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Ontario Humane Society Caring for Lobster Abandoned in Parking Lot
Offbeat  (tags: Lobster, rescued, abandoned, car park, Ontario, Canada )

Marie
- 13 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
How much is that lobster in the window? The one with the waggly antennae?
VICTORY!!! Canada Bans Lifelong Confinement for Pigs in Controversial Gestation Crates!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs, Canada )

Cher
- 41 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.
Endangered Whale Shipped Through Canada, Prompting Call for Tougher Trade Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Ottawa, Canada, whale, endangered, save, shipped, tougher laws )

Marie
- 58 days ago - m.citynews.ca
Canada's trade laws involving at-risk species are being called into question after meat of the endangered fin whale was recently shipped through the country, sparking outcry from environmentalists.
Flexing His Muscles: Athletic Grizzly Bear Picks Up Rocks From Pond Near His Home, Throwing Them Like a Shot Put
Offbeat  (tags: Coola, Grizzly Bear, cute, Canada, rescued, shot putt, offbeat )

Marie
- 71 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Photographer Devin Manky captured the playful activity at Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife, in North Vancouver, Canada.
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 )

BarbKnigh
- 126 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
- 147 days ago - theguardian.com
Allies and neighbours call for formal investigation into government's decision to offer only limited protection
Mystery Donor Pays for Hero Dog's Vet Bill After She Was Attacked With Machete By Robbers
Offbeat  (tags: Our bull, attacked, Canada, machete, robbers, hero dog, offbeat, mystery donor )

Marie
- 150 days ago - metro.co.uk
A dog that was stabbed while protecting its owner from robbers has had its bravery rewarded by an anonymous donor who stepped in to pay its vet bill.
Raccoon Survives Month at Sea By Eating Cardboard
Offbeat  (tags: Racoon, survives, month, sea, Liverpool, Canada, Iowa, U.S., UK, Ebbw vale, good news, offbeat )

Marie
- 200 days ago - metro.co.uk
It is thought this Racoon survived a month at sea by eating cardboard and condensation.
Puppy's 911 Call Leads to Owner's Arrest
Offbeat  (tags: animals, puppy, 911, dogs, crime, funny, interesting, off-beat, Ontario, Canada, pets, police )

Dale
- 236 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 )

Dale
- 257 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.
So Long Stompin' Tom - A Unique and Legendary Canadian   video
Offbeat  (tags: Stompin Tom, Canada, Country Singer, hitchhiking troubadour, Maritime Provinces, British Columbia, Halton Hills, Ontario, death )

Dandelion
- 375 days ago - youtube.com
Canadian country-folk singer whose odes to the vast country he had roamed as a hitchhiking troubadour made him a beloved figure from the Maritime Provinces to British Columbia, died on March 6 at his home in Halton Hills, Ontario. He was 77.
Final Design of Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Series Features Wood Bison
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, coins, Canada )

Cher
- 432 days ago - news.coinupdate.com
At the recently concluded World Money Fair in Berlin, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled the final design within the Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin series. This series has featured six different designs highlighting different species of wildlife
Shallow Waters   video
Offbeat  (tags: Shallow Waters, Ta'Kaiya Blaney, First Nations, Canada, BC, activist, singer, songwriter, actor, awards winner, speaker )

Dandelion
- 434 days ago - youtube.com
11 year old Ta'Kaiya Blaney is Sliammon First Nation from B.C., Canada. Along with singing, songwriting, and acting, she has been a speaker at many events all around Canada and the world for environmental causes and Idle No More. Shallow Waters reminds us
Canada's Anti-Mask Bill Affects Rioters, Activists Alike
Offbeat  (tags: environment, humans, activists, Canada, protection )

Cher
- 525 days ago - greenerideal.com
The Canadian Government has recently passed a bill that will affect all future protests in Canada. The Canadian House of Commons recently passed Bill C-309, officially banning protestors from hiding behind masks during violent riots.
Environmental Groups Furious Over Canadian Proposal for East Coast Seal Cull
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, seals, cull, Canada )

Cher
- 536 days ago - greenerideal.com
This week, a Canadian Senate committee proposed an East Coast seal cull of some 70,000 animals over four years. The proposal has environmental groups furious, with one animal welfare group saying the cull "is not going to help bring back the cod."
 

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