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Emma Paling is an associate news editor at The Huffington Post Canada. Her writing previously appeared on Vice Canada, Motherboard, and Refinery29.

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Carraig Ridge, Alberta Is Giving Us Serious Real Estate Envy

(12) Comments | Posted February 21, 2017 | 5:48 PM

A new community in Alberta aims to bring the outdoors in.

Carraig Ridge will be a community of 44 households located halfway between Calgary and Banff National Park. Every home will have a panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains, designed “to bring the surrounding landscape into the house,"

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Refugees In Canada: 1 Quarter Want Trump-Style Ban On Syrian Refugees

(225) Comments | Posted February 20, 2017 | 5:07 PM

One in four Canadians think the government should have temporarily banned refugees in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to do so, a new poll suggests.

“There has been a growing number of Canadians expressing concern over both the speed and the amount of refugees being resettled in Canada,”...

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Asylum-Seekers Fleeing U.S. Border Agents Receive Helping Hand From Quebec RCMP

(507) Comments | Posted February 18, 2017 | 4:52 PM

Photos of RCMP officers helping asylum-seekers fleeing the U.S. and illegally crossing into Canada Friday have attracted international attention.

The Canadian Press (CP) captured the images in Hemmingford, Que. on the border with Champlain, N,Y. As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer questioned a man, the rest of...

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In This Lab Underneath Toronto, Winter Exists Year-Round

(3) Comments | Posted February 16, 2017 | 5:26 PM

Winter in Canada is so inescapable, it even exists underground.

In a lab that lies under downtown Toronto, researchers create winter conditions like snow and ice, subzero temperatures, and even winds up to 30 km/h.

The iDAPT Centre for Rehabilitation Research based at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute...

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'This Is Not A Passport Photo' Project Creates New Memories For Syrian Refugees

(8) Comments | Posted February 15, 2017 | 4:16 PM

Stephanie Simpson knows the power of a photograph.

The Edmonton photographer spends most of her time taking pictures, so she sees first-hand how touching they can be. And how devastating it is when they’re lost.

Simpson’s new project, This Is Not a Passport Photo, provides family photo sessions...

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Trudeau-Trump Moment Becomes Instant Fodder For Photoshop

(5) Comments | Posted February 13, 2017 | 8:13 PM

A photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to hesitate before shaking U.S. President Donald Trump's hand has sparked a delightful Photoshop battle.

The leaders met for the first time in Washington, D.C. on Monday.

When Trudeau arrived at the White House, he managed to avoided the...

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Muslim Canadian Denied Entry To U.S. After Questions About Religion

(173) Comments | Posted February 8, 2017 | 4:32 PM

A Muslim Canadian woman says she was turned away at the United States border after a lengthy interrogation on her religion and thoughts on President Donald Trump.

"I felt humiliated, treated as if I was less than nothing,” Fadwa Alaoui told CBC News on Wednesday.

Alaoui was travelling...

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Tishynah Buffalo, Alberta Designer, Heads To London Fashion Week To Show Off Cree Culture

(2) Comments | Posted February 8, 2017 | 2:31 PM

Designer Tishynah Buffalo has already showcased her creativity across the Canadian prairies. Now, she wants to show it to the whole world.

The Cree mother of two, who hails from Alexander First Nation in Alberta, will present about 10 new outfits at a London Fashion Week show put on by...

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Student's Dance-Off With Cop Is The Best Thing You'll Watch Today

(3) Comments | Posted February 8, 2017 | 12:24 PM

An Oshawa, Ont. university dance crew were excitedly shooting a promo video when cops rolled up, ready to break up a reported fight.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s dance team was outside shooting a short promo for the North American Culture Show’s competition when the police...

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Study Finds Canadians Aren't As Tolerant Of Immigrants As We Like To Think

(343) Comments | Posted February 7, 2017 | 4:46 PM

Canadians perceive themselves as unusually tolerant and welcoming — but that's simply not the case, a new study suggests.

Canadian attitudes toward immigration are in line with those of Americans and Europeans, and the potential exists for it to become a divisive issue, according to the study...

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Friend Of Quebec City Attack Victims: 'When They Go Low, We Go High'

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2017 | 5:52 PM

A friend of the Muslim men killed by a gunman in Quebec City has a powerful message for terrorists: “When they go low, we go high.”

Yasmina, whose full name was not made public, quoted former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama in a statement to media on Wednesday.

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Kent Monkman Walks Canada Back Through Time With ‘Shame And Prejudice: A Story Of Resilience'

(7) Comments | Posted February 1, 2017 | 3:35 PM

For at least 116 years of Canada’s 150-year history, indigenous children were taken from their parents.

“When the school is on the reserve, the child lives with its parents, who are savages, and though he may learn to read and write, his habits and training mode of thought are Indian,”...

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Trudeau Tells Refugees: 'Canadians Will Welcome You'

(625) Comments | Posted January 28, 2017 | 4:46 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to welcoming refugees amid U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.

"To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith," Trudeau wrote on Twitter on Saturday. "Diversity is our strength."

Canada resettled about 39,000 refugees...

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Mary Tyler Moore Alcoholism: Actress Opened Up About Her Addiction And Recovery

(3) Comments | Posted January 25, 2017 | 4:51 PM

She was famous for her megawatt smile, but in real life Mary Tyler Moore’s life was marked by tragedy.

The actress, whose namesake show revolutionized the portrayal of women on television in the 1970s, died on Wednesday. She was 80-years-old.

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NASA Climate Change Video Shows Just How Quickly The Earth Is Warming

(59) Comments | Posted January 24, 2017 | 1:54 PM

Earth is getting warmer, and it's happening faster by the decade.

A new NASA video visualizes the planet's surface temperatures since 1880 to show just how quickly our planet is warming. Last year was the hottest year ever recorded, breaking previous records set in 2015 and 2014.

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Aziz Ansari Uses Historic 'Saturday Night Live' Gig To Slam ‘Lowercase kkk'

(3) Comments | Posted January 22, 2017 | 1:45 PM

Aziz Ansari knew his historic appearance on "Saturday Night Live" would bring a lot of attention — including a likely viewer in the new U.S. president.

Donald Trump has made a Sunday Twitter ritual out of skewering the show's portrayal of him, which means he must catch at...

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Ezra Levant Mocks Halifax Mom Online For Taking Son To See Trudeau

(40) Comments | Posted January 18, 2017 | 5:48 PM

A Halifax mother says she was called a “bitch” and “child abuser” on social media after Ezra Levant re-posted a photo of her taking her son to see Justin Trudeau.

Erin Moore, a journalism instructor at Nova Scotia Community College, took her seven-year-old to the prime minister’s town hall...

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Most Sustainable Companies 2017: Canadian Firms Fall Behind In Latest Ranking

(4) Comments | Posted January 17, 2017 | 3:26 PM

Only six Canadian companies cracked the top 100 in a ranking of the world’s most sustainable corporations — compared to 12 in 2015 — and lax government policy may be to blame.

“We still have a strong position, but it’s weaker than it was,” Toby Heaps, the CEO of...

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Scotland's Sunday Herald Hilariously Teases Trump Inauguration As 'Twilight Zone'

(6) Comments | Posted January 15, 2017 | 2:53 PM

Unfortunately, this is real life.

A Scottish newspaper published a TV preview of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. President as an episode of "The Twilight Zone" this weekend.

"After a long absence, The Twilight Zone returns with one of the most ambitious, expensive and controversial productions in broadcast history," the...

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Kevin O'Leary Suggests Selling Senate Seats

(127) Comments | Posted January 15, 2017 | 1:18 PM

Kevin O’Leary has a novel idea to balance Canada’s budget — selling seats in the Senate.

The potential Conservative leadership contender told CTV’s Question Period that Canada’s upper house of Parliament should be a “profit centre,” not a cost centre.

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