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Justin Bieber steals show at MuchMusic Video Awards, fan steals his award

June 21, 2012

Toronto, Canada, rolled out the red carpet on Sunday for the MuchMusic Video Awards, and Canadian-born international pop star Justin Bieber attracted a lot of attention at the event. Read Article »

U.S. and Canada may see new international bridge between Ottawa and Michigan

June 14, 2012

Plans to build a new bridge between Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ottawa, were announced recently. Read Article »

Global Peace Index sees Canada climb to fourth most peaceful country

June 12, 2012

Beauty pageant contestants have been hoping for world peace for decades, and it looks like the scales are tipping in their favor. Read Article »

Investigators reveal new findings in severed body parts case in Canada

June 7, 2012

Canadian officials have been on the trail of a case involving severed limbs being mailed to various cities across the nation, and as the investigation continues, more details of the gruesome crime are being revealed. Read Article »

Canada's 0-0 draw against U.S. shows promise for World Cup qualifier

June 4, 2012

Canada's national football team recently went up against the U.S. in a game that ended in a 0-0 draw. Read Article »

Canada's census reveals more babies and more centenarians

May 29, 2012

Around the world, people are living longer than ever before. Read Article »

Transgender contestant doesn't win Miss Universe Canada, still in the spotlight

May 21, 2012

Miss Universe Canada took place over the weekend, and Sahar Biniaz of Vancouver was crowned victorious. Read Article »

Miss Universe Canada contestants overshadowed by first transgender competitor

May 18, 2012

When news broke about Jenna Talackova, the first transgender beauty queen hopeful to compete for the title of Miss Universe Canada, her entry into the pageant caused quite a stir. Read Article »

Canada defeats Kazakhstan in World Championship hockey semifinals

May 14, 2012

Canada's national hockey team bested Kazakhstan in an 8-0 shutout at the World Championships on Saturday. Read Article »

Canadian prisoners will soon pay to be jailed

May 10, 2012

A growing number of prisoners in Canada, combined with the closing of a number of holding facilities, has led inmates as well as guards to complain about double-bunking. Read Article »

Canadian youth develops new anti-aging compound

May 9, 2012

Janelle Tam, a 16-year-old girl from Ontario, Canada, recently invented an anti-aging compound that also fights disease. Read Article »

President of Israel makes symbolic trip to Canada to discuss trade and security

May 7, 2012

Israeli president Shimon Peres arrived in Canada last night to discuss a few international matters with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Read Article »

Canada makes plans to re-enter the space race

April 30, 2012

The United States has stopped sending shuttles into space, making Russia the major player in the space race these days, but Canada might soon be getting on board as well. Read Article »

Canadians can eat a Big Mac on McHappy Day guilt-free

April 25, 2012

McDonald's, the largest international fast food franchise in the world, has been actively working to better the world since 1974, when the first Ronald McDonald House was opened. Read Article »

Canadian hockey team wins bronze at under-18 world championship

April 23, 2012

Canada's youth hockey team took home the bronze medal at the IIHF under-18 world championship over the weekend. Read Article »

Canada's oldest resident passes away at 113

April 19, 2012

The oldest Canadian woman passed away earlier this week at the ripe old age of 113. Read Article »

Canadian team nearly shuts out Russia in IIHF women's world championship game

April 11, 2012

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) women's world championship competition is in full swing, and Canada's team recently bested Russia at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Vermont. Read Article »

Canadian figure skaters Virtue and Moir win World Figure Skating Championships

March 30, 2012

This year may be the year for summer sports when it comes to the Olympic Games, but that doesn't mean figure skating comes to a halt. Read Article »

Canadian well-being advocacy groups stress important of toddler playtime

March 29, 2012

Technology has become an ever-present part of life for many people, and young children are often allowed to spend more time in front of TV and computer screens than is beneficial to their health and development. Read Article »

Japanese "ghost ship" appears off Canadian coast

March 27, 2012

A Japanese fishing boat was spotted off the western coast of Canada recently, but the Goonies won't be raiding it for treasure anytime soon. Read Article »

Vancouver contestant's ban from beauty pageant stirs controversy

March 26, 2012

Miss Universe Canada has been in the hot seat lately after disqualifying a contestant. Read Article »

MoneySense reveals list of Best Places to Live in Canada

March 20, 2012

Ontario cities crowded the winner's circle of MoneySense's annual Best Places to Live list, with Ottawa taking the prize for the third year in a row. Read Article »

Canadian man sues James Cameron for stealing Avatar

March 15, 2012

James Cameron's Avatar was one of the most expensive movies ever made, with a budget of about $230 million, and a Vancouver man is suing Cameron for $100 million of the profits. Read Article »

Cheney sites safety concerns for cancellation of visit to Canada

March 13, 2012

Former U.S. vice president Dick Cheney recently scheduled a trip to Canada, but backed out shortly thereafter due to safety concerns. Read Article »

Canada honors women's role in national history

March 7, 2012

March 7 is International Women's Day, and Canada is honoring its female population by designating 16 new women, events and historic sites that recognize women's role in the nation's history. Read Article »

Canadian woman takes home gold from World Cup slalom race

March 5, 2012

Canadian athlete Erin Mielzynski took home the gold at the most recent FIS women's World Cup slalom competition in Otterscwang, Germany, on Sunday. Read Article »

"Real Housewives" show franchise comes to Vancouver

February 29, 2012

The first season of "The Real Housewives of Vancouver" is set to air in Canada on April 4. Read Article »

Investigators link political party to fraudulent calls from last elections

February 29, 2012

In Canada's last federal election, citizens living in Guelph, Ontario, received calls informing them the polling station location had been changed. Read Article »

Canada finally agrees to allow tight-rope walker to cross the border his way

February 16, 2012

Daredevil Nik Wallenda will soon walk a tight-rope across the Niagara Gorge from the U.S. into Canada. Read Article »

William Shatner announced as host for Canada's JUNO Awards

February 8, 2012

This year's JUNO Awards are starting to shape up, as The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) recently revealed this year's host. Read Article »

More Canadian viewers than ever before for 2012 NHL All-Star Game

January 31, 2012

The annual NHL All-Star Game is a highly anticipated event for professional hockey fans, and this season's game was no different. Read Article »

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke passes away after skiing accident

January 20, 2012

Sarah Burke, an Olympic freestyle skier from Canada, passed away due to complications from a skiing accident. Read Article »

Canadians don't have to keep election results a secret anymore

January 13, 2012

It was once illegal for Canadians to share election results before the polls were closed, but the advent of the internet and social media make it nearly impossible to stop people from leaking this information. Read Article »

Canada Post announces limited edition Year of the Dragon stamp collection

January 10, 2012

Canada Post recently unveiled the fourth design in the Lunar New Year stamp series, and this design honors the Year of the Dragon. Read Article »

Canada chooses figure skater Patrick Chan as best athlete of 2011

December 28, 2011

Patrick Chan, the world figure skating champion, was recently given two awards for his athletic prowess. Read Article »

Team Canada beats Finland, advances to next round of junior world championship

December 27, 2011

The world junior championships of hockey are currently underway in Edmonton, Alberta, and Canadians celebrated Team Canada's eight-to-one victory over Finland on Monday. Read Article »

Walmart Canada's Fill the Kettle Day will benefit The Salvation Army in time for the holidays

December 21, 2011

The holidays are a time for giving and Walmart Canada is one of many companies making efforts to raise money for those in need. Read Article »

Team Canada takes time to visit sick kids in Calgary

December 16, 2011

Team Canada, the hockey team that will represent the nation at the 2012 World Junior Hockey championship, recently stepped off of the ice and paid a visit to a Ronald McDonald charity house in Calgary. Read Article »

Canada may not rejoin Kyoto Protocol in 2013

December 5, 2011

Peter Kent, a member of Canada's Conservative Party and the nation's federal environment minister, recently announced that Ottawa will not be renewing its commitments with the Kyoto Protocol. Read Article »

CTV names ETALK best entertainment news program in Canada

November 30, 2011

ETALK has been on the air since 2001, and CTV recently announced that its current season is the most-watched since the show first aired. Read Article »