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Arts and Entertainment, Environment

Canada- too cold for penguins

It’s a big daily winter event that attracts a lot of visitors to the Calgary zoo. Every day, the staff take the several king penguins for a little waddle around the zoo which takes about 15 minutes much to the» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Libraries and publishers on a different page over e-books and audiobooks.

Libraries have always been a great source for reading enjoyment and learning. There are shelf after shelf of big books, small books, novels, histories, photo books, textbooks, instructive books, books of all kinds which people can borrow and enjoy for» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

The ‘royals’ in Canada: Welcome but pay your own way

A recent poll showed that a majority of Canadians would not be averse to seeking Prince Harry become the next Governor-General of Canada. While that is rather unlikely- rules say the G-G must be a Canadian citizen- if taken at» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Society

Canada History: Jan 14, 1976: The end of the Eaton’s “wish book”

For almost 100 years, the major general merchandise retailer in Canada was the T.Eaton company. Timothy Eaton founded his first department store in 1869 in Toronto. With many of his innovations, the single Toronto store grew to become the largest» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

Prince Harry coming to Canada. What if he became Canada’s Governor-General?

Word is just coming that Prince Harry and his family will be splitting time between Canada and England as they seek to step back from royal duties. Although exactly where in Canada is not known a poll recently found that» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Neil Peart, Rush’s iconic drummer and lyricist, dies at 67

Canada’s artistic community has lost one of its own–the guy who provided the backbeat. Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for the iconic progressive rock trio Rush, died a week ago after having been diagnosed with brain cancer three-and-a half» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

It’s back! The pants are off! No pants subway returns

If you’re in any one of dozens of major cities around the world, you might be a bit surprised to see handfuls of riders on the public transit system in their underwear this Sunday afternoon. This is part of a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy

Celebrating VE Day in coin

An important commemorative date is approaching, the 75th anniversary of VE-Day, or Victory in Europe, which ended the horrors of the Second World War. The Royal Canadian Mint has just released a series of commemorative coins to mark the occasion.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, Society

Friends and family remember Kelly Fraser’s ‘love of life’

The family of Kelly Fraser confirmed today that the acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter died from suicide Christmas Eve in Winnipeg, where she was living. She was 26. “Kelly suffered from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) for many years as a result of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Internet, Science and Technology

Beastie Boys-themed holiday card by Toronto family goes viral

What does it take to create a viral video? An original concept? Check. Even better, an original concept inspired by a popular music video? Check. Cute and incredibly telegenic children? Check. Cool costumes? Check. A supermom with video-production talent? Check.»