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300 South African Firefighters Arrive in Canada Singing, Before Joining Wildfire Teams (WATCH)

Nearly 300 South African firefighters landed at the airport in Canada to inspire hope for a nation fighting against a massive wildfire, not only...

Look at These Cops Meditating Before They Hit the Streets in Canada

Police in Canada got some extra training earlier this month on how to subdue a foe. Stress, in this case, is the enemy–and mindfulness meditation...

Canada Welcomes Refugees At the Airport With Coats and Healthcare

The 163 refugees that stepped off their airplane into the chilly Toronto air on Friday were given a very warm welcome indeed: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau handing them winter coats along with citizenship.

Newlywed Refugees In Canada Get Surprise Wedding Party From Town

Sympathetic strangers joined together to throw a young refugee couple the wedding reception they never had.

Female Cyclist Beats Most of the Men in Grueling Race from Canada to Mexico

During the entire distance and duration of a 2700-mile off-road cycling race, she never showered, never slept indoors, and only sat down to a...

New Railroad Rules Aim to Prevent Oil Tank Fires in Canada, US

If you've ever seen a mile-long freight train and wondered how safe those tank cars were, know this: they are about to get a...

Family Violence Down 14% in Canada

Rates of family-related physical assaults in Canada declined 14% from 2009 and 2013. (Statistics Canada)
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Wind Turbine Noise Not Linked to Health Problems, Health Canada Finds

A year-long $2.1 million study by the federal government agency, Health Canada, found no link between wind turbine noise and migraines, dizziness, or chronic...

Buy a Meal and One Gets Donated to Charity in Canada

A unique charity program dreamed up by three young Canadians has provided almost 114,000 meals to those in need whenever diners eat out at...

Sweet Tribute: American NHL Fans Sing ‘O Canada’ After Ottawa Shootings

There were no Canadian hockey teams playing in Wednesday's match, but their neighbors to the North were remembered in spirit when Pittsburgh Penguins fans...

Canada’s Crime Rate Down to Lowest Levels Since 1969

Police-reported crime statistics for 2013 show overall declines for most types of crime, including the national homicide rate which fell to its lowest rate...

Long Successful Bookseller Gives Business to Staff in Canada

What do you do when you’re 84 and own Canada’s most beautiful bookstore? And one that is thriving. Sell it? You could. Close it? You...
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Good-Deed Nominating Trends Spread Among Youth, This Time in Canada

Youth around the world have managed to turn a dangerous and deadly viral drinking game into random acts of kindness that have most recently...
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Sportsmanship Alive and Well at Olympics – Canada Coach Lends Ski to Russian

In true Olympic spirit, Canada’s head cross-country ski coach Justin Wadsworth rushed to help a Russian skier after the athlete crashed in the semi-final...
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Mystery Knitter Ties Scarves Around Statues in Frigid Canada

An anonymous do-gooder trying to keep Ottawa residents warm has been leaving dozens of handmade scarves outside wrapped around the necks of city statues,...
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Cops Give Out “Positive Tickets” Across Canada

All across Canada, police departments have been ticketing kids. But they're not handing out the tickets that incur fines or suspend drivers licenses. "Positive...
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Australia, Canada Dominate Top Ten ‘Most Livable Cities’ List

Melbourne, with its beautiful parks, enviable healthcare, and Australian coastline, has been ranked the world's most livable city for the third year running. In fact,...
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Canada Man Wins $10,000 for Suggesting Next Donut Flavor

A dreamed-up doughnut that melds together chocolate, caramel and pecans has earned its inventor $10,000. Andrew Shepherd, from Hamilton, was crowned the winner on Monday...
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Legacy Pole Honors 20th Anniversary of Haida Nation’s Agreement With Canada

For the first time in 130 years, a new pole will be erected in the Gwaii Haanas area, detailing the history of the region...
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Coffee Santa Triggers Copycat Generosity Across Canada

For the third time in a week a generous customer at a coffee chain in Canada has handed over around $900 to pay for...