Ontario Police Plan Official 'Safe Zone' For Online Classified Deals

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada

"People need to bear in mind that it's always safer to meet where it's busy, well-lit, with cameras or lots of people."

The Perfect Roommate Is Just A Creative Online Listing Away

YPNextHome | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living

Landlords normally know what they want -- a good, clean tenant that pays on time and doesn't destroy the rental unit. You know what you want if you're looking for your own place. But when you're selling yourself as a roommate, it's a little harder.

Wanted: Drum Circle For Vancouver Home Birth

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Vegan food will be provided.

You Can Buy Unconditional Love For $0

The Huffington Post Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Love doesn't normally come cheap, but on Craigslist Vancouver, it most certainly has. Brice Royer, who is battling cancer, has started a Facebook p...

Wanted: 'Attractive But Not Too Attractive' Bridesmaids

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Attention actors, good liars, or anyone looking for free food and drink: a Vancouver bride needs your help. She's marrying a "really popular" groom...

Vancouver Craigslist Scam Targets Renters

CBC | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver police are investigating an alleged rental scam, after a woman posed as the owner of the suite she rented and took deposits from at least si...

There's No Shame in Shaming An Asshole

Brett Caron | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada
Brett Caron

Who cares if an asshole is feeling ostracized for being an asshole? Isn't that sort of the point? If they stew on it and distance themselves from other people, that's a win. Who wants to spend time with an asshole? If they revisit their thinking in order to avoid being shamed again, so much the better; either way, we lose one asshole.

Think Twice Before Giving AirBnB Your ID

Kris Constable | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Kris Constable

It's worth noting perhaps that my career has been around privacy and security, and so this really flustered me. After years of loyal service, when I've already provided AirBnB with access to my home address, phone number, and social media accounts, they've taken it a step further and decided that wasn't enough.

Shop Online to Help the Environment

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As retailers expand their online sales capabilities in response to consumer demand, there are five key ways they can educate their customers in understanding the reduced environmental impact from shopping online.

LOOK: Luxury Car Ad Trolls Internet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An ad for a rare Lamborghini posted just over a week ago to Craigslist has been found to be a fake. The ad claimed the luxurious Murcielago SV was ...

WANTED: Professional Hipster

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

It seems you can be paid for just about anything these days. A Craigslist ad posted earlier this month is on the hunt for a professional hipster. "...

Rental Scam Ensnares Kamloops Woman

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops, B.C. woman says an internet fraudster won't stop using her personal details and one of her classified ads to scam would-be renters out of ...

Langley Police Seek Craigslist Robbers

CBC | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Mounties in Langley, B.C., are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people suspected of pepper spraying and robbing a couple trying to se...

Sometimes Slacking Off Can Change the World

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Nikolas Badminton

The Occupy Movement was wholly underwhelming, and the Kony campaign seemed like a good idea, but an unclear mix of actions didn't lead to much. These sorts of campaigns made me angry, but in Iceland and in the United States, there are examples of how "slacktivism" can actually lead to change

LOOK: Reading Funny Craigslist Ads Out Loud

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Living

Things you've written always sound better when you read them out loud, but imagine how they might be interpreted by complete strangers -- especially w...