Canada

An early design of the proposed statue. Source: Facebook

Plans for an 80-foot statue of ‘Mother Canada’ stir online debate

In news that has environmental activists chomping at the bit, there are plans currently underway in Canada to build a 24-meter high statue of a figure known as ‘Mother Canada’. The purpose of the statue is to commemorate the Canadian soldiers that perished during battles, but there are vocal critics of […]

December 29, 2016 Canada
The man's "420 delivery" cart. Source: Facebook

Victoria man who rode “420 delivery bike” arrested on marijuana charges

Police in the capital of British Columbia have made an arrest after spotting an unusual street vendor peddling a cart along the streets of Victoria. According to reports by local media, a 22-year old man who has not been named was arrested after officers spotted him riding around the city’s […]

December 28, 2016 Canada
A boat sails near the area the sounds were detected. Source: Facebook

Mysterious noises in Nunavut prompt investigation by Canadian military

Nunavut, Canada’s most northern territory, is in uproar after mysterious sounds from the sea floor started to be heard in recent days. The sounds, described variously as pings or beeps, have been heard throughout the summer. A member of the local government said the main concern is that the sounds […]

December 28, 2016 Canada
A Beagle poses in a file photo. Source: Facebook

Toronto man accused of ‘throwing pet beagle from 7th floor’

Toronto police were called to an apartment building in the city’s east end after reports that a beagle had been thrown from a seventh floor balcony. Upon arriving, a 25 year old male has been charged with willfully causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and killing of a dog. The […]

December 28, 2016 Canada