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Madrid turns up heat to play host in 2020

A late surge by an unlikely candidate – Madrid – is heating up the competition to play host to the 2020 Summer Olympics.<p>Only a few months ago, the Spanish capital seemed, at best, a long shot for world's premier sporting event. Istanbul and Tokyo, the other two contenders, were clearly in the lead. …

Reminder: Miley Cyrus Is Not Pregnant With Juicy J's Child

Some time this week, America got it in its head that Miley Cyrus was pregnant with her twerking partner Juicy J's child. Why? We're not sure exactly …

Hockey Dad Charged With Threatening 10-Year-Old

A hockey dad from Burnaby, B.C. has been charged with threatening a 10-year-old player on his son's team.<p>The incident allegedly happened in the …

Suspect in Calgary stabbings is lucid and able to converse, lawyer says

The man facing five murder charges in Calgary's worst mass killing was held at a forensic psychiatric facility on Wednesday to determine whether he was fit to navigate the legal system, although his lawyer said he was lucid and able to communicate.<p>As the police investigated the deaths at a …

Watch the unique way endangered caribou are being saved in B.C.

An unusual maternity ward has been set up near Mackenzie, B.C. to protect the calves of endangered Kinse-Za caribou from hungry wolves.

Defining quality

Laurie Reedman has one of the coolest job titles at Statistics Canada—Chief of the Quality Secretariat. It has a nice ring to it, like she is the …

Abandoned Pit Bull Learns To Love Again, Reminds Us Of The Power Of Forgiveness

An abandoned dog who's had the courage to love again is teaching us about the power of forgiveness.<p>In the video above, captured by Annie Hart, Gideon the pit bull undergoes a tremendous transformation after being rescued from starvation and sickness.<p>Hart, the executive director of animal rescue …

Miley Cyrus Has Bruises On Her Butt, Shows Them To The World

There's not much to say except #Classy <i>and</i> #Assy.

iPhone 6 exclusive concept: Is this what Apple's next smartphone will look like?

The iPhone 6 is expected to mark the biggest revision of Apple's smartphone range yet, with a larger display and brand new design hotly tipped to feature. Here's how we think it might look. Exclusive to TechRadar.<p>With the Galaxy S5 now out in the open, it'll soon be time for Apple to make its move. …

Eminem and Rihanna add second Rose Bowl date to 'Monster' tour

Eminemand Rihanna’s upcoming “Monster” tour has already gotten bigger.<p>Earlier this week the pair officially announced they would team for a brief run of stadiums this summer, with gigs in Pasadena, New York and Detroit.<p>Due to "overwhelming demand," they've added a second night to their stop at the …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

CTV News

It looked like a dramatic scene straight out of a movie.<p>A high speed chase suspect in Colorado crashes into vehicles, forces a driver out of a car, …

CTV News

A paraplegic man who says he was told to leave a Tim Horton's in London, Ont. because he was on a mobility scooter is speaking out about …

Cat Who Attacked Baby 'Went Over The Edge': 911 Caller

A big, fat cat with a really bad attitude "went over the edge" and trapped an entire family -- including the dog -- in a bedroom at a Portland, Ore., home on Sunday.<p>In a 911 call obtained by KOIN, Lux, a 22-pound black and white Himalayan cat, can be heard shrieking as his owner's boyfriend, Lee …

Puppies, Puppies and Puppies! Episode 6

Newlyweds Plead for the Return of Dogs They Lost in a Burglary

Charlie Gurion and David Wilk were married only 18 days ago, on Feb. 22, but already they’re faced with having their family torn apart. While they …

15 Signs Your Pet Is Absolutely Smarter Than You

You've been suspecting it for a while... now it's time to find out once and for all.

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Harper picked two beers to represent Canada. Here's what he chose

When Prime Minister Stephen Harper agreed to a wager with U.S. President Obama on the outcome of two Olympic hockey games, the bets were made in beer.<p>The President put up a White House home brew.<p>The Prime Minister's stake wasn't revealed until Tuesday evening<p>Beau's All Natural Brewing Company and …

Canadian makers of ‘world’s lowest cost tablet’ aim for $20 device

The Canadian makers of the "world's lowest cost tablet," the UbiSlate 7Ci, think $37.99 still isn't cheap enough.<p>They figure there's still room to knock about 50 per cent off its price and make tablet ownership possible for anyone and everyone.<p>"This idea is to bridge the digital divide, it's really …

Best Places To Live In Canada, And The Worst, According To MoneySense

The suburbs and Alberta are the big winners in MoneySense’s new ranking of the best places to live in Canada.<p>The Edmonton suburb of St. Albert took …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

The King of Curl

Inside Flipboard / February 19, 2014<p>Jerome Larson, 73, has endured a few strokes, has an ongoing heart condition and at times loses his sense of …

Down River inspired by beloved figure in Vancouver acting community

In contrast to the glitz and glamour of the Oscars, the Canadian indie film-making experience has Vancouver actor/director/screenwriter Ben Ratner standing outside Vancouver's Fifth Avenue Cinemas lately, handing out pens. They say "Down River," the name of his film being released in that theatre …

Fear, intimidation stalk independent media in Crimea

With the Crimean government pushing ever closer to Russia, the territory's independent media is coming under increasing attack.<p>Officials have cut the signal of Crimea's largest independent broadcaster, Black Sea TV, and there are several reports of journalists being beaten and detained by "self …

National Post

Moose Knuckles founder defends ad featuring semi-nude Quebec terrorists after retailer pulls 'offensive' outerwear brand from its shelves …

Babine mill blast survivors, families say inquiry rejection leaves questions unanswered

On Jan. 20, 2012, two workers were killed and 19 others badly hurt in an explosion at the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C. Survivors of the inferno and the loved ones of its victims came to the B.C. Legislature on Thursday, where Premier Christy Clark rejected their plea for an …