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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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Meet SliceofPai: Serving Up Deliciousness One Photo At A Time

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 2:23 PM

This week's photographer, @Sliceofpai, might be one of the best food photographers in Canada. Here she is in her own words:

Hi! My name is Joann Pai. I’m a food & travel photographer from Vancouver, and co-creator of @acornmag. I have a bit of wanderlust and...

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100 Days Of Newfoundland: Artist Tara Feener Draws Beloved Aspects Of Her Home Province

(2) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 12:38 PM

Artist and software engineer Tara Feener misses home. A Newfoundlander living in Brooklyn, Feener decided to remedy her homesickness by illustrating 100 things that she misses about her home province over the course of 100 days. And because we love all things East Coast (especially when they're gorgeous drawings), we...

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Meet Codographs: A Young Photographer Capturing The Splendour Of Newfoundland

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 2:34 PM

We head to Newfoundland and Labrador and meet @Codographs, a teenager taking some great shots of that province (and his travels). Here he is in his own words:

My name is Cody Lawrence Dylan More commonly known online as @Codographs. I'm an 18-year old living on the east...

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20 Canadian Chefs You'll Want To Follow On Instagram

(9) Comments | Posted April 9, 2015 | 10:17 PM

When it comes to food on Instagram it's tough to beat chefs. We're glad that some of Canada's best chefs can find the time from running their kitchens to snap a few truly mouthwatering photos. Here are some of our favourites.

canadian chefs instagram

WHO:...

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Google Maps Lets You Play Pac-Man On The Streets Of Canada

(2) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 12:03 PM

Well, there goes the rest of our work day. Google Maps has released a hack that allows you to play Pac-Man on most streets.

Simply click that little Pac-Man icon on the bottom left of your screen and your ordinary map will get transformed into a ghost-filled maze. It even...

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Meet Jamaalism, A Photographer Capturing Toronto And The TTC

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 1:54 PM

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

This week, we're introducing you to Jamaal Merrick 'aka' @Jamaalism, a Toronto photographer who loves capturing the streets of Toronto...

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Secrets We Learned From Canada's Museums

(2) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 3:37 PM

Did you know that Canada's Royal Saskatchewan Museum has one of the largest T. Rex skeletons in the world or that the ROM once had a cat who helped keep mice away from the museum's collections?

This week, 130 of Canada's museums will be taking part in

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Canada's East Coast Hit By ANOTHER Winter Storm

(3) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 12:24 PM

Spring is only two days away but you definitely can't tell on Canada's East Coast.

The Maritimes got another blast of winter weather with Halifax receiving more than 30 cm of snow.

This is just days after another snowstorm dropped record-breaking amounts of snow...

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Paul Zizka's Photos Of The Rockies Will Take Your Breath Away

(4) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 12:22 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.

For our inaugural edition we're featuring Paul Zizka, a nature photographer based in Banff, Alberta whose photos consistently wow us. Here's Paul in his...

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Miss Universe Canada's National Costume Is A Hockey-Inspired Mess

(60) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 12:13 PM

What is going on here? On Wednesday night, the Miss Universe pageant held its 'National Costume' round and it was a doozy.

We saw the usual national stereotypes on display but we think Miss Universe Canada, Chanel Beckenlehner, deserves two minutes in the penalty box for this costume:

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