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Sabrina Zuniga, Conservative Candidate, Says The Ground Can Absorb Oil Spills

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 7:36 PM

Oil spilled from pipelines can be naturally absorbed by the ground, according to a Conservative candidate who is also a science teacher.

In an interview with CPAC, Sabrina Zuniga, who is running in the downtown Toronto riding of Spadina-Fort York, made the statement when asked about...

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Sarah Silverman (Illegally) Tweets Support For NDP

(106) Comments | Posted October 4, 2015 | 11:36 AM

American comedian Sarah Silverman has waded into the Canadian election by publicly endorsing the NDP — even though it appears to break federal rules.

The celebrity tweeted her support for Tom Mulcair's NDP and in particular Vancouver-Granville candidate Mira Oreck on Sunday morning.

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Blue Jays Threw A HUGE Party After Clinching The Pennant

(1) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 11:14 AM

What do you do when your team breaks a 22-year long title drought? You throw a really, really big party.

The Blue Jays clinched their first AL East title since 1993 on Wednesday night with at 15-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Unfortunately the team had to...

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Canada's Election History

(1) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 4:19 PM

Election season is in full swing and the outcome of this race is far from certain. But how well do you know Canada's election history? Take our quiz and find out.

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Canadagram: Meet Ceeesk

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 1:37 PM

This week we introduce you to Celia Spenard-Ko (@ceeesk), a Montreal-based photographer and writer. She'll be answering our questions and sharing her photos all week.

Hi there! First off, it is an honour to be here among so much talent. My name is Celia Spenard-Ko...

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Happy Snapchat Day!

(1) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 8:24 AM

Over the last few months we've been having a lot of fun with Snapchat.

Shooting stuff like this at TIFF

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Canadagram: Meet MasonCharles

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2015 | 3:10 PM

This week we introduce you to a young Toronto photographer with a keen eye and great sense of style. Meet @MasonCharles. Here he is in his own words.

Hey guys, my name is Mason Charles. I'm a 16 year old Toronto/Los Angeles based photographer. I've been taking photos...

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Jake Anderson, College Hockey Goalie, Drinks Beer And Gets Tossed From Game

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2015 | 1:29 PM

Who hasn't wanted to do this? A University of Virginia goalie was thrown out of a hockey game after drinking a beer in the middle of a 7-0 shutout on Friday.

Jake Anderson was handed a five-minute penalty and another one for game misconduct after he drank a beer...

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Canadagram: Meet @EmanuelSmedbol

(0) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 12:09 PM

This week we meet Emanuel Smedbøl a B.C. photographer who captures some of the amazing sights he finds during his travels in the Pacific Northwest. Here he is in his own words:

Hi! I’m Emanuel Smedbøl (@emanuelsmedbol), a graphic designer and photographer in Vancouver, BC. I like the...

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Jerry Bance Pees Into Mug, Conservative Candidate Becomes Internet Joke

(139) Comments | Posted September 6, 2015 | 10:41 PM

Well, that's one way to make a splash in an election campaign.

The CBC revealed on Sunday that Conservative candidate Jerry Bance was caught on tape in 2012 peeing into a homeowner's mug and emptying it into the sink while he was working as a...

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Bryce Williams, Former WDBJ7 Reporter, Named As Suspect In Deadly News Shooting

(14) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 12:11 PM

The suspect in the deadly shooting of two TV journalists in Virginia on Wednesday morning was a former colleague.

Former WDBJ7 reporter Bryce Williams was identified by police by his real name, Vester Lee Flanagan.

The suspect has reportedly shot himself. He died after...

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Liberal-NDP Coalition: It Could Happen. Or Not.

(69) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 4:24 PM

With the three major Canadian parties in a dead heat (according to polls anyway), the idea of a coalition never really goes away.

The Liberals and the NDP could band together to push out Stephen Harper's Conservatives, but will they?

It's not an impossibility. Back in 2008, a...

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Toronto PanAm Games Sign Pays Tribute To 'Ron' Temporarily

(5) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 2:31 PM

One of the big hits of this summer's Pan Am and Parapan Am Games has been the multi-colour 3D Toronto sign located at Nathan Phillips Square.

It's inspired plenty of postcard-worthy shots like this.

toronto sign

The popular sign got a temporary edit on Thursday morning...

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Kanye West's 'Mic Throw' Leaves Pan Am Games Closing Ceremony Audiences Confused

(39) Comments | Posted July 26, 2015 | 11:40 PM

Kanye West had thousands of athletes and spectators dancing at the 2015 Pan Games Closing Ceremony on Sunday night. And then he left everyone scratching their heads.

After powerhouse performances by Serena Ryder and Pitbull, Kanye took to the stage, dressed casually in blue shirt and ripped jeans.

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Canadagram: Meet GummyTing

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 2:54 PM

Our photographer this week has a delightful way of looking at the streets of Toronto. Meet @gummyting. Here she is in her own words:

Hiya, I’m Rose, a creative director/art director in Toronto. I have a weakness for colourful things, quirky hashtags, cold lattes and hot '80s power ballads.

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Could You Pass Canada's Citizenship Test?

(11) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 5:38 PM

Getting your Canadian citizenship is a huge rite of passage for newcomers to the country. But before you can become a citizen, you have to pass a quiz that tests your knowledge of Canada's history, political system, and more.

Those taking the exam have 30 minutes to finish, and...

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Meet Local Wanderer: Two Travelers Who Want To Find Hidden Gems

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2015 | 12:03 PM

Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers.

This week we introduce you to @localwanderer. These two friends from B.C. have been travelling up and down the west coast and sharing travel tips...

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Meet Montrealismes: Photographer Looks For Special Moments In Montreal

(2) Comments | Posted June 12, 2015 | 3:19 PM

Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers.

This week we chat with one of Montreal's best Instagrammers, Montrealismes. Here he is in his own words:

I'm a 25 years...

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Meet @Jenniferelizabeth_: A Canadian Trying To Find The Softer Side Of London

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 11:59 AM

Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers.

This week we head to London and meet a young Canadian who's exploring the big city and trying to find its softer side. Meet @Jenniferelizabeth_....

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Meet Bora.vs.Bora: Capturing Toronto From Unexpected Angles

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2015 | 12:48 PM

This week's photographer Bora.vs.Bora. takes photos of Toronto from unexpected angles. Here he is in his own words.

Hello, my name is Bora. I have been working in the creative field for over 15 years with some of the biggest brands in sports, media and entertainment. Personally, I’ve...

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