Canada Pandas

Panda Twins Make Their Adorable Debut At National Zoo

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Living

Over the weekend, giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twins at the Smithsonian National Zoo, and the world got a little bit cuter. Thanks to the Sm...

All You Need Today Is Newborn Pandas In Baskets

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Living

These little fur balls are so cute!

Toronto Panda Gets Alice In Wonderland-Themed 8th Birthday Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Living

Toronto Zoo wishes 8 year-old panda a 'beary' happy birthday.

This Panda Brawl Was Better Than The Royal Rumble

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Living

Llllllllllllllet's get ready to RUMBLE! A group of pandas engaged in probably the cutest donnybrook we've ever seen at the Research Base of Giant P...

No Baby Panda For Toronto Zoo Just Yet

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says one of its star giant pandas isn't pregnant after a breeding attempt wasn't successful.Er Shun, one of two pandas on lo...

At Least This Panda Enjoys The Canadian Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Living

You may be cursing about Canada's snowy and cold weather under your breath, but one panda can't seem to get enough. Da Mao, one of two giant panda...

World's Smartest Panda Fakes Being Pregnant To Get More Panda Luxuries

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Living

This is either the world's smartest panda or the world's best panda actor. Or both. What was intended to be the world's first live panda birth has...


The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Living

What’s better than a panda baby? Three panda babies, of course. A zoo in China announced the birth of triplet panda cubs (who were born on July ...

Another Panda For The Toronto Zoo?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says it's hoping for the birth of a giant panda cub in late August or September.Gabriela Mastromonaco, the zoo's curator of ...

Toronto Zoo Panda Plays In The Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Impact

Da Mao, the panda on loan to the Toronto Zoo, has lost a bit of the spotlight to a smaller, cuter rival. But he might just take back his cuddly crown ...

OMG! 14 Cute Baby Pandas

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Living

What's better than one panda? Fourteen of them. Fourteen tiny panda cubs were on full display at China's Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Bree...

Meet The Pandas!

CP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada

TORONTO -- The Toronto Zoo's two new stars can finally meet their fans. An exhibit featuring giant pandas on loan from China officially opens to th...

Harper's Smoke and Mirror Government

Doug Thomas | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

The Harper government is a smoke and mirror government that confuses transparency with murkiness and should realize that such an approach usually resu...

A Long History of Animal Diplomacy (It's Not Just Pandas!)

Lee Tunstall | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Politics
Lee Tunstall

With the arrival of Er Shun and Da Mao on their very own Panda FedEx Express last week, almost all of Canada stopped to welcome the darling bears. Animals, especially exotic ones, have a long history of being used in diplomatic gestures.

Althia Raj

What If Something Happened To These National Treasures? | Althia Raj | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The delivery of two of China’s prized giant pandas in Toronto Monday was heralded as a sign of warmer relations between that country’s ...

PHOTOS: The Best Zoos To See Pandas

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Travel

What's black and white and generates lots of panda-monium? Two words: giant pandas. Er Shun and Da Mao, the two cuddly bears on loan from China, w...

More Panda Songs Than You Could Possibly Imagine

Huffington Post Music Canada | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Music

Did you know there were countless songs about pandas? Neither did we! At least not until we dug around looking for a soundtrack to the arrival of ...

TWEETS: Pandas Arrive In Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Living

The Toronto Zoo's newest high profile guests arrived on Monday morning. Two pandas, Er Shun and Da Mao, landed at Pearson International Airport. T...


CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - They arrived to much fan fare — a hands-on greeting from the prime minister, a roar of applause and a rousing performance from a school ba...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - A pair of giant pandas born and raised in China are about to receive a Canadian welcome worthy of their name.The Toronto Zoo will begin play...

Could Panda Blood Be A Source For Super Drug?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.02.2013 | Canada Living

As if scientists needed another reason to save the beloved panda bear. It turns out that blood from the endangered Asian mammal could be a source for ...

Selective Parochialism Disease Sweeps Canada

Matt Price | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada
Matt Price

There's a new sickness sweeping across Canada that medical experts have diagnosed as Selective Parochialism Disease. It afflicts mostly the ideological, and in particular those who think that cooking the planet for our children is a good idea.

Pandas Coming To Toronto, Calgary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada

CHONGQING, China - For the last four days in China, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has had his eye on trade.But for a few minutes Saturday, Harper had ...