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Most Generous Celebrities Include 50 Cent, David Beckham And More

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | November 4, 2014 | Canada Impact
If you earned millions of dollars a year, wouldn't you want to give some of that away? Heck, even if you don't, you probably still enjoy donating to a charity or two — and maybe are interested in finding out about a few more. As we come towards the end...

Canada Food Bank Use Increases Across The Country: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | November 4, 2014 | Canada Impact
More people across the country are using food banks compared to last year, and according to a recent report, over 14 million visits will be made to Canadian food banks in 2014 alone. The annual HungerCounts report released by Food Bank Canada on Tuesday, revealed 841,191 people...

'Women On Canadian Banknotes' Seeks More Female Faces On The Country's Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | November 4, 2014 | Canada Business
In 2011, the Bank of Canada nixed plans to display images of prominent female activists on a new $50 bill. It had initially planned to depict the "Famous Five," a group of women that fought to see females recognized as persons under the constitution, and Thérèse Casgrain,...

Mai Duong, Leukemia Patient, Leaves Isolation And Heads Home

CBC | Maham Abedi | November 3, 2014 | Canada Impact
Mai Duong had expected to be home by Christmas.  After months in hospital, the 34-year-old mother, who is fighting a very public battle against leukemia, was told she would be well enough to leave her isolation room six to eight weeks after her stem cell graft.  But just four weeks after the procedure,...

My Hero: DWTS' Julianne Hough Details Sister's Moving Sacrifice

My Hero | Brian Trinh | November 3, 2014 | Canada TV
Julianne Hough takes us to her hometown to show her adoration for a very special person in her life - a person who helped Julianne follow her dreams and who inspires her every day.

Watch These Adorable Elephants Have A Mud Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | November 3, 2014 | Canada Living
We don't know about you, but we can't stop watching these adorable elephants roll around in their mud party. Posted by rescue and rehabilitation centre Elephant Nature Park on YouTube, the two-minute clip shows around nine elephants (they keep coming in and out of the mud, and...

Canadian Wounded Veterans Honoured In 'Park of Reflection'

CP | Maham Abedi | November 1, 2014 | Canada
WHITBY, Ont. - Canada's first monument and park dedicated to wounded veterans and other uniformed personnel injured in the line of duty opened on Saturday.The "Park of Reflection," which aims to be a living tribute to survivors and the families who care for them, was designed by Daimian Boyne, a...

Punk Rock Diplomacy: What Is It And What Can It Do For The World?

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Trinh | October 31, 2014 | Canada Business
When you think about punk rock music a few images will probably come to mind. Maybe they're of Iggy Pop bouncing around shirtless onstage. It could be the Ramones' black leather jackets and their all-American attitude. Perhaps it's of the Sex Pistols performing their anthem, "God Save The Queen". But...

Nik Wallenda On His Chicago Tightrope Walk And His Family Legacy

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | October 31, 2014 | Canada TV
When you hold eight Guinness world records and are the only person to walk across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, how do you up your game and keep people tuned in? If you're Nik Wallenda, you do it literally, by putting your rope on...

Aboriginal Art Hotel In Vancouver Offers Unique Cultural Experience

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 31, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Tucked cozily away in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood sits a building that is hard to miss. With ornate aboriginal designs and a majestic totem pole on its roof, this cultural oasis is different from anything else in the city — or even the country, for that matter.

Edmonton's Homeless Piano Man Reveals Rough Life Behind His Music

CBC | Michelle Butterfield | October 31, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Ryan Arcand has the look of a man many people would avoid on the street. Homeless for the past three decades, his worn jacket and laceless sneakers telegraph to those he encounters that he has lived a hard life. He might have remained one of the city's largely anonymous homeless panhandlers,...

Jian Ghomeshi Biography Charts A Long Rise Before Recent Scandal (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 31, 2014 | Canada Music
Jian Ghomeshi was on his way to becoming an international radio star when he abruptly parted company with the CBC, where he had hosted the program "Q" for seven years. The departure brought an end to a lengthy upward trajectory for the broadcasting personality who had...

#BeenRapedNeverReported Gives Women Space To Share Stories Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | November 2, 2014 | Canada Living
Trigger warning: This article contains information about sexual violence which may be triggering to survivors. Women and men are sharing their first-hand stories about rape — and reasons why they never reported the assaults — on social media, as the accusations against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi

Vancouver Service Helps People With Disabilities Have Better Sex Lives

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | October 30, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Like many couples, "Tom" and his wife wanted to spice up their sex life. But they needed someone who could meet their specific needs — someone who knew how to work around Tom's wheelchair and cerebral palsy. "I’m limited in certain ways in the bedroom. I like to have fun...

460,000 Sexual Assaults In Canada Every Year: YWCA Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | October 30, 2014 | Canada Living
460,000. It's an alarming number that encompasses several statistics about the reality of sexual assault in Canada. Following the sexual abuse allegations against former CBC employee Jian Ghomeshi, which now has eight women who allege assault or harassment from the former "Q" host, women's service organization YWCA...

#IBelieveLucy, #IBelieveThem Unite Supporters Of Women In Jian Ghomeshi Scandal

Rebecca Zamon | October 30, 2014 | Canada Living
As more and more women are speaking out about their alleged assaults by Jian Ghomeshi, a wave of support has emerged for them on social media. Almost as soon as the CBC aired its interview Wednesday with an anonymous woman saying Ghomeshi had beaten her, people started tweeting using the...

Jian Ghomeshi Petition: Owen Pallett, Constantines Sign To Support Women Behind Allegations

Jesse Ferreras | October 29, 2014 | Canada Music
A new petition has been created showing support "to the women directly affected by Jian Ghomeshi, and to those survivors of abuse and assault who fear being disbelieved." And the petition — with more than 1,800 signatures and climbing on Wednesday — has been signed...

Debby Ryan On Why Education Is Crucial For A Better World

Brian Trinh | October 29, 2014 | Canada Music
As the daughter of a father serving in the U.S. military, Debby Ryan knows what it's like to have your education disrupted. In wasn't till she turned 10 that the popular singer and TV actress eventually settled down in Texas, but the idea of always learning has remained important to...

Karl Wolf Nails The Importance Of We Day In One Sentence

Brian Trinh | October 29, 2014 | Canada Music
Karl Wolf might live and work in Canada but the city of Beirut is still a special place to the Canadian-Lebanese singer. Not only is it his birthplace, it's also where he gives back by working with local artists to bring entertainment to an area where war is still fresh...

One Man Single-Handedly Plants Forest Bigger Than Central Park

Zi-Ann Lum | October 28, 2014 | Canada Impact
He did it to save his home. In the middle of a braided river tucked in a remote northeastern region of India, one man planted a forest that has now outgrown the size of New York City’s Central Park. As a teenager in the 1970s, Jadav Payeng noticed a rush...
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