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Health, Lifestyle, Politics

Legalization of marijuana in Canada: read RCI’s reports

Legalisation of marijuana in Canada : read RCI’s reports According to the federal government’s plan, by July 1st next year, marijuana will be legally available for recreational use in Canada. Even though the Liberal government was elected in 2015 on a platform that» 

International, Lifestyle, Sports

Cricket brings out women in Saskatchewan

Cricket is a big hit in Saskatchewan, with the help of CBC. The Titans Divas team grew from 21 women players. to 37. in the 10 days following a story about them was published. “Almost too much to handle” Salman» 

Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle

Montreal’s International Tango Festival kicks off 15th edition

The sounds and passion of Argentinian tango are set to add some extra zing to Montreal’s busy festival season as the city gets ready to celebrate the 15th edition of the Festival International de Tango de Montréal on Wednesday. Sylvi» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Lifestyle

Drake takes Toronto with new store and great show

Drake, the Toronto singer and rapper, who’s become a global sensation, wowed the hometown crowd last night at his eighth annual OVOFest. The master of the acronym, OVO, stands for “October’s Very Own”, referring to Aubrey Drake Graham’s birthday on» 

Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle, Society

Jack Rabinovitch, founder of the Giller Prize, dies

Jack Rabinovitch, a powerful patron of the arts in Canada who established the Giller Prize for literature, died yesterday in Toronto. He was 87. Now known as the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the lucrative award for best fiction in Canada, in long» 


Parade caps week of gay rights events in Vancouver

Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to the west coast city of Vancouver yesterday for the city’s 39th Pride parade.  It capped a week of street parties, free films and many other community events with an emphasis on equality, diversity» 

Lifestyle, Science and Technology

Beware of posting children’s photos online, warns tech author

A recent U.K. study suggests more than half of parents avoid posting photos of their children online, but previous research found some parents post almost one thousand images by the time a child is five year old. Publishing a child’s» 

Immigration & Refuge, Lifestyle, Society

Census reveals social fabric of Canada changing

The 2016 Census results released this week, on ‘Families, households and marital status’, had many Canadians talking about some of the interesting findings. Love and languages More Canadians are living alone and without children in the home, in part due» 

Lifestyle, Science and Technology

Time to look for shooting stars

This is the time of year when the Earth enters a stream of debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet and, on a clear night, stargazers can see the annual Perseid meteor shower. The rate of shooting stars is relatively low now,» 

Environment, International, Lifestyle, Society

Glamping in Canada: some of the best sites

Glamping is the word coined somewhere in this new millennium to describe an outdoor experience without the ‘roughing it’ aspect.Or, as is very evident in some of these photos, “glamorous camping”. Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, takes a while to get there,»