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Got your underwear in a knot?

Folks, we get a lot of really weird shit sent to us here on this site, but this has to be one of the funniest and strangest things I have ever seen! Someone was flogging caffeine infused underwear to help you lose weight! Let me repeat that! Someone was selling underwear dipped in coffee, and […]

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NO PORK IN SCHOOL CANTEENS?

A REAL MAYOR WHO REFUSES TO REMOVE PORK FROM THE SCHOOL CANTEENS EXPLAINS WHY Muslim parents demanded the abolition of pork in all the school canteens of Ath in Belgium. Marc Duvivier the mayor of Ath, has refused, and the town clerk sent a note to all parents to explain why. “Muslims must understand that […]

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If you can remember Woodstock, you weren’t really there!

They say that “if you can remember Woodstock, ya weren’t really there” and I can see the validity of this statement. I was there kids, but I don’t know anymore what was real and what was memorex! (Ya have to be a certain age to even know what that means folks!) The trouble lay in […]

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So far, fall is feeling more summery than summer.

Robert McMullen of St. Thomas, and John Temple of Port Stanley brought their boys to Port Stanley to enjoy another beautiful fall day at the beach south of London, Ont. on Sunday September 28, 2014. As is McMullen’s habit they set out to build a fort out of driftwood, from left the boys are Jayden […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #79

A few different views of marriage! It’s Nice to Have a Husband By Your Side Over the years, When the sink overflowed, Or the car ran out of gas, Or the lady who comes every Tuesday to clean didn’t come, Or I felt pudgy, Or misunderstood, Or inferior to Marilyn Kaufman who is not only […]

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Why weren’t captured ISIS fighters shot?

News out of Iraq yesterday that coalition forces captured 300 ISIS fighters. Our question is: Why weren’t they shot on the spot? ———————————————– Well kids, THIS is why Pit Bulls are banned: Toronto Police shot and killed a pit bull on Saturday just after 4 p.m. when it attacked a shih tzu and held the […]

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Blogs Canada has 100,000 readers a month!

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with a great deal of pride and joy that I can announce my blog “BlogsCanada.ca” just hit the 100,000 readers a month mark. (The chart is about half way down on the right sidebar.) We have watched the totals steadily climb over the years, and today for the first time […]

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London Hydro might be about to get sued!

Ladies and Gentlemen, London Hydro and a bunch of other “too big for their britches” companies are about to get sued! First, I should explain that I certainly don’t like paying my bills ahead of time like some cable companies (and others) insist upon, but if ya get right down to it, I don’t even […]

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B.C. teacher suspended for prank!

We have a brand new “Asshole of the Day” for ya, folks. A Langley, B.C., teacher has been suspended over a homophobic prank he played on a Grade 11 student in class last year. Daniel Mark Ogloff is a metal fabrication and machining teacher at Aldergrove Community Secondary School. On Sept. 24, 2013, Ogloff wrote […]

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The meaning of life!

God, if we can quantify God at all, is some sort of vast, unseen, unknowable, omnipresent, omnipotent mind, intelligence, entity, or source of all reality that we shall call Mother Nature for simplicities sake. Mom is behind everything, and a part of everything, even though she is not part of, but rather outside of, this […]

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Black-ish is the new black

Well, well, boys and girls, time to get serious for a change. North American blacks are leading a truly schizophrenic existence, and I don’t think it’s doing them any good! The reason I mention this is because there is a new TV show premiering tonight called “Black-ish” and it throws a light on some very […]

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O.M.G.

O.M.G. kids, we had that alien with three tits in the last post………., now you tell me that this doesn’t look like the most vile, disgusting, give you nightmares and make you throw up in your hat ALIEN that you’ve ever seen! And yet it’s just a plain ol’ octopus! (So just imagine what a […]

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Tit for Tat!

Well folks, maybe I should have saved this article for the Saturday Morning Confusion posts, since I really am quite confused about whether I should make this girl our “Winner of the Day,” or maybe our “Loser of the Day,” or maybe even our “Asshole of the Day!” You see, Jasmine Tridevil found a doctor […]

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Asshole of the Day!

A human rights lawyer is raising concern about the federal government’s plan to strip Canadian passports of those suspected of traveling abroad to join extremist groups. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has confirmed it is “revoking and refusing passports to those going abroad to take part in terrorist activities.” Lorne Waldman, the head of the Canadian […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies!

Folks, this one is so good it can hold the fort all on its own! The Goodnight Kiss One night a guy takes his girlfriend home. They are about to kiss each other goodnight, but the guy is feeling a little horny. With an air of confidence, he leans with his hand against the wall […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion about Islam?

Ladies and Gentlemen, there is so much being written about Islam lately that I thought you might like to understand this religion a little better, and see why they do the things they do! (Basically the Muslim Faith was conceived in violence, and propagated in violence, so is it any wonder they do stuff like […]

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OH NO! Not again!

Brace yourself: the Old Farmer’s Almanac has revealed its predictions for Canada’s upcoming winter season, and it’s not great news. After last winter’s seemingly never-ending wickedly cold weather, residents in much of the country can expect more of the same in the coming months. “We’re looking at the T-Rex of winters,” Jack Burnett, editor of […]

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Why Is Islam Just Like The Hotel California!

(Answer to this Islamic riddle is at the bottom!) Well folks, there was a “letter to the editor” in the paper today that showed me just how misleading and patently false some statements by irresponsible, ill-informed people can be! Some guy was writing about wind turbines, and he made two ridiculous claims that are unsupported […]

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U.S. at War again!

In the past it was the “war on poverty” and the “war on drugs” etc. etc. and now the United States has gone to war again twice in one week! In a surprise move President Obama yesterday declared a “War on Ebola” and a “War on ISIS!” According to the Perspective Research Department, (see below) […]

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Is Scotland crazy if they separate….., Aye!

With the vote for Scottish independence less than 48 hours away, the similarities with the Quebec referendums in 1980 and 1995 is striking. First of all, the separatists are appealing to emotions, rather than good ol’ common sense, and they are also trying to rig the election by throwing in all sorts of stuff that […]


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One of Earliest Sherlock Holmes Films Has Been Found

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Katharine Trendacosta

One of Earliest Sherlock Holmes Films Has Been Found

Nearly 100-years-old, a silent film Sherlock Holmes starring William Gillette has been discovered at the Cinémathèque Française. Even thought the 1916 film isn’t the first Holmes film ever made, it is the only one starring Gilllette, from whom we get a fair number of Holmes’ most famous quirks.

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Rising spoken-word star opens We Day conference

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

I meet Mustafa The Poet at the University of Toronto Book Store, where he looks like any other student, with a New York Yankees baseball cap, black varsity jacket and black jeans. But despite his unassuming appearance, he has a … Continue Reading

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Sears Canada’s majority owner to dramatically cut its holdings

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

Your top financial and economic news for Oct. 2

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The House of Commons heads back to the real world

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Paul Wells

These have been zany days for the geeks on the hill. But debate on the role of parliament risks masking the campaign-season good stuff

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The new, hidden costs of flying (for stupid people)

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

I’m in favour of the new checked-baggage fees on Canadian airlines because, when it gets right down to it, I’m in favour of anything that will get everybody else to stop flying. I like flying myself. Literally, I like flying … Continue Reading

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Reebok CrossfitNano 4.0 #Giveaway

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Jody @ Mommy Moment

New post. Mommy Moment is owned by Jody Arsenault, from Manitoba, Canada.

On our new healthy journey, our lives and bodies have made tremendous changes.  And with that there are many changes in clothing as well.  Not that I am a fitness freak or a gym rat, but when I needed shoes, the Reebok CrossFItNano 4.0 was what I was looking for. When Purolator showed up at […]

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Raptors’ ‘Superfan’ wants to bring Sikhs into the mainstream with TEDx talk

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

Nav Bhatia, standing in his office above the Mississauga Hyundai dealership he owns, tells a story about an encounter with a customer 30 years ago, when he first started as a salesman. “He refused to deal with me, this white … Continue Reading

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A trio of talent: Londoners team up for music project with a message

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Angela Mullins

Wolf Saga. dpms. And Shawn Tron Photon. You might want to write those names down. You’re likely to hear them again in the very near future. The trio has teamed up for a project that’s all about celebrating what London … Continue Reading

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Winning lotto ticket sold in Nova Scotia worth $13.8 million: Atlantic Lottery

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Staff

Someone is holding a lottery ticket worth more than $13 million that was purchased in Nova Scotia. Atlantic Lottery says a ticket sold in Bridgewater for Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49 draw is worth $13,805,045. The corporation says details about the winner … Continue Reading

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An Insanely Detailed Map of Minas Tirith Covers Every Inch of the City

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Katharine Trendacosta

This is apparently a map made for the Middle Earth role playing games by ICE, and it’s just gorgeous. Not only is the detail in this beyond belief (just look at the legend!), it’s also been planned for maximum visual impact. You could examine it forev…

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CMHR is here, and skeptics should take a look before judging

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Red River Rants

As first posted by David Koroma, creative communications student at Red River College. The new Canadian Museum for Human Rights welcomed its first visitors last weekend, with dignitaries and some lucky Manitobans receiving a guided tour before regular hours start … Continue Reading

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Uber rideshare service exploring Winnipeg expansion

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Colin Fast

The Winnipeg taxi market could be in for an Uber-shakeup. The ridesharing service Uber, which uses mobile technology to deal with some of passengers’ biggest complaints about cab companies, is currently advertising on social media for drivers in the Winnipeg … Continue Reading

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River City Kitchen: A new fit at The Velvet Glove

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

It would be impossible not to smile when the escargot appetizer from The Velvet Glove’s completely revamped menu arrives at your table. The mollusks get a dash of garlic and white wine. Grilled asparagus and green onions ride sidesaddle. There’s … Continue Reading

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Richer, smarter, taller: A measure of Canada from the OECD

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Nick Taylor-Vaisey

A landmark report tracking global well-being over the last two centuries reveals just how rare and amazing Canada’s rise has been

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Firm says phone apps spy on Hong Kong protesters

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Staff

HONG KONG – The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm said. The applications are disguised as tools created by activists, said the firm, Lacoon Mobile Security. It … Continue Reading

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Montreal Simon: The Umbrella Revolution and the Hypocrisy of the Harper Cons

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Simon

It’s an amazing sight, thousands of young pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, defying the old guard in Beijing. Daring to lecture them on the limits of power, in their own backyard.In the shadow of Tiananmen.The young members of the Umbrella Revolution, lighting up the darkness with their cell phones…Read more »

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The Umbrella Revolution and the Hypocrisy of the Harper Cons

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Simon

It’s an amazing sight, thousands of young pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, defying the old guard in Beijing. 

Daring to lecture them on the limits of power, in their own backyard.

In the shadow of Tiananmen.

The young members of the Umbrella Revolution, lighting up the darkness with their cell phones…
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Tropical Storm Simon forms in the Pacific

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Staff

MIAMI – Tropical Storm Simon has formed in the Pacific off Mexico’s southwestern coast. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with some strengthening expected over the next two days. The storm is centred … Continue Reading

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The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Madness #nlpoli

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

The day after she took the oath of office,  Judy Manning, the province’s new attorney general and minister of public safety, and Premier Paul Davis, her boss,  are facing intense public criticism.

It’s hard to tell whether people are more upset by her evident, and admitted, lack of experience practicing law or the fact that neither she nor her boss are too fussed about getting her a seat in the House of Assembly any time soon.

Either one alone would be enough to call in question Davis’ fitness for the job.  The two combined are damning.  On top of that, you have to add in the completely unnecessary appointment of Keith Russell to cabinet. Then the day before, you have the latest twist in the Humber Valley Paving saga:  it’s really as rough a first couple of days as any politician has had.

There are so many things to . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Madness #nlpoli

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Watch Over 100 Baby Turtles Make It to the Sea in This Amazing Video

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Katharine Trendacosta

Filmmaker Leon Duplay’s short film shows over 150 turtles hatching, being helped to the see by residents of Lankayan Island in Malaysian Borneo, and then swimming for their lives. These little guys are adorable!Read more…

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DeSmogBlog: Time to Teach Lord Leach About Climate Science!

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

DeSmoggers asked to teach Lord Leach the errors of climate denial scientists S Fred Singer and Richard Lindzen and help stem the funding to the Global Warming Policy Foundation.

Libertarian banker Lord Leach is a stalwart ‘spiritual’ supporter of Lord Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation who has been influenced by climate deniers S Fred Singer and Richard Lindzen.

In a long and sprawling speech in the House of Lords the GWPF backer sets out his doubts about the established science of climate change. He echoes some of the economic arguments developed by the Institute of Economic Affairs and Lord Lawson against climate (Read more…)

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DeSmogBlog: How Lawson Sold BP – And How An Arab State Almost Got Control

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Anonymous

Lord Lawson is a patriot. He believes himself to be a very wise man indeed. But his sale of BP to the private sector nearly handed the oil company to an Arab state and this means that today, governments cannot control carbon emissions.

The Hayek-inspired revolution was about to be completed as British Petroleum (BP) would be sold into private ownership.

BP had long been a sponsor of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) which was crucial in raising Thatcher and Lawson to the crowning heights of the British state.

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Buffet bites the dust on ‘new’ P&O ships

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Phil Reimer

If you’ve had a love affair with Holland America’s Ryndam and Statendam, I don’t have to tell you both will be heading to Australia next year and they have new names — Aria and Eden, monikers selected by 30,000 Australians. […]

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Forever Serves Up Some Delicious Brain Smoothie

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Katharine Trendacosta

Which is awesome. On the other hand, Henry Morgan is an immortal who forgets all his emotional lessons. Seriously, the whole point of this episode is our main character re-learning a lesson that he apparently also learned a century ago. So much for wi…

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Bill Longstaff: Hong Kong—a people who actually care about democracy

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Bill Longstaff

North Americans don’t seem to care much about democracy. Canadians don’t, and our good neighbours the Americans don’t. We enjoy considerable freedoms along with our electoral systems of government, but our systems are hardly democratic, and it doesn’t seem to bother us. If it did, we would never tolerate them.

Observation of the American system suggests a plutocracy, not a democracy. A recent

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Alberta Diary: NDP and Liberal candidates’ with similar appeal in Edmonton-Whitemud don’t make progressive voters’ job any easier

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  David Climenhaga

The NDP and Alberta Liberals fight it out in Edmonton-Whitemud. I’ll leave it to readers to determine who’s just been demasted. Below: Liberal candidate Dr. Donna Wilson (CBC photo) and NDP candidate Dr. Bob Turner.

The reasons are perfectly clear and quite understandable, but it’s depressing nonetheless to see Alberta’s provincial Liberals and New Democrats fighting so bitterly for a few scraps from the table at which the Tories and the Wildrosers get to dine.

But how else can we explain the spectacle of our province’s two progressive parties with only nine Legislative seats between them battling it out in (Read more…)

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Raonic defeats Melzer to advance at Japan Open

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Staff

TOKYO – Canadian Milos Raonic reached his 11th quarter-final of the season Thursday as the third seed overpowered Jurgen Melzer 6-4, 6-3 at the Japan Open. The Thornhill, Ont. native, who was a Wimbledon semifinalist and twice runner-up in the … Continue Reading

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daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Alberta politics this week: Health Ministers, By-Elections and Troubled Waters Ahead

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  daveberta

TweetBANFF – Stepping onto the national stage for the first time since he was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Health, Stephen Mandel met with his provincial and federal counterparts this week in Banff for the annual Health Ministers meeting. Mr. Mandel co-chaired the meeting, a role his predecessor, Fred Horne, had planned to fill. The ministers are said […]

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Bumgarner goes distance, Crawford hits grand slam as Giants thump Pirates 8-0 in NL wild-card game

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  Vancouver Sun - Sports

PITTSBURGH — The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning. Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford provided a powerful lesson on the difference in the National League wild-card game. […]

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Person of Interest Lets Us See How Two A.I.s Suit Up for Battle

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Annalee Newitz

It’s starting to sink in that the entire United States is in danger from one of the most powerful authoritarian regimes ever to challenge the nation. On last night’s episode of Person of Interest, we watched Samaritan make its first major power moves….

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Joensuu scores twice as Oilers edge Coyotes 3-2

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Shane Jones

EDMONTON – Jesse Joensuu is having another strong pre-season for the Edmonton Oilers. Now he just needs to make that translate to the regular season as well. Joensuu had a pair of goals as the Oilers managed a 3-2 victory … Continue Reading

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NHL pre-season: Carey Price sharp again, Canadiens beat Blackhawks 3-1

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Associated Press

CHICAGO — Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap a scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens’ 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. […]

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Bumgarner goes distance, Crawford hits grand slam as Giants thump Pirates 8-0 in NL wild-card game

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning. Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford provided a powerful lesson on the difference in the National League wild-card game. […]

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Cowboys’ Spillman subject of reported sex assault

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Staff

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn’t been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said … Continue Reading

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Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Will Graves

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning. Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford provided a powerful lesson on the difference during the National League wild-card … Continue Reading

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Hunting season is big business in B.C., but opponents say trophy seekers should be banned

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  The Province - News

As the fall hunting season gets into full swing, most urbanites probably have come no closer to that endeavour than watching Bugs Bunny and Daffy argue whether it’s rabbit or duck season. But hunting is a revenue generator in many rural communities and it is growing in popularity.

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Canadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  Anonymous

CHICAGO – Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens’ 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Michael … Continue Reading

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Live coverage of the #Can2020 conference

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  macleans.ca

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Ebola patient may have exposed 18 people in U.S. — including five children

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  The Province - News

Thomas Duncan, who arrived from Liberia on Sept 20 and who was infectious for up to eight days, initially went to a Dallas ER but was sent home

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Secret Service let convicted felon with a gun onto elevator with Obama during visit to CDC

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  The Province - News

The security contractor first aroused agents’ concerns when he was acting oddly and did not comply with their orders that he stop filming Obama with a cellphone

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