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Vancouver Grocery Store Plastic Bags Come With Embarrassing Slogans

Ottawa has announced its intention to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Less than 10 per cent of plastic used in Canada gets recycled, and without any change in habits, Canadians will be throwing out $11 billion worth of plastic

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[Video] Ottawa Valley Lilt Ranked Canada’s Sexiest Accent

Just earlier this month the Canadian accent was ranked the 13th sexiest in the world. https://bigseventravel.com/2019/04/worlds-sexiest-accent/ But, with so many different accents in Canada, which one were people thinking of when they said Canada’s was the sexiest? We now have

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Canada Is World’s Worst Offender When It Comes To CO2 Emissions Per Kilometre Driven

Gasoline prices are expected to remain just below record highs all across Canada this summer except in Vancouver – where a perfect storm of factors will likely ensure motorists continue to set new all-time records at the pumps. Meanwhile, we’re

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Viola Desmond $10 Dollar Banknote Named Best In The World

For the first time in nearly 15 years, a Canadian banknote has been named the best in the world. The International Bank Note Society has recognized our new $10 bill as the winner of the 2018 Bank Note of the

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April Fools: Survivor Might Be Filming In Algonquin Park

UPDATE: Cancel that… April Fools prank pulled off by KawathaNow. Well done! For the first time in its 42 year history, an upcoming season of the CBS reality TV series Survivor will be filmed in Canada instead of the tropics,

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Canadian Teen Bianca Andreescu Is The Talk Of The Tournament At Indian Wells

Teen Canadian tennis sensation, Bianca Andreescu, continued her phenomenal breakthrough season by delivering a one-sided defeat of two-time Grand Slam winner, Garbiñe Muguruza, to make the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on her debut appearance. The 6-0, 6-1 rout took just

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Change.org Petition Lobbies U.S. Government To Sell Montana To Canada

It looks like some Americans are starting to take their national debt seriously. A change.org petition is asking the U.S. government to sell the state of Montana to Canada for $1 trillion to “eliminate the national debt.” The rather hilarious

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The International Hair Freezing Contest Is A Hair Raising Event

If you’re looking to instantly transform your hairstyle, head to Takhini Hot Pools in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The natural hot springs there make it possible to bathe outdoors in extreme freezing weather, resulting in some impressive ‘dos when people get

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Twin Statues Exemplify Strong Ties Between The Netherlands And Canada

Two statues facing each other across the Ocean. The one on the left (below) stands in Ottawa, at Commissionaires Park, near Dows Lake. The one on the right stands in Apeldoorn, in the Netherlands. The Ottawa ‘Man with Two Hats’

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Canada Ranks 3rd Best Country To Live In A New Report

For the fourth year in a row, Canada is ranked the top country to live in when it comes to quality of life. According to the 2019 Best Countries Report, Canada took home the winning score based on our health

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A Brief History Of Every Provincial And Territorial Name

It’s pretty common knowledge that the word “Canada” likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” which really means “village” or “settlement,” but do you know how your home province got its name? Generally speaking, the names of our provinces are

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Bells Of Peace To Chime Across The Country On Sunday

News of the end of fighting in the First World War traveled quickly in Europe, in part, by the eruption of church bells. A century later, bells in communities across Canada will chime 100 times this Sunday to mark each

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Michael Bublé Tour Plans For 2019 Revealed

Michael Bublé will be back on the road in 2019. Michael’s Bublé’s 27-city U.S. tour will begin on Feb. 13th in Tampa, Florida, and will wrap in Tacoma, Washington on April 6th. Then, Michael will head north for the Canadian

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November 1st Marks The Beginning Of ‘Movember’

November 1st marks the beginning of ‘Movember,’ a month-long fundraising initiative that challenges men across Canada to grow a moustache to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. The Canadian branch of the

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No More NAFTA?

U-S President Donald Trump says he’ll be “terminating” the North American Free Trade Agreement as he pursues a deal with Mexico and starts negotiations with Canada. Speaking from the Oval Office Trump told reporters he’ll be calling the emerging agreement

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