Year in Review 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch's Best Suits Of 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Style

Forget Kate Middleton, Miley Cyrus and Paulina Gretzky: 2013 was the year of Benedict Cumberbatch, hands down. The Batch was all up in our face thi...

Best Canadian TV Of 2013

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada TV

It's been a crazy year for Canadian TV, with new shows springing up almost every month from different networks across the country. Be it a foodie show...

Her 'Strangely Satisfying' Year

CBC | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When B.C.'s provincial election campaign kicked off in April, Liberal Leader and Premier Christy Clark was trailing by nearly 20 per cent in so...

The Business Story Canadians Really Cared About In 2013

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Few things get to the heart of Canadians like hockey, so when Rogers Communications scored a multi-billion-dollar deal that will shake up ho...

Biggest Provincial Winners, Losers In 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

How did Canada's 20 premiers and opposition leaders fare in 2013? Below, their report cards. (A+) One provincial leader gets top marks for 2013, an...

Whatever Happened To Honour?

CBC | Leslie MacKinnon | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Politics

In politics, 2013 might be remembered as the year politicians tainted by scandal decided that the concept of honour no longer required them to step as...

CP's 2013 Business Newsmaker Is..

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - He's been a familiar face to Canadians for years — approachable, friendly, and asking them to come shop at his family's grocery stores.Beh...

A Year Of Tech Flops

CBC | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Business

It's been a harsh year for a number of the big names in consumer technology. While previous years have seen huge gadget successes such as Samsung...

5 Biggest Aboriginal Stories Of 2013

CBC | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Anti-fracking protests, the growth of a movement, a hunger strike, an unprecedented turnout at a reconciliation walk and a disgraced senator — all ...

The Week In Review: Top Blogs of 2013

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

For HuffPost Canada, 2013 was a year in which our blogs really came into their own, combining powerful personal stories with thoughtful commentary, all in the tell-it-like-it-is style for which our bloggers have become known. There were provocative takes on Miley Cyrus's performance at the VMAs, warning calls about the future of free speech in Canada and reflections on what makes a great leader, as discovered by Calgarians as they watched their mayor take action during their city's floods. (No comment on what Torontonians discovered about the same subject.)

Our Most Viral Stories Of 2013

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

The past year has brought stories with it that evoked many emotions in Canadians in 2013, some more surprisingly than others. From a list of reason...

Play-Doh's 2013 Recap Is The Most Creative We've Seen Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

Some people take to their keyboards to write up year-in-review news summaries. Others open up cans of Play-Doh. This month, Play-Doh, owned by Hasb...

Can You Beat Our Ultimate HuffQuiz?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

So you want to be a news quiz master, but have you been paying enough attention to be number one? To send off 2013, we’ve departed from our regul...

The Strangest Ways We Got In Shape This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Look back at any fitness-related resolutions you made at the beginning of this year. Did any of them involve spending 20 minutes a day skipping around...

6 Lessons We Learned In 2013

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 12.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

2013 has been a year full of important lessons for Alberta. From the resilience show during the floods, to a reminder to never stop having fun, th...

WATCH: 2013's Funniest Music Videos Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Music

Please alert Homer Simpson: I am ready to laugh. And who isn’t? After a year that trumped its own bleakness week after week, we were in dire need...

The 68 Best Albums Of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada Music

In 2013, the industry suits continued to cry that the end was nigh while the actual people continued to listen to more music than ever, and the best o...

My Favourite Movies Of 2013

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada
Chris Jancelewicz

Hollywood has wheeled out its finest goods in time for Christmas, but we can't forget some of the gems that premiered earlier in the year. Here, in a very definitive order, are my favourite movies of the year -- from the dizzying suspense of "Gravity" to the ab workout that was "The Heat."

Looking Back At Wynne's Big Win

CBC | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Politics

It was a leadership race Kathleen Wynne was not supposed to win. Held in late January, the convention to pick a new Ontario Liberal leader and premi...

Ford The 'Hands-Down Winner For Bad Newsmaker Of The Year'

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Few could have predicted that Canada's moment in the global spotlight this year would be courtesy of a crack-smoking, "drunken-stupor" mayor...

Canadian Vs. American Fave Songs And Albums Of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Both iTunes Canada and streaming service Rdio released their year-end lists of top albums and tracks with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Bruno Mars a...

How Harper Can Save Himself.. And Other Advice For 2014

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

While this year was a tumultuous one in Canadian politics, 2014 might be even more eventful as parties position themselves for the next federal electi...

Out With The Old, In With The New Food Trends

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.21.2013 | Canada Living

Just when we thought we had seen everything restaurants could throw at us, 2013 presented some novel situations — like say, the ramenburger, the cro...

Get Connected!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

By now you're already following The Huffington Post B.C. on Twitter and Facebook, so we figured we would take this time to shine a light on some other...

37 Moments That Weren't A Bummer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.20.2013 | Canada Politics

As you may have heard, 2013 was a rather depressing year in Canadian politics. But it wasn't all bad, was it? Of course not! In fact, there were pl...