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Get Creative - Stop TPP - Look What These Canadians Did   video
Offbeat  (tags: SumOfUs, Canada, TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, Canadian Prime Minister )

Dandelion
- 16 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
- 19 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.
Endangered Baby Whale Saved in Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, rescues, whale calf, Canada, false killer whale )

Marie
- 40 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A whale calf that was stranded on a beach in Western Canada, was saved and taken to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre.
Beer Fridge Tests Canadians' Patriotism With National Anthem Lock! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, patriotism, beer, Molson, celebration )

Cher Away
- 59 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
- 64 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
- 92 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.
Piglet Likely Destined for Slaughter Given Second Chance
Offbeat  (tags: Piglet, second, chance, good news, Canada, pig factory )

Marie
- 94 days ago - ctvnews.ca
A piglet's life took a U-turn when she was brought to the Montreal SPCA earlier this month after being found on the side of the road.
Canada's First Pot Vending Machine Starts Operation
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Drugs, Health )

Ray
- 106 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
- 115 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 Away
- 124 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.
Ontario Humane Society Caring for Lobster Abandoned in Parking Lot
Offbeat  (tags: Lobster, rescued, abandoned, car park, Ontario, Canada )

Marie
- 140 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 Away
- 168 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
- 184 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
- 198 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 )

BarbCat
- 253 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....
 

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