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Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay, Quebec Protester Shot With Tear Gas, Mocked On Facebook

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2015 | 5:12 PM

First, Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay took part of a tear gas canister to the face.

Then, the 18-year-old Quebec student was aggressively mocked online.

Trudeau-Tremblay was taking part in an anti-austerity demonstration in Quebec City on Thursday when video captured by HuffPost Quebec showed her being hit...

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16 Grumpy Bunnies That Are Totally Over Easter

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2015 | 9:58 PM

Easter is on its way. But so is the day after.

And that's what a lot of these bunnies are excited for.

Sure, the weeks leading up to Easter can be fun — everyone falls in love with rabbits again, and can't wait for them to drop chocolate...

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17 Times Jasper National Park Stunned Us With Its Rugged Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 7:46 PM

When people think of Canada, they often imagine rugged geographic features such as mountains, forests and glaciers.

You can find all of this (and more) in Jasper National Park.

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Jasper is the biggest of all national parks in the...

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Target Employees Visited By Princesses At Ajax Store

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 4:51 PM

Sometimes, just a spoonful of sweetness helps the bad news go down.

If that's true, then employees at a soon-to-be-closed Target store in Ajax, Ont. received three spoonfuls of it this week, when three "princesses" came by to comfort them ahead of its closure.

Simone Barnard runs Princess...

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Zayn Malik Cries At Final One Direction Concert

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:57 PM

Zayn Malik cried before his fans did.

The departing member of One Direction appears teary-eyed in Vine videos that have emerged from his last concert with the group in Hong Kong on March 18.

But despite all the rumours this week that had him leaving the group's tour because of cheating or stress, it appears the singer may just be looking out for himself.

In an interview with the U.K.'s Sun that took place six hours after he left the group, Malik said he was quitting because he felt he was trying to "do something that I wasn't happy doing for a while, for the sake of maybe other people's happiness.

"It's not that I've turned my back on them or anything, it's just that I just can't do that anymore because it's not real to me," he said.

Malik announced his departure from the group on its Facebook page earlier this week, saying that he wants to be a "normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight."

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Quebec Protester Shot In The Face With Tear Gas At Anti-Austerity Rally

(218) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:10 PM

Quebec City police are under fire after a HuffPost Quebec video showed an officer shooting part of a tear gas canister in a protester's face.

Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay, 18, and her mother want the officer to face charges after she was injured at a rally on Thursday, Radio-Canada reported.

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Buffalo Sabres Fans Cheer Their Own Team's Defeat To The Coyotes

(6) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 1:25 PM

Take heart, Toronto Maple Leafs fans. There are teams out there that are worse than yours.

Three, actually.

Fans of the Buffalo Sabres effectively turned on their own team Thursday night after the last-place club fell to the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-3 in overtime.

You can hear the...

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Kim Kardashian's Dark Hair Is Back, And We Love It

(2) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 4:34 PM

Kim Kardashian has gone back to the dark side!

That's right, the reality star has officially doffed her blond locks (for now, at least) in favour of the dark brown, almost black hair with which we're so familiar.

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Sophie Hunter's Wedding Dress Is A Beautiful Lace Dream

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 2:34 PM

Wedding bells rang on Valentine's Day for theatre director Sophie Hunter and actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

It was a private event, but Maison Valentino has since posted a picture of Hunter's dress to its Instagram account, taken by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue. The fashion house later took...

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15 Clever Ways Canadians Said F%&$ Winter And Had Fun Anyway

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 2:29 PM

So, this winter has been a little ridiculous.

Last month's snowfall in the Maritimes broke records and schools were closed due to snow as recently as Monday, after spring had technically arrived.

Winter has done its damnedest to ensure that Canadians have no fun whatsoever.

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Wild Lynx Called With 'Kitty Kitty' In Terrace Bay, Ont.

(14) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 12:05 PM

You wouldn't call a cougar "kitty kitty," would you?

So why a lynx?

Beth-Ann Colebourne apparently couldn't help herself when she spotted a wild feline in Terrace Bay, Ont. on Tuesday.

A video posted to YouTube shows the cat walking calmly at an outdoor mall as people watch it from close by. Colebourne can be heard calling the animal to her and saying "kitty kitty."

Cute though the lynx is, calling out "kitty kitty" is probably one of the last things you should do when you see one.

It is, after all, a relative of the cougar and the bobcat. And certain breeds have been known to attack humans.

So, you know, keep your distance!

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9 Times Canada's Northern Lights Basically Owned The World

(3) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 6:22 PM

We love the northern lights in Canada.

When they show up in winter, they provide a pleasant distraction from icy roads, slushy sidewalks and snow piled so high that you can't reach your car.

But how do our auroras stack up against the rest of the world?

We've had...

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'Dragons' Den' Casts Manjit Minhas, Michele Romanow

(4) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 5:35 PM

The "Dragons' Den" won't quite look the same when production begins on season 10 next month.

Brewer Manjit Minhas and e-commerce entrepreneur Michele Romanow will join Joe Fresh founder Joseph Mimran as new dragons who will grill budding entrepreneurs on the popular...

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This GIF Shows How Much Toronto Grew In 28 Years

(10) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Toronto: city on the grow.

That's the best way to describe Hogtown when you look at a GIF showing just how much the city expanded between 1984 and 2012.

The GIF, which comes courtesy of Google, shows development spreading north with plenty of momentum.

The site used Landsat images to produce some astonishing animated time-lapse GIFs as part of a tool that demonstrates how different parts of the world have changed over the course of almost three decades. Introduced in 2013, the tool was developed in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA and Time magazine, as part of Google's "Timelapse" project.

You can check it out for yourself right here, and see how other cities in Canada, and around the world, have grown in the same period.

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Air Canada Ad Calls Atlantic Canada A Whole Other Country

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 1:13 PM

Atlantic Canada is a little different from the rest of the country. But that doesn't make it a different one altogether!

Tell that to Air Canada, which recently sent an ad via email pitching discounted flights between "Canada and Atlantic Canada," reports CBC News.

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Groot Helped Vin Diesel Recover After Paul Walker Died

(1) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 6:31 PM

Vin Diesel was in a difficult place after his friend and "Fast and the Furious" costar Paul Walker died.

But when "Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn approached him with the possibility of voicing the role of a talking tree, he found something that helped him mourn.

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Fort McMurray Real Estate Sales Dove Almost 65 Per Cent In February: Report

(19) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 5:08 PM

Fort McMurray real estate sales are in freefall as the price of oil continues its downward slide.

Numbers released by the Fort McMurray Real Estate Board show that total sales there, along with the communities of Saprae Creek, Gregorie Lake and Anzac, plummeted by 64.7 per...

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'X-Files' Returning To Fox For Six-Part Revival

(5) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 2:42 PM

It's official: The truth is still out there, and Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are coming back to find it.

"The X-Files," which was shot in Vancouver during its nine-season run from 1993 to 2002, is coming back to Fox in six parts, series creator Chris Carter announced Tuesday.

"I...

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Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Includes Iggy Azalea, Weird Al, Keith Urban

(4) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 12:23 PM

Iggy Azalea, Jason Aldean and The Tragically Hip are just a few of the major acts that will feature at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015.

The annual music festival will take place at the city's LeBreton Flats from July 8 to 19, and bring a slate of artists who...

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Toronto Real Estate Price Gap Grew In February: RealNet

(2) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 8:15 AM

This is what the price gap between new homes and condos looks like in Toronto right now.

That's right: it's a big, yawning chasm, not unlike the Moon Door on "Game of Thrones."

The gap between the cost to buy a new home versus a...

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