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Canada's Capital Left Stunned, But Defiant After Deadly Shooting Rampage

The Huffington Post UK/ PA/AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

"We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated," Canada's Prime Minister has vowed in an emotional national address just hours after a ...

Shots Fired In Mall Near To Ottawa Parliament

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy said Wednesday there have b...

Soldier Shot Outside Canadian Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE FROM THE CANADIAN PRESS: Police are expanding a security perimeter in the heart of the national capital after a gunman opened fire and wounded ...

Places to Enjoy Good Food in Saskatchewan, Canada

Stuart Forster | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has much to offer foodies who enjoy a casual approach to dining and big flavours. As you might expect from one of Canada's western provinces, steaks are popular but there's also plenty more for discerning diners.

Watch Sylvester The Cat Escape From The Smouldering Ruins Of This Hotel

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK

Footage of a plucky cat making a courageous escape from a burning, collapsing building has emerged. The Dauphin Tower Hotel in Manitoba was hit i...

A Beginner's Guide to Oktoberfest

BarChick | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Giant jugs of beer, sausages and hordes of tourists / Germans in lederhosen? It must be Oktoberfest, time to don a dirndl and do your best to booze like a Bavarian.

A Bear Cub Is Filmed Playing With A Flag On A Golf Course, The World Just Got A Bit Better

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Comedy

"This is the greatest thing in the world," says YouTuber (and Aaron Paul soundalike) Andi Dzilumsas, at the start of this video. It shows a bear cu...

Seventh Time Lucky In Hunt For Legendary Lost Ship

PA | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

A British exploration ship abandoned on an ill-fated mission to travel through the fabled North West Passage has been discovered after almost 170 year...

Canada And Russia Go To War (On Twitter)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

One of Ukraine's Western allies has intervened in its proxy, undeclared war against Russia - on Twitter. Canada, or more specifically the Twitter a...

Pastafarian Denied Right To Wear Colander Helmet In Driving Licence Photo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

A Pastafarian is fighting for his right to wear a colander on his head in his driving licence photo. Obi Canuel, who is an ordained minister with ...

This Bank Gave Its Customers More Than Cash In A Wonderful ATM Surprise

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Canada may be better than Britain in nine ways (see below), but you can now add a tenth to the list - its cash machines are delightfully generous. ...

The World's Saddest Animal Has Something To Smile About

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK

A petition to free an elderly polar bear, dubbed the world's saddest animal from the sweltering heat of his current zoo has passed 400,000 signatures....

Planet Appetite: Harvest Jazz and Blues, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Fredericton comes alive for 6 days, each September, as hundreds of world class performers appear on dozens of stages, all conveniently located in the city's historic downtown.

28 Celebrities You Didn't Realise Were Canadian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, yes: we all know Bryan Adams is Canadian. And Celine Dion. And Malcolm the mountie from the Labatt's adverts. But this little lot? They're a b...

9 Reasons Why Canada Is Better Than Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy Canada Day, Canadians! While you get hopped up on Labbatt's and McCain oven chips, we're celebrating it in the most British way possible: by put...

Guess How Many Thousands It Costed For Mark Carney To Move Here?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney's move to Britain from Canada, costed £102,816, the Bank of England revealed in its latest annual report. The Bank of England governor...

Now He's In A Pickle: Serial Library Cucumber Masturbator Sentenced

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

A man has appeared in court after he was spotted masturbating in a library whilst holding a cucumber. Frederick Tennyson Davis was arrested at a T...

Police Arrest Canadian Gunman Suspect After Moncton Mountie Massacre

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Manhunt: Incredible Pictures Show Canada Gunman At Large After Shooting Dead Three Police (PICTURES, VIDEO)Canada Gunman Justin Bourque 'W...

'He Wanted To Go Out With A Bang & Bring People With Him'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

A former colleague of a man suspected of killing three police officers has recalled hearing him speak about his desire to “go out with a bang”. ...

'He Shot Him, Oh My God Call 911' Video Of Residents Reacting To Shots As Canada Gunman Remains At Large

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Canada Gunman Justin Bourque 'Wanted To Go Out With A Bang' Says Former Colleague As Manhunt Continues Video believed to show the moment sh...

Manhunt: Incredible Pictures Show Canada Gunman At Large After Shooting Dead Three Police (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Canada Gunman Justin Bourque 'Wanted To Go Out With A Bang' Says Former Colleague As Manhunt Continues'He Shot Him, Oh My God Call 911' Vide...

Landmark European Elections Deliver Political Earthquake

Andrew Hammond | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Politics
Andrew Hammond

Voters from the 28 member nations of the European Union delivered an election earthquake on May 25. Results show major gains in the European Parliament for anti-integration, Euroskeptic parties which span the ideological spectrum from the extreme-right National Front which won the ballot in France, to the far-left Syriza Party which came first in Greece.

Saving for the Future in Canada's North West

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Julia Fan Li [2008] is a Gates Cambridge Alumna. She was a 2013/2014 Action Canada Fellow and co-authored the report "A Question of Future Prosperi...

World Trade Organisation's Decision Gets Seal of Approval From Peta (and Seals)

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has upheld a ruling that allows the European Union to ban seal fur imports on moral grounds. Canada fought desperately to have the ban repealed, but the WTO affirmed that nations have the right to reject seal products which they find morally reprehensible.

Putin Just Dealt A Smackdown To Charles 'This Is Not What Monarchs Do'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

Prince Charles has been roundly reprimanded by Russian president Vladimir Putin, who said the future monarch's likening of him to Hitler was "unaccept...