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Jesse Ferreras is The Huffington Post B.C.'s Associate News Editor. He was previously an online editor at canada.com and the Pique Newsmagazine in Whistler.

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Watch The Batmobile Chase The Joker Down Toronto's Yonge Street (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 3:00 PM

The filming of "Suicide Squad" has turned parts of downtown Toronto into Gotham City.

The scene was surreal on Monday night, when onlookers captured video of the Batmobile chasing the Joker down Yonge Street.

"Suicide Squad" tells the story of a task force of supervillains who carry out dangerous missions...

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The Westboro Baptist Church Just Can't Hate Ireland Correctly

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 1:46 PM

The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has been hating on people for so long, it seems that some members have forgotten how to do it properly.

The intolerant church predictably organized protests against Ireland's vote to legalize gay marriage. But social media posts show that the church made some...

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Toronto Hookah Ban Proposed By Medical Officer Of Health

(1) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 6:45 AM

Toronto's chief medical officer of health wants to pull the city's bars out from under a haze of hookah smoke.

Dr. David McKeown has recommended that the city ban the use of the devices in licensed establishments starting Oct. 1.

"Using a hookah to smoke any substance...

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Andrew Haringer, 'Jeopardy!' Player From Squamish, Wins 5 Games

(2) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 12:47 AM

Congrats to 5-day winner Andrew Haringer who joins the ranks of our season 31 Jeopardy! champs.

Posted by Jeopardy!...
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How Miss Universe Canada 2015 Paola Nunez Valdez Overcame Bullying

(3) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 4:57 PM

When Paola Nunez Valdez first came to Canada, she endured the taunts of bullies who targeted her darker skin and lack of English speaking skills.

But she showed them all when she became the first woman of Latin heritage to be named Miss Universe Canada on...

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'Amazing Race Canada' Season 3 To Hit TV Screens In July

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 2:41 PM

Canada will be off to the races in just over a month's time!

CTV announced Monday the summer premiere of "Amazing Race Canada," which will debut its third season at 9 p.m. ET/PT on July 8.

Olympic gold medal-winning skeleton athlete Jon Montgomery will host the upcoming season...

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'Density Creep' Feared By Toronto Midtown Homeowners

(8) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 2:17 PM

This is how some Toronto homeowners respond to the onset of density.

A group of midtown Torontonians have created the "Density Creep Neighborhood Alliance" in response to Sherwood Park Modern Towns, a townhouse development planned for 200 to 214 Keewatin Avenue close to...

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This Poutine Wedding Cake From Patate Mallette Is Making Our Hearts Hurt

(5) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 5:55 PM

This may the most Quebecois wedding cake we've seen yet.

Beauharnois, Que. snack bar Patate Mallette received a, shall we say, unconventional request when a patron asked for a poutine that would feed 12 people attending a bachelorette party for bride-to-be Patricia Truchon.

Patate Mallette did them one...

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Stephen Curry's Daughter Riley Owns His Press Conference. He Keeps His Cool.

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 4:36 PM

Daddy, I'mma let you finish, but I'm about to give the greatest press conference of all time.

That's what two-year-old Riley Curry might as well have said at an event on Tuesday.

She completely owned a presser featuring her NBA star father Stephen, after his Golden State Warriors defeated...

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Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Video Used $13,000 Worth Of Sex Shop Clothing

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 4:20 PM

Taylor Swift cuts a sexy figure in her video for "Bad Blood."

For that, she can partially thank The Stockroom, a Los Angeles sex shop that lent her $13,000 worth of clothes for the shoot, reports Page Six.

The shop is receiving...

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'19 Kids And Counting' Pulled After Josh Duggar Confesses To Molestation

(54) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 3:35 PM

TLC has pulled "19 Kids and Counting" after one of its stars admitted to molesting children when he was a teen.

TMZ reported Friday that the network has cancelled the reality show's airings after 27-year-old star Josh Duggar admitted to sexually molesting children, including...

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Drone Fireworks Stunt Investigated By Transport Canada

(18) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 1:21 PM

First they ran away from a drone that shot fireworks.

Now, a group of friends from Ottawa are facing scrutiny by Transport Canada.

A video that shows men taping Roman candles to a drone and then fleeing the flying machine is now the subject...

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Maygan Sensenberger, Ex-Senator's Wife, Charged After Allegedly Assaulting Police

(29) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 7:30 PM

Maygan Sensenberger, the wife of ex-Liberal senator Rod Zimmer, is facing more legal trouble after allegedly pulling knives on police officers.

Sensenberger, 26, has been charged with uttering threats and mischief after an encounter with police in February.

This latest incident follows an...

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This Is 'The World's Most Relaxing Film.' No. Really.

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 3:50 PM

We know that Sigur Ros aren't from Denmark. But only they could make the country's latest tourism video more soothing than it is already.

Danish tourism organization Visit Vestsjaelland has released a video it calls "The World's Most Relaxing Film."

And it delivers. The video itself...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Was Too Old To Play A 55-Year-Old's Love Interest. At 37.

(15) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 1:41 PM

When is an actress' "last f***able day" in Hollywood?

For Maggie Gyllenhaal, it apparently came at the age of 37.

The Oscar-nominated star of films such as "The Dark Knight," "Crazy Heart" and now the BBC and Sundance miniseries "The Honourable Woman" was recently told she was

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Some Jackasses Strapped Roman Candles To A Drone And Ran. It Was Insane.

(5) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 6:32 PM

Calling Johnny Knoxville: a few jackasses from Ottawa just stole your bit.

Last March, Constance Bay, Ont.'s Andy Stewart taped some roman candles to a drone with two friends, then chased them with it as it shot out fireworks over a frozen lake, The Ottawa Citizen...

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This Tour Company Needs A Newfoundland Geography Lesson. Stat.

(4) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 5:35 PM

A Calgary tour company seems in dire need of a geography lesson after mistakenly locating Newfoundland towns in Cape Breton ... and that's not all they messed up.

Anderson Vacations' travel brochure was raised during question period in Newfoundland and Labrador's House of Assembly...

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Osamah Al-Mandalawi, Uber Driver, Charged With Sexual Assault In Vaughan

(13) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 3:56 PM

An Uber driver has been charged with sexual assault after picking up a woman from a Toronto nightclub on Sunday.

Mississauga man Osamah Al-Mandalawi, 25, has been charged after a driver picked up three women and drove them to the York Region, police said in a news release.

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Mike Babcock Hired As Toronto Maple Leafs Coach

(9) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 2:59 PM

Hope has descended from hockey heaven for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Mike Babcock has been hired as the bench boss for the struggling franchise, the team announced Wednesday.

And it's a costly hire, according to TSN analyst Bob McKenzie.

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Andrew Shaw's Header Goal Doesn't Count. And That's A Shame.

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 12:27 PM

Had this been the World Cup final, Chicago Blackhawks player Andrew Shaw would be a national hero.

Sadly, it was just Game 2 of the Western Conference final in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And Shaw's outstanding header goal was disallowed in the second overtime.

Down one game to...

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