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Viola Desmond $10 bill wins international banknote of the year design award

Canadian banknote tops designs from Switzerland, Norway, Russia, Solomon Islands A Canadian $10 bill featuring Nova Scotia civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond has been named the best in the world. The International Bank Note Society has announced the Desmond bill won the coveted Bank Note of the Year Award for …

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Canadians Can Be Fined $1000 For Flicking Cigarette Ash

Smokers beware! Smokers need to worry about yet another thing that’s coming after them. A man in Canada was ticketed this week for ashing a cigarette outside his car window. After being stopped by local police, the man was fined $1000dollars. Since there are no ashtrays installed in newly produced vehicles, driving …

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24 shots of today’s massive protest for Ontario’s public health care (PHOTOS)

This afternoon, thousands rallied together to protest Premier Doug Ford’s new health care legislation, and to protect the province’s public health care. Organized by the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the rally took place at Queen’s Park. Over four thousand people said they were interested in attending in advance of the event on Facebook. “The Ford …

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9-Year-Old Syrian Girl Living In Canada Dies By Suicide Over Bullying

9-year-old Amal Alshteiwi took her own life back in March after being bullied for months. A Syrian family is fighting for retribution following the tragic suicide of their 9-year-old daughter, Amal Alshteiwi. Alshteiwi’s family is demanding that The Calgary Board of Education admit that their bullying protocol is not doing …

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Southern Ontario To Be Hit With Snow & Ice Pellets On The First Day Of May

The latest weather forecasts are bad news bears for Ontarians who have already said goodbye to their winter wear. According to Weather Network, Ontario’s weather isn’t about to pick a side anytime soon. The current southern Ontario weather forecast shows a looming threat of snow and ice pellets for the start of May, …

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This 2 Km Trail Will Lead You Through Ancient Mine Tunnels In Ontario

goatroti Ontario is full of stunning provincial parks to explore, in fact, there are 45 of them in total! Imagine exploring all 45 provincial parks in Ontario, each with their own unique features from hidden turquoise lakes and waterfall swimming holes to white sandy beaches and floating boardwalk trails.  But there’s …

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9-Year-Old Syrian Girl Living In Canada Dies By Suicide Over Bullying

9-year-old Amal Alshteiwi took her own life back in March after being bullied for months. VanVeenJF | Unsplash A Syrian family is fighting for retribution following the tragic suicide of their 9-year-old daughter, Amal Alshteiwi. Alshteiwi’s family is demanding that The Calgary Board of Education admit that their bullying protocol …

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You Can Walk Through This Hidden Magnolia Alley In Ontario This Spring

niagarafallstourismcanada Spring is a magical time of year. It’s the time when the sky turns from grey to blue, the ice and snow begin to thaw, and all the nature that looked like it could never come back to life again slowly start to grow again.  Spring is undoubtedly my …

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This 3 KM Hike Leads To A Hidden Swing On Top Of A Mountain In BC

tomparkr There’s a hidden gem on Vancouver Island that’s basically heaven for hikers. Old Baldy Mountain offers a panoramic view of a lake surrounded by lush forested mountain and it’s the ultimate BC snapshot. Even just looking at the photos I can imagine breathing in the fresh, clean air at …

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You Can Eat At Over 600 Toronto Restaurants For Just $1 Until Next Month

TheBurgersPriest CaliiLoveCo | Instagram Torontonians understand the perpetual struggle of keeping both your stomach and your wallet full.  The science of eating well and eating cheap is tough to master, especially if you’re a busy student or young professional in the city.  But fear not, hungry companions!  Ritual is here to …

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