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SHUTDOWN LOOMING

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The White House budget office has directed federal agencies to shut down, lacking funding from Congress.More to come....

Lisa Charleyboy's Mission to Empower Aboriginal Canadians [video]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

Lisa Charleyboy is a Toronto-based Aboriginal writer and blogger who is dedicated to inspiring and empowering other young Aboriginal people to follow their dreams. Her popular blog Urban Native Girl covers pop culture with an indigenous twist.

Powerful Winds Forecast For Southern B.C.

CBC | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Damaging winds are expected to blow through British Columbia's South Coast Sunday night, and officials in several areas are asking people to prepare f...

Dickens' Son Did Not Meet Expectations: Victoria Author

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Charles Dickens was one of England's most-respected writers during the 19th century, but he wasn't much of a father, and that may have had...

Here We Grow

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is launching a $1.3-billion free market in medical marijuana this Tuesday, eventually providing an expected 450,0...

Going Dutch

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Travel

OTTAWA - Canadian and Dutch citizens would be able to visit each other's countries more easily under a plan to expand Canada's trusted traveller progr...

The Weirdest Place Names On The Canadian Prairies

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

As a Primate it's guaranteed you often Forget to hit the open road, instead coming to a Standoff with the constant pressures of home and work life. ...

LOOK: The ULTIMATE Fun Runs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Lace up your cross-trainers and pound that pavement: Vancouver is set to host a series of fun runs that could tempt even the most reluctant jogger. ...

ANOTHER 45 DAYS

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada

Two Canadians arrested and held without charge in Egypt for more than seven weeks have been ordered detained for another 45 days, a decision that come...

He Won't Back Down

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is sticking to his guns on a controversial proposal to end mandatory union membership, even though...

VICTORY

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada

BANGKOK - Canadian Milos Raonic upset top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 6-3 to claim his fifth title at the Thailand Open on Sun...

In Deep Trouble?

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - In a province where voters have granted a second term or more to every government for the past 131 years, Nova Scotia's New Democrats are ho...

'Surrey Six' Murder Trial Set To Begin

CP | Dene Moore and Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Even for gang squad veterans who had been contending with a brewing turf war in the Metro Vancouver gang scene, it must have been shocking...

This Could Be The World's Tallest Mural

CBC | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada

Dozens of teenage artists completed one of the largest pieces of public art Toronto have ever seen. The massive mural was unveiled at 200 Wellesley ...

LOOK: Gorgeous Hot Air Balloons Light Up The Night Sky

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

Up, up and away! Hot air balloons are a wonderful sight, but the Canadian Hot Air Balloon Championship put on an extra impressive show for more tha...

Guess Who Loves 'Breaking Bad'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Fiona Morrow | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Along with half the population of the western world, Stephen Harper and Industry Minister James Moore will be glued to the TV Sunday night for the fin...

Canadians Detained In Egypt Describe Arrest, Prison Conditions

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada

In a statement, John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, two Canadians detained in Egypt, have described the events leading up to their arrest and demanded the...

Why a Nanaimo Newspaper Should Have Declined a 'Racist' Letter About First Nations

Kevin Elliott | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Kevin Elliott

The key for determining which conflicting views should be published and which ones disregarded is whether they can contribute to a productive dialogue for the better of a community. By publishing a letter accusing First Nations peoples of unreasonably holding on to their supposedly outdated "tribal system," the Nanaimo Daily Times has failed this test.

OOPS!

CBC | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada

The Quebec employment ministry has mistakenly sent duplicate welfare cheques to thousands of recipients, due to what it called an "unfortunate operati...

'It Shouldn't Have Gotten This Far'

CBC | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

First Nations near Cold Lake, Alta., are angry an oilsands company is draining a lake close to their home without consulting them. Canadian Natural...

Beware Your Cellphone

Josh Gitalis | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

What really came as a surprise to me was when Dr. Davis mentioned that mobile phones actually increased dopamine in the brain. What does that mean physiologically? It points to the possibility that mobile phones can become addictive. Dopamine is the same neurotransmitter that is released with cocaine addiction.

Investigators Re-Enact Collision

CBC | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada

Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board and from Ottawa police’s collision unit are at the site of a fatal bus crash that shook the natio...

Baird On Obama-Rouhani Call: 'Actions Will Speak Louder Than Words'

CBC | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Politics

It will take more than a long-distance phone call, even a historic one, to thaw diplomatic relations between Canada and Iran, Foreign Affairs Minister...

Tough Sell

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada Politics

HAMILTON - Ontario's minority Liberal government is ready to campaign on new tolls or fees to fund public transit, even though the opposition parties ...

WATCH: Never-Before-Seen Footage Of The Saddledome After Flooding

CBC | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

Just three months ago, Alberta floodwaters submerged the Calgary Flames dressing room and encroached into the lower-bowl seats of the Scotiabank Sadd...