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Elon Musk's Mum Is A Stunning 69-Year-Old Saskatchewan-Born Model

HuffPost Canada | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Style

They say behind every great man is a great woman, but that didn’t stop us from being blown away when we discovered just who Elon Musk’s mother is....

Traversing The Rocky Mountains - The Warm Up

Dr Lucy Glasgow | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Lucy Glasgow

At 26 retirement seems a long way off, and what awaits us? A time when we have worked hard all our lives only to reach an age when we are too old, unwell or broke to enjoy it. Millennials may decide to take a sabbatical earlier than expected and to live out those years while in their 20s and 30s...

Omar Khadr And Canada's Failure To Protect A Citizen's Rights

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

By instead violating the rights of one of its citizens, the Canadian government (both Liberal and Conservative) set itself up for a future lawsuit. Now that this lawsuit has been settled, the most productive thing that we can do is to move on and to work towards ensuring that a scenario such as this one, horrible on every level, never happens again.

Theresa May's Irrational Fear Of The European Court Of Justice

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

It cannot be sufficiently stressed that in every human rights case there are human rights involved on both sides. A human rights case against the government is not just that: it is a case against the mass of law-abiding members of society. Theresa May and David Davis, please note!

Veteran Tells Duchess Of Cornwall 'I Escaped Nazis With Your Father'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK

The Duchess of Cornwall has met an old soldier who was a prisoner of war with her father - and heard first-hand how they escaped their Nazi captors. C...

Theresa May's Ill-Advised Hostility To The European Court Of Justice

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

It cannot be sufficiently stressed that in every human rights case there are human rights involved on both sides. A human rights case against the government is not just that: it is a case against the mass of law-abiding members of society. Theresa May and David Davis, please note!

This Climate Change Study Had To Be Cancelled, Because Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

Alanis Morissette would have had a field day with the ironic news that a study into climate change has had to be called-off because climate change has...

Toronto In 24

Black Tomato | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

24 hours is barely enough time to scratch the surface of Toronto, a sprawling city of never-ending allures - but we'll give it a good go for those of you in need of some snappy city-inspo. From your first sip of morning coffee to your last evening cocktail (and every amazing thing between) - this is Toronto in 24.

Justin Trudeau Won In Canada Through Strategic Voting - It Can Work Here In The UK

Eloise Todd | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Politics
Eloise Todd

Our analysis shows that there are seats across the country generally thought of as "safe" for one party or another that are actually hanging in the balance if people who have assumed there is no point in voting change their minds. For instance in Maidenhead, one of the safest Tory seats in the country, fewer than half of all eligible voters voted for the current MP, Theresa May.

Syrian Refugees Given New Home In Canada Name Their New Baby Justin Trudeau

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.05.2017 | UK

A Syrian couple who sought refuge in Canada have named their child after the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Muhammad and Afraa Bilan arriv...

EE Has Scrapped Roaming Charges For 52 Countries Around The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

Roaming charges are not only one of the most annoying aspects of going on holiday they’re also one of the most ridiculous. Well now it looks as thou...

Adventurer Gavan Hennigan's Journey From Junkie To Goliath Of Endurance Sports

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK

He’d run hundreds of miles across the untouched wilderness of Canada’s Yukon-territory when the hallucinations took hold, but unlike other athlete...

Sevens Powers Canada's Rugby Union Revolution

Oliver Pickup | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

It's indisputable: 2016 was the most significant, epochal year in the long history of rugby sevens, when the awareness and popularity of the sport fin...

Brexit Briefing: Lords Amendments, Canada Trade Deal And Champagne Price Rise

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Politics

If you’re reading this on the web, you can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday...

This Calculator Tells You How Much Weight You Are Losing During Sex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Now we’re not saying that staying under the duvet is always preferable to going to the gym (although let’s face it, it definitely is). But sadly, ...

Canadian Man Who Went Missing 5 Years Ago Found Wandering Barefoot 10,000km Away In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK

A Canadian man who went missing five years ago has been found homeless and wandering barefoot in Brazil. Anton Pilipa disappeared from his Vancouve...

Three Reasons To Add A Road Trip Through The Canadian Rocky Mountains To Your Bucket List (Just In Case It Wasn't There Already...

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

The beauty of the rugged, crisp terrain is matched only by the warmth of Albertan locals. Whether you're into outdoor activities, wildlife, good food or luxing out, the region is sure to satisfy.

White House Condemned For Using Quebec Mosque Attack To Justify Trump's Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK

Donald Trump’s White House has been condemned for hastily using the Quebec mosque attack to suggest the president’s Muslim refugee ban will make A...

In The Name Of Confucius: How China Is Invading Western Universities With Communist Propaganda

Benedict Rogers | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Fifteen years ago, I travelled to Qufu, the birthplace of China's most famous philosopher, Confucius, who lived from 551-479 BC. I had lived in and travelled around China, including Hong Kong, for much of the previous decade and wanted to learn more about the source of so much of Chinese culture's ancient wisdom before returning to Britain.

Arctic Blasts Could See Snowfall In Britain This Week, Met Office Warns

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Snowfall could hit many parts of Britain later this week, as cold air blasts in from the arctic regions of Canada, according to weather alerts. Snow s...

Scientists Have Discovered A Giant River Of Molten Iron Hurtling Towards Canada

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Tech

As you’re reading this, a river of molten iron as wide as the United Kingdom is silently, effortlessly hurtling towards Canada. The reason why no on...

Fight For Animals Must Be Renewed As We Prepare To Leave The EU

Keith Taylor | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

Today (December 10) is the International Day for Animal Rights and it is a perfect opportunity to confront the biggest challenge facing animal lovers and advocates alike: how to defend animal welfare legislation as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

Why Anastasia Lin Should Win Miss World

Benedict Rogers | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

If she wins it would be a victory for the values of human rights, peace, compassion and love, and a rebuke to the thugs in Beijing who denied her the chance a year ago. As a Christian, I believe in the ultimate Comeback Kid, the man who the world thought they'd killed and who then rose again.

Canada Reveals Just How Many Americans Were Trying To Escape President Trump

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech

On the day of the US Presidential election results Canada’s Immigration website crashed. This caused many to speculate whether it was because of a ...

Canada Trolls The US By Threatening To Build A Wall To Keep Fleeing Americans Out

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK

Now that fervent wall-enthusiast Donald Trump has been handed the keys to the White House, Canada has stepped up to taunt the American nation in the w...