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Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne Ready to Start Family Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne Ready to Start Family
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Chad Kroeger, member of the band Nickelback and husband to Canadian singer Avril Lavigne, recently announced they are ready to settle down and have children of their own, as soon as they can find time. When the two are apart, …

Lenovo Bid For BlackBerry Reportedly Nixed By Canadian Government Lenovo Bid For BlackBerry Reportedly Nixed By Canadian Government

The Globe and Mail this week reported that a proposed buyout of struggling Canadian tech firm BlackBerry was rejected by the Canadian government. The offer was from Lenovo, a Chinese tech manufacturer that recently topped HP in notebook shipments during …

Pumpkin Drug Bust: Woman Had 4 Pounds Of Coke Inside Gourds Pumpkin Drug Bust: Woman Had 4 Pounds Of Coke Inside Gourds

Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport was the scene of a drug bust on Halloween after a woman carrying three suspiciously heavy pumpkins was found to be smuggling 4 1/2 pounds of cocaine inside them. 26-year old Mercedes Jerez Farias was arrested …

Suzanne Somers Displays “Expertise” on Obamacare Suzanne Somers Displays “Expertise” on Obamacare
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The Wall Street Journal, the largest paper in circulation in the United States today at 2.4 million copies, has created a new section of its paper entitled, “The Experts.” This section of the paper contains editorials from people who are …

Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules

The Australian reports that a Perth couple were conned into being drug mules by a bogus Canadian travel agency. It all looked legit, at least on the surface. A 72-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife entered a sweepstakes for a …

Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada

It’s been exactly a month since Kickstarter allowed Canadian creators to launch their projects, and today the crowdfunding site is sharing some stats from a pretty busy first month. According to Kickstarter, creators launched 301 projects in the past 30 …

Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet

The Canadian global oil and gas production company, Talisman Energy, has seen its value slide over the past several years due to poor business planning. However, stocks of Talisman Energy grew over 10% Tuesday morning following this Tweet by Carl …

Dinosaur Tail Fossil Found In Alberta Dinosaur Tail Fossil Found In Alberta

The fossil of a dinosaur tail was recently unearthed in Alberta, Canada. This news should excite paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts everywhere, since news like this has not been made aware to the public for quite some time. It is always …

Arthritis, It’s Time To Get Serious Arthritis, It’s Time To Get Serious

Sufferers of arthritis, the disease referring to inflamation of the joints, will be happy to hear some good news that has recently been released from the Canadian organization, The Arthritis Society. As the largest non-government funded organization in Canada responsible …

Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap
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Why is it that our very politically correct American culture detests derogatory and dehumanizing words but so liberally uses the term “retard”? Have you ever noticed that? Well, Coca-Cola is pulling no punches, and they won’t be getting in as …

Ottawa Train Crashes into Double-Decker, Kills Six Ottawa Train Crashes into Double-Decker, Kills Six

Tragic news out of Canada: the CBC reported that an Ottawa city bus crashed with a Via passenger train leaving five men and one woman dead. The scene has been cleared, and officials have removed the bus for investigation. The …

Travis Baumgartner Sentenced to Life For Killings Travis Baumgartner Sentenced to Life For Killings

Travis Baumgartner, age 22, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 40 years after murdering 3 coworkers and critically wounding another in a June 2012 robbery attempt. Baumgartner had been working for G4S Cash …

Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster
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Earlier this year, a freight train carrying North Dakota crude oil derailed and exploded in Canada. Now it seems the oil was mislabeled as a less dangerous type of crude oil, according to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) officials. The …

Hulk Hogan To Appear At Canada’s Fan Expo Hulk Hogan To Appear At Canada’s Fan Expo
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Anyone planning on visiting Canada soon should prepare to wrap their bandanas in anticipation of Hulkmania. The John Bassett Theater in Toronto is preparing to host the famous wrestler Hulk Hogan through “Hulk Hogan: Uncensored” Q&A as part of Fan …

Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired
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A Toronto man has been fired from his job after York Regional Police retweeted his request for someone to bring him some pot at work. The tweet, from (former) Mr. Lube employee Sunith Baheerathan, asked for “any dealers in Vaughan …

New Brunswick Snake Put Down After Boys’ Deaths New Brunswick Snake Put Down After Boys’ Deaths
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An African python that escaped it’s enclosure and killed two young boys has been put down, authorities in Canada say. 4-year old Noah Barthe and his brother, 7-year old Connor, were reportedly on a sleepover at a friend’s apartment over …

Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th

As promised back in June, Kickstarter has finally launched to Canadian projects. This is Kickstarter’s second major international expansion. The crowdfunding site officially went live for U.K.-based projects back in October of 2012. Like the U.K. rollout, today’s launch in …

That 3D Printed Rifle Can Now Fire More Rounds That 3D Printed Rifle Can Now Fire More Rounds

Late last month, a YouTube channel belonging to ThreeD Ukelele uploaded a video with footage of what appeared to be the very first 3D printed rifle. It was able to fire one shot before breaking. Now the creator is back …

Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle

Defense Distributed made a lot of lawmakers very nervous – and Second Amendment defenders very happy – earlier this year when it revealed The Liberator. The single shot handgun was the first gun to be made entirely by a 3D …

Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) this week confirmed that the emerald ash borer beetle has moved into Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. The discovery raises the number of Ontario counties the beetle has been found into 32, alongside seven in Quebec. …

Lac-Megantic Train Derailment: Engineer Under Investigation Lac-Megantic Train Derailment: Engineer Under Investigation
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The Lac-Megantic train derailment that destroyed the town’s center in Quebec last weekend is still under investigation, and now the engineer responsible for setting the brakes on the train has been fired. More than 50 people are feared dead after …