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Shawn Mendes Says A Sticky Note Can Be A Powerful Thing

Lisa Yeung | October 25, 2014 | Canada Music
If you know about Shawn Mendes, then you'll understand why a sticky note from him can go a long way. The Toronto-born teen-turned Vine star already has a smash hit with his song "Life Of The Party," and he just made Time's 25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014...

Bif Naked Reveals $3-A-Day Welfare Food Challenge Was Hard, Slams 'Poverty-Bashing'

HuffPost Canada Music | Emma Prestwich | October 24, 2014 | Canada Music
After starting the week-long Welfare Food Challenge in British Columbia last week, in which she could only spend $21 on groceries, Bif Naked revealed it was anything but easy. "Many people do not live on $3 a day, they live on less," the musician told the...

Scott McGillivray, 'Income Property' Host, Finds Stray Kitten, Melts Our Hearts (VIDEO)

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | October 24, 2014 | Canada TV
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Nathan Cirillo Honoured By Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra At Edinburgh Concert

Le Huffington Post Québec | Maham Abedi | October 24, 2014 | Canada
EDINBURGH – While in the United Kingdom for a ten-day tour, the National Arts Centre Orchestra dedicated its first concert to the memory of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the soldier killed at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. A sad coincidence, since the orchestra's musicians are there to...

Calgary Flames Hold Moment Of Silence For Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

CP | Joanna Adams | October 25, 2014 | Canada Alberta
CALGARY - A moment of silence was observed before the Calgary Flames hosted the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday to commemorate the shootings in Ottawa and attack in Quebec.Country music singer George Canyon sang "O Canada" as a large Canadian flag was unfurled at centre ice of Calgary's Saddledome.The fans in...

Veteran Honours Slain Soldier By Guarding Vancouver Cenotaph

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 23, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
As Canada continues to mourn the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Ottawa, one retired veteran is honouring the fallen soldier by guarding a war memorial in Vancouver. Retired corporal David Ward donned his uniform and stood guard at the Vancouver Cenotaph...

Ripple The Weatherdog Finds His Forever Home (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | October 23, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Ripple the weatherdog has found someone to love him — despite his crazy canine ways. The Edmonton Humane Society confirmed on their Facebook page that the one-and-a-half-year-old Shepherd/Mastiff cross has found his forever family. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))...

11 Offensive Halloween Costumes You Really Shouldn't Touch

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 24, 2014 | Canada Living
Just because you can, it doesn't mean you should. It's solid advice, yet so many don't heed it when it comes to Halloween. Every year, people dream up ever more offensive costumes designed to shock, provoke and make sick minds chuckle. In 2013, we saw costumes of Trayvon...

We Day Vancouver 2014: 11 Powerful Quotes That Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | October 23, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
When you're enrolled at We Day Vancouver, your teachers are celebrities like Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom, and your classroom is filled with 20,000 students. Empowerment was this year's We Day theme at the Rogers Arena, filled with students from across British Columbia who completed a year...

Dalai Lama In Vancouver To Meet Students And Celebrities

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 22, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Lululemon announced a new partnership with the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education in Vancouver to coincide with the spiritual leader's visit to the city. The Vancouver-based yogawear company is pledging $750,000 in funding over the next three years to help develop young people into compassionate leaders,...

Nathan Cirillo, Reservist Soldier, Killed In National War Memorial Shooting

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 23, 2014 | Canada
The soldier who was killed at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday has been identified. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, was shot by a gunman while standing guard with another soldier at the monument Wednesday morning. Soldier killed at National War Memorial identified...

Jennifer Lopez In Vancouver For We Day

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 24, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Surprise guest Jennifer Lopez joined other celebrities in Vancouver on Wednesday for We Day, which aims to inspire young people to change the world. "Congratulations, We Day!" the famous singer said after her performance of songs "Get It Right" and "Big Booty." "You make the world a better place." Other...

Harper Named World's 'Worst Climate Villain' After Damning Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 22, 2014 | Canada Business
Canada does well at many things. Earlier this year, Canadian cities were listed among the world's top places to live. The country ranks high with the best when it comes to wealth and it's been praised for emerging from the financial crisis in decent...

Kardinal Offishall's Secret To Changing The World Starts With You

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Trinh | October 21, 2014 | Canada Music
It's no secret Kardinal Offishall is Canada's hip hop ambassador, but what's not as well-known are the other causes close to the rapper and producer's heart. Offishall also spends his time as an ambassador for Free The Children, and says you don't have to go far to find a cause...

Paula Abdul Wants You To 'Check Yourself' For Breast Cancer In Fun, Dance-Filled Music Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | October 21, 2014 | Canada Music
"I want to talk to all the ladies in the world about breast cancer," sings Paula Abdul in her dance-filled new music video "Check Yourself." Pegged to Breast Cancer Awareness Month as part of an Avon Foundation for Women campaign, Abdul's new throwback pop jam reminds women of...

Spencer West's Passion Could Break The Cycle Of Poverty

Brian Trinh | October 21, 2014 | Canada Impact
Making an impact on the world can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, and if anyone knows about uphill battles, it's Spencer West. The double leg amputee from Toronto made headlines when he and his team scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's highest free-standing mountain in 2012 to raise...

MPs, Senators Unanimously Make Malala Yousafzai Honorary Citizen

Ryan Maloney | October 21, 2014 | Canada Politics
OTTAWA - Parliamentarians and senators have unanimously supported bestowing honorary Canadian citizenship upon Pakistani teenager and co-winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai.The vote comes on the eve of Yousafzai's visit to Canada where she'll participate in an event on women's rights in Toronto.The teen is being made...

We Need To End The Stigma Around Mental Illness (VIDEO)

Michael Bolen | October 24, 2014 | Canada Impact
Mental illness may be the greatest public health challenge of our time. So why aren't we doing more about it? That's the question posed in a new video from Newfoundland and Labrador musician Amelia Curran that stars just about every celebrity you can think of from...

Jeffrey Baldwin Superman Statue Unveiled In Toronto Park

Emma Prestwich | October 20, 2014 | Canada Impact
Of the many things Jeffrey Baldwin's father remembers, it was how much his son loved to dress up as Superman and to jump off chairs to try and fly. Now, visitors to Toronto's Greenwood Park can share in this memory, with a new statue paying tribute to...

Matt Ficarra's Robotic 'Exoskeleton' Helps Him Walk Down The Aisle At His Wedding

Joanna Adams | October 20, 2014 | Canada Impact
DEWITT, N.Y. -- New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle at his wedding. Ficarra was able to stand and walk during the wedding ceremony in suburban Syracuse Saturday with...
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