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Canadian Government Backs BPA in Food Containers

Canadian Government Backs BPA in Food ContainersDavid McNew/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- The Canadian government Thursday reaffirmed the safety of bisphenol A in food packaging, upholding its 2008 stance on the controversial chemical despite banning it from baby bottles.The chemical, better know...

Canadian Dad Builds Homemade "Wipeout" Obstacle Course for Kids

Canadian Dad Builds Homemade "Wipeout" Obstacle Course for KidsABC/MIKE WEAVER(BROOKLIN, Ontario) -- One Canadian man might just take the cake for coolest dad in the whole world.Mike "Crazy Legs" Conley last month built his very own 90-foot-long Wipeout style obstacle course on the street in front of his house for...

Shooting at Rally for New Quebec Premier Leaves One Dead

Shooting at Rally for New Quebec Premier Leaves One DeadHemera/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) -- Violence marred an election victory party for Quebec’s newly elected premier late Tuesday night, after a masked gunman opened fire at a campaign rally in Montreal.TV cameras captured a chaotic scene as a security te...

Expensive Maple Syrup Stolen in Canada

Expensive Maple Syrup Stolen in CanadaPhotodisc/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- It could get sticky, for thieves in Canada who made off with millions of dollars worth of highly prized maple syrup from a storage facility. The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers says there will be no short...

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be DeportediStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered...

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be DeportediStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered...

Washington Residents Fed Up with Canadians Taking over Local Costco

Washington Residents Fed Up with Canadians Taking over Local CostcoSpencer Platt/Getty Images(BELLINGHAM, Wash.) -- Residents of Bellingham, Wash., are fed up with Canadian shoppers who cross the border and buy up the goods at the local Costco.Canadian residents are driving less than 30 miles across the U.S. border an...

US Women’s Soccer Team Advances to the Finals

US Women’s Soccer Team Advances to the FinalsStanley Chou/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The United States women’s soccer team defeated Canada on Monday, 4-3 behind Alex Morgan’s go-ahead goal in the final minute of extra time.Morgan scored the game-winner when she sent the ball over the hea...

Needle Found in Sandwich on Air Canada Flight

Needle Found in Sandwich on Air Canada FlightNorm Betts/Bloomberg News (file photo)(TORONTO) -- An Air Canada passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle inside a pre-prepared sandwich while on a flight Monday from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto, officials said.A full investigation...

Needle Found in Sandwich on Air Canada Flight

Needle Found in Sandwich on Air Canada FlightNorm Betts/Bloomberg News (file photo)(TORONTO) -- An Air Canada passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle inside a pre-prepared sandwich while on a flight Monday from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto, officials said.A full investigation...

Niagara Gorge Death As Cop Chased Teen for Probation Violation

Niagara Gorge Death As Cop Chased Teen for Probation ViolationiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario) -- A teenager who plummeted to his death at Niagara Gorge was fleeing a police officer over a probation violation, according to an official at the group home where the teen lived.Ryan Dube, 18, and a frien...

Two Killed, 19 Wounded at Toronto Block Party Shooting

Two Killed, 19 Wounded at Toronto Block Party ShootingThinkstock/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- The city of Toronto is stunned on Tuesday by what its police chief described as “the worst incidence of gun violence in my memory anywhere in North America.”Twenty-one people were shot late Monday night d...

Is Wobbling Worrisome? Gait Changes May Be an Early Sign of Dementia

Is Wobbling Worrisome? Gait Changes May Be an Early Sign of DementiaiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Slow on your feet? This could be the first sign of memory loss to come.Three new studies presented Sunday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Vancouver, Canada, finds that changes in walk...

Need for Speed Lands Canadian Motorcyclist in Trouble

Need for Speed Lands Canadian Motorcyclist in TroubleFile photo. John Foxx/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER ISLAND, British Columbia) -- Randy George Scott apparently has a passion for speed. But he’s less adept in modesty.Police in Canada say the 25-year old motorcyclist is wanted for speeding after a video ...

Police Find Remains, Investigate Possible Link to Canadian Porn Actor

Police Find Remains, Investigate Possible Link to Canadian Porn ActorMontreal Police(MONTREAL) -- Canadian police have found what appears to be the remains of a human head in Montreal and are investigating whether it belongs to the missing Chinese student who they allege was dismembered by a Canadian porn actor, accordi...

Where to Escape the Individual Mandate (Hint: Not Canada)

Where to Escape the Individual Mandate (Hint: Not Canada)iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Supreme Court's ruling upholding Obama's health care law on Thursday made some people so disillusioned with the United States that they posted on Facebook and Twitter that they were jumping ship and moving to Can...

Accused Canadian Cannibal Luka Magnotta Pleads Not Guilty

Accused Canadian Cannibal Luka Magnotta Pleads Not GuiltyMontreal Police(MONTREAL) -- Luka Magnotta, a Canadian porn actor accused of killing, eating, and mailing the dismembered body parts of his lover to schools and government offices, has pleaded not guilty to five criminal counts, including first-degree ...

Canadian Sisters Suffer Gruesome Death in Thai Hotel Room

Canadian Sisters Suffer Gruesome Death in Thai Hotel RoomMark Wilson/Getty Images(KRABI, Thailand) -- Two Canadian sisters were found dead in their hotel room on a popular tourist island in Thailand, and the cause of their mysterious deaths is unknown.The women's bodies were found in gruesome conditions, rep...

Teacher Who Showed ‘Cannibal’ Murder Video Fired

Teacher Who Showed ‘Cannibal’ Murder Video FiredMontreal Police(MONTREAL) -- A Canadian teacher has been fired for showing his high school students a grisly video that allegedly shows porn actor Luka Magnotta murdering and dismembering his Chinese lover. The board of the Cavelier-De LaSalle high sch...

Teacher Suspended for Showing ‘Cannibal’ Murder Video

Teacher Suspended for Showing ‘Cannibal’ Murder VideoMontreal Police Department(MONTREAL) -- A Canadian teacher has been suspended for showing high school students a video that police believe depicts accused killer porn actor Luka Magnotta murdering and dismembering his Chinese student lover. Magnotta, 2...
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