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Brad And Angelina Married: Why Did They Wait So Long?

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | August 28, 2014 | Canada Living
When you're a couple famous enough to have a full word (and Wikipedia page) named after you, perhaps you don't need to make the union official at all. So when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married last weekend after being together for 10 years, they sealed the...

How To Make Your Favourite Classic Snacks At Home | Joy D'Souza | August 28, 2014 | Canada Living
Remember when you were a kid and you were sure that adult life would mean eating only things you could cook in your toaster oven? It turns out that you're expected to cook actual meals now, and even eat a few fresh vegetables here and there. That doesn't...

Don't Eat Wild Mushrooms: Toronto Public Health | Joy D'Souza | August 28, 2014 | Canada Living
Raw diets and foraging may be all the rage in the foodieverse these days, but an incident in Toronto serves as a reminder to be diligent about what you're eating. Toronto Public Health is urging the public not to pick and eat wild mushrooms after one resident was hospitalized for...

Watch Eggs Poach Like You've Never Seen Them Before | Joy D'Souza | August 28, 2014 | Canada Living
If you're interested in what it looks like to watch an egg poached right before your eyes, all you really need is an egg, a pot of boiling water (with vinegar, natch) and a GoPro camera that can stand the heat.

Fraser Institute Blasts Canada's 'Biased' Labour Relations Laws In New Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | August 28, 2014 | Canada Business
Just when it seemed that the debate over right-to-work laws had calmed, Canada’s most well-known conservative think-tank has released a report blasting the country’s “biased” labour relations laws for stalling jobs and investment. After assessing various labour relations laws in the private sector for their “flexibility” — defined for the...

Correction: Thailand-Six-Legged Livestock story

CP | CP | August 28, 2014 | Canada Style
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THANON NANG KLARN, Thailand - In a story Aug. 25 about insects being raised for food around the world, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first cricket farm in the United States will open this year in Youngstown, Pennsylvania. The farm is in Youngstown, Ohio, and is now operating.A...

Pooches in a pot? Pet-mad young Koreans say no to elders' taste for dog, prefer to raise pups

CP | CP | August 28, 2014 | Canada Style
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SEOUL, South Korea - For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.In her twenties, Oh travelled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with...

Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat. WHAT NEXT, SANRIO?!

The Huffington Post Canada | Lisa Yeung | August 28, 2014 | Canada Living
What do you think of when you see this image? What does this character look like to you? A cat right? After all, it's Hello Kitty. This character's name is Hello Kitty. She has pointy ears, whiskers, and a cute little tail that sometimes...

Mentally Ill Canadians Need Help, Not Handcuffs: Police, Mental Health Association

CP | Sara Harowitz | August 27, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
VANCOUVER - There has been a significant increase in the number of interactions between police and people with mental illness over the past five to seven years, says a new report by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.Law enforcement agencies across the country have warned repeatedly that police are becoming...

Vancouver Real Estate Racist Covenants Remnant Of Dark History

CBC | Sara Harowitz | August 28, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
To many people, Metro Vancouver stands for diversity, but there's a dark history behind how some local neighbourhoods and property owners dealt with minority groups. Early immigrants to B.C. faced not only the hardship of settling into a new home but also racist policies — Chinese and Indo-Canadians did not have the right to own property and...

75 Per Cent Of IKEA Images Are CGI, In-House Designer Admits

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
It’s hard to be the bearer of bad news, but most of IKEA’s print and digital glam shots of picturesque rooms and products are – wait for it – fake. That’s right. Those beautiful, “natural-looking” photos of gorgeous rooms and kitchens are mostly the work of computer magic, toggled and...

Experts: Back-to-school blues hit dogs, too, when their young owners go back to school

CP | CP | August 27, 2014 | Canada Style
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence...

Utah approves winery in town largely controlled by polygamous sect, whose members often drink

CP | CP | August 27, 2014 | Canada Style
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SALT LAKE CITY - A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first commercial winery, a new venture and a signal of yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.State liquor authorities say the owners of...

Knee Defenders Don't Fly With Canada's Major Airlines (POLL)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 27, 2014 | Canada Business
Knee Defenders may be all the rage after a brouhaha on United Airlines, but passengers on Canada's major carriers will just have to live and let people lean back. The devices, which prevent passengers from reclining their seats, are not permitted by either WestJet or

Canadians Are Using Phones In Some Of The Worst Possible Places

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
Canadians are really, truly terrible at using their cell phones, and they know it. That's according to a survey conducted by Leger for PC Mobile. It found that 75 per cent of the 1,336 respondents admitted to breaking social etiquette with their phones, while almost two-thirds (63 per...

Some resources for teaching kids about puberty

CP | August 27, 2014 | Canada Style
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Here are some books and online resources about puberty and sexual health for parents and children:BOOKS: "The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know It" by Meg Hickling"Boys, Girls & Body Science: A First Book About Facts of Life" by Meg...

Beef Jerky Potato Chips Pack A Crunch

Joy D'Souza | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
If the incessant chewing of beef jerky gets on your nerves, a U.S. food company may have just innovated a perfect (and delicious) solution for you. After years of planning, Snack Innovators has created beef jerky potato chips, according to Foodbeast. Dubbed "Cherkees," these chips aren't just beef jerky-flavoured --...

Everything You Need To Know About Heirloom Cacao

Joy D'Souza | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
I really, really love chocolate. And with the rise in popularity of artisanal dark chocolate products we're seeing more ingredients like raw cacao, heirloom cacao and Arriba Nacional cacao. But what does it all mean? Are we still eating chocolate and is it better for us than regular chocolate bars?...

13 Weight Training Myths We Need To Stop Believing

Arti Patel | August 27, 2014 | Canada Living
As a beginner, lifting weights isn't always easy, and no fitness expert will never tell you to use a 20-pound dumbbell first. Weights should be added gradually and the actual size of them should suit your specific fitness needs. For example, you probably don't need to master using a...

Arbutus Corridor Demolition Halted As CP Rail Talks With Vancouver

Sara Harowitz | August 27, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
VANCOUVER - Residents who have tended gardens for years along an abandoned stretch of rail line in south Vancouver will be waiting and watching over the next few weeks to learn whether their endangered landscapes will be spared.Canadian Pacific Railway had been demolishing garden plots along a community greenery in...
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