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WATCH: Extreme Kayak Sliding

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

You've heard of casting off in a boat, but what about sliding in a kayak? Whitewater kayaker Ben Marr did just that when he rode the Lions Bay Slid...

Why Won't Mine Industry Invest In B.C.?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia and federal governments should settle outstanding aboriginal land claims in the westernmost province to eliminate the...

LNG Impact Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The B.C. government says it will fund a $650,000-study to look at the environmental and health impacts of liquefied natural gas emissi...

Let's Call "Trolling" What it Really Is: Hate Speech

Steph Guthrie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Steph Guthrie

In so many of the instances in which the popular press (and the general public) apply the label "trolling," they're referring to sincere statements from people who believe every word they're saying. These alleged "trolls" have myriad intentions that may include getting a rise out of their target, but also include silencing their target, humiliating their target, inspiring fear or emotional distress in their target, etc etc etc. It's not provocation merely for provocation's sake, and the stakes are much higher. We don't need special Internet words for hate speech, harassment, or death threats. These words already exist.

Why Ombudsman Deems Politician's 'White People' Comment OK

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government was wrong to try to withhold a cabinet minister's controversial comments about "do-good white people," the provinci...

Elections Canada: In-Depth Probes Into Illegal Donations Not Possible Now

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Elections Canada says under its current powers it would not be able to investigate fully the kind of illegal political donations being expose...

Should Schools Suspend Teens For Smoking Pot?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Eleven students were suspended from Sardis Secondary in Chilliwack Monday after admitting to smoking marijuana on a school trip. The teens, who we...

School Credit For Learning English?

CBC | Posted 12.03.2013 | Canada

A group of migrant youth are calling on the B.C. Ministry of Education to give students credit for learning English, the same way native English speak...

15 Awesome Photos By Kevin O'Leary (You Read That Right)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Living

You can call him a jack of all trades. 'Dragons' Den' star Kevin O'Leary, also known for his back-and-forth with Amanda Lang on 'The Lang and O'Le...

Miley Cyrus Mocks Sinead O'Connor After Criticism

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Music

Sinead O'Connor lit up the Internet today, but not because of her usual antics, which range from making pleas on Twitter for psychiatric help to her 1...

Senior Investigated Over Care Home Attack Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The B.C. Coroners Service confirms the death of a senior being investigated in connection with a violent attack at a Kamloops, B.C. c...

Jason Priestley Wants You To Watch His Show

HuffPost Canada TV | Chloe Tejada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada TV

Chances are you haven't heard of the TV show "Call Me Fitz," even though the series airs in multiple countries around the world, including Canada. ...

Jennifer Hudson Channels Her Inner Kim Kardashian

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Style

Looks like Jennifer Hudson is taking style cues from Kim Kardashian these days. The Oscar winner attended the New York Film Festival on Wednesday f...

B.C. Wildfires Hit Forests, Spare Trees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia's Wildfire Management Branch endured a tense summer as record dry spells meant parched forests and the potential for...

Is This Canada's Best Unversity?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Living

The University of Toronto has been named the top university in Canada and among the top 20 in the world, according the 2013 Times Higher Education Wor...

'Poop' Pills Effective In Treating This

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Forget the enema bag and the tube that snakes down the throat to the intestines. The future of treatment for persistent C. difficile infections may co...

Big Plans For BC Place Area A 'Shock'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Concord Pacific has lifted the curtain on a massive development near BC Place that the company calls Vancouver's first neighbourhood unveiling in nine...

Lena Dunham Joins Fashion Big Leagues

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Style

It's official -- Lena Dunham has joined the fashion big leagues. The 27-year-old attended the Miu Miu show during Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday,...

WATCH: Patrick Roy LOSES It

CP | Pat Graham, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

DENVER - Shortly after the final horn, an irate Patrick Roy screamed at the Anaheim Ducks through the glass partition separating the two benches.Still...

Canada Just Built A Better Hockey Stick

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Business

Sick of shelling out cash for expensive hockey sticks that break all too easily? A Toronto-based company's product could put an end to all that. Co...

Ex-PQ Premier: Charter Goes Too Far

CBC | Posted 12.03.2013 | Canada Politics

A strongly worded column by a former Quebec premier and pro-sovereigntist reveals the extent of divides within the Parti Québécois over its propo...

Canadian Burgers Recalled Over E. Coli Fears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers to avoid certain Compliments brand Super 8 Beef Burgers because they may be contamin...

Call For National Child Death Review System

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - The Canadian Paediatric Society is calling for a formal, standardized child death review system for every region in Canada.The organization s...

HUGE Dinosaur Fossil Unearthed By Alberta Pipeline Crew

CBC | Posted 12.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

A massive dinosaur fossil has been found by a pipeline inspection crew near Spirit River, Alta. The 30-metre-long fossilized skeleton was found Tues...

Discharged Senior Gets Apology

CBC | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A 90-year-old senior says staff at a Delta Hospital sent her home in a taxi in the middle of the night while she was bleeding from the arm, dressed in...