Brittany Maureen-Lynn Crake

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Why Quebec is right not to try to ban child beauty pageants

For a province that is prone to taking its cues from France on issues like secularism in the public workplace, Quebec has wisely chosen a divergent stance on another thorny topic: child beauty pageants.<p>While the French parliament recently moved to ban children's beauty contests in an effort to end …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

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Maple Leafs assign eight to Marlies (AHL) | NHL.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Sunday that eight players have been assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL).<p>Joining the …

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Goodbye Toronto Zoo elephants. We’re sorry.

The city could have done better, writes Barbara Amiel<p>Last Monday, I went to see Toronto Zoo’s three aging African elephants who are about to leave …

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After 178 years, the formidable Kingston Penitentiary -- sometimes called Canada’s Alcatraz -- is officially closing its doors today. The federal government announced last year it would be shutting down the aging maximum-security facility as it was too expensive to maintain. Read about the notorious prison’s history here: http://ow.ly/pll4I And watch interviews with a former staffer (http://ow.ly/pllea) and a former inmate (http://ow.ly/plll7).