A former McDonald’s worker who confessed to a simple act of kindness is being praised as “The Robin Hood of McNuggets” on social media.
Yahoo Canada spoke to Elections Canada about some of the common mistakes voters make and what happens if you accidentally mark your ballot wrong.
A new study measuring satisfaction with airports across North America found travellers are quite unsatisfied with many in Canada.
To host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michelle Obama wore a strapless navy blue gown with flowers made by Jason Wu, the designer who shot to instant fame after creating the first lady’s inauguration dress in 2008. White House photographer Pete Souza has offered us a glimpse into what happened the night he took the photo that would become the Obama family’s Christmas card image. On Thursday, Souza posted the photo to his Instagram account, detailing the events leading up to that moment.
A vigil was held in Toronto to commemorate the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women on Dec. 6, 2016 near the University of Toronto campus. A candlelight vigil was held Tuesday in Toronto to commemorate the 14 women who lost their lives in the 1989 Montreal massacre. It was one of dozen such events held across country to mark the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women, enacted two years after the deadly shooting.
Flowers sit next to a plaque at the École Polytechnique in Montreal in 2013. It’s been 27 years since the École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. The tragic event shook Canadians and set in motion a new chapter in the history of gun control in the country.
Calgarian Colette Flemming has been in Cuba for about a month now, arriving in Havana on Oct. 29. She was at a huge concert at a popular music venue, La Tropical, on Friday night when the announcement about Fidel Castro’s death was made. "The entire venue went silent."
Fidel Castro, former president of Cuba, died on November 25, 2016. Say Fidel Castro’s name to the Canadian-Cuban community and you will incite a mixed reaction to the news of his death. For Luis Mario Ochoa, relief is what he felt when he heard of the 90-year-old politician’s death.
“They didn’t take it very well,” is how Ramadan put it. At that time, he began working with a friend to create a safe space for the LGBTQ community in Damascus. After finding out about Ramadan’s journalistic and civil rights work, the Syrian government arrested him in 2012 for running the LGBTQ centre in Damascus. He spent a week in prison before he was released, fleeing to Lebanon.
The power of the Internet proved itself once again this week after a post on Facebook got users searching for a Toronto couple whose proposal was captured on camera by a passerby. Jenny Serwylo took the photo while visiting the Toronto Islands on Saturday. Within hours, the post had hundreds of comments and it wasn’t long before Toronto resident Laura Andrade tracked down the lucky couple.
A 39-year-old father of three from Okanagan, B.C. was forced to fly to Hong Kong for a life-saving operation after doctors in Canada told him he’d have to wait six months for a liver transplant. Mike Watson, who lives in the community of Kaleden, suffered a sudden internal hemorrhage in December. Canadian doctors told him he’d spend half a year on a list for a liver transplant, but at this point his hemorrhage had led to progressive kidney failure.
April Fool’s Day is upon us, and if you are the least bit gullible then you might find yourself falling for some of the pranks this year. The company doesn’t shy away from viral marketing with stunts like their “Christmas Miracles.” So for April Fool’s, they introduced “R.A.L.F.H,” a robot that delivers food and drinks right to your seat during your flight. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair posted a photo showing him about to shave his beard, which is his signature look.
Garrett Williams and his sibling Shanna, 6, were in the car with their grandparents on their way home from school in Pictou County, N.S., last week when the young girl started choking on a lifesaver, according to CTV Atlantic. Garratt Williams says he learned the Heimlich maneuver by taking a course called “We Can Help” at his school two years ago.
A young mother living in Moscow, Russia, decided to document what a typical day means for her after receiving complaints from friends that she does ‘nothing all day.’
As people around the world reel from the horror of the terror attacks that claimed 129 lives in Paris, cartoonists quickly picked up their pens and pencils to express their grief.
A video quickly making the rounds on social media is proving that the meaning of Remembrance Day is not lost on the younger generation.
Green anole lizards are known to sleep a lot and sometimes, they can be found sleeping in a flower, as one lucky Texan family recently discovered.
A 7-year-old who made his appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ show last week after a video of him dancing to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ went viral got to perform with the superstar herself.