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B.C. Failing Aboriginal Children: Report

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government needs to stop wasting millions of dollars on ill-conceived initiatives and start taking direct action to he...

Movie Inspired by Delhi Gang Rape Puts Onus on Women

Manjot Bains | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Manjot Bains

It's been almost a year since a gang rape in Delhi overtook the news cycle and sparked protests and discussion about women's safety, sexual violence and patriarchy in India and around the world. On the eve of that anniversary, when we start to ask if there have been any real changes in policing, education and everything else, Anurag Kashyap (Dev D, That Girl in Yellow Boots) releases a short film called, That Day After Everyday, that looks at sexual harassment, surveillance and violence in India.

What This Taught Scientists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Call it astronomy by YouTube.Unprecedented social media documentation of a small asteroid exploding over a Russian city earlier this year has taught s...

Idris Elba Puts Other Men To Shame

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Style

Idris Elba: Mention the "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" star's name to any woman and she will squeal with the same fierceness as any Bielieber. The...

When Advertisements Get it Way, Way Wrong

Aaron Binder | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Business
Aaron Binder

The portrayal of gender tropes in advertisements has been a bastion of laziness for bad marketers decades running. At its best there have been a few exceptional commercials that have managed to reinvent the conversation, at worst, most of these (often big-spend) commercials are muddled with lowest common denominator assumptions and D-rate jokes.

A Sinking Feeling

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

VANCOUVER - Canada is a global steward of the seas with the longest coastline in the world stretched along three oceans, but that role is at risk, say...

Eating Cotton And 10 Other CRAZY Diet Fads

Everyday Health | Beth W. Orenstein | Posted 11.07.2013 | Canada Living

By Beth W. Orenstein, Everyday Health Over the centuries, people have tried some pretty crazy things in pursuit of weight loss, from chewing b...

Ford Taiwanese Animation Is Even Crazier Than The Last

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics

As Rob Ford’s crack scandal gets crazier and crazier, so do animated videos featuring Toronto’s mayor. Taiwan-based animation studio TomoNews...

Ford Loses Long-Time Staffer

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

A long-time staff member has left Mayor Rob Ford’s office, the day after the city’s chief magistrate publicly admitted to having smoked crack coca...

Sweden Puts 'Feminist' Movies In Their Own Category

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Living

Blood, extreme language and sexual images are the guidelines by which most films earn the PG, AA or R ratings that movie audiences have come to know. ...

Tree Planters' Racism Case Nears Its End

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

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal will hear final arguments next month as it considers the case of a group of tree planters who allege they e...

Stewart, Colbert BASH Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Late-night political comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert took a few shots at Rob Ford, following the Toronto mayor’s shocking crack cocaine co...

The Stylish Girl Group That Beat Justin Bieber

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Style

One of the biggest surprises at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards on Sunday was that an unknown group (to North Americans) beat out Justin Bieber for...

His Plan To Abolish The Senate

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan has repealed legislation that would have allowed for the election of Senate nominees and passed a motion calling for the aboliti...

Know Your Limits: Setting Fitness Expectations

Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Living

In the movies, an average Joe can turn into a ripped body builder after only a few brief scenes of them slugging a punching bag. In reality, getting i...

Jessica Biel Looks Stunning, As Usual

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Style

Jessica Biel doesn't make it easy for the rest of us. The gorgeous actress got into the holiday spirit at the MOMA Film Benefit: A Tribute To Tilda...

Nathan Fillion Mixes With Comic Book Royalty

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Style

You know it's a good day when you see sci-fi royalty mixing with the comic book movie gods. Nathan Fillion, star of the cancelled but revered sci-f...

Hiker Stabbed Near Grouse Grind

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

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - Mounties in North Vancouver, B.C., are looking for a suspect after a 53-year-old man was stabbed on a popular hiking trail.Cpl...

SkyTrain Sex Ring Suspect's Criminal Past

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The former mother-in-law of a man charged with 8 sex-related counts for trying to solicit sex with teens at the New Westminster SkyTrain station says ...

B.C. Man Shot In Thailand Awaits Return

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver man paralyzed from the waist down during a bar room shooting in Thailand faces an uncertain future as he tries to return home to B.C. Ni...

Rob Ford Quotes: 'I Have Smoked Crack' Wasn't His Only Zinger

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Does a quote get any juicier than 'Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine"? Unbeliveable though it may seem, Toronto mayor-turned-confessed-crack-cocaine...

Rob Ford Is The Ugly Truth About The Suburbs

Michael Bolen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Michael Bolen

Rob Ford isn't a mistake. We like to think Canada is a tolerant nation, but the mayor's pride and prejudice is an accurate reflection of much of the city he leads. We like to imagine we're nothing like our neighbours to the south, but Toronto has its red states and its blue states; it has its Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum and Herman Cain wrapped up in one neat 330-pound package.

Redford 'Missing In Action'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman is calling on Premier Alison Redford to take a stronger stance in negotiations with B.C. over the proposed Enbridge...

When Controversial Quebec Values Charter Will Be Tabled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Parti Quebecois intends to table its controversial plan on religious minorities Thursday as a bill in the provincial legislature.The plan...

WATCH: What 2005 Ford Said About Crack Cocaine

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Before Toronto’s mayor was ensnared in a drug scandal of his own, Rob Ford was openly critical about the “bleeding heart” approach the city took...