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Canada to Resettle 25,000 Refugees By End of February 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Syrian refugees, Resettlement, Canada )

- 3 days ago -
The newly elected Liberal government in Canada will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and 15,000 by the end of February.
Canada Election: Liberals Sweep to Power
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Politics, Results, Canada )

- 39 days ago -
Canada's Liberal Party has decisively won parliamentary elections, ending nine years of Conservative rule, partial results show.
Say Cheese! Photographer Captures Amazing Moment Curious Polar Bear Displays Its Razor Sharp Teeth as It Bites His Camera in Can
Offbeat  (tags: canada, polar bear, teeth, camera, pictures, offbeat )

- 47 days ago -
A hi-tech camera left floating in the sea has recorded the remarkable moment a curious 1,000lb polar bear tried to see if it could be eaten.
Sea World to Send Polar Bear From Gold Coast to Canada for Breeding Program
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, Henry, polar bear, Canada, Gold Coast, breeding )

- 54 days ago -
The Gold CoastâEUR(TM)s latest bachelor, Henry, will fly out on Tuesday to join CanadaâEUR(TM)s Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat initiative.
Offbeat  (tags: Blue Rodeo, Canada, CBC, conservatives, democracy, election, environment, First Nations, fossil fuels, Harper, music, pipelines, poverty, science, water )

- 55 days ago -
Canada's FABULOUS country rock band Blue Rodeo wrote Stealin' All My Dreams, a song and video that chronicle the failings of the Harper government. Link to free song download available on the website.
When You Can See Sunday Night's Supermoon Eclipse Across Canada
Offbeat  (tags: blood-red moon, supermoon eclipse, canada, interesting, world )

- 61 days ago -
A blood-red moon will dominate the sky Sunday night, delighting some sky watchers while leaving others in fear that the apocalypse is nigh. The lunar eclipse and supermoon will happen simultaneously
Air Canada Pilot Saves Life of Dog By Diverting Flight After Malfunction
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, airplane, pilot, dog )

- 73 days ago -
An Air Canada pilot has been credited with saving the life of his canine passenger by diverting an international flight to a closer airport after noting there had been a malfunction in the aircraft's cargo area where the dog was being held in its kennel.
Tudor Fisherman Cast Their Nets as Far Away as Canada: Research Shows 16th Century Ships Were Travelling 2,000 Miles for Catch
Offbeat  (tags: mary rose, tudor times, ships, fish, history, canada )

- 80 days ago -
Fish served on the dinner tables of Tudor England could have been caught more than 2,000 miles away off the coast of North America, research revealed yesterday.
Summer Snowfall Covers Ground in Areas West of Calgary Alberta Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Calgary, Alberta, Canada, snowfall summer, twitter, Alison Wong )

- 96 days ago -
One Twitter user Alison Wong wrote: Calgary, my beautiful hometown, where I've now officially seen snow in every single month of the year.
Watch the Moment a Tiny 20-Day-Old Alaskan Puppy Learns How to Howl - So He Can Keep the Polar Bears Away
Offbeat  (tags: alaskan puppy, howls, video, adorable, canada )

- 102 days ago -
This is the adorable moment a 20-day-old Alaskan puppy learned how to howl to ward off polar bears from its remote home in Canada.
The Vancouver Asahi in Canada / Pride of Japanese-Canadian Community
Offbeat  (tags: baseball, Canada, Japanese-Canadian, second generation, pride, war )

- 109 days ago -
Kaye Kaminishi, 93, the last surviving Vancouver Asahi player, reportedly said: "Every second-generation Japanese-Canadian respected the Vancouver Asahi. They were a symbol of the Japanese-Canadian community, and their pride."
Check Out This Amazing Time-Lapse Video: Edge of Stability | Gimundo: The Brighter Side
Offbeat  (tags: Time lapse video, 15 states, Canada )

- 124 days ago -
The result of photographer Jeff Boyce's journey across 15 states and Canada is nothing short of stunning.
New Harper Lee Book Inspires Hunt for Mockingbird
Offbeat  (tags: mockingbird, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, animals, environment, humor, interesting, off-beat, pictures, wildlife )

- 138 days ago -
With Harper LeeâEUR(TM)s To Kill a Mockingbird sequel about to land, it seemed a good time to search for mockingbirds in the GTA.
The Eastern Cougar Is Now Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: Eastern cougar, extinct, sad news, cats, North America, Canada )

- 164 days ago -
Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from parts of Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, US wildlife managers said on Tuesday.
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

- 178 days ago -
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.

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