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Hundreds Protest ‘Bodies Revealed’ Exhibit of Plastinated Corpses in Niagara

Protesters line Fallsview Blvd. in Niagara Fall, Ontario on April 17, 2015, to protest Premier Exhibitions’ Bodies Revealed show, which displays around 100 plasticized corpses skinned to display muscles and organs. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)
Protesters line Fallsview Blvd. in Niagara Fall, Ontario on April 17, 2015, to protest Premier Exhibitions’ Bodies Revealed show, which displays around 100 plasticized corpses skinned to display muscles and organs. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.—It was two-for-one to see Premier Exhibitions’ skinned and plasticized corpses in Niagara Falls on April 17, but two security guards at the...

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Lincoln Assassination Plot Had Canadian Link in Origin and Ending

The assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is an undisputed cornerstone of American history, but those who have studied the events suggest both the origin and ending of that seminal moment have ties to Canada. Some historians suspect the groundwork …... Read More




  • India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), walks the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill alongside Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa, Canada on April 15, 2015. PM Modi will continue his official visit to Canada in Toronto and Vancouver. (Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole speaks during a Veterans Affairs stakeholder summit in Ottawa on April 14, 2015. The widespread criticism of the New Veterans Charter isn’t justified, despite the fact it has been amended multiple times, O’Toole said this week. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

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  • A new report from Statistics Canada suggests marijuana use may be down among teens and young adults. (Marcel van Hoorn/AFP/Getty Images)

    Marijuana Use Among Teens, Young Adults May Be Down: StatsCan

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  • Judge Says He Doesn’t Know How Long Duffy Trial Will Take

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  • Supreme Court Rules Prayers Can’t Continue at Quebec Council Meeting

    MONTREAL—In a decision that had an immediate impact in several cities and towns across the country, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Wednesday that prayers... Read more

  • Trudeau Rules Out Coalition with NDP After Saying He May Be Open To It

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  • CBC Radio Rebrands Radio Program ‘Q’ as ‘q’

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  • Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz leaves a press conference after the central bank’s decision to hold the overnight rate target at 0.75 percent in Ottawa on April 15, 2015. (The CanadianPress/ Patrick Doyle)

    Bank of Canada Keeps Rates Unchanged, Expects Mid-Year Rebound

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  • A poster for National Canadian Film Day, complete with that most Canadian of icons—a Mountie—who is hefting a reel of what is no doubt Canadian film. (REEL Canada)

    National Canadian Film Day: Time to Watch a Canadian Movie, Eh?

    OK Canada, get out the popcorn and prepare to watch a great Canadian movie on April 29, the second annual National Canadian Film Day. English-Canadian... Read more

  • Violent Protests at Quebec University Cause Class Cancellations

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  • Former Defence Minister Peter MacKay announces increased spending on mental health care programs at a news conference in Halifax on Sept. 12, 2012. New documents show the Canadian military has found recruiting new psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers to be an uphill battle. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

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    OTTAWA—New documents show the Canadian military found recruiting new psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers an uphill battle because the government’s top pay scale wasn’t high... Read more

  • US Military to Ask Canada for New Missile Sensors in the Arctic

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  • Sustane Technologies’ distruptive technology is able to separate metal, plastic, and biomass materials from garbage to create viable recycling and fuel products, including pyrolized plastics that can be burned with diesel and in other combustion engines. (Courtesy Sustane Technologies)

    Disruptive Technology Turns Trash Into Cash

    Peter Vinall has risked much to build a business that could be the solution to the world’s garbage problem. The engineer and businessman in him... Read more

  • An artist’s rendering of the National Memorial to Victims of Communism slated to be built this year. Despite the controversy over the memorial’s location, Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission Pierre Poilievre says it will be built in the chosen location near the Supreme Court of Canada. (ABSTRAKT Studio Architecture)

    Victims of Communism Memorial Will Go Ahead in Current Location: Poilievre

    OTTAWA—The building of the National Memorial to Victims of Communism is to go ahead, says Pierre Poilievre, despite the controversy surrounding its location. Poilievre, the... Read more

  • An artist’s sketch shows John Nuttall resting his hand on a Qur’an and his co-accused Amanda Korody in provincial court in Surrey on July 9, 2013. Nutall’s lawyer suggested in court on April 8, 2015, that the key witness in the case—an undercover police officer—encouraged Nutall to build pressure-cooker bombs. (The Canadian Press/Felicity Don)

    Lawyer Suggests Undercover Cop Steered Accused BC Terrorist to New Plan

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  • Former boxing champion Mike Tyson holds a white homing pigeon at the Grand National Pigeon Show in Ontario, Calif., on Feb. 2, 2015. The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council says a Toronto television station breached the broadcasting code of ethics during an interview last year with Tyson. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Profanity-Laced Tyson Interview Violated Broadcast Ethics, CBSC Rules

    TORONTO—The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council says a Toronto television station breached the broadcasting code of ethics during a interview last year with former heavyweight boxing... Read more


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