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  • The General we don't know
    The General we don't know
    He has a town in Saskatchewan named after him and there is a mountain in Alberta that bears his name, but most Canadians havelikely never heard of Sir Major General Henry Edward Burstall.The General was born in Quebec in 1870, educated at Bishop...
  • The Montreal Jewish community has the highest poverty level in Canada
    Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality
    The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in general, and the demographics for each province and their...
  • Essential Canadian phrases in English and French
    Essential Canadian phrases in English and French
    As a public service, we now present for new comers to English Canada a few words and phrases that will help you fit right in, even with a rudimentary understanding of spoken Canadian English.The essential words and phrases you must learn include...
  • First comes the baby then the six figure bill
    First comes the baby then the six figure bill
    This story is hardly a day old and is already getting national media attention in Canada, and possibly soon around the world. It all started when a couple from Saskatchewan went to Hawaii for a vacation. The wife was six months pregnant at the...
  • Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel and her premature baby's million dollar medical bill has been refused by their insurance, Blue Cross.
    $1 million hospital bill: New mom's premature birth denied by insurance
    Health insurance is supposed to give you peace of mind, as no one knows when a medical emergency will arise. You don't expect a medical emergency to be defined as something else that isn't included in that insurance policy that once...
  • SPCA investigates vicious slayings of two dogs in Canada
    SPCA investigates vicious slaying of two dogs in Canada
    Authorities in Vancouver, Canada are investigating the brutal deaths of two dogs suspected of being killed by their owner(s) two weeks apart. The first, a Pomeranrian was found in Richmond with multiple stab wounds; followed November 3rd by a...
  • China moves in on U.S. with currency swap and non-dollar trade with Canada
    China moves in on U.S. with currency swap and non-dollar trade with Canada
    Yesterday it was Russia seeking to disconnect the Rouble from its long standing soft peg to the Euro and dollar, and now China has its eyes set on America's back door by signing a new currency swap and non-dollar trade agreement with Canada...
  • Make fur History Mink
    Fur Bearer Defenders, Montreal SPCA and LUSH new campaign against fur
    Montreal, November 4 2014 – The Montreal SPCA, in partnership with the Association for the Protection of Fur Bearing Animals (APFA) and LUSH Cosmetics announce the launch of their new campaign Make Fur History, which aims to raise awareness...
  • More stuff made in Canada
    More stuff made in Canada
    Here in our secret office, hidden behind an old chicken coop somewhere south of town, we have concocted another list of every-day stuff we didn't realize was home made, right here in Canada.For instance, did you know you can buy firewood...
  • Canada and the end of Daylight Savings Time
    Canada and the end of Daylight Savings Time
    Some regions in Quebec, most of Saskatchewan and some areas in B.C. do not observe Daylight Savings time at all. In the U.S, Arizona and Hawaii do not use it, so the term "Spring ahead, Fall back" means nothing in those regions.Daylight...
  • Mink Farm
    Shocking Canadian fur farm footage revealed
    TORONTO – Shocking footage from Canadian fur farms was today released by The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (APFA) as part of a new consumer awareness campaign.“Over the last several months, The Association for...
  • Gordie Howe
    Mr. Hockey recovering after suffering a serious stroke
    According to a report by The Detroit News, NHL legend and Detroit Red Wings forward Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke loosing feeling on the right side of his body while visiting his daughter in Lubbock, Texas.“Basically, sometime in the...
  • Federal Protective Service
    Enhanced screening ordered at U.S. federal buildings
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced enhanced security measures at federal buildings on Tuesday, one week after a terrorist attack on a government building in Canada.The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson...
  • Paris-Brest-Quebec dessert at Panache, Auberge Saint-Antoine
    Exquisite Paris-Brest dessert is patent-pending at Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec
    The dainty, fanciful Paris-Brest-Quebec dessert served at Panache Restaurant in Auberge Saint-Antoine is so distinctive that it’s awaiting a possible patent at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie, a pastry school in Yssingeaux, France...
  • Nazi submarines in Canadian waters
    Nazi submarines in Canadian waters
    According to Canadian author and military historian Michael Hadley, Nazi u-boats penetrated Canadian waters in the Second World War to a great extent. In and around the mouth of the St.Lawrence River, for instance, they sank several merchant ships...