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VIDEO: Why you should never leave a dog in a hot car

Sitting in a hot car even for just a few minutes is dangerous, as this woman discovers, and can cause heat stroke and multi-organ failure in pets.

  • North Vancouver couple's sudden death shocks family

    "It was a really, really tragic mistake," said the couple's aunt, Suzanne Brumec-Parsons. "We just had Magnus over yesterday," said Brumec-Parsons. A Vancouver coroner's report into their deaths is expected this week.

    CBC
  • Topless sisters stopped by Kitchener officer go bare-chested whenever they can

    One of three Ontario sisters stopped by Kitchener police last week for riding their bikes topless says that she, her siblings and their mother exercise their right to go topless whenever they can. Mohamed and her sisters were then told that there had been complaints about their exposed breasts, which they countered.

    Daily Brew
  • Pete McMartin: Real estate and offshore money — A case of dirty laundry?

    A lot of people are convinced there’s laundered money everywhere in Metro Vancouver — much of it coming from offshore and much of that being buried in real estate. There is dirty money coming out of China, that much is certain. In a speech at the University of B.C. earlier this year, David Mulroney, former Canadian ambassador to China, said China was the world’s biggest exporter of illegal funds. One estimate put the total at just over a trillion dollars removed illegally from China in the past decade, and the Chinese government is trying to get it back.

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  • Woman, 40, Jailed For Having Sex With Boy, 12, Having His Child

    The mum-of-four was sentenced at the Victorian County Court (Picture: Google)An Australian woman has been jailed for six years for having sex with a 12-year-old boy and bearing his child.The 40-year-old Melbourne mother - who cannot be named - was sentenced

    Yahoo News
  • Skeleton With ‘Alien’ Skull Discovered In Russia

    UFO watchers are in a tizz over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria Makurova told Russian news agency TASS: “We have found a well preserved skeleton.

    Yahoo News
  • ‘French Kissing’ Creates Greater Risk of Head and Neck Cancer Than Smoking, Say Doctors

    Contracting Human papilloma virus (HPV) infections through kissing is now a larger risk than smoking for developing head or neck cancer. According to Australian head and neck surgeon, Dr Mahiban Thomas - Oral HPV makes head and neck cancer 250 times more likely with 70% of all US cases being caused by the virus. While HPV is normally linked with cervical cancer - it can infect both men and women.

    Yahoo News
  • Tough times strike Saudi Arabia's millionaires

    Turmoil in the Middle East, an unimpressive international stock market debut and tumbling oil prices will hit the wealth of Saudi Arabia's richest in years to come, according to a new report from WealthInsight. Over the next five years, more Saudis will become U.S. dollar-millionaires, but the rate of increase will slow to 12.4 percent, less than half the steep 25 percent rate seen between 2010 and 2015, said the research firm. This means that by 2020, around 55,245 Saudis will be high-net-worth individuals, with over $1 million in net assets, excluding their primary residence.

    CNBC
  • One dead after Trans-Canada Highway crash east of Calgary

    RCMP are investigating after one person was killed in a four-car crash on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Calgary Friday. At around 1:30 p.m., Strathmore RCMP were dispatched to Highway 1 and Range Road 285 after it was reported that four vehicles were involved in a serious crash in the area. Occupants in three of the vehicles were relatively unscathed in the wreck, but the front female passenger in a Hyundai Elantra died at the scene. The driver of the Hyundai and the front passenger are the parents of the infant, RCMP said.

    Metro q
  • Two new driving laws coming, one with $490 fine

    Mon, Jul 27: Two new little known driving laws will soon come into effect in Ontario. Cindy Pom received a visual demonstration from police.

    Global News
  • Serial killer could be responsible for human remains found near Edmonton: RCMP

    Mounties in Alberta say the discovery of a woman's remains in the same area where three other women have been found could mean police are dealing with a serial killer. Stacey Talbot said Tuesday that the remains found in April on a rural property near Leduc, south of Edmonton, have been identified as those of Corrie Ottenbreit. Ottenbreit, an Edmonton prostitute, was last seen in the city in May 2004.

    The Canadian Press
  • Kanye West’s ‘mic drop’ at the Pan Am Games leaves Twitter buzzing

    Performers typically drop the microphone before leaving the stage, but then again, Kanye West is far from your typical performer. After weeks or vitriol and petitions aimed at preventing Kanye from performing at the Pan Am Games closing ceremony, it appears

    Daily Buzz
  • Florida man banned from Starbucks for calling out illegal handicap parking

    Starbucks was serving something, but unfortunately it wasn’t justice. After asking people who were illegally parking in handicap-only spots to move to their vehicles, Rob Rowen was banned from a Starbucks in Tampa, Florida, reports WTSP.

    Daily Buzz
  • This Simple DIY Will Make Your Home Look More Elegant (6 photos)

    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. Applied molding is a go-to trick for Scott McGillivray, host of Income Property on HGTV and real estate expert. "It's a perception of higher class," Scott says.

    PopSugar Home
  • Doctors Found 20 Lice in Woman’s Eye - Simply Unpleasant

    Now these are just lice in the eyelids, nada (Picture: Wikipedia/ KostaMumcuoglu)We all had lice as kids - it was itchy and entails using horrible smelling shampoos and the dredded lice comb.What this poor Chinese woman suffered from was a whole different

    Yahoo News
  • Blue Jays miss Jose Reyes after trade with Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

    The chemistry of the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse has been altered. Shortstop Jose Reyes — one of the liveliest and most popular players among his teammates in Toronto — was sent to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday along with reliever Miguel Castro and minor-league pitchers Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco. Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins were sent to Toronto in return.

    The Canadian Press
  • B.C. hotel faces backlash for turning away locals

    A hotel in Prince George, B.C., is facing criticism after a local woman and her children were refused a room by management. "It was my birthday and me and my kids thought it might be fun to have a mini getaway — a staycation as people call it," said Aimee Bespoyasny, who attempted to stay on July 24. Bespoyasny said when she attempted to check in, a front-desk clerk told her because she was a Prince George local, he would have to check with his manager.

    CBC
  • Homeowner Sues Airbnb After Massage From Guest Sees Him Kicked Off Site

    A disgruntled homeowner is suing Airbnb after a massage from a guest saw him being booted off the online bed and breakfast site. Howell told Judge Patrick Moloney at London’s High Court: “I never suggested a massage - she persuaded me to let her give me one. Mr Howell suggested that the “innuendos passed on” by Airbnb have unfairly damaged his reputation.

    Yahoo News
  • Baby to inherit millions if proven progeny of murdered West Vancouver man

    A Chinese woman trying to prove her baby daughter has sole claim to the fortune of a murdered West Vancouver millionaire has won her bid for a paternity test. A new British Columbia law says the child stands to inherit everything if the results match. The B.C. Supreme Court has ordered DNA testing on the remains of Gang Yuan, whose body was found chopped into more than 100 pieces.

    The Canadian Press
  • You Don’t Look Like You Think You Do, Says Science

    According to new research from scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia, people are so bad at picking a good likeness of their own face, strangers actually make more accurate selections. While a person looking ‘unrealistic’ in their Facebook profile picture may not present much of a problem, this could be a major issue when choosing a photo for official documents such as a passport. Photo ID is the main method of identification in many situations, most notably at border control, so choosing a photo with a poor likeness is not a good move.

    Yahoo News
  • Three Ontario sisters say they were stopped by police for biking topless

    Three sisters in Ontario are demanding an apology from a police officer who they said stopped the women as they were riding their bicycles topless and told them to cover up. Alysha Brilla, a Juno-nominated musician and women's rights advocate, said the incident happened last Friday when she and her two sisters — Tameera and Nadia Mohamed — were biking late in the evening down a quiet street in Kitchener. A police officer driving by in an SUV saw the women, rolled down his window and told them they needed to put shirts on because it was the law, Brilla said.

    The Canadian Press