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WATCH: Boys refuse to slap girl in domestic violence awareness video – National |

PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO! These are REAL men! In a campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence against women, Italian news site created a video where they ask several boys to interact with a girl, Martina. The narrator asks the boys what they like about Martina and then asks them to “caress” her. The children exchange awkward glances and nervous giggles, ... Read More »

Cosby’s TV wife Phylicia Rashad attacks his accusers – National |

It really does make me sad if all these allegations are true. I can't help but assume they are. I grew up thinking I wanted to be in that family. They were almost too perfect. TORONTO — Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off television, his former TV wife said Tuesday night. Phylicia Rashad, who played Clair Huxtable on ... Read More »

How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute |

Sleepless and Stressed It was the week before my best friend’s wedding, and my anxiety (nerves, plus excitement) had reached epic levels. I wasn’t sleeping, to say the least. Part of that had to do with the maid of honor speech I would be giving. I was terrified and could not shut my brain off to fall asleep at night. ... Read More »

WATCH: Russian hockey player launches stick into stands after 5-4 loss to Canada – National |

This is embarrassing for the Russian’s TORONTO – After losing 5-4 to Canada at the World Juniors Monday night in Toronto, one poor sport on Team Russia threw his stick full blast into the stands at the Air Canada Centre. As Team Canada gathered in its net to celebrate its first gold medal win since 2009, Russian defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov ... Read More »

Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students following Facebook comments |

Is it wrong that I’m curious on what they posted? It had to be something really awful. Why don’t kids understand the severity of social media going bad. Don’t post things you don’t want the world to see no matter how secure you think it may be. Nude photo’s for example, your home address, etc. Story on Global link below. Dentistry ... Read More »

Value of Calgary homes and condos spike in latest property assessment |

The assessments are used to determine property and business taxes, and are based on the market value of property as of July 1st, 2014 and the physical condition as of Dec. 31st, 2014. Highlights of the most recent assessment include a $45,000 increase in the value of single residential homes to a record $475,000. The median residential condominium assessment is ... Read More »

Half of photo radar tickets issued to CBE staff occurred in playground, school zones | Calgary Herald

Public school board staff racked up thousands of dollars in traffic-related fines over the past two years, such as failing to stop at a red light, with nearly half of all speeding infractions occurring in playground or school zones across the city. The Herald requested all copies of traffic infractions incurred by Calgary Board of Education staff between Jan. 1, ... Read More »

Community associations get creative in effort to engage citizens | Calgary Herald

Community members will be cooking in Inglewood, building in Bridgeland and splashing in Sunalta, this coming year. In an effort to engage citizens, bring together neighbours and keep their halls and services relevant, community associations in Calgary are getting creative. Reporter Annalise Klingbeil takes a look at the one-of-a-kind initiatives that three local community associations worked on in 2014. 1. ... Read More »

Family fearful after son found dead in northwest alley | Calgary Herald

The death of a young man in what’s believed to be a targeted attack near his northwest home has compelled his family to leave the neighbourhood, a religious leader says. “They’re afraid because they don’t know the motive,” said Abdi Hersy, a Calgary imam who has been supporting the man’s loved ones. Murad Omar, a 23 year old of Somali descent, was the man ... Read More »

Seven adults, two children dead in domestic violence tragedy: EPS | CTV Edmonton News

Extremely sad day. I always hoped things like this didn't happen in the holidays. :o(   Edmonton police confirmed Tuesday that overnight calls to three separate locations lead officers to find a total of nine people dead overnight. EPS said officers were called to a weapons complaint just before 7 p.m. Monday, at a home near Haswell Court and 16 ... Read More »