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PETA Responds To Tanya Tagaq's Polaris Slam: She Should 'Read More'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Music

People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals hit the headlines following Polaris Prize winner Tanya Tagaq's acceptance speech last night in Toronto -- ...

Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Sheryl Underwood's Take on Natural Black Hair

Charmaine Nelson | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada
Charmaine Nelson

The phenomenon of black women dismissing their own natural hair didn't happen overnight: the social control and economic exploitation of an entire race could not be ensured only through physical violence (whipping, branding, torture, rape etc.), but necessitated psychological and psychic violence to "convince" Africans that they needed to be "civilized" into the cultural, moral, social and yes, corporeal ways of the European.

The Proposed Seal Cull is Unscientific and Just Plain Wrong

Hal Whitehead | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Hal Whitehead

I am a scientist who has studied marine mammals off eastern Canada for the past 35 years. The concept of a seal cull to improve Maritime groundfish stocks is not scientifically defensible. It is simply not known whether seals have a positive or negative effect on groundfish populations. A large cull of grey seals in the Maritimes will not help our understanding. Removing native species is scientifically indefensible, and, from my perspective, morally wrong.

LOOK: Rescued Seal Pups Go Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Aquarium rescue centre is celebrating the release of two rescued seal pups back into their natural habitat off the waters of Haida Gwaii...

Extra Fingers? Webbed Feet? 7 Strange Celebrity Body Parts

Everyday Health | Sharon Tanenbaum | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living

By Sharon Tanenbaum Take one glance at most celebrities (like Karolina Kurkova, Seal, or Joaquin Phoenix) and you'd think from their lean and t...