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Buffalo Snow Forces Bills To Take Snowmobiles Partway To Detroit (VIDEO, TWEETS)

(1) Comments | Posted November 22, 2014 | 9:50 AM

The Buffalo Bills can't play at home right now, because this.

But instead of cancelling this week's game against the New...

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Leo, Paraplegic Dog From Thailand, Finds New Home In Canada (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

(8) Comments | Posted November 22, 2014 | 9:34 AM

Meagan Penman was vacationing in Thailand months ago when she came upon a dog that could only use its front legs to walk.

The dog, which she later named Leo, was malnourished, covered in ticks and dragging himself along, apparently unable to move his hind legs,...

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Derek Murray, Edmonton Student, Gets Stranger's Help After Leaving Car Lights On

(3) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 8:31 PM

University of Alberta (U of A) law student Derek Murray parked his silver Acura in a residential neighbourhood of Edmonton Wednesday and took the train to school.

Little did he realize that he'd left his headlights on for hours.

He came back to find a note on his car...

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Fort McMurray Luxury Home Listed For $1,299,950, But Can It Sell? (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 6:01 PM

There's good living available near the oilsands.

The question is, can it sell?

A single family home at 105 Chestnut Way in Fort McMurray was the subject of a walkabout tour by The Globe and Mail late last month.

And it's a beaut.

The tour highlighted features...

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Siying Chen, University Of Alberta Student From China, Returns To Find Her Stuff Thrown Out

(13) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 5:50 PM

Upon returning to Edmonton in September after a summer visit to China, University of Alberta student Siying Chen discovered that most of her personal belongings had disappeared from her dorm.

The items, worth an estimated $3,500, included a 51-inch TV, a computer, snowboard equipment, and artworks she planned...

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Winnie The Pooh Banned At Poland Playground Because He's 'Half Naked'

(9) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 4:58 PM

Lawmakers in a small Polish town have banned Winnie the Pooh as the mascot of a playground and decried its author for coming up with such a "disturbing" character.

Councillors in the town of Tuszyn, just over 20 kilometres from Lodz, recently voted against making the famous bear...

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Canada's Housing Market Failing Single Women, Mothers, CMHC Data Shows

(2) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 9:40 AM

When it comes to housing in Canada, no one is in worse shape than single women and mothers.

That's according to data released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) whose latest report, titled "Canadian Housing Observer 2014," shows that women are overrepresented when it comes to...

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Toronto Streetcar Sex Report Spawns Crude Hashtag

(40) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 7:40 PM

Three people were busted carrying out sexual activity on the 504 King streetcar in Toronto on Thursday, say police.

UPDATE: Nov. 21 -- Toronto police told CBC News that three people were caught in a "sexual activity incident" on the streetcar. Previous reports suggested it was only two...

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Masterchef Canada's Alvin Leung, Eric Chong To Open R&D Restaurant In Toronto

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 7:13 PM

It wasn't long ago that "MasterChef Canada's" Alvin Leung was judging eventual winner Eric Chong in the heat of the kitchen.

Now, the two are preparing to open R&D, a restaurant to be located on Spadina Avenue, near Toronto's Chinatown, next year, The Toronto...

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Black Friday Canada 2014: 10 Of The Hottest Items On Sale This Year

(4) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 9:21 AM

Black Friday hits Canada on Nov. 28, and that means lots of items will be up for grabs at low, low prices.

Consumers are sure to be after lots of hot products this year, such as smartphones, tablets and TVs.

But as Blake Elyea tells it, shoppers should...

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Texting And Tilting Your Head Can Damage Your Spine: Study

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 6:39 AM

We already know about the dangers of texting and driving. And we're also aware of studies suggesting a link between text messaging and poor sleep.

Now, there's another health effect being studied in connection with texting: the physical toll it can take on your back.


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Vince Carter Tribute By Toronto Raptors Finally Buries The Hatchet

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 11:22 PM

It looks like the Toronto Raptors have finally buried the hatchet with Vince Carter.

With the Memphis Grizzlies visiting the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night, it seemed like an appropriate time for the team to pay tribute to one of the biggest stars who ever played in...

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Lexi, Calgary Rescue Dog, Impresses On David Letterman Show (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 5:52 PM

It takes an astounding feat of athleticism for your pet to land on late night television, but a Labrador-border collie cross from Calgary was up to the task.

Chris Jansen's dog Lexi made the leap into late night stardom as part of the "Stupid Pet Tricks" segment on the "

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Dramatic Time-Lapse Videos Show Buffalo Never Stood A Chance

(7) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 4:59 PM

Wintery weather is wreaking havoc in Buffalo, N.Y. after the state was hit with a huge snowstorm on Tuesday.

Social media users have posted plenty of photos showing the pounding that the city has taken from the snow, but a pair of time-lapse videos give a dramatic new...

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Grey Cup 2014: 10 CFL Fans Who Make Us Excited For The Big Game

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 11:41 AM

In the hierarchy of Canadian sports, the CFL doesn't quite draw the respect that you might see for the NHL, or even the NFL.

Some Canadians might sooner watch the Broncos play the Patriots than the Grey Cup.

That's really too bad, because certain CFL teams spark a...

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Glow In The Dark Bike Path Could Come To Toronto (VIDEO, TWEETS)

(4) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 7:53 PM

A design firm based out of the Netherlands enchanted the Internet last week when it unveiled a glow-in-the-dark bike path whose look was inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night."

Now the firm, Studio Roosegaarde, which built the path in partnership with engineering company Heijmans, wants...

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Justin Bieber's Childhood Home Being Sold In Stratford (PHOTOS)

(5) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 7:12 PM

At first glance, the home at 288 Willow Street in Stratford, Ont. seems just like any other. It has a brick exterior, attached garage and a "family-sized rec room" that will allow the whole family to come over for Christmas, according to a Re/Max listing.

But tell people...

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Stéphanie Beaudoin, 'Hottest Alleged Thief,' To Plead Guilty

(10) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 6:02 PM

A 21-year-old Quebec woman who gained notoriety as the "hottest alleged thief on the planet" could now face several years behind bars.

Victoriaville native Stéphanie Beaudoin has agreed to plead guilty to 30 charges in connection with a series of break-ins that took place in Arthabaska...

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Cara Anaya, Arizona Woman, Can Have Up To 180 Orgasms In 2 Hours (VIDEO)

(11) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 4:24 PM

For Cara Anaya, a task as simple as taking her kid to school can leave her feeling deeply uncomfortable.

The 30-year-old Arizona mother lives with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD), a condition that can leave her feeling sexually aroused for up to six hours a day.

"The one day that...

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Australian Police Mock Canada At The G20 And We Totally Deserve It (TWEETS)

(45) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 10:28 PM

The G20 Leaders' Summit took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was present for it.

In between hugging koalas and standing up to Vladimir Putin, Canada found itself the subject of mockery by police in Queensland, the...

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