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‘Socks for Bubbly’ expanding campaign

‘Socks for Bubbly’ is the charitable campaign that exchanges a glass of champagne or sparkling wine for a new pair of socks, for the homeless. It was started five years ago in Montreal, when David Ferguson, the owner and chef of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Superwoman (Lily Singh) takes a break

Superwoman, aka Lily Singh, the YouTuber extraordinaire, is taking a break. YouTube Burnout The online super star from Scarborough, Ontario is one more in a growing list of YouTube stars who have stopped posting on the platform because of burnout. Singh» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

‘From the Vaults’ CBC TV’s treasures available in 6 episodes

‘From the Vaults’ is the new CBC television series, bringing us some amazing moments and performances in our history. From September 6, 1952, when CBC television first illuminated living rooms, there’s an estimated million hours of entertainment, sports and news.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Environment, International, Politics, Society

 Nova Scotia- annual thank you on its way to Boston

It was Dec 6, 1917, the height of the First World War. The port of Halifax was an extremely busy place as convoys of supplies to the war effort in Europe came and went. That morning two ships collided, one» 

Arts and Entertainment

Lighting event in Ottawa will launch the holiday season

Hundreds of thousands of coloured lights will go on at 7pm  on December 5, 2018 at Canada’s Parliament building to kick off the holiday season. It is the launch of the 34th edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada and will» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Neil Young loses second home in California fire

Neil Young, the Canadian rock n’ roll legend, lost his home in the fires raging in California along with several other celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, actor Gerard Butler, and Robin Thicke. “Firefighters have never seen anything» 

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Olympic bid a pass in Calgary

Olympic memories were perhaps more negative than positive yesterday as the people of Calgary voted on whether to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. The question was simply, “Are you for or against Calgary hosting the 2026 Olympic Winter Games?”» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, Society

McGill University pressured to change sports team name

For almost 100 years some of the sports teams of Montreal’s McGill University have been had the nickname the “Redmen”. For the past few years that name has been labelled by some as being disrespectful to indigenous students. The Student» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Douglas Rain, voice of HAL 9000, dies

Douglas Rain, who voiced the unforgettable presence of HAL, in 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 epic science fiction film, has died at the age of 90. Rain, an actor and narrator, who grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was a founding» 

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Olympic bid depends on today’s vote in Calgary

Olympic fever is underway in Calgary, Alberta today but it’s just the first step, in a vote to decide whether to go ahead with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games. Many people in Calgary have a»