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Christian Cotroneo

Front Page Editor, Huffington Post Canada


WATCH: Hockey Trades Leave Kids In Ruins

When the San Jose Sharks traded Ryane Clowe to the New York Rangers at last week's trade deadline, no one consulted this kid. The news hit him like a tonne of Zdeno Charas. Clowe, a hulking power forw...
04/08/2013 02:47 EDT

Lack Of Sleep Weighing You Down?

Sleep well and stay slim. That's the astonishing takeaway from a U.S. study looking at sleep, metabolism and eating habits of 16 men and women. Researchers at the University of Colorado found that whe...
03/19/2013 01:02 EDT

Key Player In October Crisis Dead

Paul Rose, one of the key figures in Quebec's October Crisis, died today of a stroke at the age of 69. Rose was the leader of the Montreal-based Chénier cell of Front de libération du Québec, the mili...
03/14/2013 01:21 EDT

Canadian Civil Servant Dead In Ghana

OTTAWA -- A Canadian man has died in Ghana after being found unconscious at his hotel. Darrell Prokopetz, 54, died after being rushed to hospital after he failed to show up for a meeting with two work...
02/12/2013 02:10 EST

Tori Stafford Killer A Step Closer To Appeal

TORONTO — Michael Rafferty has cleared a hurdle to proceed with an appeal of his murder conviction in the killing of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford. Rafferty missed the deadline to file his notice o...
11/02/2012 10:44 EDT

Beaver Gets Te Boot In Election Ad

MONTREAL -- Who could resist a cuddly cartoon Canadian beaver, purring as it rubs against your leg with a broad, buck-toothed smile creasing its face underneath a Mountie stetson? The political party...
08/06/2012 06:19 EDT

Fourth Wave Of Federal Job Cuts Incoming

A fourth wave of job loss notifications washed over the federal public service Wednesday as the Conservatives appeared to be trying to shore up support for the cuts. Union leaders reported that just o...
06/27/2012 06:18 EDT

Suspect's Parents 'Truly Devastated'

EDMONTON -- The parents of a young man accused of killing three of his co-workers and injuring another in an armoured car robbery say they are ``heartbroken.'' A sobbing Sandy Baumgartner told CTV Edm...
06/18/2012 10:37 EDT

8-Story Fall, Not A Bone Broken

A Winnipeg window washer who survived an eight-storey fall says he's is good spirits. In a statement released Thursday by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, 27-year-old Chris Piper thanked everyo...
06/07/2012 10:16 EDT

Police Reveal New, Grisly Details

Montreal police revealed disturbing forensic details Tuesday about a murder and dismemberment case that netted a suspect in Germany after a global manhunt captured international attention. Luka Rocco...
06/05/2012 06:23 EDT

Talks Hit A Wall: Student Leader

MONTREAL -- Negotiations between students and the provincial government have hit a wall, student leaders said Wednesday evening as they returned to a third night of talks, a lot less optimistic about...
05/30/2012 10:14 EDT

Triple-Stabbing Leads To Murder Charges

The estranged partner of a young mother who was stabbed to death along with her parents at their home in Aylmer, Que., has been charged with first-degree murder Friday, Gatineau police say. Shakti Ram...
05/25/2012 09:54 EDT
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Tarnishing Toronto's Reputation?

TORONTO - Toronto's reputation is increasingly undermined by the antics of its bombastic mayor, some political observers and insiders warned a day after Rob Ford's latest clash with the media. The emb...
05/03/2012 10:15 EDT

HUFFQUIZ; Volume 7

Welcome to Huffquiz Volume 7. And already, it's all new! Instead of tweeting out questions and waiting readers to buzz in with the correct answers, we thought we'd open the game up to our Facebook fr...
03/02/2012 07:56 EST