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Love Cat Videos? Prove it

Who cares about cats? Canadians that's who! With all of this attention on cats, one might assume that cats in Canada would have it pretty good. However, as much as we "enjoy" cats, we just care don't care for them in the same way that we care for dogs. We found that shelters across the country are dangerously over or at capacity to care for cats, and their resources are strained. In fact twice as many cats are surrendered to shelters than dogs!
Kenny Yum/Huffington Post

Sunday Roundup: Who Is Peter Kent?

It's not often you get an environment minister sitting down with a bunch of reporters and editorial staff to a no-holds-barred question-and-answer session, let alone a minister who has become as controversial as Peter Kent. Yet that's what happened on Thursday at HuffPost, as we initiated our series of monthly lunches with Very Important People You Need to Hear From. When we informed the minister going in that he was our guinea pig, he wondered aloud if he was not in fact our sacrificial lamb? Not quite.