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You can zip down this giant ice sliding track in Whistler this winter

Whistler Sliding Centre/ Facebook If you’re looking for a thrilling winter experience, head to Whistler where you’ll be able to zip down a giant ice sliding track, reaching speeds over 100 km/ h. If you’re looking for a thrilling winter experience, head to Whistler where you’ll be able to zip …

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Canada Post says it has cleared all holiday backlog

Canada Post Canada Post workers were recently federally legislated back to work after a rotating strike, and now the company says it has cleared up the delivery backlog that came along with those strikes In a statement, Canada Post said that while “uneven backlogs continue to pose a challenge, we are …

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Canada’s new impaired driving laws are now in effect — here’s what to know

Canada’s new impaired driving laws kick in Tuesday, giving law enforcement new powers when it comes to interacting with drivers. READ MORE: How many drinks is too many under new impaired driving rules? Alcohol-related impaired driving laws will be updated in the Criminal Code of Canada as of Dec. 18, in order to …

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It will soon be illegal to force airline passengers to sit on the tarmac in Canada

Tarmac/Shutterstock Big changes are on the horizon. Everyone knows that awful feeling of sitting on the tarmac at the airport, not getting anywhere, not leaving anywhere. It’s the airport equivalent to being in purgatory. Thankfully, the new amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, which was published yesterday, will soon make it …

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This heartwarming Disney Pixar short is based in Toronto (VIDEO)

Disney Pixar/YouTube Disney’s Pixar films are known for their heartwarming, family-oriented storylines. And this one is no different. Recently released by Pixar, the short film “Bao” is directed by Toronto’s Domee Shi. According to IMDb, Shi was born in China and moved to Toronto when she was two years old. …

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Canada’s new drunk driving laws might violate Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Shutterstock With holiday party season is in full swing, those who get behind the wheel after a few cocktails may want to think again. Stricter drunk driving laws are now in effect and law enforcement can demand a breathalyzer test from drivers they lawfully stop, even without reasonable suspicion that they have consumed alcohol. …

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U.S. lettuce, cauliflower products recalled in Canada

Shutterstock Health Canada has issued a recall on certain cauliflower and red and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. due to possible E. Coli contamination. The products below have been sold in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and possibly nationally. Health Canada …

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Super Cheap Data-Only Cell Phone Plans Are Finally Coming To Canada

Nobody actually makes calls anymore, right? The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has been negotiating with the companies since receiving criticism about the price of their initial proposals for data-only plans. The regulator had ordered Bell, Rogers and Telus to come up with data-only plans that it said would fill …

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Feds forcing major telecom companies to offer cheaper mobile data plans

Shutterstock Canadians will finally see cheaper pricing on data-plans for their wireless devices. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that there will soon be more affordable options for mobile wireless services. Canada’s major wireless providers, including Bell, Rogers and Telus, have committed to offering new lower-cost data-only mobile wireless …

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Adopt Me: Top notch snuggler has been in shelter for 147 days

New Westminster Animal Services A local shelter is appealing to the public to help find a home for its longest-term resident. Remi, a pit bull described as an amazing ambassador for his breed, has been in care for 147 days. And although staff adore having him around, that’s no way …

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