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  • Regina family's dream vacation in Cuba turns to 'nightmare'

    Members of a Regina family say their dream vacation in Cuba “turned into a nightmare”. “Everything was great for the first few days,” Kelly Morrison said in a news release. Morrison said security staff at the resort then went to their hotel room to search the family’s belongings.

  • Nenshi to Quebec mayors: Quit bickering over pipelines, and other reasonable thoughts for humanity

    1. Nenshi to mayors: Quit bickering on pipelines Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi had a short chat with Denis Coderre at a big mayors’ meeting in Ottawa, then suggested there’s a better way to deal with big projects like the Energy East Pipeline than creating a “sideshow”. “Rather than an inflammatory conversation pitting energy advocates against environmental advocates, we need to work together as communities, as a nation, to get this right.” Quebec mayors continue to stand their ground, criticizing TransCanada because it’s so lousy at explaining itself or dealing with people. “I don’t know if they’re arrogant or incompetent, but they don’t know how to work. It’s kind of stupid,” said Quebec’s mayor,

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  • Some refugees turning down housing options in Ottawa, centre says

    A lack of affordable housing and desires to be settled close to other refugees and mosques are complicating the search for permanent homes for incoming families, according to Carl Nicholson, executive director of the Catholic Centre for Immigrants. Only half of the more than 600 government sponsored refugees who have arrived in Ottawa since Dec. 31 have found homes.

  • This Is Seriously Bad News For Salmon-Lovers

    The parasite problem is only the start of it...

  • This Man Falling Asleep At Work Resulted In An Epic Photoshop Battle

    If you’ve ever wanted to sneak in an afternoon nap while you’re at work, you might want to avoid doing it where anyone will spot you.

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  • Jian Ghomeshi trial: Lucy DeCoutere asked about publicity she's gotten from case

    Actress Lucy DeCoutere, the second complainant to testify at​ Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault and choking trial, was cross-examined for two hours by the defence about the publicity she's gained from her involvement in the case. Lawyer Marie Henein also repeatedly asked the Trailer Park Boys actress Thursday afternoon about her decision to spend more time with the former CBC Radio host during the weekend he allegedly sexually assaulted and choked her. Ghomeshi, 48, has pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault and one of choking to overcome resistance, with the charges involving three women.

  • Indonesian 'Tree Man' Dies Aged 42 After Years Of Battling Rare Illness

    A Indonesian man who was dubbed ‘Tree Man’ due to the warts covering his body has died after a long battle with the incurable condition causing the growths. Dede Koswara, 42, suffered from an extremely rare disease known as Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia - responsible for causing huge scaly warts resembling tree bark to cover his body. Dede’s battle with the condition was so severe that the warts are believed to have weighed more than 13lbs.

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  • This Insane Fact About Store-Bought Eggs Is Going Viral

    How did we not know this gross truth? ​

  • John Scott's improbable all-star run ends with birth of twin girls

    John Scott already has a memory to rival his improbable appearance at the NHL all-star game. Less than a week after the fan-favourite enforcer led the Pacific Division to victory at the NHL all-star game, Scott and his wife Danielle welcomed twin girls. The Montreal Canadiens tweeted a picture of Estelle Vera and Sofia Leland, the third and fourth daughters of the Scott family.

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  • Mother and Infant Son Die From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning As Dad Shovels Out Car

    ​​Their deaths were the result of a tragic accident that could happen to anyone. 

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  • Worker finds Tim Bosma's truck in airport hangar, vomits in shock, court hears

    An intern at an aviation company owned by one of Tim Bosma's accused killers testified Thursday that he vomited after realizing he had discovered the dead man's truck parked inside an airport hangar. Arthur Jennings said he was shocked when he saw the pickup truck that was "identical" to one police and media reports had said belonged to Bosma, who disappeared on May 6, 2013, after going on a test drive with two men. Jennings was doing a four-month co-op at Millardair, an aviation company owned by Dellen Millard.

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  • Male Sextortion Victim: Blackmailers Tricked Me Into Exposing Myself On Skype

    A man who was propositioned by a “stunning blonde” on webcam couldn’t believe his luck – until he discovered he was part of a ‘sextortion’ scam. 

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  • Anger grows over Vancouver's vacant homes

    Thu, Feb 4: There's simmering anger over the number of multi-million dollar homes in Metro Vancouver that are just sitting empty. Some of them are even slowly rotting. Nadia Stewart looks at the consequences of this growing reality.

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  • 13 Mistakes Not to Make If You Ever Want to Sell Your Home (13 photos)

    If you plan to sell your home someday (and most people do), it's important to always consider the long-term consequences of short-term design decisions. Remember, when it comes to resale value, timeless trumps trendy every time. So, before you install a state-of-the-art sports court, invest in a luxury hot tub, or convert your garage into extra living space, keep in mind the following complaints home buyers often express about certain home enhancements. | By Jill Lawrence-O'Hara,

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  • Bradley Cooper's look-alike says his 'daily struggle' is real

    While some would consider having the actor's good looks a blessing, 27-year-old Matt Katzenbach sees it more as a "kind of daily struggle." After making headlines at the Sundance Film Festival in January after being mistaken for the American Hustle actor, Matt says he never attempted to impersonate the Hollywood star. Matt and his twin brother Scott are often mistaken for Bradley Cooper. "The entire time I never stated that I was him… They looked at me and said, 'Come right in,'" Matt told The New York Post's Page Six.

  • Protester Hits MP In Face With Pink Sex Toy

    Steven Joyce, 52, was holding a press conference in Waitangi when a woman yelled: “That’s for raping our sovereignty”. The minister had been speaking with reporters about Prime Minister John Key’s decision not to attend Friday’s event for Waitangi Day, which marks the signing of a treaty between New Zealand’s settlers and the Maori people.

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  • Questions abound after dead hoarder found buried in debris

    Investigators are trying to figure out how a man wound up dead and buried in hoarded debris inside his Downtown Eastside room. Vancouver police, firefighters, and paramedics were called to the third floor of the four-storey building at 651 E Hastings St. late Wednesday night after reports of an unpleasant smell. Battalion Chief Terry Nikolai with Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services said officials suspected someone had died inside one of the rooms, but it had to be confirmed.

  • Dana White doesn't think Conor McGregor can beat Rafael dos Anjos

    “I don’t see how he wins this fight,” the UFC president admitted to Fox Sports.

  • Calgary police find 'astronomical' stash of stolen goods, cash

    Calgary police have hit the mother lode of stolen goods, finding $1.5 million worth of merchandise in homes and in southeast storage facilities, police said Thursday. "It is one of the largest seizures that we have had in the City of Calgary as far as stolen property," Calgary police Insp. Nancy Farmer explained.

  • Statistics Canada to temporarily delay release of economic data from Friday

    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Statistics Canada said on Thursday it planned to temporarily delay the publication of economic data from media lock-ups because of recent delays in updating the federal agency's website. Statscan, which releases data precisely at 8:30 a.m. EST (1330 GMT), said starting Friday Feb. 5, for the time being it would not open communications channels from the media lock-up until the daily release had been published on the website. Statscan announced similar plans in 2012 but backed down after Reuters and other news organizations who report on the data to financial clients complained it would be disruptive.