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Check out this video of a bear OPENING a truck door in Maple Ridge, B.C.
<Insert bearjacking joke here.>

Only in Canada.

Check out this video of a bear OPENING a truck door in Maple Ridge, B.C.

<Insert bearjacking joke here.>

It gets better.

Mounties from the Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond, and UBC detachments, as well as officers from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team and the gang-fighting Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit came together to talk about being openly gay while in the RCMP.



Scott Dickens in the 50m breast stroke Sunday at UBC. By Mark van Manen. (Taken with instagram)

Scott Dickens in the 50m breast stroke Sunday at UBC. By Mark van Manen. (Taken with instagram)

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Penny, we hardly knew you.
Now that Canada will eliminate the penny starting this autumn, it&#8217;s time we thought of some alternatives for these idioms. Suggestions are welcome and encouraged.
Cost a pretty penny nickel
Cut someone off without a penny loonie
A penny dime for your thoughts
A penny quarter saved is a penny quarter earned
Penny Nickel-wise and pound-foolish
A penny saved is a penny earned useless

Penny, we hardly knew you.

Now that Canada will eliminate the penny starting this autumn, it’s time we thought of some alternatives for these idioms. Suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

    • Cost a pretty penny nickel
    • Cut someone off without a penny loonie
    • A penny dime for your thoughts
    • A penny quarter saved is a penny quarter earned
    • Penny Nickel-wise and pound-foolish
    • A penny saved is a penny earned useless
What the Robocall bot really does&#8230;

Province cartoonist Dan Murphy weighs in on the Tory robocall scandal.The  fraudulent robocall that misdirected voters in Guelph, Ont., came from a  Virgin Mobile disposable cellphone registered to one Pierre Poutine, of  Separatist Street, in Joliette, Que. 

What the Robocall bot really does…

Province cartoonist Dan Murphy weighs in on the Tory robocall scandal.

The fraudulent robocall that misdirected voters in Guelph, Ont., came from a Virgin Mobile disposable cellphone registered to one Pierre Poutine, of Separatist Street, in Joliette, Que. 
Canada&#8217;s Conservative government is arguing that same-sex couples who have married in Canada are not legally wed.
Same-sex marriage was effectively legalized in Canada in 2004, and  passed into law a year later. Since then, more than 15,000 same-sex  marriages have taken place, with more than 5,000 involving couples from  outside Canada.The government is now contending that  non-Canadian same-sex couples who have been married here are only  considered married if gay marriage is also recognized in their home  country or state.Thoughts?

Canada’s Conservative government is arguing that same-sex couples who have married in Canada are not legally wed.

Same-sex marriage was effectively legalized in Canada in 2004, and passed into law a year later. Since then, more than 15,000 same-sex marriages have taken place, with more than 5,000 involving couples from outside Canada.

The government is now contending that non-Canadian same-sex couples who have been married here are only considered married if gay marriage is also recognized in their home country or state.

Thoughts?

A look back at a year of spectacular highs and one crushing low, with commentary from The Province’s Canucks beat writers and columnists.

What was your favourite Canucks moment in 2011?

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Editorial cartoonist Dan Murphy takes a close look at Canada’s new plastic $100 bill.

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Meet Travis J. Daleman, who — at 17 — may the youngest candidate to run for office in Canadian history.
Did we mention he&#8217;s not even old enough to vote?

Meet Travis J. Daleman, who — at 17 — may the youngest candidate to run for office in Canadian history.

Did we mention he’s not even old enough to vote?

Gays should not have special protection, B.C. Conservative Cummins says

"I’m not a scientist," Cummins told Victoria’s CFAX radio station, but "some of the research tells me that there’s more of an indication that that’s a choice issue."

Cummins went on to say homosexuals and lesbians do not need special human rights protection because “people are already protected under the human rights code. In my view it was not necessary to add another category.”

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