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Icelandic Band Is Finding Success 'Overwhelming'

HuffPost Canada Music | Natalie Zina Walschots | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Music

The single word that comes up most often when talking to Brynjar Leifsson, lead guitarist of the strange, sonorous Icelandic six-piece Of Monsters And...

Not A Good Time To Invade This Island

The Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada

Six fighter jets and a few dozen soldiers are this country's only line of defence against foreign invaders. Just not this country. About 160 Can...

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

Sounds Fishy? It's True: Salmon is on the Rise Again!

Sue Scott | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada
Sue Scott

Government scientists have now provided data on the health of wild Atlantic salmon that agrees with anecdotal information from anglers who raved about the great 2011 fishing season. Experts have confirmed that many salmon populations met, or exceeded their minimum conservation requirements in 2011.

Small Countries Weathering the Recession: Crashing and Burning or Rising From the Ashes

Andrew Cooper | Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada
Andrew Cooper

The post-Cold War years were good for the fortunes of small countries. Small states did indeed seem beautiful in the 1990s and early 2000s. The end o...

Rock Snot From Vancouver Island Congesting Rivers

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - It's nickname says it all.Rock snot is a type of slimy, yellow-brown, freshwater algae that, like a cold, has spread quickly from a small ...

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled From Volcanic Eruption

Posted 07.24.2011 | Canada

(CBC) -- About 370 flights to and from Scotland and Northern Ireland were cancelled Tuesday as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano continued to a...