With new data showing 367 deaths last year tied to the substance, the government continues to vow a ban is in the works — but doesn't offer specifics.
A stray goat got up on its hind legs and jumped on cars outside the store in Northern Ireland. A billy goat caused quite the ruckus after trying to bully its way into a convenience store in Northern Ireland, ultimately terrorizing several customers. It was in the early morning hours of Dec. 6th when
The Shish Restaurant, located in Bexley, London, is offering a free three-course meal for any homeless and elderly patrons on December 25th. Specializing in Turkish cuisine, the restaurant’s complimentary meal includes soup and salad, a choice of three different main courses, and rice pudding for dessert
Canada’s Immigration Minister said that application wait times for spousal immigration will be cut in half. After 27 months, John McCool is in his final stages of applying to be a landed immigrant. Despite being frustrated by the process, McCool is relieved others won’t have to go through the same
A report published by Statistics Canada said full-time work is decreasing for young labourers. A new study from Statistics Canada said over the last four decades, young people have seen their job quality decline, even as the unemployment rate remains virtually unchanged since the 1970s. In a report
This image was captured during a 2002 episode of the NBC sitcom Friends, where David Schwimmer portrays Dr. Ross Geller and Jennifer Aniston plays Rachel Green. Dr. Ross Geller, the fictional palaeontologist played by David Schwimmer on the popular NBC sitcom Friends, has his own page on the Rate My
Sydney sent her dad a text, asking how he met her mom. Then she posted his heartfelt responses to Twitter. A young woman’s tweets are lighting up social media, thanks to an epic love story and some very honest text messages from her dad.
Anyone who’s ever cared for a cat will know they don’t exactly keep the same hours as humans. The video, Vengeance Meow, shows an orange cat named Italics peacefully sleeping on an orange blanket, atop a bed. Then, he lets out a loud cry, which sounds somewhere between a meow and an alarm, as the orange
U.S. vice-president Joe Biden will be visiting Canada on Dec. 8, 2016. It’s probably not the valedictory tour the leader of the free world had in mind, but President Barack Obama went to Europe after the U.S. election to reassure foreign leaders. Liberal MP Wayne Easter, co-chair of the Canada-United
Donations to various non-profit organizations or food banks can help those less fortunate have a joyful holiday break. The holiday season is just as much about giving as it is about receiving. After completing an online questionnaire, you can book a blood donation date at a clinic near you.
The holiday season doesn’t just mean a six week break in Parliament — it’s also a time when politicians send out their Christmas cards.
A vigil was held in Toronto to commemorate the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women on Dec. 6, 2016 near the University of Toronto campus. A candlelight vigil was held Tuesday in Toronto to commemorate the 14 women who lost their lives in the 1989 Montreal massacre. It was
The De Beers Victor Diamond Mine is the first diamond mine in Ontario. An environmental group has filed a private prosecution against diamond giant De Beers. It is accusing the company of violating the provincial Water Act by failing to report, as required, the levels of neurotoxins found downstream
Fire, as an element, is known for its powers to destroy and incinerate but also renew and transform. So it’s no surprise that poets across the country felt compelled to channel their sadness and frustration over the devastating fires that swept across Fort McMurray into their work.
It’s not something police officers routinely come across. A dog wearing clothes.
A giant christmas tree in the centre of Montreal is getting a whole lot of attention — for all the wrong reasons. It started off as an ambitious plan by city council: erect the largest Christmas tree in North America — bigger than the one in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. The Montreal Gazette
Benjamin Hewins decided that rather than shower his wife with gifts on Dec. 25, he would give her a gift every day leading up to Christmas. Ben Hewins surprised his wife with a giant advent calendar. Ben Hewins created a giant advent calendar for his wife this Christmas.
Nathalie Provost is shown following a news conference at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 2014. Most Montrealers remember where they were Dec. 6, 1989, says Francine Pelletier. Marc Lépine wandered the halls of Montreal engineering school Polytechnique, walked into a classroom, ordered the men to
The Montreal Massacre, when 14 women were killed in an engineering school 27 years ago Tuesday, had a long-lasting effect on engineering across Canada and the world, industry professionals say. “It’s left an indelible mark on the engineering community in Canada and abroad,” Mary Wells, a professor at
Flowers sit next to a plaque at the École Polytechnique in Montreal in 2013. It’s been 27 years since the École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. The tragic event shook Canadians and set in motion a new chapter in the history of gun control in the country.
A curious South Florida woman made a grisly discovery Nov. 15 after looking inside an SUV with four days worth of parking tickets plastered on the front windshield. Carolyn White was shocked to find 62-year-old Jacob Morpeau slumped over inside an Isuzu Axiom parked outside a courthouse in Broward County
Two Australian men rescued a penguin Thursday morning after finding him stuck and confused in a storm drain. Josh Pirini and Scott Martin were taking photos of street art along a canal in a Sydney suburb Thursday afternoon when suddenly they heard tiny footsteps coming from a drain, reports The Sydney
In February, the Spanish government started enforcing a law that requires street signs named after former dictator Francisco Franco to be removed. With this in mind, certain street names in select cities in Spain will soon be changed. Instead of honouring former dictator Francisco Franco and other
The son of slain St. Louis police officer Blake Snyder received an early Christmas present this year: two teddy bears made from his father’s uniform.
Whether it’s the steady stream of Christmas cards arriving from happy families, or having to attend a festive feast without a companion, the month of December can be a constant reminder of just how alone some people are. A single man decided to take on the staged Christmas card genre embraced by some