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In Need Of Purr Therapy? Montreal's Cat Cafe To Provide Furry Cuddles

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Impact

If you're the kind of person who would really like to have a pet cat, but fear you're not quite up to the responsibility (or the clean-up), Montreal's...

Canada-Ukraine Relationship Gets Complicated

CBC | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government has announced it is barring Ukrainian officials from entering the country, in response to violent clashes between protester...

Video Shows Cyclist, Driver Fight

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Video has now surfaced of a skirmish between a motorist and a cyclist in downtown Vancouver. It shows the driver swearing and shouting as he confronts...

Clement Teases Business-Booster Bill

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New legislation aimed at removing outdated regulations that hobble businesses — what Prime Minister Stephen Harper once called "a silent ki...

Airport Detainee Dies In Custody

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 12 p.m. — Lucia Vega Jimenez, 42, attempted suicide while in custody at Vancouver airport and died of her injuries, sources told Global News...

Death Toll Rises

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada

L'ISLE-VERTE, Que. - Firefighters and police officers, some on their hands and knees, braved bitter cold for yet another day to find more bodies in th...

John Furlong Countersued By Journalist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. — John Furlong responded to Laura Robinson's lawsuit with the following statement on Tuesday: "I will continue to defend my reputa...

'MasterChef Canada' Home Cooks Are A Diverse Lot

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Living

All hail the home cooks! The top 16 contestants for "MasterChef Canada" have been announced, and in a rather impressive display of culinary prowess, t...

How This 41-Year-Old Mom Dropped Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Andrea Case AGE: 41 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 204 at my heaviest, and currently 151, total weight loss of 54 pounds The Weight ...

Fog Accomplice In Suspect's Escape

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - A search is underway for the person involved in what RCMP in Richmond, B.C., describe as an attempted abduction.The incident occurred...

The Makeup Transformation Of Your Nightmares

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Style

Every day is Halloween for Stephanie Fernandez. The self-taught teenage makeup artist from Louisiana, who has been transforming herself into beauti...

The Starbucks Drink You Can Only Buy In Toronto, Vancouver And China

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Living

Starting this week, Toronto and Vancouver can easily get a taste of one of China's most beloved drinks. With two of the largest Chinese population...

Mexican Ski Team Wins Gold For Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Style

Ladies and gents, let us introduce you to the sole member of the Mexican ski team, Prince Hubertus Von Hohenlohe. The 55-year-old will be the secon...

Canadian Help In NSA 'Angry Birds' Data Mining?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's eavesdropping agency helped key allies tap into Android smartphones — possibly using the popular "Angry Birds" game as an entry po...

BWAAAAAH: Why Metro Vancouverites Are Cranky

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The thick fog that's hugged Metro Vancouver over the past week has lent itself to some beautiful images, but many people are cursing the constant BWAA...

Sochi Mayor Denies Having Any Gay People In His City

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Impact

With the 2014 OIympics in Russia starting in less than two weeks, there's still plenty of confusion about the country's views and laws on homosexualit...

Anna Kendrick's Hottest Look Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Style

Oh, hello there Anna Kendrick! The "Twilight" star cleansed our palette of some bad 2014 Grammys fashion when she attended ‘The Night That Chang...

NO FEAR

CBC | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A fearless wolf pack in Pacific Rim National Park has prompted the establishment of a new wildlife tracking program that the wildlife specialists hop...

Has Canada Put a Question Mark Over the Bitcoin?

Michael Cayley | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Business
Michael Cayley

Bitcoin -- the virtual currency and global payment system -- is coming off a banner year. Recently an official from the Federal Department of Finance apparently indicated in an email to a media outlet that bitcoin is not legal tender in Canada. That was cause for David George-Cosh to suggest that Canada was "putting a question mark over the use of" bitcoin in Canada in a Wall Street Journal post. In my view, the comment from Finance does nothing to inhibit bitcoin's growth, acceptance, or adoption in Canada.

Sunny Freeman

Will Canada Become 'The Silicon Valley Of Bitcoins?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Business

When Leo Dominguez decided to sink his life savings — and a loan from his mother — into his bitcoin venture two years ago, his friends teased he w...

Google Glass Gets A New Look

CP | Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Google Glass is getting glasses.The computerized, Internet-connected goggles don't actually come with lenses in its frame. Starting T...

Security Threat 'Greatest I Have Ever Seen'

CBC | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Living

With the Winter Olympics less than two weeks away, stakeholders are reacting to the security concerns that have been dogging host country Russia. Ca...

Death Of Woman Detained At Airport Investigated

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The Canada Border Services Agency says the woman was detained at the B.C. immigration holding centre at the airport, reported CBC News. VAN...

Ford Holds Court In Broncos Jersey

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is stirring up some pre-Super Bowl fodder after dressing himself in a Denver Broncos jersey at a press conference on Monday. ...

More Flu Vaccine Arrives

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

Young children in Alberta will now be able to receive their first, or second flu shot. Alberta Health Services (AHS) said on Monday that it has obt...