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Internet Cant Stop Laughing At These Cops Who Ticketed A Car Made Of Snow With This Note

“I did the car to have fun expressing my creativity on that beautiful day,” Laprise told Buzzfeed. It was a full-sized replica of a DeLorean DMC-12 (the Back to the Future car), although some say it looks more like a third generation Toyota Supra. In parts of Canada, however, parking in a snow removal zone when plowing is scheduled is prohibited. And that’s probably why the cops pulled over. One Canadian guy has recently had the joy of fooling the police Image credits: Simon Laprise He said it was an…

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30+ Times Canadians Were A Complete Mystery To The Rest Of The World

Maybe it’s the unique ways they survive and thrive during apocalyptic weather conditions. Maybe it’s their fiendish dependence on maple syrup. Maybe it’s the fact that they’re just too damn nice for their own good. Whatever it is, Canadians sometimes become the easiest targets when they come online. Though we don’t think they’ll ever get roasted as bad as Americans, we’ve compiled some moments that’ll give you a nice friendly chuckle at the Great White North’s expense.

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Airbus to Buy Majority Stake in Bombardier C Series Jet Program

Bombardier Inc.’s C Series jetliner program, breathing new life into a slow-selling plane and opening a new front in the battle with United Technologies Corp. After the transaction, which is expected to be completed in the second half of next year, the Canadian planemaker will own about 31 percent of the C Series partnership. The province of Quebec, which invested $1 billion in the C Series after the cost overruns and delays, will hold approximately 19 percent. A Canadian government official said the deal is expected to be approved after…

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Guy Flying Drone Happens Upon a Moose Battling for its Life with a Wolf

Dan Nystedt was recently flying his drone in northern Ontario, Canada to capture some of the breathtaking scenery when he happened upon a moose. Excited, he started to film the moose when suddenly a wolf appeared from the forest and a battle for life and death ensued. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/moose-wolf-drone-fight-canada/

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Canada wildfires: almost 40,000 evacuated in British Columbia amid state of emergency

Australian firefighters called in to help as blazes burning across western province are expected to worsen Canada is deploying military aircraft and Australia is sending 50 firefighters to battle rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia that have forced 39,000 people from their homes. Federal public safety minister Ralph Goodale said the western Canadian province had made two requests to the federal government for military assistance to fight the fires, which he said were expected to worsen. The military has sent two planes and five helicopters to help with evacuations and…

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‘The system’s violating everyone’: the Canadian trans parent fighting to keep gender off cards

Baby Searyl has a health card with no gender marked but for trans parent Kori Doty it is a small win in a broader battle A parent whose baby has been given a health card that does not specify a gender believed to be a world first has said the aim is to allow the child to discover their gender on their own. I think were starting to understand that gender identity is not directly attached to genitals, Kori Doty, a non-binary trans person who does not identify as male…

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Three-quarters of world has little or no confidence in Trump, Pew study finds

Support for US president now below that of George Bush following Iraq invasion, with research showing persistently low ratings for Trump in Europe More than three-quarters of the world has little or no confidence in Donald Trumps global leadership and his signature policies, with support for the American presidency collapsing fastest among Americas traditional allies in Europe, according to new polling by the Pew Research Center. In many countries, support for the US president is now below that of George Bush in 2004, following the Iraq invasion. Globally, two-thirds of…

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Launch Academys startup visa program gives entrepreneurs permanent residency in Canada

As the U.S. seems to be hell-bent on making itself less attractive to immigrants and visitors, its neighbors to the north are sensing an opening and going the other way in an effort to attract the smartest tech entrepreneurs. The country launched its startup visa program a few years ago and even though growth was slow (maybe too slow) in the early years, its now ramping up. To apply for a startup visa, entrepreneurs had to first secure a minimum investment of at least $200,000 from a Canadian venture capital…

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Trudeau asks Pope Francis to apologise to indigenous people for church’s abuses

President invites the pope to travel to Canada to say sorry to thousands placed in residential Catholic schools where they were abused Justin Trudeau has urged Pope Francis to visit Canada to apologise tomet the pope last week, Trudeau and Francis agree that climate change is caused by human activity. We talked about how important it is to highlight the scientific basis of protecting our planet and the moral and ethical obligations to lead, to build a better future for all people on this earth, Trudeau said. At last weeks…

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Peter Dutton’s office tells Canadian-Australian: ‘go back to US and deal with Trump’

Doug Stetner, who has represented Australia in underwater rugby, called Duttons office to voice support for asylum seekers A Canadian-born Australian citizen who called Peter Duttons Brisbane office to voice opposition to treatment of asylum seekers says an electorate officer told him to go back to the United States then and deal with Trump. Doug Stetner, an Australian citizen for 21 years, who represented the national mens team at the 2015 underwater rugby world cup in Colombia, said the response from the immigration ministers staffer was both offensive and comical….

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Canada to apologise to LGBT people forced out of military and public service

Consultations under way to capture full picture of wrongs inflicted over three decades as government faces class action legislation was introduced to financially compensate those who were convicted under laws that criminalised homosexuality, and Britain, where lawyers called the LGBT purge, which saw thousands of people expelled from the military and public service by a federal government that considered homosexuals a threat to national security. The purge began during the cold war, with the last documented case recorded some two decades after homosexuality was decriminalised in 1969. The purge at…

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Canada makes it illegal to remove passengers from overbooked planes

New passenger bill of rights comes after man was dragged off United Airlines flight in Chicago No one who has bought a ticket for a domestic or international flight in Canada will be allowed to be removed because of overbooking, the transportation minister has announced, unveiling a new passenger bill of rights. Marc Garneau said the shoddy treatment of air passengers outlined in recent news reports would not be tolerated on any domestic flight as well as any flight leaving or arriving in Canada. He says said the rules would…

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Air Canada apologises for bumping boy, 10, from family holiday flight

Airline says it has offered very generous compensation after Cole Doyle was not able to join the rest of his family on the plane to Costa Rica Air Canada has apologised to a Canadian family and offered very generous compensation after the airline bumped a 10-year-old boy from a flight. The boys father, Brett Doyle, booked four tickets from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to Costa Rica for his family last August. A day before the holiday in March this year Doyle says he checked in his family for the flight…

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