British media had fun with the awkward encounter between Prince George and Justin Trudeau over the three-year-old’s refusal to high five the prime minister. Video of Prince George shaking his head no as Trudeau held up his hand for a high five, a low five and then a handshake was the focus of a lot
The Tragically Hip’s last stop on their bittersweet farewell tour on Aug. 20 in Kington, Ont., has gone down in history as a day in which Canada stood still. After frontman Gord Downie revealed earlier this year he had terminal brain cancer, the band went on the Man Machine Poem tour and raised more
A tense police encounter in the U.S. involving a Maryland teenager escalated into a viral incident after body camera footage was released. The video released Wednesday shows a 15-year-old girl riding her bicycle Sunday when she collided with a car. The video shows the girl wasn’t co-operating and was
Driving on wet roads can be dangerous, but France’s Passage du Gois is taking road hazards to the next level.
With the U.S. presidential election rapidly approaching, it looks like a third option has emerged that if given the chance would sweep the polls come November. Amongst the 1,000 registered American voters polled from Sept. 16 to Sept. 19, Trump had a popularity rating of 28 per cent positive and 61
After days of dogging the Liberal government over $200,000 in moving expenses approved for two top staff members in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office, the Conservatives are being called onto the carpet for their own staff spending. The Privy Council Office released figures Friday that show former
A video posted this week shows a man in a wheelchair having his knapsack searched by a police officer after he had trouble getting across a busy street. “No problem, I’m in the middle of the street,” the frustrated man in the wheelchair tells another officer. The man reportedly did not have any ID
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A Russian man whose car door was dented by a truck managed to put his creativity to use by drawing over the damage in a way that would make Bob Ross proud. The driver was cruising through the Altai region of southern Siberia when the collision took place. The man took advantage of his creativity and
The Club Regent Casino in Winnipeg is getting rid of the boat that has been part of their lobby decor since 1999. The venue is undergoing a makeover and will adopting a “Mayan resort” theme, the casino’s executive general manager, Rhena Bergman, told CTV News. Winnipeg resident Ed Janczyszyn explained
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Kathleen Wynne of Ontario, however, sits in dead last. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s approval rating dropped nine points since the last Angus Reid poll, but the prairie leader still managed to top the popularity ratings of every Canadian premier — sitting at 57 per cent. The quarterly Angus Reid
Maryam Monsef, the Liberal cabinet minister feted as this country’s first Afghan-born MP, says she was shocked and angry when she found out — from a reporter — that she was not, in fact, born in the South Asian nation. It was actually the Ottawa bureau chief of the Globe and Mail newspaper that told
It’s three days before an official visit by Prince William and Princess Kate kicks off, but Victoria’s mayor says the excitement is already obvious in the B.C. capital. “It’s hopping here,” Lisa Helps tells Yahoo Canada News. Preparations are also underway farther north in the province in Bella Bella
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada this weekend for a seven-day tour that comes courtesy of the Canadian taxpayer. The tab for all these tours don’t include the cost of providing security for the high-profile public events, which comes from RCMP and municipal police budgets.
The study suggests better feline flea control by keeping your cat indoors and away from stray animals that might be carrying fleas. Washing your hands immediately after handling cats is also recommended.
The Trudeau government is catching some flack for $1.1 million spent to move about four dozen political staffers, including one in the Prime Minister’s Office for nearly $127,000, to Ottawa after the Liberal majority win last October. Conservative MP Karen Vecchio complained in the House of Commons
When Ben McLean stopped at Market Square in Kingston, Ont., the night after The Tragically Hip’s last concert in their hometown he marvelled at how orderly things had been there just a few hours earlier. “The square cleared out pretty quickly and also just crazy calmly,” McLean, who saw the band in
The Canadian government is giving dual citizens a break over a new passport policy that caught many by surprise. The immigration and citizenship department is extending the leniency period for the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement, which will require all Canadian citizens including the
Hoshi, an American Eskimo dog from Washington, is blind. Fortunately, his best pal, a Pomeranian named Zen, is by his side when they go on adventures together. Attached by a leash, Zen is Hoshi’s eyes and helps guide him.
The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, a general store and bakery in Whycocomagh, N.S., decided on a unique way to attract new employees. Sisters Sandee MacLean and Heather Coulombe, who took over the business earlier this year from their dairy farmer parents, posted an ad that offered full-time work
A Florida kayaker lives to tell about a surprising encounter with a shark that was a little too close for comfort. Drew Trousdell was filming himself kayaking along the Matanzas Inlet in Florida earlier this month when suddenly he felt something grab at his paddle.
Underage teenagers can get resourceful when it comes to getting their hands on alcohol — from using fake identification cards to getting other people to make purchases for them. In a post shared on The Glasgow Gospel Facebook page, the boy is seen holding his mom’s ID, which appears to be a work badge
The prime minster continues his visit to United Nations headquarters in New York with an address to the General Assembly at around 3:00 p.m. ET.
A New York woman has posted photos of what appears to be a rat’s head cooked in with her fried chicken from Popeyes on Facebook. “This is clearly a rat and they have the nerve to have a 5 rating by the department of health,” Thomas wrote on Facebook.