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Hunter Saves 20 Puppies By Literally Giving Them The Clothes Off His Back
Offbeat  (tags: Hunter, Canada, saves, puppies, coyote bait, rescues )

Offline
- 15 days ago - thedodo.com
When a hunter in the Canadian village of Glaslyn came across a litter of abandoned puppies last week, he had a very different animal experience than he'd expected.
Buffalo Treaty: Native Tribes Sign Bison Revival Plan in US and Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Canada, USA )

Ray
- 27 days ago - rt.com
Native tribes from both the United States and Canada came together to sign their first treaty in 150 years: a pact that promises to bring the famed bison back to its original home in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions.
Get Creative - Stop TPP - Look What These Canadians Did   video
Offbeat  (tags: SumOfUs, Canada, TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, Canadian Prime Minister )

Dandelion
- 77 days ago - youtube.com
The Canadian Prime Minister moved the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks at the very last minute 3,000 miles. That didn't slow them down! SumOfUs members and Staff traveled to the capital of Canada to deliver over half a million petition signatures.
Hitchhiking Canadian Robot Tests Trustworthiness of Humans
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, robot, Hitchhiking, trust, humans, hitchBot )

Naoko
- 80 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A talking robot assembled from household odds and ends is hitchhiking thousands of kilometers across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment to see if those of its kind can trust humans.
Beer Fridge Tests Canadians' Patriotism With National Anthem Lock! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, patriotism, beer, Molson, celebration )

Cher
- 120 days ago - mashable.com
Molson Canadian is encouraging Canadians to embrace their inner "eh?" in honor of the Great White North's 147th birthday. Just in time for Canada Day, the beer company has set up a fridge which only unlocks when someone sings "O Canada."
Northern Gateway and the Fight for Canada's 'Soul'
Offbeat  (tags: pipeline, economy, environment, oil, Canada )

Ray
- 125 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Is a pipeline that provides Canadian oil with a smooth route to the Pacific the key to Canada's economic future, or is it a dangerous break with the country's past? The BBC reports from three places where the dispute is keenly felt.
Michigan Protests Plan to Store Millions of Gallons of Nuclear Waste Next to the Great Lakes
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Canada, Ecology, Global economy, Health, Security, USA )

Ray
- 153 days ago - rt.com
A Canadian proposal that calls for a nuclear waste storage facility less than a mile away from the Great Lakes is coming under heavy fire from Michigan lawmakers and environmental groups, who are now attempting to stop the project.
Canada's First Pot Vending Machine Starts Operation
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Drugs, Health )

Ray
- 167 days ago - rt.com
The first cannabis-dispensing machine in Canada has begun operating in Vancouver, following on from the first machine installed recently in the US state of Colorado. The difference? The Canadian machine doesn't ID you.
Cop's Wife Kills Bicyclist, Then Sues Him for 'Emotional Distress'
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Canada, Children, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Scandal, Transport, Vehicles )

Ray
- 176 days ago - rt.com
A Canadian woman who hit three teenage boys - killing one and seriously injuring another - is now suing the deceased child, his family, and the two other teenagers she struck for more than $1 million.
Why Does B.C. Government So Desperately Want Grizzly Bears Dead?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, grizzly bears, hunt, Canada )

Cher
- 185 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
With the mismanaged, and some would say depraved, B.C. grizzly bear hunt having commenced this month, the ongoing controversy surrounding the recreational killing of these iconic animals is spiking once again.
VICTORY!!! Canada Bans Lifelong Confinement for Pigs in Controversial Gestation Crates!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs, Canada )

Cher
- 229 days ago - hsi.org
Humane Society International/Canada welcomes the release of the ground-breaking new pork industry Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs, which includes a ban on continuously confining pregnant sows in gestation crates.
WestJet Finds Out What Passengers Want For Christmas, Leaves Presents At Baggage Claim (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, children, adults, westjet, airlines, airports, hamilton, toronto, santa box, canada, travellers, video )

BarbCat
- 314 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Of course this would happen in Canada. In a video released Monday, Calgary-based airline WestJet sets up electronic Santa chat boxes in terminals at the Hamilton and Toronto airports. Travelers giggle at the chance to talk live with Santa through a....
Canada's Refusal to Protect Polar Bears Comes Under Scrutiny
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, polar bears, Canada )

Cher
- 335 days ago - theguardian.com
Allies and neighbours call for formal investigation into government's decision to offer only limited protection
Puppy's 911 Call Leads to Owner's Arrest
Offbeat  (tags: animals, puppy, 911, dogs, crime, funny, interesting, off-beat, Ontario, Canada, pets, police )

DSimplyAn
- 424 days ago - cbc.ca
Ontario Provincial Police say a man was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant after they responded to a dropped 911 call, which the man claims was made by his four-month-old puppy.
Woman Fined $219 for Not Paying Bus Fare With Exact Change
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, ethics, humans, petty bureaucrats, fine, ticket, hospital, exact change, bus, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, CBC News )

DSimplyAn
- 445 days ago - cbc.ca
A woman with her two year old child is fined $219 for not having exact change for her fare after spending 5 hours at the hospital with her son. She was tired and did not have exact change offering five dollars but still was fined and forced to walk home.
 

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