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A Wake-up Call for Canada's Mining Industry

David Suzuki | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David Suzuki

When a tailings pond broke at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in south-central B.C., spilling millions of cubic metres of waste into a salmon-bearing stream, B.C. Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett called it an "extremely rare" occurrence, the first in 40 years for mines operating here. He failed to mention the 46 "dangerous or unusual occurrences" that B.C's chief inspector of mines reported at tailings ponds in the province between 2000 and 2012, as well as breaches at non-operating mine sites.

IMF Head Caught In Corruption Probe

CP | Lori Hinnant, The Associated Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Business

PARIS - Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption pr...

Mentally Ill Canadians Need Help, Not Handcuffs: Report

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There has been a significant increase in the number of interactions between police and people with mental illness over the past five to se...

Old Racist Real Estate Clauses Remain In Vancouver

CBC | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

To many people, Metro Vancouver stands for diversity, but there's a dark history behind how some local neighbourhoods and property owners dealt with ...

Toronto Mayoral Hopeful Promises Free Viagra For Seniors

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Here’s one idea to spice up a marathon municipal election campaign. Toronto mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson thinks one way to make the city a “...

Campus Paper Tells Students How To Seduce Their TAs

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Living

A student newspaper at Western University is facing heavy backlash after it published an article advising readers how to seduce teaching assistants (T...

IT'S OVER

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Music

Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young is calling it quits with his wife of 36 years. San Mateo court documents show paperwork for dissolution of ma...

B.C. Hospitals' Breastfeeding 'Contract' Upsets New Moms

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Hospitals in B.C.'s Fraser Health region are asking new moms to sign a "feeding plan" that claims babies who aren't breastfed are more likely to get "...

Accused B.C. Serial Killer Says He Didn't Act Alone

CP | Mark Nielsen, Prince George Citizen, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Cody Allan Legebokoff said he was “involved” in the deaths of three women he is accused of murdering but did not carry out t...

B.C. Tory MP Reveals Frustration Over Work Sacrifices

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Conservative B.C. MP's personal Facebook post gives a rare glimpse into the life of a federal politician and the need to be "politically correct all...

Miley's Homeless VMA Date Jesse Now Wanted By Police

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Music

On Sunday, Jesse Helt got his 15 minutes of fame and more after giving a speech on behalf of Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards. Now it appears...

26 '90s School Supplies We Will Never Stop Thinking About

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living

Bring back the '90s, for the sake of cool school supplies! As kids head back to school in the next few days, we couldn't help but look back at some...

Tories Tout 'Traditional Family Values' To Party Members

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives are telling core supporters that "traditional family values" are a party stance, a phrase that so far has not enter...

This New Edmonton Skyscraper Will Tower Over All Others

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

Look up, Edmonton. Look way up. A new skyscraper design was unveiled Tuesday, that promises to change the city's skyline forever. Stantec, Katz...

11 Random Things Your Washing Machine Can Handle

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living

Kids will be heading back to school, which means you’ll soon be getting back into a regular routine. You know, that busy one. In the midst of ge...

37 Signs You Went To UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Buchanan. Gage. Mahony's. Wreck Beach. If you know what we're talking about, you probably went to UBC. And those are just a few things that make t...

KStew Makes A Pompadour Look Hot

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Style

Swoon! Kristen Stewart covers the latest issue of Vanity Fair France and the photo is so beautiful we can barely breathe! For the cover shot, KS...

5 Ways Tim Hortons Will (And Won't) Change With Burger King Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Business

There Will Be ‘Absolutely’ No Tims Coffee At Burger King Burger King apparently has no intentions of selling Tim Hortons coffee in its rest...

Did Claire Danes Copy Kim Kardashian?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Style

Claire Danes was arguably one of the best-dressed on the 2014 Emmys red carpet but it seems as if her look may have been inspired by none other than K...

This Discomforting Breast Cancer Ad Will Give You Shivers

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Living

You only need to watch 15 seconds of this ad to know exactly where it's going. But don't stop. In a new campaign for CIBC's Run for the Cure for br...

Harper Observes Military Exercise In Nunavut

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Politics

BAFFIN ISLAND, Nunavut - An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions...

► This Might Be The Coolest Use For Drones Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Business

Over the last few years we've watched drones bomb civilians, carry out surveillance on behalf of governments and annoy the next door neighbour in your...

John Stamos' Abs Are Ridiculous

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Style

Guys, John Stamos is 51 years old. Let that sink in for a minute. Ready to move on? Ok. So, on Sunday, the former "Full House" stud posted a shirtl...

This 50-Year-Old Is Now 140 Pounds -- Here's How She Did It

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Teresa Labonte AGE: 50 CITY: Winnipeg By The Numbers: 186 at my heaviest, currently 140, for a total weight loss of 46 pounds The Weight...

The Man Bun Is Back!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Style

The man bun is back! (Although, technically it never went away.) On the 2014 Emmys red carpet, "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington tucked away his...