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Hundreds of Canadians to join Women's March on Washington this weekend

When Linda Hill leaves for Washington, D.C., on Friday night to join a massive march for women's rights, there will be many familiar faces on the bus — including her daughter. Hill, 56, a college...

The big chill: Another Canadian myth laid to rest

Turns out Canucks aren't all obsessed by the weather. We want our forecasts to be accurate, but we don't care that much what they predict.

Canadians ditching land lines for cheaper cellphones

Fifteen per cent of us have abandoned the traditional family phone for wireless service.

Canadians no slouches when it comes to playing hooky from work

We like our sack time and our TV shows, and sometimes the work ethic comes second.

Canada: the land of the beautiful

Below is a list of 10 amazing people from across the country who help make Canada beautiful. Rebecca Bollwitt - Vancouver, BC Photo courtesy of  Nordica Photography Also known as the...

Canadians Honored at Oscar Wilde Awards

In October of 1882, Oscar Wilde arrived by train in New Brunswick to give a lecture on "The practical application of the principals of the Aesthetic Theory to exterior and interior house decorations...

Politically (in)correct to the brink of impropriety

What has political correctness driven us to? Are people merely becoming too sensitive? Or is political correctness a necessity in order to make everyone feel included, to feel equal? Or should we just