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Yahoo Tells Its Readers What Is So Great About Canada

» by May 14th, 2014 at 12:09 pm » Comments (20)

The Great White North is getting some love on the front page of Yahoo this morning: Its middle class is thriving, its people are universally liked and its government actually works. Fifty ...more »

Two men save shark from choking on moose

» by November 26th, 2013 at 12:28 pm » Comments (10)

Aren't Canadians great or what. Two quick-thinking men on Newfoundland's northeast coast managed to save a Greenland shark from choking to death on a large piece of moose hide this past ...more »

Should the US and Canada Merge Into One Nation?

» by October 7th, 2013 at 3:00 am » Comments (25)

Here is an interesting thought experiment, should the US and Canada merge into one nation?: Imagine, if you will, a moment in the not-too-distant future: A decades-long effort by Chinese companies ...more »

36 hole leader Hunter Mahan withdraws from Canadian Open

» by July 27th, 2013 at 1:48 pm » Comments (0)

Mahan is about to become a first time father. OAKVILLE, Ontario -- Tournament leader Hunter Mahan withdrew from the RBC Canadian Open on Saturday after his wife went into labor. The 31-year-old ...more »

‘Wrong’ maple leaf on Canadian banknotes

» by January 19th, 2013 at 10:17 am » Comments (9)

Leave it to those North of the Border to redefine the term 'funny money'. Canada's new plastic banknotes feature Norway maple leaves, instead of the Canadian sugar maple leaf, according to ...more »

Hockey fan buys dressing room toilet for $5,300

» by November 20th, 2012 at 11:34 am » Comments (4)

I've heard the people in Toronto are nuts about the NHL, now I believe it. If the NHL decides to flush the rest of the season, Toronto Maple Leafs fan Jim ...more »

Canada Thieves Pull Off Big Maple-Syrup Heist

» by September 1st, 2012 at 9:27 am » Comments (10)

This is the sweetest news I have heard in a long time. Sticky-fingered thieves made off with as much as 30 million Canadian dollars (US$30.4 million) worth of maple syrup from ...more »

Canadian Soldier Falls Onto His Own Bayonet

» by June 28th, 2012 at 1:05 pm » Comments (25)

Ouch! A member of the Governor General’s Foot Guards was seriously injured during the Changing the Guard ceremony on Parliament Hill Wednesday morning. A 20-year-old male suffered a severe stab wound from ...more »

Korean Man Given Refugee Status In Canada Because He Is Gay

» by December 16th, 2011 at 7:54 pm » Comments (32)

This has to be the lamest excuse yet I have heard for getting out of mandatory ROK military service: Canada awarded a South Korean man refugee status after he objected to ...more »

After US Pipeline Delay, Canada Looks To Sell More Oil To China

» by November 25th, 2011 at 7:16 am » Comments (45)

It looks like the Canadian government is moving on with finding another buyer of their oil since the US delayed making a decision on the building the pipeline to export ...more »

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