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Canadians Learn Arabic To Give Syrian Refugees A Warm Welcome

HuffPost Arabi | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.10.2016 | World

Canadian David Foster developed a passion for Arabic ten years ago, while he was working for an international company in Sudan. Now, he is using his ...

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

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.01.2016 | 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 Liddon...

UAE To Prosecute Salim Alaradi After 17 Months Of Detention Without Charge

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.15.2016 | World

A Canadian man of Libyan origin who has been imprisoned without charge in the United Arab Emirates for over a year will finally have his day in court...

Girl Runs Hot Chocolate Stand On Birthday To Raise Money For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.19.2015 | Good News

The purpose behind this girl's hot chocolate stand is even sweeter than her product.  Abigail MacDonald, from the town of Paris in Ontari...

Here's Your Checklist for a Great Week in Toronto

College Tourist | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

While Tim Hortons isn't a landmark, per say, it is a coffee shop you have to visit while in Toronto. And you'll have no problem finding one, because much like Starbucks in the US, Tim Hortons are everywhere in Toronto.

Bald Eagle Poses For Selfie With Brothers After Rescue

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.28.2015 | Weird News

A bald eagle was freed from a hunting trap by two brothers in Canada and posed for an incredible selfie before flying away. Neil and Michael Fletcher ...

Here's How This Guy Took A Pioneering Selfie In 1935

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

Instagram and iPhones weren't around when this man wanted to snap a selfie in 1935, but he made it happen with just a film camera and some string. Red...

Muskoka: Music For Change

Jonah Bryson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
Jonah Bryson

Dave Hadfield, best known for writing the song "In Canada", which he performed with his brother Chris Hadfield (astronaut) in the video that went viral, recently added his voice to the fight to save the small town of Bala, Muskoka.

The Magic of Summer Camp

Kelly Newsome | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Newsome

At summer camp, you will find children in search of counsellors as if they are godlike beings, capable of healing all wounds and bandaging all torn fr...

Woman Charged With Criminal Mischief for Giving Water to Thirsty Animals

Jacy Reese | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Jacy Reese

While Anita refused to stop, he told her, "No, you know what, these are not humans, you dumb frickin' broad."

This Viral Photo Shows Humankind At Our Best

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.12.2015 | Good News

The most powerful gestures can also be the simplest.  Godfrey Coutto, a 21-year-old student at McMaster University, was on a&...

Utility Workers Pay Fitting Tribute To Late Colleague With Trucks And Flags

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.01.2015 | Good News

After the death of a hardworking colleague, a group of Canadian utility workers rallied together to create a powerful tribute. On the day of the funer...

What Makes Canadians Angry? Uber

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

Just a day after Uber reached a tentative truce in its battle with the city of New York, the ride-hailing giant has now been hit with a...

Formerly Single Mom Provides Free Laundry, Dignity For Families In Need

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

Though most of us detest Saturdays spent washing and folding, one mom knows that for those who go without, laundry can truly be a luxury. Close to ...

A Taste of Windsor, Ontario

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

I had a fantastic meal highlighted by one of my favorite foods in Canada, poutine, which may once have been fast food, but has been served in very upscale forms for a long time now. Mine was made with shredded prime rib, and I savored it with a Pillitteri Riesling that reminded me of a terrific wine tour I did of the Niagara region years ago.

Teens Take Drugs, Get Lost In Park, Call 911

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.15.2015 | Weird News

Two Canadian teens had to call 911 for help after they apparently took drugs and then got desperately lost in a park during the daytime. The 19-yea...

Gym Trainer Performs Jaw-Dropping Michael Jackson Dance Routine On Treadmill

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

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'Green News Report' -- April 16, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ontario, Canada joins cap and trade system to fight global warming; Stu...

Why Cap-and-Trade Schemes Are Little More Than a Cash Grab

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Ontario's move to join Quebec and California in a cap-and-trade pact for carbon emissions may seem like an environmental win, but whether it's actually a meaningful step towards battling climate change or just a cash grab by the province, well, you can be the judge.

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 05.05.2015 | 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...