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Canadagram: Meet @GreatNorthCo

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 2:04 PM

This week we head for an adventure with a trio of photographers, meet @greatnorthco. Here they are in their own words:

Great North Collective is a community. We are a community of photographers and creatives, amateur and professional, who want to share the beautiful...

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Canadagram: Meet @RoamingFocus

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 1:47 PM

This week we go back to Toronto to meet photographer @roamingfocus. Here he is in his own words:

My name is Mike Palmer. I'm born and raised in Toronto and I’ve been working as a freelance photographer since 2008. I love to explore, learn new things,...

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Canadagram: Meet @EatHalifax

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 1:00 PM

This week we go to Halifax to meet @EatHalifax, a chronicler of the many delicious things that the east coast city has to offer. Here she is in her own words:

Up until recently, my life revolved around food: thinking about it, cooking it, writing about...

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Lewis Kent, Beer Mile Record Holder, Gets Brooks Endorsement Deal

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 3:04 PM

Step aside Andre De Grasse. Get off the course Usain Bolt. There's a new speedster on the track.

Western University student Lewis Kent has signed an endorsement deal with shoemaker Brooks for drinking beer — and running really, really fast.

Kent is...

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Eiffel Tower Lights Up In Red, White, Blue To Honour Paris Victims

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 1:08 PM

The Eiffel Tower glowed red, white, and blue in honour of the victims of Friday's horrific attacks in Paris.

The iconic landmark, like many others in the French capital, had been closed to the public.

For the next three days, the tower will be lit up in the colours of...

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Twitter Changes Faves Icon To Hearts, Power Users Don't Like It

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 11:34 AM

Twitter got a little more heartfelt on Tuesday morning when the social media service changed the star icon it uses for "favourites" to a "heart".

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'Chili Powder Guy' Is The Weirdest Radio Caller We've Heard Yet

(2) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 5:46 PM

The radio call-in show can be the source of some pretty weird stuff.

Freelance radio producer Imogen Birchard noted one such call on Twitter Friday.

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Jose Bautista Meets 'Mini Jose Bautista' Before Game 4 Of The ALCS

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 7:08 PM

What's better than one Jose Bautista? Two Jose Bautistas. Or at least a mini-clone of the Blue Jays slugger.

The real Bautista met with his mini counterpart before Game 4 of the ALCS against the Kansas City Royals.

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Battleground Ridings You'll Want To Watch On Election Night

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 3:04 PM

From east to west, there are dozens of ridings that could change hands in the 2015 election. Thirty ridings have been added as a result of population growth and redistricting. Retirements and the winds of political change also could mean changes in many more. Here are battleground ridings that our...

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'Jose Bautista' Kid Times Home Run Swing And It Is Perfection (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 9:56 PM

Jose Bautista's home run finished the Blue Jays comeback against the Texas Rangers in the ALDS.

We think this adorable Jays fan might've had something to do with that monstrous three-run shot in the 7th inning.

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Terence Young, Conservative Candidate, Says Liberals Would Open Brothels, Marijuana Shops

(97) Comments | Posted October 13, 2015 | 6:21 PM

Suburban neighbourhoods face a future of brothels and marijuana shops if Justin Trudeau's Liberals get elected, a Conservative candidate in the Greater Toronto Area said at a recent debate.

Terence Young said that under a Trudeau government, neighbourhoods in Oakville, a town near Toronto, could see "legally-protected brothels with...

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Canadagram: Meet @VerneHo

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2015 | 1:06 PM

This week, we're meeting @verneho a designer who works at one of Canada's most interesting startups. Here he is in his own words:

Hey everyone, my name is Verne and I'm a Toronto based designer and photographer. By day, I lead the design practice at @Shopify...

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Harold Reynolds, Fox Sports Announcer, Insults Canada And Twitter Gets Mad

(134) Comments | Posted October 11, 2015 | 11:57 PM

We're pretty used to Americans not knowing a lot about Canada, but every once in a while, a stray comment sets us off.

This time, it was Fox Sports announcer Harold Reynolds during Sunday night's Blue Jays vs. Rangers ALDS playoff game.

Reynolds, a former player...

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Blue Jays Tribute Video Set To AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' Goes To 11

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 1:27 PM

We're 24 hours away from the first Major League Baseball postseason game in Toronto in 22 years.

Whether you're a long-suffering fan or a bandwagon jumper (welcome!), you're probably pretty excited about the Toronto Blue Jays.

But if you need to crank up that excitement to...

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

(207) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 8:36 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

(126) Comments | Posted October 4, 2015 | 12:36 PM

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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Canadagram: Meet @SimeonRusnak

(1) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 2:47 PM

This week, we introduce you to a Winnipeg-based photographer changing the way we look at Manitoba's capital. Meet @simeonrusnak. Here he is in his own words:

Hey! Firstly, what a pleasure it is to be featured alongside so many talented Canadian Instagrammers. I’ve been inspired by their work...

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Blue Jays Threw A HUGE Party After Clinching The Pennant

(1) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 12:14 PM

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 | 5:19 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 | 2:37 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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