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Canadians faced with new travel requirements for travel to Europe

Canadians faced with new travel requirements for travel to Europe

While a number of countries have strict visa requirements, most European nations currently allow Canadians to travel through their borders visa-free. In other words, all that Canadian travellers require is a passport in order to travel.
Olympian Tessa Virtue honoured as ‘Shero’ with new Barbie doll

Olympian Tessa Virtue honoured as ‘Shero’ with new Barbie doll

For International Women’s Day, Olympic ice dancer Tessa Virtue wants young girls to understand they can accomplish anything they want.
This is one mom who thinks Spring Break is a week too long

This is one mom who thinks Spring Break is a week too long

There was a time when the words “Spring Break” conjured up images of college kids in a drunken stupor, partying it up in Daytona Beach, flashing their boobs and jostling their junk in hopes of making a cameo on MTV’s live broadcast of the festivities
Four men drove from Vermont to face cannabis importation charge

Four men drove from Vermont to face cannabis importation charge

Four men who appeared to be in their 20s stood before Judge Michelle Brass in Estevan Provincial Court on Monday to face the music with regards to a charge of importation of cannabis. And they drove 31 hours to be there.
Health Canada warns cannabis growers about lax online age gates

Health Canada warns cannabis growers about lax online age gates

Federal regulator says ‘additional steps’ needed to ensure youth cannot access promotional content
This raccoon snuck into a Hydro truck to grab lunch and a nap (VIDEO)

This raccoon snuck into a Hydro truck to grab lunch and a nap (VIDEO)

A BC Hydro truck was the unlikely location for a stolen lunch break and nap for an enterprising critter. The utility agency shared a short video clip on Twitter Monday showing a raccoon that had snuck into a truck on the job in Burnaby this weekend.
Attempted robbery of pizza delivery driver

Attempted robbery of pizza delivery driver

A Cold Lake pizza delivery driver was just trying to do his job when he was confronted by an armed suspect. On March 3, RCMP were called at around 7:30 p.m.
Excitement surrounds return of Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling

Excitement surrounds return of Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling

The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling is back. Sportsnet announced that their premier curling series will be making a return to Yorkton after events in 2014 and 2015. The Meridian Canadian Open will be in Yorkton from Jan. 14-19 2020.
Eric Akis: How to get crispier roast chicken that's a cut above

Eric Akis: How to get crispier roast chicken that's a cut above

A reader named Murray sent me a note saying he was having a hard time getting dark, crispy skin on his roast chicken. Some of the things he was doing to achieve that goal were helpful, such as patting the chicken dry before cooking it.
Let's Talk Trash: Art therapy, part of the solution

Let's Talk Trash: Art therapy, part of the solution

On those days when you feel overwhelmed about all the ways we are stressing our planet’s resources, take a day off from the news. Instead of getting inundated with disheartening statistics, and stories of impending doom, get creative.