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Ashley Callingbull Is The First Native Mrs. Universe

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Ashley Callingbull, a 25-year-old from the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta, Canada, on Saturday became the first native woman and the first Canadian to ever win the Mrs. Universe pageant. The Mrs. Universe pageant (not to be confused with...Show More Summary

Married With Children: Canada Steals the Show at Mrs Universe 2015

Ashley Burnham from Canada was crowned Mrs. Universe 2015 on August 30 at an event which was held in the Belarusian capital of Minsk.

A Christian University That Forbids Gay Sex Is Fighting for a Law School in Canada

last weekNews : Vice News

A private Canadian university that forbids sex outside the confines of heterosexual marriage has taken its fight to set up a law school to court, in a case that is testing the balance between same-sex equality rights and freedom of religion. Show More Summary

Indie Label Veteran Names To Head Universal Music Canada

Universal Music Group announced that they have named independent label veteran Jeffrey Remedios as President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada, effective September 21. Jeffery Remedios will succeed Randy Lennox as President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada. Lennox has been appointed President of Entertainment Production...

Fran Fraschilla Believes Jamal Murray Will Flourish at Kentucky

last weekBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

By JOSH NEWMAN The Canadian National Team’s loss is the University of Kentucky’s gain when it comes to freshman point guard Jamal Murray. With Murray, an 18-year-old who exploded with Canada at the Pan American Games last month, not able to play for his country at the upcoming FIBA Americas Championships, attention now turns to […]

'In the Dark Places,' A Conversation with Peter Robinson

Photo: Harper Collins Peter Robinson is best known for his crime novels set in Yorkshire, featuring Inspector Alan Banks. After receiving a BA in English Literature at the University of Leeds, Peter came to Canada and received a Master's Degree in English and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor, where Joyce Carol Oates was his tutor. Show More Summary

Humans Are a "Unique Super-Predator" Claims New Research: We Really do Kill Here, There, and Everywhere

This morning my email inbox was brimming over with news about an essay published in Science magazine by researchers from the University of Victoria (Canada) and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation called "The unique ecology of human...Show More Summary

Why Canada's University-Trained Pot Growers Might End Up Slinging Lattes

A university in British Columbia, the storied home of legendary Canadian bud, recently opened registration for an online course dedicated to the art of growing and selling medical marijuana. But in the nascent Canadian medical pot industry,...Show More Summary

A Canadian University Is Offering a Marijuana Business Course

A university in Vancouver is offering a course in one of today’s most lucrative businesses: weed. The class, which is called Introduction to Professional Management of Marijuana for Medical Purposes in Canada, will instruct students on how to own and operate a marijuana business. Read more...

World’s coral reefs doomed even if COP21 is ‘wildly successful’ expert says

Coral reefs, as they were 50 years ago, will not be found anywhere on Earth by the middle of the century, an expert has warned. Professor Peter F Sale, from the University of Windsor, Canada, claims the world’s coral reefs cannot be saved – even if the climate change talks in Paris in December (COP21) […]

Common group identity may motivate Americans to help integrate immigrants

Researchers from Norway, Denmark, Harvard University, Canada and Russia examined the flip side of the assimilation issue: What does it take for native residents to accept immigrants rather than just expecting the newcomers to fit in? The authors found that 'common group identity positively predicts majority members' efforts to integrate immigrants. Show More Summary

Study: Your Butt Doesn't Make You Attractive

Your shapely derriere alone isn't what makes you attractive, or so suggests a new study. "Most previous work on attractiveness focused on the effect of isolated features," explains Canada's Queen's University professor Nikolaus Troje. As he and two German researchers explain in a study published in Evolution & Human Behavior...

“Stephen Harper of Canada, Hoping to Extend Conservatives’ Hold, Calls Elections”

NYT: Yasmin Dawood, a professor of law and political science at the University of Toronto, said the timing of the elections appeared intended to enable the Conservatives, who overwhelmingly lead in fund-raising, to outspend opponents. Election law changes introduced last … Continue reading ?

Olivia Taylor Dudley, Rick Worthy & More Join Cast of Syfy's 'The Magicians'

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions’ (UCP) latest scripted drama series, The Magicians, will commence season one production on August 4 in Vancouver, Canada.

VF Funds New Study: Immune Regulation by IL-6 in Giant Cell Arteritis

The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) is funding a new, one-year study led by principal investigator, Jonathan Choy, Ph.D., from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia Canada.

The Adventures of hitchBOT

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

Dr. David Smith of McMaster University and Dr. Frauke Zeller and Ryerson University created hitchBOT, a cute robot that hitchhikes. It started its “life” in Port Credit, Ontario, and traveled across Canada by itself, relying on the kindness (and curiosity) of strangers. Show More Summary

Freeze Your Ass Off, Celebrity Style

We’re pleased to publish a guest blog post by Timothy Caulfield, a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Alberta, a Trudeau Fellow and the author of “Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture And Science Clash”. Show More Summary

Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Access

In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada's telecommunications regulator has begun to unveil its blueprint for ensuring that all Canadians have access to affordable, high-speed Internet services. Show More Summary

Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Access

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 25, 2015 as CRTC Looks to the Future With Ruling on High-Speed Internet Access In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada’s telecommunications...Show More Summary

Cheap Eats: A Cookbook For Eating Well On A Food Stamp Budget

Topic: Books When Leanne Brown moved to New York from Canada to earn a master's in food studies at New York University, she couldn't help noticing that Americans on a tight budget were eating a lot of processed foods heavy in carbs. "It really bothered me," she says. Show More Summary

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