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  • A man has a tattoo of his ex-wife's name removed from his chest at a clinic named What Were You Inking in Denver, Colorado, on April 18, 2014. As tattoos become increasingly adopted by the mainstream, the phenomenon of tattoo regret is also growing, leading to a booming industry in tattoo removal. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)

    Bad Ink: Tattoo Removal a Burgeoning Industry

    In the summer months, when Canadians ditch their parkas in favour of shorts and swimsuits, tattoos seem to be everywhere you look. But as tattoos... Read more

  • Hitchhiking Robot Enters Final Leg of Its Halifax to Victoria Journey

    KELOWNA, B.C.—The chatty, social-media-savvy robot that’s been thumbing rides with Canadians over the past three weeks is nearing the end of its Halifax-to-Victoria hitchhiking adventure... Read more

  • Cowboys move cattle northwest of Calgary, May 28, 2013. Cattle are among the animals most commonly affected by brucellosis. A former CFIA employee who tried to smuggle dangerous Brucella bacteria to China has pleaded guilty to 11 charges. (The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh)

    Former CFIA Researcher Pleads Guilty in Bacteria-Smuggling Case

    OTTAWA—The puzzling case of the renowned Canadian infectious disease expert who tried to smuggle dangerous bacteria to China neared its end Wednesday, Aug 13, as... Read more

  • BC First Nation Plans to Evict Company Behind Mine Tailings Spill

    CHASE, B.C.— A British Columbia First Nation plans to issue an eviction notice to Imperial Metals Corp. (TSX:III)—the company behind a massive tailings pond breach... Read more

  • Councillor Doug Ford, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's brother, makes his way past waiting journalists at City Hall on Feb. 23, 2014. The councillor's public apology to Toronto police Chief Bill Blair for comments made earlier this month came two days after Blair filed a defamation notice against him. Blair has not accepted the apology. (The Canadian Press/Chris Young)

    Doug Ford Apologizes to Toronto Police Chief; Blair Doesn’t Accept

    TORONTO—Mayor Rob Ford’s brother issued a public apology to Toronto’s police chief Wednesday and retracted comments that prompted the city’s top cop to threaten legal... Read more

  • The average Canadian spends more on a long list of taxes than they do on necessities such as housing and food, according to a new study. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Canadians Spend More on Taxes Than on Necessities, Study Finds

    OTTAWA—Where do Canadians spend most of their income? Many would guess it goes toward housing, cars, clothing, food, and other necessities. However, a new study... Read more

  • Canadian Forces members salute during the National Day of Honour on Parliament Hill on May 9, 2014. A new Statistics Canada study has found that mental health issues among members of the Canadian Forces have risen substantially in the past 12 years. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

    Mental Health Issues Rising Among Canadian Forces: StatsCan

    Statistics Canada’s latest figures on mental health issues in the Canadian Forces show that post-traumatic stress disorder has almost doubled among soldiers in the past... Read more

  • Princess Patricia inspects the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in England on Feb. 21, 1919. The renowned regiment has launched a cross-country relay to mark its centennial and remember those among its ranks who died in service. (CP Photo/National Archives of Canada)

    Famed Canadian Regiment Marks 100 Years of Bravery, Sacrifice

    EDMONTON—The renowned Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry has launched a cross-country relay to mark its centennial and commemorate those among its ranks who died in... Read more

  • Prominent Canadian Lawyer, Businessman Purdy Crawford Dies at Age 82

    TORONTO—Purdy Crawford, a lawyer and businessman who once headed Montreal-based Imasco Ltd., died Aug. 12 at age 82. Crawford’s death was confirmed by the Toronto... Read more

  • Jamie Oliver broadcasts a live cooking class to school children across the globe as part of the third annual Food Revolution Day on May 16, 2014, in London, England. Oliver's production company is the creator of "Pressure Cooker," a new Canadian television series to debut in the fall. (Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

    ‘Pressure Cooker': A TV Cook-Off Starring Everyday People

    You’ve just arrived home from work and now you need to prepare dinner for your family. You look in the fridge, then the freezer, for... Read more

  • The Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) complex is pictured in Ottawa on Oct. 15, 2013. Canada's secret eavesdropping agency says it gathers and sometimes keeps personal information as part of efforts to protect vital networks from cyberattacks. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Canada’s Intelligence Agency Reveals Years of Captured Spy Equipment

    OTTAWA, Canada—The spy business has changed a lot over the years and for its 30th anniversary Canada’s national intelligence agency is putting some of that... Read more

  • Health workers carry the body of a man found in the street, suspected of dying from the ebola virus, in the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. The World Health Organization declared it’s ethical to use untested drugs and vaccines in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa although the tiny supply of one experimental drug handed out to three people has been depleted and it could be many months until more is available. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

    Canada to Donate Experimental Ebola Vaccine to Africa

    TORONTO—Canada is donating an experimental Ebola vaccine after the World Health Organization declared it is ethical to use untested drugs and vaccines in the ongoing... Read more

  • This 1987 file photo released by Touchstone Pictures shows actor Robin Williams in character as disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer in director Barry Levinsons comedy drama, "Good Morning Vietnam." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. (AP Photo/Touchstone Pictures)

    Norm MacDonald Robin Williams: Canadian Comedian Remembers American Actor, Comedian

    Norm MacDonald fondly remembered Robin Williams in a story told via Twitter following Williams’ death. MacDonald said that it was his first stand-up appearance on... Read more

  • Canada’s six largest banks, located in Toronto’s financial district as seen here, could potentially be downgraded within two years by S&P . (The Canadian Press/Michelle Siu)

    S&P Lowers Outlook on Canada’s Six Big Banks to Negative From Stable

    Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s lowered its outlook on Canada’s six largest banks on Aug. 8, a week after the federal government began forging... Read more

  • Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts to the crowed after defeating Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    Roger Federer vs Jo Wilfried Tsonga: TV Channel, Live Stream, Time (+Highlights, Head to Head)

    Roger Federer and Jo Wilfried Tsonga are set to face off in the Rogers Cup ATP final in Toronto on Sunday. The match is slated... Read more

  • Venus Williams of the United States celebrates after beating her sister Serena 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 during semifinal play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

    Venus Williams vs Agnieszka Radwanska: Live Stream, TV Info, Time for Rogers Cup (+Head to Head)

    Venus Williams will face Agnieszka Radwanska on Sunday in the Rogers Cup WTA final. The match in Montreal is slated to start at 1 p.m... Read more

  • Roger Federer, of Switzerland, serves to David Ferrer, of Spain, during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    Roger Federer vs Feliciano Lopez: Live Stream, TV Channel, Time for Rogers Cup Tennis (+Head to Head)

    It’s Roger Federer vs Feliciano Lopez in the Rogers Cup semifinals. The August 9 game in Toronto is slated to start at 8 p.m. EDT. The... Read more

  • Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria hits a forehand to Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Grigor Dimitrov vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Rogers Cup: Live Stream, TV Channel, Time for Tennis Match

    Grigor Dimitrov will take on surging Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Rogers Cup semifinals in Toronto on Saturday, August 9. The men are slated to start... Read more

  • Meat is displayed in a case at a grocery store July 8, 2014, in Miami, Florida. Russia’s ban on U.S. and Canadian agriculture products is aimed at boosting domestic production as much as punishing countries that imposed economic sanctions. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Canada Shrugs Off Russia’s Effort to Punish Importers

    OTTAWA—Russia this week announced its counterstrike in response to Western countries that have levelled increasingly wider sanctions against it for its attacks in Ukraine. On... Read more

  • Venus Williams returns to Carla Suarez Navarro from Spain at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

    Serena Williams vs Venus Williams Set to Play in Rogers Cup Semifinals (+Head to Head)

    Serena Williams and Venus Williams are set to face off in the Rogers Cup semifinals on Saturday, August 9. The Williams’ sisters haven’t played each... Read more


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