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Smiley, A Blind Therapy Dog, Perfectly Lives Up To His Name

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.12.2015 | Good News

Smiley the golden retriever knows better than anyone that love is blind. The 12-year-old pooch was born with a condition linked to dwarfism that --...

Cripping the Curriculum: Looking at Disability in Ontario's New Sexual Health Education Curriculum

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 03.05.2015 | Education
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

Almost immediately, it highlights the risks of sex for Persons with Disabilities, and how they may not have the social or emotional faculties to understand, appreciate or enjoy the sexual experience.

Light Shows and Where to Stay | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel

Some places like to take this idea and run with it, making over-the-top decorations and stringing along lights that go on for miles at a time. These well known light shows will awe and entertain you the minute the sun goes down.

Canadian Industrial Plant Explosion Leaves 5 Injured

AP | Posted 10.25.2014 | World

SARNIA, Ontario (AP) — The mayor of Sarnia says five people have been sent to the hospital after an explosion at an industrial plant in the southwes...

How Hard Is It to Make It to the NHL?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

As hockey fans, one of our favorite things to do is criticize the players. But are we giving these players enough credit? How hard is it actually to 'make it,' to 'go to the show,' to 'get the call?'

This Man's Impassioned Cover Of 'Say Something' On A Street Piano Will Leave You Speechless

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.10.2014 | Good News

Watch out, A Great Big World, this man's gorgeous cover of "Say Something" will stun you. A video uploaded to YouTube captures Michael McNamara per...

An Ontario-Quebec Power Pact Would Have a Win-win Outcome

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Ontario wouldn't be the only winner from an inter-provincial power deal. Quebec has an abundance of power to offer, but it also urgently needs to find new markets.

Ontario Sikhs ‘Deeply Disappointed' With New Helmet Law

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion

TORONTO (RNS) The open road has closed for motorcycle-riding Sikhs in Ontario. The province’s premier has informed Sikhs they are not exempted fr...

Love Challenged

Lynda Freeman | Posted 09.13.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Today I was love challenged. My son, his dad, who is my best friend, and I drove up to Gravenhurst, Ontario for a delightful lunch cruise on the Segwun, an old steamship that has been plying Lake Muskoka, off and on, for about 120 years.

If Alberta Oil Heads East, Benefits for Ontario Are Hard to See

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If Alberta can be considered the culprit behind Canada's sad track record on carbon emissions, then Ontario's acquiescence to the Energy East pipeline would make it a willing accomplice.

Vintage Shops and Gothic Rock in Toronto

La Carmina | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
La Carmina

The "Scott Pilgrim" movie showed a different side of Toronto: twenty-somethings in vintage clothes and neon hair, rocking out at indie concerts. On a ...

Meatless Monday: The Glow From Ontario -- Oh She Glows' Angela Liddon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Canadians tend to be nicer than Americans -- more candor, less snark. There's some exceptions, but then there's Canadians like Ontario's Angela Liddo...

The Future Looks Bleak for Ontario's Manufacturing Sector

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

What's happened to Canada's manufacturing sector? Kellogg's recent decision to close its plant in London ripped another 500 factory jobs away from Ont...

Climate Change This Week: Sudden Surprises, Cheap Wind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...

Eleven Things to Give #climatethanks for

Heather Libby | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Heather Libby

For every missed opportunity at the international level, there are countries, states, cities and individuals stepping up to do more.

Snowden Fallout: Canada Is Hardly a Polite and Respectful Hemispheric Partner

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Edward Snowden, who divulged secret activities of the National Security Agency or N.S.A., is now safely ensconced in Moscow. However, the notorious whistle-blower's disclosures continue to illuminate Washington's underhanded and unsavory agenda in the hemisphere

Blue Mountains: The Perfect Summer Retreat in Ontario

Ankita Sinha | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Ankita Sinha

The reflection of the southern shores of Georgian Bay along with the clear blue skies created a blue hue on the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, and hence the name Blue Mountains. As unusual as it sounds to us, it is Ontario's popular resort destination.

LOOK: Monuments Get Festive For Baby Cambridge

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

People around the world were in a state of revelry Monday as news broke that Kate Middleton and Prince William's royal baby boy had entered the world....

Ontario vs. West Virginia

Russell Mokhiber | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Russell Mokhiber

Allan Tweddle wants to build a manufacturing facility. He would prefer to build it in West Virginia -- where he lives. But he's going to build it in Ontario, Canada -- where he was born.

WATCH: 8th Grader's Heartwarming Surprise For Gay Teacher

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

A Canadian 8th grader recently had a very heartwarming surprise for his gay teacher. With the school year ending soon, the teacher decided to add ...

Hero Dog Honored For Saving Owner's Life

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

When Gregory Gould adopted a dog from his friend's neighbor, he thought he was getting a companion, not a savior. However, a savior is exactly what bo...

Trade Ruling Undermines Efforts to Curb Climate Chaos

Ilana Solomon | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Ilana Solomon

In a deeply troubling decision reported this week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued a confidential ruling against Ontario's successful "feed-in tariff" incentives program that is designed to reduce carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs.

WATCH: Colbert Pisses Off Canadians With 'Earth's Rectum' Joke

Posted 11.16.2012 | Comedy

After Stephen Colbert referred to Windsor, Ontario as "Earth's rectum" as a joke in his new book America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Wer...

Oktoberfests Coming To A Town Near You

Home Away | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Home Away

Oktoberfest has been carrying on for about a month now, but beer, bratwurst and polka bands aren't out of style just yet.

Say Cheese: Canadian Cops Caught Up In Crazy Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

It has been a bizarre summer for Canadian culinary capers. In July we learned of a honey producer there who was robbed of 3 million bees. In Augus...