Conservatives could ban niqab for public servants

Stephen Harper says his governement would consider legislation to ban public servants from wearing face coverings.

  • Woman’s Facebook search for ‘stunning’ guy she met at nightclub ends in disaster

    After celebrating a night out for her birthday, a hairdressing student from Manchester, UK, took to Facebook to post a photo with the ‘stunning’ dude she met at a nightclub. Pippa McKinney’s attempt to find the stranger who she shared kisses and her number with quickly spread through Facebook.

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  • Here's how much sex you should be having as you get older

    Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus, the sexual dysfunction specialist and clinical director of The Medical Center For Female Sexuality, reveals how much sex is good for a marriage and how sex changes over the years.  Produced by Sam Rega and Joe Avella. Camera by Jason Gaines. Follow BI Video: On Facebook 

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  • Glass Walkway 3,540 Feet Above The Ground Cracks Under The Feet Of Tourists

    This is the terrifying moment that a glass walkway suspended 3,540 feet in the air cracked under the feet of tourists. Posting on Chinese social media site Weibo, tourist Lee Dong Hai wrote: ‘I was almost at the end and suddenly I heard a sound.

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  • KFC Says ‘Sorry’ To Customer Whose Gravy Pot Told Her To F*** Off

    The one thing that could make a date at KFC worse than being on a date at KFC is your order telling you to f*** off - but that’s exactly what happened to Emma Sneesby.  

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  • Police Officer Comforting A Baby After Car Crash Will Melt Your Heart

    Deputy Ric Lindley, from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, holds the baby tight, walking her away from the carnage that she just experienced. After the picture was posted on the sheriff’s office Facebook page, it soon went viral, with commenters praising the actions of the officer. Kim Roper Brummett wrote: “Thank you deputy.

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  • Woman sexually assaulted by 3 men after abduction outside Calgary bar

    Tue, Oct 6: A woman was abducted from a bar on 35th Street southeast early Sunday morning to a home where she was sexually assaulted by three men.

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  • Kim: Pregnancy Is The 'Worst'

    Kim Kardashian is feeling the pregnancy woes the second time around. In a new post on her website titled "From the Desk Of: How I Really Feel About Being Pregnant," the reality star does some venting about her second pregnancy. "I'm gonna keep it real: For me, pregnancy is the worst experience of my life! LOL!" Kim, who is mom to North West with husband Kanye, wrote.

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  • Sabastian Prosa gets 5 years in prison for deadly drunk driving crash

    The family torn apart by a horrific drunk driving crash blasted the sentence handed down Tuesday to the driver who was found guilty in the collision. Sabastian Prosa, who was 19 at the time of the 2012 collision, was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison. "I think that's absolutely ridiculous and it's infuriating" said Brian Wijeratne, who lost his father and sister in the crash, as he spoke to reporters following the verdict.

  • Ronda Rousey's younger sister stars as Rousey in top-notch UFC 193 promo

    The video details how Rousey and Holm got into combat sports growing up.

  • Sask. Muslims unhappy niqab an issue in federal election

    People from Saskatchewan's Muslim community are not happy the niqab has become a divisive issue in the federal election. Conservative leader Stephen Harper has said that women should not be allowed to cover their faces during citizenship ceremonies. As Harper prepares to visit Saskatoon for a campaign rally on Tuesday, the issue of the niqab ban has become a hot-button issue locally, especially with local Muslims.

  • What to do if you forget someone's name immediately after meeting them

    We've all been in those situations where we've forgotten someone's name. It's even worse when it happens immediately after meeting them. How can you deal with it without being too awkward?  Here are some helpful strategies. This is an update of a story originally written by Maggie Zhang.

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  • This Design Technique Will Make Any Home Look More Expensive (6 photos)

    Custom details can make the simplest of rooms more elegant. One especially easy and wallet-friendly custom upgrade is applied molding, sometimes called "picture boxing." This technique involves measuring and mounting molding directly to the walls, often in square or rectangular forms. The end result is at once simple and luxurious. Applied molding is a go-to trick for Scott McGillivray, host of Income Property on HGTV and real estate expert. He frequently uses the technique both on his show and in his own investment properties. "It's a perception of higher class," Scott says. Contemporary applied molding is, "a play off of traditional Victorian ideas, of grand chateaus that have expensive molding. That was a lot of work; the boards were hand-hewn or routered to fit the exact spaces." Thanks to developments with mass-produced fiberboard molding, that same historically classy look can be replicated for a reasonable price. Scott recommends getting adventurous with applied molding, as there really are no rules when it comes to customizing. Consider using molding above your bed, where a headboard might go, or paint molding a contrasting color from the wall to make certain spaces pop. Whatever you decide, the best part about applied molding is that most people can do it. Anyone with "basic carpentry skills" can perfect the technique when they follow Scott's six steps below.

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  • Turcotte said he killed his children to spite his wife, nurse testifies at trial

    SAINT-JEROME, Que. - Guy Turcotte said he killed his two children to spite his wife, a nurse testified at his first-degree murder trial Tuesday. "He said he wanted to make her angry and that the way to do so was to take away from her what was most precious to her," Chantal Duhamel told the court. Duhamel said Turcotte told her he did not want his children, Olivier, 5, and Anne-Sophie, 3, to suffer from his separation from Isabelle Gaston and that is why he killed them in February 2009.

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • New legislation cuts red tape for patients in N.W.T. hospitals

    The N.W.T. health minister says new legislation has made it easier for family members and close friends to find out the condition of a patient in hospital, after the issue was raised in the Legislative Assembly this week. Jane Groenewegen, MLA for Hay River South, said she was recently contacted by a constituent who was nearing the end of her life. Abernethy says under the old legislation, healthcare workers couldn't even tell family members if a person was in the hospital.

  • New blood: Calgary natives Manjit Minhas and Michele Romanow become CBC Dragons

    Manjit Minhas has a general tip for Canadian entrepreneurs looking to pitch ideas on future seasons of Dragons’ Den. Enough already with the toilets. “I’ve discovered through the show that a lot of Canadians want to fix the toilet, which I don’t think has a problem,” says Minhas, on the phone from her home in Calgary. “A lot of people come to the Den, and I’ve heard this has happened in the past too, that want to fix the toilet. They think Canadian toilets need help. I really ended up telling a lot of people ‘The toilets are fine the way they work.'” When it comes to specifics about her first season as a CBC Dragon, this revelation is the closest we’ll get to a spoiler from the 34-year-old co-founder q
  • Why iPhone owners only sometimes see accept/decline buttons when receiving calls

    iPhone owners: Have you ever noticed sometimes when you receive a call you have an option to swipe to answer, while other times you're given "accept" and "decline" buttons?  We realized we'd seen both variations before, but didn't know why sometimes we saw one and not the other. We set out to find the answer ourselves.  First, I had my colleague Jillian, who has an iPhone, call me.  Slider! We wanted to see if it would make a difference if the person calling you was in your contacts, so I had another colleague, Steven, who also has an iPhone but isn't in my contacts, give me a ring.  Negative. Did it make a difference if someone with a non-iPhone was the caller? Our editor Matt checked. Nope!

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  • This Man Has Been Growing His Fingernails For 62 Years And It's Crazy

    Shridhar Chillal definitely wipes with his right hand.

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  • Feud over home in Little Heart's Ease destroys father-son relationship

    A couple who moved back to the province from Ontario after an offer to take over the family home in Little Heart's Ease is now being kicked out, and a father-son relationship is in shreds. The family feud over what constitutes a 'gift' went to the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, which ruled Oct. 2 that, without a written agreement, the property was not legally transferred. Derrick and Gabriele King paid a $4,200 penalty to break their lease in Elmwood, Ontario and move to Little Heart's Ease in May, 2012.

  • LeBron James is back to wearing No. 6 in practice, as Miami awaits his return

    The Heat are the leaders in the clubhouse to sign LeBron this summer, after he declines his player option.

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  • Thought Aeroplanes Were Cramped? You Could Soon Be Stacked On Top Of Other Passengers

    Well, it could be set to get a whole lot worse, after plane manufacturer Airbus submitted a patent for a cabin that could see passengers stacked on top of each other. According to the designs, a set of stairs or a ladder will allow passengers to get onto the higher seats - and they’ll also be able to lie down. Obviously, it all means that airlines will be able to sell more tickets for their flights, but passengers could be left wondering whether they’ll be feeling just a little bit cramped on board.

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