlling another big metal machine: an airplane. And Satu...

Margaret Thatcher Told Pierre Trudeau She Didn't Want to Deal With 'Indians' During Constitution Patriation: Docs

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Margaret Thatcher told Pierre Trudeau she had no desire to deal with "queues of Indians" knocking on her 10 Downing Street door to voice obje...

Conrad Black Visa Lands Jason Kenney In Legal Flap

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

More than 80 lawyers have written an open letter to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney challenging his assertion that he was not involv...

Olympics Day 6: Canada's Second Silver, American Swimmers Make A Splash And 'Bruce Li' Play For Bronze (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada

Day six at the London Games began with a bang but ended with a whimper for Canada. Thursday saw Canada's women's eight rowing team start the morning w...

City and Colour's Dallas Green Too Scared to Meet Neil Young (VIDEO)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada Music

The central lyrics to Neil Young's classic song "Old Man" from 1972's Harvest album go "Old man look at my life, I'm a lot like you were." City and...

Curiosity Mars Landing: Canadian Scientists Cross Fingers For NASA's Newest Rover

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Canadian scientists are keeping their fingers crossed as NASA's Curiosity — the largest Mars rover ever built — heads for a rendez vous...

Federal Cuts Threaten Program Hiring Medically Discharged Vets

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada

Federal cuts are threatening the future of a program that hires veterans who have been medically discharged from the Canadian Forces, according to a L...

Police Arrest 2 After Spa Raid Finds 16-Year-Old

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada

York Regional Police raided a "body rub parlour" on Friday night where a 16-year-old girl had been working. A detective with the force sa...

Northern Gateway Pipeline Could Go North

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Should B.C. Premier Christy Clark follow through on her promise to block the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline if her conditions for the project aren...

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Patients Ask For Audit Of Food Amidst Complaints About Quality

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Some elderly residents of a veterans hospital in Halifax are asking that someone take a closer look at the food they're being served, claimi...

Quebec Student Strike: Pivotal Week Ahead With Return-To-School Vote

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec's student strikes, which gained international attention in the spring, now face a pivotal week as students start voting on whether t...

Canadian Traveller Dies In Vietnam

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada

The Foreign Affairs Department is confirming that a Canadian citizen has died in Vietnam but has not divulged details about the circumstances of the d...

Northern Gateway Pipeline: Churches Speak Out Against Oilsands Project

Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

Churches across Canada say they have a religious duty to speak out on the proposed Northern Gateway oilsands pipeline.Next week, delegates at the Unit...

U.S. Drought Will Raise Food Prices 3 To 4 Per Cent In 2013

Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Food prices may grow by as much as four per cent next year, economists predict, as drought conditions in the U.S. are expected to inflate th...

Information Sharing Evaluation Committee, Secret CSIS Initiative, Weighs Torture Issues In Fulfilment Of Tory Directive

Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A secret high-level committee at Canada's spy agency is tasked with deciding whether information received from abroad is tainted by torture, ...