“This was declined and the lady stated that she would use this site [TripAdvisor] as a tool for being detrimental to our business and 30 members of staff,” he wrote in his response. “If all 4 diners were embarrassed and it was in fact the worst food, I am embarrassed for them not having enough courage
For American citizens living and working in Canada, these are stressful times. As tax season heats up, a growing number of American expats will begin the long, drawn-out process of renouncing their U.S. citizenship in a bid to avoid costly, complicated and onerous tax compliance obligations. “In the
The British actor was reading a passage from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. In it, a character named Michael Tolliver writes a letter to his parents to dissuade them from supporting anti-gay politics.
For Valentine’s Day, America’s longest married couple wants to give lovebirds all the help they need. Annie and John Betar, who ran away to get married on the heels of the Great Depression more than 83 years ago, know a little something about the works of a successful marriage. The two, who have been
“It’s a behaviour we all do,” co-author of the study, Silvia Pagliardini tells the Edmonton Journal. This unnoticed sighing works as “a healthy way to expand lung capacity,” the Edmonton Journal writes. In a circuit experiment involving rats, slight “tinkering” changed the frequency of their sighs,
NBA announcer Jeff Wade recently made a comment during a game between the Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz, claiming that Saskatchewan is named after sasquatches because that’s where all the furry Bigfoot creatures live, CTV News reports. Wade apparently made the bizarre comment in regards to Trey Lyles
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fulfilled a key election promise this week by announcing the RCAF’s six CF-18 jets would be withdrawn from the aerial campaign against Islamic State before the end of February. While critics continue to challenge the reasoning behind that decision, the announcement Canada
[In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton applauds while speaking in Las Vegas. John Locher/AP]
Domenic is a huge Iron Man fan, and so the children’s charity Make-A-Wish Australia teamed up with the New South Wales Police to turn him into “Iron Boy” for the day. “Around 9am this morning, Domenic received an urgent call for assistance from senior police and was flown by police helicopter from a
For $50, the ‘I’m not ready to be in a profile picture with you’ package comes with a box of tissues and a three-month subscription to Netflix. The 'we’re perfect … for other people,’ package, includes a 12-month Netflix subscription, a box of tissues, a snuggie blanket, a dozen of roses and chocolate
If you’re a kid, it goes without saying that Lego is pretty awesome. Same goes for paper airplanes, and robots are also pretty popular among the prepubescent set. Now, an electronics company has harnessed the power of technology and built a robot out of lego that folds and then flies perfect paper
Social media is often criticized, but it can be an incredible thing. A homeless man in Miami used its power to reunite with his family, who he hasn’t seen in 40 years. Isaac Avila, better known as Chico, has spent the past 10 years living on the streets of Miami, just blocks away from the Miami Herald
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The host of the Airbnb ad is named Vincent and features a portrait of the long deceased artist. The museum happens to have a show featuring all three versions the famous paintings depicting the room once inhabited by the artist while he was living in Arles, France.
Universities across Canada are getting squeezed by provincial budget cuts, declining enrolments, program changes and the weak loonie. Nipissing University should consider measures like cutting money-losing programs, reducing faculty and selling off real estate assets, advised an independent PwC audit
Environment Canada is appealing for public input as the agency moves toward a federal ban on microbeads in cosmetic products on Canadian store shelves. “It’s not consistent with the high priority that the government says it’s placing on sustainability and the environment,” says Pierre Sadik, a lawyer
Toronto-based carrier Porter Airlines is reportedly seeking a buyer, but aviation expert Karl Moore says Canada’s foreign ownership rules for carriers mean selling won’t be easy. Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., which owns the 10-year-old regional airline, is searching for a way to cash out, the Globe
Everyone knows that the reason people have babies is so that they can pull hilarious pranks on them, and what’s funnier than introducing your baby to your identical twin brother? Stephen Ratpojanakul is the father of an adorable baby boy named Reed. Stephen also has an identical twin named Michael,
Food banks in France will soon be giving out thousands more free meals a year thanks to a recently passed law forcing some grocery stores to donate unsold food to charity instead of throwing it out. The stores will also be required to give away food approaching its best-before date and stop the intentional
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While celebrating her daughter’s third birthday at the Melbourne Zoo, Elizabeth Hunt Burrett’s 13-week-old son Eli became very hungry while they were at the orangutan enclosure. “This orangutan locked eyes with me and came over to check out what was going on,” Burrett told 774 ABC Melbourne. At first
A newborn goat climbing a rock is the latest video to make its rounds and win hearts over the Internet. After being rejected by her mother and having to be bottle-fed, Violet becomes a wide-eyed wanderer in her “first day in the big world,” the Catskill Animal Sanctuary told The Huffington Post. The
Dave Weidman of Toowoomba Snake Catchers 24/7 stumbled upon a rare yet gruesome sight when attending to a local call, according to The Telegraph. Weidman posted a video to the company’s official Facebook page on Sunday. In it, we find Weidman rummages through a client’s garage when he discovers two
An elderly couple is reportedly unharmed after a harrowing video shot earlier this week shows them nearly getting swept away by giant waves. Posted Monday on YouTube, the video shows a man in a yellow jacket taking in the giant waves on a beach in Portsall, France.
Allyson Mitton’s took her two border collie dogs through a Sussex, N.B., Tim Hortons drive-thru, CBC News reports. Living outside of town, Mitton hooked up her two dogs, Shift and Braya, to a sled and made their way through the slushy, snow-covered roads to reach the popular doughnut and coffee shop
A story about a yoga studio offering naked classes in Kansas City had the entire news team at FOX4 in hysterics. As he transitions to weather, he asks his co-host what the best pose for naked yoga is and her answer combined with the genius of whoever is in charge of graphics basically ended the newscast
Video footage of dad Jared Edmunds pushing his son Atticus’ wheelchair in a community skate park has gone viral, reports The Daily Mirror, and the touching video has made the shy eight-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, a minor celebrity. As for their visits to the skate park, not only are they a fun
When many of them refused, Sautner allegedly took it upon herself to make the changes, the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation heard Tuesday. “If she’d had an overall 80 per cent average in English in high school, she’d be exempt from taking that English course altogether,” Sautner explained to the professional
Due to her show-stopping performance, she may be en route to getting banned from Canada – if Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis has anything to say about it. The pop star is slated to play at the Rogers Centre in Toronto as a part of her Formation tour in a few months. During the spot, Beyoncé gave
Does Donald Trump’s win the New Hampshire primary and the idea of a Trump presidency give you the willies? The clip takes the teaser trailer for the 2013 horror flick “The Conjuring,” which stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, and cuts it with some of Trump’s more outrageous audio clips. If that’
Things got a little awkward during a Monday night episode of the BBC show “Crimewatch,” for one host in particular. Hosts Jason Mohammad and Sophie Raworth were giving an update about a crime story involving Viktor Lakatos, who was imprisoned after being convicted for attacking an elderly man, Mashable
Sophina DeJesus of the University of California gymnastics team delivered a near-perfect floor routine but the moments in between her tumbling runs are the reason why she’s gained so much popularity. DeJesus was competing against the Utah Utes at her home arena on Saturday. “I love dancing,” DeJesus
If your dog’s retrieving skills amaze you, you soon might have a chance to test if your pooch is in fact, smarter than average. A study published this month in the journal Intelligence found that dogs that aced one test seemed to do well on others – just like humans. Scientists Rosalind Arden and Mark
A man recently made a highly personal discovery when he turned to the internet to help him fix his wife’s Fitbit. “My wifes fitbit is showing her heartbeat being consistently high over the last few days. 2 days ago, a somewhat normal day, she logged 10 hours in the fat burning zone, which i would think
The sexual assault trial of fallen radio star Jian Ghomeshi was always going to be controversial. There was the 48-year-old’s pre-emptive strike on social media, defending his “private sex life,” and his $50-million lawsuit against the CBC, which dismissed the host over allegations of sexual violence
As weird as a “wearable chair” sounds, if you’ve ever worked a retail or service job that requires you to be on your feet for hours at a time, it could be heaven on earth. A company in Japan has created a wearable chair called the Archelis.
Embattled Sen. Mike Duffy could be considering a return to the Red Chamber, as indicated by his filing of an ethics declaration.
Lori Lukinuk, an expert on rules of order and proceedings in both the public and private sector, said Canada’s Parliament is much more unruly than the corporate boards or public gatherings she’s seen.
A group representing interns and students has pulled out of consultations with the federal government concerning possible changes to the Canada Labour Code connected to unpaid internships. “We urge your government to immediately halt this process, and to enact meaningful reforms,” implored the Canadian
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Kids with prosthetic limbs are taking rare the opportunity that we all dream of to re-design themselves into superheroes. “We’d love for the kids to see themselves as super-abled rather than disabled,” said KidMob co-director, Kate Ganim.
Australia is notorious for its scary variety of local wildlife, but wait till you get a look at the coconut crabs that roam around its Christmas Island territory. A photo of Mark Pierrot holding one of the deadly creatures has gone viral. In a feat that would likely scare most people, he uses both
A car in Russia was nearly torn in half in what may go down as the worst towing job in history. Fiat owner Vladislav Rybin was driving along in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, minding his business, when the front of his vehicle pitched forward, reports the website Truckyeah.jalopnik.com. Rybin found himself
A Florida man is in custody after he threw an alligator through the drive through window at a Wendy’s in Royal Palm Beach. According to WPTV Newschannel 5, the man in question pulled up to the window in his truck and placed his order. The attendant handed him a drink, and when she turned her back,
Ever wondered what it would be like to walk on the Red Planet? A new clip released by NASA this week shows something along those lines. The video, produced by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shows a 360-degree perspective from the camera of its Curiosity rover.
Police in London caught a fleeing suspect with the help of a vigilante bystander who ever so casually put out his foot for them.
A devastating car crash in 1988 left violinist Rosemary Johnson with the jarring reality that her days of making music were over. Before the accident, Johnson, who was a member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, was poised to become a world class musician, reports the Telegraph. The car crash left