Woman Loses 3 Limbs After Dog Bite Gets Infected

Woman Loses 3 Limbs After Dog Bite Gets Infected

Owning a pet is an exciting experience, especially when that pet is a dog. The animal is a companion for life, and the value of such a companionship is often priceless. However, what many dog owners do not realize is that tragedy can strike anywhere not just where expected. According to statistics and the proliferation […]

Tell Your Kids The Pets Ate Their Candy

Tell Your Kids The Pets Ate Their Candy

When you were little, did you ever wonder why your supply of Halloween candy seemed to disappear pretty quickly? For many children, when they asked their parents about the candy, they often blamed it on the dog or cat even if they were the ones who were actually doing the “stealing”. As funny as these […]

Everyone Deserves An Education For A Better Future

Everyone Deserves An Education For A Better Future

There are many people that believe educations is the key to a better future. Nita Ambani is one of those individuals who believe that the need for education is crucial to the success of humanity. This woman is incredibly benevolent toward those that are in need. Through her, the Reliance Foundation has become a well […]

Hemisphere Vs. Hemisphere: Battle Of The Beaches

Hemisphere Vs. Hemisphere: Battle Of The Beaches

When you think about beaches, places like the Bahamas and Mexico probably come to mind. They are closest enough to the US for quick access, and although you do still need a passport as they are “foreign countries,” they are more similar than some other places; such as Asia. Some say that the Western hemisphere […]

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The Best And Worst European Vacation Spots For Canadians

While there are a lot of top spots to vacation in the US for Canadians, there is something fun and adventurous about jumping across the pond to Europe. But not all destinations are really worth the trek. Not the Worst but Somewhat Overrated Black Forest, Germany is an interesting place. But if you’ve seen more […]

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5 Amazing Animals of Africa

You’ve heard of what is considered the Big Five of Africa: Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo. These are the animals fall into this category not because of their sizes, but because there is a degree of danger when hunting them; at least that was the original definition. Today, they attract a lot of tourists […]

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Canadian High School Teachers Head Abroad Due To Saturated Market

Canada may be losing some of its most skilled teachers as many qualified educators flock to the international market. The current teaching conditions in Canada, as well as discrepancies in pay, are making teaching abroad an appealing option for many. Here are some of the facts on teaching abroad for Canadian teachers. Current Teaching Conditions […]

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Canada’s Educational Landscape Is Changing, New Degrees Popping Up

Boy does this group of young students love science! From dusting fingerprints, to facial reconstruction and collecting evidence, the CSI Club at Cedar Brae Collegiate Institute is making science fun for students in their after school program. This unique program was developed by a professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga and the 180 (at […]

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Stay Positive Mayor Ford, Haters Are Going To Hate

Now, when working in politics, a person will become a lightning rod and everyone will want to take them down a notch or two. This is true whether one is a staunch liberal or hardcore conservative. This is a shame as people who are truly looking to make a difference end up with hateful and […]

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Pharmaceutical Companies Fighting the Loyalty Programs

Recent British Columbia Supreme Court decision to ban loyalty programs is raising a polemic in the pharmaceutical industry. The ruling prohibits pharmacies from offering customer incentives such as points programs and discounts to customers filling prescriptions. Lawyers representing the company Sobeys are currently challenging the ban in court. Sobeys owns Canadian Safeway and Thrifty Foods, […]

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Freezing Temperatures Spell Danger For Guard Dogs

Various animal welfare organizations have begun to express concern after some guard dogs in Montreal were left outside in below freezing conditions. It was said that at one point the temperate got colder than those found in the North Pole and on Mars. According to the owner of the company, though, the guard dogs had […]

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What Kind Of Dogs Are Used For Dog Sledding?

Malamutes are advantageous due to their pulling strength. While other breeds may be used for speed, the malamute is used to transport heavier loads. The Siberian husky can pull even more in weight than the malamute, yet it lacks the ability to pull for longer durations. Often the breeds mushers use in everyday sledding are […]

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New Canadian-Developed App Can Help Identify Pets By Facial Recognition

If you have a cat or dog, you can imagine the anxiety that would come from losing him. All it takes is a moment for him to grab the opportunity to dash off to explore on his own for him to get lost. You may be aware of microchip or tattoo technologies that are available […]

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Are Canadians Headed ”Under Water” In 2014?

It’s not often that hotels are the focus of vacation activities, but there is a unique trend in hotel construction that is becoming all the rage for 2014. Underwater hotels have taken on a new interest thanks to their unique locations; a train Canadians may be boarding soon. Today, there are several underwater hotels with […]

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Privacy vs. Protection: Spying in 21st Century North America

Whatever you might think of Edward Snowden, the man who released a tremendous amount of information about the National Security Administration (NSA) data collection program in the US, there is little doubt that his actions have stirred a great controversy in the country about privacy versus protection when it comes to how far the federal […]

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Global Education: How Does The World Educate It’s Students?

It’s difficult to put your finger on exactly what a teacher does. In the classroom, teachers use their training to help children latch on to new ideas and expand their thinking skills. Outside of the teaching hours, countless things may be done, from grading to student performance analysis to lesson planning. The amount of work […]

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How Do British Columbia Teachers Stack Up Vs The US?

Many teachers wonder how their pay stacks up to teachers that teach in similar positions in other countries. For teachers in British Columbia, they will be happy to learn that their pay is slightly higher compared to their US counterparts. Here are some facts about pay rates for teachers in the US and British Columbia. […]

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How Early Can Kids Start School In British Columbia, CA?

Starting school can be an exciting and scary time for children. Before a child starts school, parents and school administrators should make sure that a child is ready to make this leap. Part of the assessment for a child includes the child reaching the right age to start school. Children in British Columbia usually start […]

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Interesting Facts To Keep In Mind When Making Your 2014 Travel Plan

As you start to make your 2014 travel plans why not consider visiting destinations that have unique, interesting stories to tell whether it’s about the amazing achievements of ancient ancestors, having a diverse assortment of wildlife, or any other interesting facts that would peak your interest. We’ve all been to the typical tourist hotspots; isn’t […]

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Rare Canadian Camel Spider Kills Family Pet

There are a lot of different types of spiders in the world, and the camel spider is just one of the many species, and it is one of the 10 largest spiders on the planet. This particular spider is often called a “wind scorpion” or a “sun spider”. Camel spiders are known to reach up […]

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Are Canadian Whistleblowers As Protected As They Should Be?

Whistle blowers are individuals who reveal wrongdoings, typically in their organization be it corporate, law enforcement, and the federal government; anywhere that something illegal has taken place that they feel should be reported. Unfortunately, whistle blowers commonly experience dismissals, demotions and worse from their employers after they expose the corruption or malfeasance. In some cases […]

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Latin America’s Rapid Development Is Good For Canada, British Columbia

Brazil is growing. Fast. This means that those who are able to get in on the ground floor of this massive growth stand to do well. That being the case, Fiona Anderson of the The Vancouver Sun decided to write an article and let the cat out of the bag. Here’s what she said: Brazil […]

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Niagara Tunnel In Canada Brings Green Energy For A Millenium

One of the great engineering feats of the modern world is the Niagara Tunnel, opened 21 March 2013 after seven years of construction. The tunnel will provide a major source of clean energy to Ontario for the next century. Work began on 15 September 2006. A Tunnel Boring Machine, the largest in the world at […]

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Top University Degrees In BC, Canada: The Money Makers

With a recent release of new statistical information on income in Canada, people in British Columbia are racing to make sense of it all. One determination that they want to make from all that data is this: which university degrees lead to the highest wages? The following types of degrees and corresponding careers represent the […]

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New Design For Canadian Money Needs Retouching

In the modern world, currency plays a role that would have been hard for our ancestors to imagine. Instead of bartering for items locally, we now have a way to give a value to otherwise worthless objects so we can trade. However, as money has become more sophisticated, so have all the elements related to […]