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Western University Student Newspaper Pens 'Guide On How To Sexually Harass' TAs (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
A student newspaper at Western University is facing heavy backlash after it published an article advising readers how to seduce teaching assistants (TAs). The article, which was published in The Gazette's Frosh Issue on Aug. 19, encouraged students to "Facebook stalk" their TAs and "get sexual." Author...

CIBC Run For The Cure 'In Her Shoes' Ad Will Give You Shivers

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | August 26, 2014 | Canada Living
You only need to watch 15 seconds of this ad to know exactly where it's going. But don't stop. In a new campaign for CIBC's Run for the Cure for breast cancer awareness which takes place on Oct. 5, the bank has created a new ad entitled "In...

Sofia Vergara's 2014 Emmy Awards Stunt Panned Online

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | August 26, 2014 | Canada Living
Sofia Vergara is a Primetime Emmy Awards staple, thanks to her work on multiple Emmy-winning show, ABC's "Modern Family." However, with four nominations to her name, the 42-year-old actress was asked to present at this year's ceremony, only to have her body, and not her body of work,...

Leonardo DiCaprio Challenges Stephen Harper To ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | August 26, 2014 | Canada Alberta
You can now add a Hollywood heavyweight to the list of people calling for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio called on Canada's leader to take the plunge after he had a bucket of ice water dumped over his head, alongside...

Beyonce's Feminist Silhouette At VMAs Acts As Rebuke To Women Against Feminism

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | August 25, 2014 | Canada Music
Award shows like the MTV VMAs are ephemeral beasts, good fodder for a day or so of social media snark but there's often one enduring moment with lasting impact on the culture at large. Last year, it was Miley's twerk that launched a thousand thinkpieces on...

Matt Damon's Ice Bucket Challenge Nails Two Worthy Causes With One Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Trinh | August 25, 2014 | Canada Impact
The ALS ice bucket challenge may have raised millions across Canada and in the U.S. over the last few weeks but it's also attracted critics who've panned the viral fundraising method as wasteful, given how millions of people lack access to clean drinking water every day. As...

Grimes Declines ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Over Animal Testing And Drought

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | August 27, 2014 | Canada Music
A public decision by Grimes not to partake in the viral ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" resulted in some deleted tweets and advice from former My Chemical Romance singer (now solo artist) Gerard Way. On Saturday, Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Dubfire took the "Ice Bucket Challenge" and nominated Grimes to do...

Florence Storch, 101, Can Probably Kick Your Butt In Javelin

CP | Michelle Butterfield | August 27, 2014 | Canada Alberta
SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. - Florence Storch is a little old lady with a really big stick.The 101-year-old from Hanna, Alta., has been competing for about a decade in javelin at both the seniors provincial and national levels. And Thursday, she'll be doing it again, tossing the long spear in the...

Miley Cyrus Wins MTV VMA Video Of The Year, Speech Of The Eternity And Didn't Even Deliver It Herself (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | August 25, 2014 | Canada Music
Once again, Miley Cyrus left the MTV VMAs with an indelible moment, but it couldn;t have been further from last year's twerkathon. When Cyrus won Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball," she declined to go onstage herself and instead sent a formerly homeless runaway Jesse, from the organization My...

Justin Trudeau Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | August 23, 2014 | Canada Politics
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has enlisted some unlikely helpers to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In a video posted to the Liberal Part of Canada's YouTube channel, his wife Sophie and two of his children sit on a slide above him as they pour the ice-cold water...

Charity Swim From New Brunswick To P.E.I. Completed In Just Over 16 Hours

CP | Rebecca Zamon | August 25, 2014 | Canada Impact
A Vancouver man said he was looking forward to a bath and some black forest cake after completing a swim from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island and back.Jeremy Davidson, 32, arrived back in New Brunswick on Saturday night after spending 16 hours and 15 minutes in the water crossing...

Disturbing Vancouver Elevator Video Shows Alleged Dog Abuse

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | August 23, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
An alarming elevator surveillance video that seems to show a man aggressively hurting a dog has prompted an investigation by the B.C. SPCA. In the video, an unidentified man appears to repeatedly kick the dog he is with and at one point is seen tugging on the leash so hard...

Pride Calgary 2014 Dos and Don'ts (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | August 23, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Calgary Pride 2014 is set to drape the city in all the colours of the rainbow from Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 31. The 10-day celebration will feature a wide variety of entertainment and charity events including stand-up comedy, spoken word and drag shows...

Governor General David Johnston's Ice Bucket Challenge Just Warmed Our Hearts (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 22, 2014 | Canada Politics
We've seen several ALS Ice Bucket Challenges over the past few weeks. They have been weird, sexy, cute and hilarious. But few have been as heartwarming as the one that features Governor General David Johnston. Following up on a challenge...

Stand Up To Cancer To Bring Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry And Will Ferrell To Canada, TIFF

Associated Press | Joanna Adams | August 20, 2014 | Canada Impact
Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer. They are among the stars slated to appear on Stand Up to Cancer, an hour-long telethon set to air on Sept. 5 on 31 broadcast and cable networks simultaneously – including CBC-TV....

15-Year-Old Wins $80,000 Scholarship To UBC

Sara Harowitz | August 20, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A 15-year-old student has been awarded an $80,000 scholarship to attend the University of British Columbia. Cheng Xie is the youngest of 40 Canadian students to win the Schulich Leader scholarship given for science, technology, engineering, or math studies. The young student — who completed high...

Ottawa Parkdale Food Centre Says No To Food Like KD, Gets Criticized Online

Arti Patel | August 20, 2014 | Canada Living
An Ottawa food bank that has been sending back food donations considered unhealthy is now being criticized for rejecting food in the first place. Featured in a CTV News Ottawa segment, the Parkdale Food Centre had been rejecting donations of Kraft Dinner, hot dogs and sugary snacks...

Mohamed Yaffa Accuses Air Canada Of Discrimination Because He's Muslim

Joanna Adams | August 20, 2014 | Canada Business
A Halifax man has filed a human rights complaint against Air Canada, saying he’s endured repeated interrogation by frontline staff because he is Muslim. Air Canada maintains that it hasn’t discriminated against Mohamed Yaffa and was only following airline security regulations in Canada and the U.S. Yaffa says he used to travel...

John Tuckwell, Alberta Man With ALS, Gives Ice Bucket Challenge New Meaning

Maham Abedi | August 20, 2014 | Canada Alberta
While many of us are just learning what ALS is through the Ice Bucket Challenge, Alberta's John Tuckwell knows the disease firsthand. Tuckwell was diagnosed with bulbar lumbus, a form of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in 2012. The illness has since taken his ability to swallow...

Dylan Armstrong, Canadian Shot Putter, Gets Olympic Bronze At Last

Christian Cotroneo | August 20, 2014 | Canada Impact
TORONTO - After a long wait, Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong is finally going to receive an Olympic bronze medal for his third-place effort at the 2008 Beijing Games.Armstrong originally finished fourth but he moves up to third as a result of the lifetime ban given to Belarusian shot putter...
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