The Trudeau government unveiled the 2017 federal budget on Wednesday. The 2017 federal budget contains something that no previous budget has: a long statement on gender equality. Trudeau’s second federal budget has a 26-page statement about gender equality that puts government spending and programs
A holiday-bound Montreal family learned the hard way that parents aren’t supposed to sign their children’s passport. Muriel Frenois and Gilbert Delambre were stopped by Air Canada employees recently while travelling to Cuba with their two young sons. The couple says they were unaware of the rules surrounding
Blair Agnew shovels Wednesday, Feb. 15 in St. John’s, Nfld. Schools and businesses were closed as blizzard conditions continue over the Avalon Peninsula. Photo from the Canadian Press. Many Canadians spend early March looking forward to St. Patrick’s Day, but in Newfoundland and Labrador people watch
A day at the zoo wasn’t all fun and games for one little boy who found himself in a hilarious encounter with a hungry llama who’s never heard of personal space. The Jensen family was spending a lovely day at the Tennessee Safari Park outside of Memphis when they came across a group of llamas.
While humans aren’t able to visit Mars just yet, a video gives us a remarkable picture of what it would look like if we could. Astronomy enthusiast Jan Fröjdman created a fictive flyover video of the planet, rendered from real photos. “This film is not scientific,” he writes in the text that accompanies
Daniel Boria, 27, made headlines in July 2015 after strapping more than 100 industrial-sized helium balloons to a chair and floating up into Calgary airspace. The move was part of a publicity stunt for his cleaning service. Just saw this floating through the skies of Calgary.
All the actors in the justice system work within a wider society where negative stereotypes about sexual assault survivors still persist, experts say. Mandi Gray and more than 150 other sexual assault survivors sent an $7-million invoice to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen
Normally when you think of a rainbow around St. Patricks day, the first image that might pop in your head is a pot of gold or maybe a mischevious green leprechaun.
Maybe it was from something they smoked, but whoever recently dropped off this cooler at their local thrift shop in Washington state seems to have forgotten to remove their massive stash of weed. Employees at the Goodwill store in Monroe, Washington were understandably surprised when they opened up
This handout photo taken on February 19, 2017 and released by the Australia Transport Safety Bureau shows a woman after she suffered burns to her face and hands after her headphones caught fire during a flight. An Australian woman lived through a terrifying ordeal on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne
A Vancouver bar shared this image on social media of a poorly-poured pint of Guinness. A Vancouver bar has learned a valuable lesson after it sparked backlash for posting an image online of a poorly-poured pint of Guinness. Railtown Café recently took to social media to promote an upcoming St. Patrick
Good Samaritan Debbie Bolton helped a man buy a plane ticket for his young daughter. When the man informed the airline clerk that his daughter had just turned two-years-old, he was told he would have to purchase a ticket at an inflated price of US $749 (CA $1,009). The clerk reminded her of the inflated
A robotics enthusiast thought it would be worthwhile to put a face to the disembodied voice of Alexa, Amazon Echo’s voice assistant program. After watching the Alexa Billy Bass video, Mike McGurrin felt inspired to do something similar, but with a sinister twist. Using a Halloween decoration of a talking
Freezing cold temperatures and strong winds off of Lake Ontario has left at least one house in upstate New York completely encased in ice. Photographer John Kucko was at the scene in Webster, N.Y., to document a beach home along the shoreline that now more closely resembles an igloo after facing five
A fiesty Jack Russell terrier stole the spotlight at the Crufts dog show in the U.K. last week, thanks to his unconventional performance in the agility competition. Unlike the Westminster Dog Show and other more staid contests, the Crufts annual celebration of all things canine seems to find room for
There’s an old saying that music has charms soothes the savage beast — or in this case, an adorable kitty cat. In a viral video, Sarper Duman shows off his uncanny ability to win over his pet cat’s affection while he melodically plays the keyboard. In a clip posted to his Instagram page on March 7,
Barack and Michelle Obama were spotted having lunch in New York City last Friday. While visiting New York last week, an entire restaurant erupted in applause for the couple — and several bystanders were quick enough to catch the moment on video. Whether kite surfing with British billionaire Richard
Manpreet Kooner (L), pictured with her fiancé, was born in Canada and holds a Canadian passport. A Montreal woman who claims she was denied entry into the U.S. says that she now feels “sick to [her] stomach” at the thought of crossing the border again. Manpreet Kooner, who was born in Canada, has been
Inspired by Trump-style politics, federal Conservative party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch called for immigrants to be screened for “Canadian values” earlier this year when announcing her leadership bid. Conservative Leadership candidate Kellie Leitch’s brash campaign tactics and hard-right policy
British actor Patrick Stewart took to Facebook to announce the arrival of his new foster dog. British actor Patrick Stewart adorably welcomes a new guest into his home in a viral Facebook video. “Are you ready,” his wife, Sunny Ozell asks him as he peers out the blinds.
Sir Elton John was caught sifting through vinyl records in Vancouver on Thursday. Sir Elton John popped into a Vancouver record store on Thursday and asked for, what else, an American rap album. CTV News reports that the Rocket Man was spotted perusing the racks at Beat Street Records on West Hastings
Sometimes a toad just needs a fancy top hat. At least that’s what one Alabama woman decided after observing a large toad sitting on her front porch.