Terri Vanderbeck

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Koala Walks Into House In Australia, Makes Itself At Home (VIDEO)

For one inquisitive koala, its willingness to venture inside a South Australian home paid off -- with a refreshing bowl of water.<p>In a video posted on YouTube recently, a koala walks into a house and takes a stroll around. Adelaide Hills resident Alicia Alexander managed to capture the unusual sight …

Student Aid

How one school board is defeating bullying,<br>one friendship at a time<p>Entering high school can be a lonely and harrowing experience, especially for teens such as Katelynn Collison, who have experienced bullying in the past. (Photo: Kevin Van Paassen)<p>Student Aid: Chapter One<p>Can schools stop bullying? …

Undercover officer busks while catching jaywalkers: http://ow.ly/m15NJ

Northern Alberta pipeline was only five years old before toxic spill

A pipeline that leaked in northern Alberta was only five years old and designed to last for 30, according to top executives with Apache Canada, the company responsible for a large spill of toxic oil and gas waste.<p>The massive 9.5-million litre leak in a region that has produced oil and gas since the …

Prostitution laws create extreme risks for women in the sex trade

The Canadian government argued at the Supreme Court on Thursday that women who choose to be prostitutes are responsible for the risks they face. That argument is blind to the dangerous consequences of this country's prostitution laws, as seen in the serial murders, perhaps as many as 49, committed …

Nanny pleaded to come to Canada, trial told

A Filipina nanny who claims she was tricked into coming to Canada on the promise of becoming a permanent resident was told explicitly by a customs agent she could remain in the country for only six months, a human trafficking trial has heard.<p>Franco Orr and his wife, Nicole Huen, are charged with …

In Ottawa, a girls’ soccer team gets sidelined by turban feud

The 8- and 9-year-old girls from the Cumberland Cobras in Ottawa had been prepping for their soccer meet in Quebec for months. They practised three times a week, had their hotel rooms in Montreal booked, and even raised $950 selling raffle tickets and food in a fundraising barbecue last Saturday.<p>On …

Teenagers get two years probation for bludgeoning 65 seals in P.E.I. http://natpo.st/1a8B7Hj

Danielle Powell, Grace University Student Kicked Out For Being Lesbian, Must Repay Thousands

Danielle Powell was close to getting her bachelor's degree when she was kicked out of her university for being gay in 2012, and now says the only way the school will transfer her credits to another school is if she agrees to pay $6,300. In response, Powell has launched an online petition to …

Employer kept nanny’s passport to stop her from leaving, court hears

A man accused of keeping a Filipina nanny in domestic servitude for nearly two years held on to her passport because he feared she would flee upon arriving in Canada, a Vancouver police constable has told a human trafficking trial.<p>Constable Robin Shook was one of two officers who responded to the …

John Malkovich Helps Save Man's Life

Actor John Malkovich will probably get a standing ovation after his performance at Toronto's Elgin Theatre on Saturday night — but the problem is he …

Sex Workers Rally In Canadian Cities To Call For Decriminalizing Prostitution

TORONTO - Sex workers and their supporters marched and rallied in several Canadian cities Saturday to call for the decriminalization of prostitution, …

Cuddly 2009 Bieber versus Gnarly 2013 Bieber – which do you prefer? http://natpo.st/13qE9Dc