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Obama: Keystone XL Pipeline Does Not Benefit Americans
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Ecology, Global economy, Global warming, Law, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
Republican leadership in Congress has said authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline will be its first order of business next year, but President Barack Obama said the project would be of small benefit to Americans.
Photographer Zooms in on Unique Coastal Wolves of British Columbia
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wolf, british columbia, canada, photographer, pictures )

Scooby
- 23 days ago - mnn.com
Wolves living on the coastline of the Pacific Northwest are so specialized they are considered an unofficial subspecies of grey wolf. Conservation photographer April Bencze zeroes in on their lives.
Canada Lagging on Animal Protection: New Global Index
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, d list, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 25 days ago - m.theglobeandmail.com
Archaic anti-cruelty legislation and weak transportation laws are among the reasons for Canada's mediocre ranking when it comes to animal protection, according to a new global assessment.
New Threat to Canada's Pacific Humpback Whales?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Whale, Canada )

Ray
- 25 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada's Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from "threatened" to one "of special concern".
Funny Viedo: Inquisitive Squirrel Steals GoPro Camera and Carries It Up a Tree
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Canada, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, Squirrel, technology )

Caree
- 38 days ago - independent.co.uk
One GoPro user in Montreal, Canada decided to discover a new way of using the popular head-mounted camera by getting a squirrel's eye view on the world. But he got more than he bargained for when a curious squirrel made off the with the camera and ran up
Ottawa Shootings: Video of Zehaf-Bibeau Attack Released
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Video, Canada )

Ray
- 62 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police in Canada have released video showing how a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament on Wednesday.
Hunter Saves 20 Puppies By Literally Giving Them The Clothes Off His Back
Offbeat  (tags: Hunter, Canada, saves, puppies, coyote bait, rescues )

Scooby
- 79 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
- 92 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
- 142 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
- 145 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
- 185 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
- 189 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
- 218 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
- 232 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.
 

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