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Illegal Dentist Sent To Jail

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - After months of being on the run, a British Columbia man who defied a court order not to practice dentistry illegally in the province is g...

These Ads Prove The Unbelievable Power Of Music

HuffPost Canada Music | Rae Ann Fera | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Music

Last week something very special happened on the Internet. Jean-Claude Van Damme -- martial arts movie star and famed master of the splits -- did what...

How JFK Assassination Was Reported On Canadian TV

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

As news of John F. Kennedy’s assassination broke on Nov. 22, 1963, CBC TV took to the airwaves with a special broadcast. Pictures from the day th...

Ferry Freeloaders On Notice

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The free passes enjoyed by BC Ferries employees and their families may be cut, after B.C.'s Minister of Transportation Todd Stone said the compa...

Pickton Victim's Remains Mishandled: Family

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The family of Cara Ellis, a victim of serial killer Robert Pickton, is accusing a former senior coroner of misplacing some of her remains, CBC News ha...

LOOK: Richmond Parking Fail

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Everyone loves a good parking fail, so here's one for the books. It took place earlier this month in the Richmond Centre Mall parking lot. On Nov. ...

Stabbed Pit Bull Was Beloved Pet

The Huffington Post, B.C. | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

It was a shocking story: an elderly man resorting to violence to protect his pet pug from the jaws of a pit bull on a Vancouver beach. And it doesn...

LOOK: 'Star Wars', Burlesque-Style

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Fancy watching as Obi-Wan Kenobi uses The Force for good (or maybe bad) to divest a group of cantina dancers of their clothes? Well get on over to ...

Aboriginal Art Stolen From Gastown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver art gallery has been robbed of nine pieces of unique aboriginal art worth $100,000.Vancouver police say the theft happened at ...

A Water Slide Taller Than Niagara Falls

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Thrillseekers may find this idea appealing, while those who suffer from vertigo will find it horrifying: the world’s tallest water sli...

He Tried To Arrange 5 B.C. Murders?

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A U.S. website operator lived a double life, portraying himself as an Internet trailblazer while leading a massive online drug empire...

Chic Winter Fashion Trends

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Style

In a word, winter is bleak. Once it sinks in that there are only months of darkness ahead, the only thing you want to do is complain and wear pajamas....

Clark's LNG Mission

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark is leaving for her fourth international trade mission to Asia in an attempt to sell liquefied natural gas.Clark...

B.C. Warming To Northern Gateway?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Attitudes in B.C. to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline are changing, at least according to a new survey released by Insights West Thursd...

What Harm Will Site C Do?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - BC Hydro has submitted a long list of species at risk that will be affected by its proposed Site C hydroelectric dam, after a joint federa...

That's A Lot Of LNG Pollution

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her government is paying close attention to the potential air and water pollution impacts of proposed liquefied ...

Squinching Is The New Smizing

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Style

The smize is out and the squinch is firmly in. A couple of years ago, "America's Next Top Model" host Tyra Banks taught us how to put on our best s...

Website Operator Paid To Kill 6 People: Prosecutor

Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK -- A San Francisco man has been ordered held without bail in New York after a prosecutor accused him of running a massive online drug empire ...

Teen Dropout Gets $200,000 In Crowdfunding For This Invention

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

A 19-year-old entrepreneur from Montreal is taking on tech juggernauts Samsung and Sony by trying to launch his own smart watch.Like many startup comp...

Tory Staffer Stood His Ground On Secret Duffy Plan

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - In a scandal where even seasoned MPs and senators were persuaded to sing from the PMO songbook, a lone Conservative staff member stood his gr...

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5 Big Questions About What Harper Knew

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Politics

Court documents released Wednesday suggest that the RCMP believes Senator Mike Duffy and Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former chief ...

Smart Meter Critics Go Commercial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Opponents of BC Hydro's smart meters are going commercial in their fight against the wireless transmitters.The group Citizens for Safe Tec...

Has Bilingualism Really Worked All Across Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Living

In a country as enormous as Canada, it's difficult to know what's going on in every area even without the added complication of two languages. But acc...

The Cyberbullying Bill Is A Virtual Big Brother in Disguise

Michael Geist | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

Wednesday, Peter MacKay, the new Justice Minister, unveiled Bill C-13, the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act. The similarly-named bill is now marketed as an effort to crack-down cyber-bullying, yet the vast majority of the bill simply brings back many (though not all) lawful access provisions. As this post suggests, some of the provisions raise some serious concerns. Yet the government is signalling that it would prefer to avoid such debates, wrapping up the provisions in the cyber-bullying flag and backtracking on a commitment made earlier this year to not bring forward Criminal Code amendments that were contained in Bill C-30.

Premier Looking Into 'Seclusion Rooms' In Schools

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. school discipline has gone as far as locking kids in seclusion rooms, including closets and stairwells, a new report from special needs advocates...