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

Entries by Jesse Ferreras

Netflix Canada: What's Good In December 2015?

(0) Comments | Posted November 29, 2015 | 7:54 AM

The weather outside is frightful, but the Netflix Canada picks for December 2015 are delightful.

The streaming service is offering plenty of titles beyond the holiday picks you usually find at this time of year. But we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight one.

The can't-miss title of this month's...

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Cyber Monday Canada 2015: Deals To Be Available On All Kinds Of Products

(2) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 8:34 PM

With the passing of Black Friday comes Cyber Monday, another chance to get great deals on tech, toys and more.

The tradition is traced back to 2005, when, an arm of the U.S.'s National Retail Federation (NRF), issued a news release announcing that the Monday after American Thanksgiving was...

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B.C. Vacation Real Estate Snapped Up By Rich Albertans

(4) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 6:33 PM

With the Canadian dollar going south, rich Albertans are looking west as they snap up ritzy vacation properties in British Columbia.

Whistler, Sun Peaks, and Vancouver Island are just a few places where buyers from Wild Rose country are shelling out for recreational homes.

They're helping to drive some...

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Grey Cup 2015: 6 Insane Moments From CFL History

(5) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 5:20 PM

CFL legends put their dukes up.

Some rivalries never die. That much is true of CFL veterans Angelo Mosca and Joe Kapp, who were embroiled in a tussle at a luncheon ahead of the 2011 Grey Cup in Vancouver.

It began when Kapp tried...

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M.I.A.'s Refugee Video 'Borders' Hammers Home A Difficult Reality

(4) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 4:25 PM

Hip hop artist M.I.A. knows a thing or two about being a refugee.

The Sri Lanka-raised singer/songwriter left the South Asian country as a child when her father, an activist for Tamil independence, was pursued by the government. She eventually settled in London.

So it's no surprise she's released a...

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Paul Godfrey, Postmedia CEO, Made More Cash As Company Bled Hundreds Of Millions

(69) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 11:34 AM

Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey continues to pocket more money as his company loses hundreds of millions of dollars.

The Globe and Mail reported Friday that Godfrey, head of a company that owns some of Canada's biggest newspapers, saw his income boosted from $1.4 million to $1.7 million this...

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This Lavish Vaughan Penthouse Is Fit For Scarface

(1) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 8:32 AM

If Tony Montana were looking for a place to live near Toronto, he might consider a lavish penthouse that's on the market for almost $12 million.

1 Cordoba Drive, a 16,000-square-foot unit at Steeles Avenue and Bathurst Street, in the Toronto suburb of Vaughan, is being pitched as...

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A Canadian Winter Provides Plenty Of Breathtaking Sights

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 1:00 AM

Winter approaches quickly.

While many might dread it, we're excited. Sure, the cold season can bring plenty of inconvenience on roads and public transit but it can also make for some spectacular sights across Canada.

The Great White North is home to incredible terrain, historic sites, and cities that...

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Kylo Ren, Villain In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' Inspires Terror With Single Word

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 5:07 PM

You only hear Kylo Ren speak a single word in the latest teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

But even a simple "yes" is enough to inspire terror when it comes out of this baddie's mouth.

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Grey Cup 2015: 6 Things To Know

(3) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 4:55 PM

What time does kickoff happen?

redblacks kickoff

6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT) on Nov. 29.

Who's playing?

eskimos redblacks

The Edmonton Eskimos and the Ottawa RedBlacks.

Where is the game being played?

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Black Friday Sales Will Be Huge In Canada. Definitely. Maybe.

(2) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 1:32 PM

Will Black Friday see swarms of Canadians line up around the block for great deals on tech and other products this year?

That depends on who you ask.

Payment processing company Moneris expects Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales activities to grow more than they did last year,...

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'Star Wars' Auction Puts Up Action Figures, Props At Out Of This World Prices

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 8:13 AM

This is the "Star Wars" auction we were looking for.

Sotheby's, an international art dealer, is pitching an incredible collection of memorabilia from the sci-fi franchise at an auction to take place on Dec. 11.

The catalogue includes action figures, posters and signed prop replicas...

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Adam Sandler's New Hanukkah Song Unfortunately Includes Jared Fogle

(2) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 6:58 AM

Adam Sandler has released the fourth version of his holiday favourite "The Hanukkah Song," just in time for the holiday, which starts on Dec. 6 this year.

The new version, which was posted to YouTube on Wednesday, lists famous Jews such as Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adam Levine and Seth...

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'Mad Max: Black Friday' Mashup Is Just Too Perfect

(2) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 9:00 PM

Brace yourselves. Black Friday is coming.

And with it, hordes of shoppers hungry for the best deals on everything from tech to toys.

The Black Friday sales can sometimes resemble a battle for resources in a post-apocalyptic world. So it only makes sense that...

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Eagles Of Death Metal Opens Up About Paris Attacks

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 5:41 PM

Julian Dorion said he knew something horrible was happening as soon as he heard gunshots ring out inside Paris' Le Bataclan theatre.

The Eagles of Death Metal drummer related the story as he and his bandmates opened up to Vice about the terror attacks that swept through the...

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Black Friday Spending Could Be Lower Among Canadians This Year

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 2:32 PM

Black Friday is known for long lineups, packed stores and people chasing hard after a good deal.

But the holiday shopping scene overall could be quieter in Canada this year, as Canadians opt to restrain their spending.

While some analysts predict stronger sales this year than last, a...

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Black Friday Toy Deals For The Young Ones

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 10:20 AM

Christmas is coming. But so is Black Friday. And it's a great time to find some cheap deals on toys for the kids.

Numerous retailers such as Toys R Us, Sears and Canadian Tire have deals on kids' playthings this year, from "Avengers" to "Frozen" dolls, and everything...

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Justin Trudeau Asked To Prom By Kamloops, B.C. Teen

(25) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 7:07 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could add prom king to his titles if a teen from Kamloops, B.C. has her way.

Kashlee Taylor-Proulx is hoping that Trudeau will be her date for her school's grad, having appealed directly to the prime minister through her Facebook and Twitter accounts last Friday.

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RCMP Warns Drivers That 'Ice Ice Baby' Is Taking Over The Roads In Saskatchewan

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 4:22 PM

Winter is coming. But that doesn't mean the RCMP can't have a little fun warning drivers to stay safe out there.

The RCMP in Kindersley, Sask. issued the following warning on Facebook Tuesday, imploring motorists to be careful as ice takes over the roads for the winter.

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Black Friday 2015: Best Buy Canada And Walmart Canada Launch Sales On Tech

(8) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 1:26 PM

It's Black Friday 2015!

And both Best Buy and Walmart have released their deals on tech products just in time.

The retailers are pitching a cavalcade of gadgets such as 4K TVs, laptops, tablets, video game systems and GoPros.

Some of the deals could save you...

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