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Worried About Donald Trump, Asylum Seekers Walk Cold Road To Canada

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/BUFFALO, New York (Reuters) - Refugees in the United States fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive U.S...

News Roundup for January 9, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.09.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Start your week off right...

2016 Travelers GO/noGO List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 12.29.2016 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Do under-the-radar travel gems really exist? It depends whose radar you are using.

Wandering Around Winnipeg: Out of the Canadian Wild on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

For millennia, this site at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers was a trading post for Canada's First Nations, a status only enhanced by the arrival of French fur traders and the British Hudson's Bay Company in the 18th century.

Bear Jail Awaits Errant Polar Bears on Hudson Bay: Playing With Bruin on the Looney Front - Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.15.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Churchill, where the Churchill River meets Hudson Bay in Canada's province of Manitoba, is slam dunk in the middle of the annual migration route of po...

Going 'Bi-Polar' With the Polar Bears of Hudson Bay: Playing with Bruin on the Looney Front - Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.07.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Since time immemorial polar bears, the largest land mammal carnivore on earth, have congregated in their hundreds, even thousands, on the shores of Hu...

A Canadian Adventure at Winnipeg's Crossroads

Kari Haugeto | Posted 11.04.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

At its core is the idea that all human beings have the right to freedom, equality and respect in their lives and in their government. Most permanent exhibits put you in the shoes of those discriminated against and the people who have made it their mission to help.

Richard's Picks: The 11 Best Hotels for Winter 2014-2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I think it fair to share some of my discoveries over the past months, and those I think worth exploring during the chilly weeks of winter, when the color of the world is really in the imagination, or in a warm-walled escape to another bliss.

Trolling Humans for Whales, and Other Divine Madness From the North Country

Richard Bangs | Posted 11.18.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The Mad Hatter: "Have I gone mad?" Alice Kingsley: "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are." Th...

Tim Hortons Reassures Wary Canadians: 'Our Coffee Still Sucks'

Kipp Friedman | Posted 11.01.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Following news that Burger King has purchased the ubiquitous Canadian Tim Hortons coffee chain, executives rushed to reassure skeptical Canadians that the acquisition will not affect the quality of its coffee and Timbits doughnut holes.

This Is The Largest Gathering Of Snakes In The World

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

Indiana Jones would have a fit. According to National Geographic, each year thousands of snakes gather at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Can...

Leonard Podolak and Jessee Havey Reunite to Rebuild a Duhks Dynasty

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Jessee Havey remembers the day she took the Duhk call like it was... well... 2011.

Pack Your Trunks: Here Are 20 Perfect Trips For People Who Love Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

You're probably a lot like us: dreaming of that perfect getaway where you can cuddle with pandas, kiss cows and sleep with sloths. Let's add in some s...

Churchill, Canada: Where the Northern Lights Delight

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

It was an explosive, swirling and exuberant dance of vibrant light that filled the whole sky above us. The weary were suddenly awakened. What a welcome to Churchill!

Schools Meddle in Parents' Home-Packed Lunches: Why I'm Not Offended

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Let me say up front that if my own kids' home-packed lunches were inspected by a school or government official, I'd be quite ticked off. But at the same time, these sorts of incidents just don't fill me with the horror or outrage that so many have expressed in the blogosphere.

Walking With Polar Bears: The Next Great Safari

Richard Bangs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Not many get to see polar bears in the wild. Most who do take a Tundra Buggy tour, riding in giant tank-like buses. Others see the bears from the decks of cruise ships plowing through the Arctic Oceans. But very few ever actually walk among the bears.

The Nuances of Marital Agreements

Joshua Slayen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Joshua Slayen

A prenuptial agreement is what couples execute when they want to contemplate what will happen to their respective assets prior to getting married (in the event of a divorce). I am often asked: "what do you advise"? The truth is, there is no truth. Every couple must decide for themselves whether they want such an agreement in the first place, and if so, the terms thereof.

PHOTOS: Where The Wild Things Are

Kensington Tours | Posted 04.03.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Discovering the Acropolis, seeing the Mona Lisa, walking on the Great Wall and watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal are all undeniably spectacular travel experiences, yet nothing can compare to encountering the spellbinding magic of meeting Mother Nature's majestic creatures up close and in person.

HuffPost Guides: Mystery Mountain Winter Park

The Huffington Post | Sara Ipatenco | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

Mystery Mountain Winter Park in Manitoba is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Tra...

HuffPost Guides: Holiday Mountain Ski And Golf Resort

The Huffington Post | Sara Ipatenco | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Holiday Mountain Ski and Golf Resort in Manitoba is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington ...

Judge's Opinion On Prozac-Induced Murder Now Available Online

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Many tragic acts of suicide and violence could be averted by reducing or stopping the use of anti-depressant drugs, and by greater professional and public awareness of the dangers associated with these drug.

Judge Agrees Prozac Could Have Made Teen a Killer

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

The judge declared in his decision, "His basic normalcy now further confirms he no longer poses a risk of violence to anyone and that his mental deterioration and resulting violence would not have taken place without exposure to Prozac."

Residents Of Manitoba Preparing For Another Possible Dike Breach

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

CBC -- People who live around the Hoop and Holler Bend in southern Manitoba are scrambling, wondering what to do if the province intentionally breache...

Government Health Insurance? What About Public Auto Insurance

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

Ideology and propaganda will squash any consideration of a well-executed public insurance option in America, no matter how compelling the case may be.