• Readers pick Gord Downie for Canadian newsmaker of 2017
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    Jonathan Rumley

    Readers pick Gord Downie for Canadian newsmaker of 2017

    Gord Downie performs at the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest in Ottawa on July 11, 2013. In 2017, Downie was the readers’ pick for Yahoo’s Canadian newsmaker of the year. Gord Downie made headlines around the world when he died this year.

  • VOTE: Who's your Canadian newsmaker of the year?
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    Jonathan Rumley

    VOTE: Who's your Canadian newsmaker of the year?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here in Ottawa on Dec. 14, 2017, is one of several politicians in the running for Yahoo’s Canadian newsmaker of the year. It was a landmark 12 months for Canadian politics with new leaders being chosen for the Conservatives and New Democrats. Yahoo Canada put together a list of some of the biggest newsmakers of the year.

  • Year in Review 2017: Canada's most-searched word
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    Year in Review 2017: Canada's most-searched word

    You may find the list of definitions Canadians were searching for a little 'covfefe' -- errr -- confusing.

  • Year in Review 2017: The most-searched person of the year
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    Year in Review 2017: The most-searched person of the year

    PM Justin Trudeau didn't stand a chance against President Donald Trump who captured Canadians' attention across the nation.

  • Year in Review 2017: The top how-to search of the year
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    Year in Review 2017: The top how-to search of the year

    Canadians are a truly curious bunch: it wasn't the typical questions like 'how to make money' or 'how to lose weight' that topped their queries this year, it was something way more slimy.

  • Year in Review 2017: Canada's top-searched person of the year
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    Yahoo Canada Original Videos

    Year in Review 2017: Canada's top-searched person of the year

    PM Justin Trudeau didn't stand a chance against President Donald Trump who captured Canadians' attention across the nation.

  • Year in Review 2017: Canada's top searches of the year
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    Year in Review 2017: Canada's top searches of the year

    Canadians are a patriotic bunch, but there's one American that dominated their searches this year: President Donald Trump.

  • Year in Review 2017: Trump is Canada's top news search of the year
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    Sarah Rohoman

    Year in Review 2017: Trump is Canada's top news search of the year

    From the potential threat of nuclear war to an ongoing refugee crisis, the news that Canadians have been searching for has been decidedly grim. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House for New York in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2017. It should come as no surprise to anyone that the U.S. President was the No. 1 most-searched for news topic of 2017.

  • These were the top-searched news stories in Canada this year
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    These were the top-searched news stories in Canada this year

    From deadly attacks to controversial politics, theses are the news stories that Canadians searched for in 2017.

  • Year in Review 2017: Canada's top search of the year is truly American
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    Elisabetta Bianchini

    Year in Review 2017: Canada's top search of the year is truly American

    Canadians are a patriotic bunch, but if the top Yahoo Canada search of the year is any indication, we were taking a closer look south of the border this 2017 than anywhere else in the country. From shuffling White House employees to his late-night tweets, U.S. president Donald Trump (No. 1) has certainly had an active year. The whole world was talking about Trump throughout 2017, likely a huge trend that will likely continue into 2018 as well.

  • Year in Review 2017: Top sports search terms
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    Yahoo Sports Staff

    Year in Review 2017: Top sports search terms

    We certainly didn’t need any confirmation that hockey is Canada’s favourite sport, but our list of 2017’s top sports search terms confirms just that.

  • The most popular how-to searches of 2017
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    The most popular how-to searches of 2017

    According to search queries made on yahoo.ca, these were the things people wanted most to learn to do in 2017.

  • The people we said goodbye to in 2017
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    The people we said goodbye to in 2017

    These are the stars that garnered the most attention from Canadians after their deaths this year.

  • Year In Review: The top diet trends of 2017
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    Hilary Hagerman

    Year In Review: The top diet trends of 2017

    From persistent favourites like the Atkins Diet and the Paleo Diet to the controversial Ketogenic Diet and the (kind of gross) Cabbage Soup Diet, these were the top-searched diet trends of 2016.