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New Zealand man creates colorful igloo in Canada

January 7, 2013

When Daniel Gray of New Zealand his girlfriend Kathleen Starrie came to Edmonton in Canada to spend the holidays with her family, he likely did not guess what he would be doing while celebrating Christmas. Read Article »


American fugitive arrested in Canada on Wednesday

January 3, 2013

An American fugitive who was convicted of a $1-million fraud scheme in California was found in Canada on Wednesday and was apprehended Read Article »


Ottawa to host 100th anniversary national skating championships in 2014

December 24, 2012

It was recently announced that Ottawa will host the 2014 skating national championship with its Minto Skating Club at Scotiabank Place on January 9 to 15, 2014, according to the Ottawa Citizen. Read Article »


Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television hosts its inaugural Screen Week

December 20, 2012

It was recently announced that the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television will host its first-ever six-day gala in an effort to celebrate Canadian film and TV, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read Article »


Two people charged in maple syrup heist this summer

December 19, 2012

There have been three people arrested and two charged in connection to the maple syrup heist, which was worth $18 million, in Quebec this past summer, according CBC News. Read Article »


Survey found half of Canadian business owners looking to throw a holiday party

December 10, 2012

A recent survey conducted by BMO found that even though many Canadian businesses have been affected by a poor economy and are still unsure of their future, they are still taking the time to host a holiday party for their employees, according to the Calgary Herald. Read Article »


New survey shows young Canadians watching web content more than TV

December 6, 2012

A new survey conducted by CTAM Canada found that more young Canadians are spending their time watching web content than they are watching TV, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read Article »


Canadians go with their heart when it comes to investing, survey shows

November 28, 2012

The Bank of Montreal in Canada asked its customers how they invest their money and what their decision-making process is. The majority of respondents reported they follow their heart, according to The Canadian Press. Read Article »


Canada's Mark Carney to lead the Bank of England

November 26, 2012

Mark Carney, Canada's top banker, recently announced that he will be moving across the pond, to become the Bank of England's new governor, according to the CTV News. Read Article »


New two-ton horned dinosaur discovered in Canada

November 15, 2012

A new dinosaur has been discovered by scientists, and it is believed to be older than any they have found in the past in this location. Read Article »


Survey of young Canadians express their views on Remembrance Day

November 13, 2012

A recent survey conducted by Abacus Data on behalf of the Rideau Institute, a think tank based in Ottawa, asked Canadian young adults what their feelings were toward Remembrance Day, and what they find to be the most important message to take from the holiday, which took place this past Sunday Read Article »


Canadian beer sales dip due to NHL lockout

November 8, 2012

The NHL lockout not only has fans across the United States and Canada discouraged and frustrated, but Canadian beer companies have been hurting as well, according to The Canadian Times. Read Article »


Study finds young Canadians are dealing with excessive stress

November 5, 2012

A new study conducted by Sun Life Financial Canada found that young Canadians are experiencing a great deal of stress. In fact, 90 percent of Canadians between the ages of 18 and 24 reported they experience excessive stress, and 72 percent said they felt overwhelmed. Read Article »


Survey shows more Canadians utilizing food banks

October 30, 2012

A new survey released by Food Banks Canada found that more Canadians are making their way to food banks. Read Article »


Canadian teen takes gold in international skating competition

October 29, 2012

Kaetlyn Osmond, 16, stunned the audience when she took gold at the Skate Canada International during her first Grand Prix appearance, according The Canadian Press. Read Article »


Report looks at salary increases in Canada

October 25, 2012

A new report issued by the Conference Board of Canada found that the expected increase in salary for non-unionized employees will be three percent. Read Article »


Canadians spending thousands a year on impulse shopping

October 16, 2012

The idea of "retail therapy" is well known across the globe, as many ladies and men flock to their nearest mall to get a few purchases in order to feel better, but this impulse shopping may be costing Canadians more than they think. Read Article »


Canadian home sales up in September

October 15, 2012

The Canadian Real Estate Association recently announced that sales of existing home has increased from August to September. Read Article »


Canadian survey found children are not spending as much time outdoors as their parents did

October 11, 2012

A new survey conducted by ParticipACTION looked at how many children are spending time outdoors in comparison to how much time their parents were outdoors when they were younger. Read Article »


Canadian ecotourism project up for national award

October 9, 2012

One of the biggest trends in global travel over the past several years has been ecotourism, as countless globetrotters attempt to positively affect their eventual destination in a carbon neutral way. Read Article »


Maple syrup seized by police in Canada

October 4, 2012

Canadian police surprised local residents in New Brunswick after they transported 16 trailer-loads trucks of maple syrup. Read Article »


Air Canada talks new low-cost carrier to be launched in June

October 3, 2012

Air Canada recently announced it will be integrating a new low-cost carrier as a part of the new leisure group taking flight in June, according to The Vancouver Sun. Read Article »


Feist honored with Canada's Polaris Prize

September 26, 2012

Canadian singer Feist was recently honored with the country's Polaris Prize, according to Music-News. The honor is given to a musician chosen by a panel of 10 people. Read Article »


Canada snags top five spot in economic freedom report

September 25, 2012

The Fraser Institute released it's annual Economic Freedom of the World Report, and Canada is in the top five with the United States falling to the 18th position. Read Article »


More Canadians traveling outside of the country

September 17, 2012

Even though consumer confidence in Canada has not been steady throughout this year so far, residents are still planning to pack their bags and get out of the country. Read Article »


Ontario finds tens of thousands of fish washed up

September 13, 2012

Residents who border Lake Erie in Ontario, Canada, were certainly bewildered when they smelled something so pungent and then found tens of thousands of dead fish washed up on shore, according to NBC News. Read Article »


Survey finds Canadians saving more, fewer in dire straits

September 11, 2012

A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Payroll Association found that fewer Canadians are living paycheck to paycheck, according to The Canadian Press. Read Article »


Canadians see an uptick in cybercrime cases

September 5, 2012

A new report issued by Norton Antivirus Software has found that nearly half of all Canadians have been targeted by some form of cybercrime in the past year, and there needs to be more of a focus on protecting the population's personal information, according to the Vancouver Sun. Read Article »


In-flight internet use may now be available in Canada

August 29, 2012

Canadians will soon have access to wireless internet while they are traveling by plane, thanks to a new plan administered by Illinois-based group, Gogo, which will start to offer the service over Canada, according to the Ottawa Citizen. Read Article »


Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak moves on in U.S. Open

August 28, 2012

Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak won against Alexandra Cadantu of Romania with a 6-0, 6-3 win to move on to the second round of the U.S. Open, according to CBC Sports. Read Article »


Survey finds more than half of Canadian baby boomers plan on working past retirement age

August 23, 2012

A national survey conducted for CIBC by Leger Marketing looked at how Canadian baby boomers, who are currently in their 50s, feel about retirement. Read Article »


Survey shows Canadians spending more on back-to-school shopping

August 21, 2012

The school year is starting for people across the globe, and those in Canada are spending a bit more on back-to-school shopping than they have previously. Read Article »


Upcoming NHL season may be postponed as contract negotiations continue

August 14, 2012

Most hockey fans are familiar with season-long lockouts in the National Hockey League (NHL) that took place during the 1994-95 and 2004-05 seasons, and it looks like the organization may be facing a similar situation this year. Read Article »


Prince Harry visits with Canadian Olympic athletes

August 3, 2012

Germany may have won the gold in the men's eight rowing race, but Canada's silver medal team got the star treatment, as well. Read Article »


Canada sees crime rates fall to lowest levels in 40 years

July 24, 2012

Statistics Canada recently released its annual crime report, and the data indicates there were fewer crimes reported in 2011 than there have been since 1972. Read Article »


Canada loses to Brazil in final tournament before the Olympics

July 18, 2012

The Canadian Olympic women's soccer team recently played the final pre-Olympic match against Brazil. Read Article »


Canada sees first Wimbledon wins in junior singles competitions since 1981

July 9, 2012

Over the weekend, two Canadian athletes made their country proud by winning the boys and girls junior singles titles at Wimbledon. Read Article »


Canadian women's basketball team will go to the 2012 London Olympics

July 3, 2012

Olympic qualifying games are currently being held the world over to determine which nations will advance to complete in the 2012 London Olympics, and Canada recently defeated Japan in women's basketball for a spot in the Games. Read Article »


Canada Day is full of patriotism and economic optimism

June 29, 2012

This Sunday, July 1, is Canada Day, and Canadians everywhere are feeling pretty patriotic on the nation's 145th birthday. Read Article »


Rescue efforts continue at Ontario mall

June 26, 2012

On Saturday afternoon, the roof of a mall in Ontario collapsed and rescue teams are still working to get inside. Read Article »


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