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This Photo Wins The Olympics

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada

Move over Ashley Wagner, there's a new Olympic meme in town. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press Japanese skater Yuzuru Hanyu broke his own world...

B.C.'s Top Baby Names Are..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Not sure what unique name to give your baby? You might want to steer clear of these. The B.C. government recently released the province's 20 most p...

Sorry, Louis C.K., But My Smartphone Saved Me

Sarah Kurchak | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Living
Sarah Kurchak

I have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Before the proliferation of the smartphone, I was constantly screwing up even the most basic of social tenets and losing friends, if I ever made them to begin with. While Louis C.K. and his supporters assert that you need face to face contact and the ability to see another person's expressions to build empathy, I've found that occasionally removing the pressures of that contact has allowed me, for the first time in my life, to express all of the empathy that I have always had for my loved ones and fellow humans. It has allowed me to prove that I am a person.

Amanda Todd's Mother Urges Parents To Get Net Savvy

CBC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The mother of B.C. cyberbullying victim Amanda Todd says parents must make themselves aware of the type of trouble their children can get into on the ...