21-year-old woman attacked by grizzly bear while planting trees

A 21-year-old woman was viciously attacked by a bear on Thursday while planting trees in Bearhole Lake Provincial Park, a wildlife refuge in northeastern Canada. The conservation officer was severely injured and is currently in stable condition in a hospital in Prince George. According to the Conservation Officer Service, there is no definitive physical evidence but it is believed that the assailant was a grizzly bear. The tree planter was in a cutblock area near …

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Tourist submarine missing in Atlantic Ocean

On Monday, the US Coast Guard in Boston and Canadian rescue teams began searching for a submersible which was carrying five people to the wreckage site of the Titanic. The submarine was reported missing on Sunday night, located 435 miles south of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Rear Admiral John Mauger, commander of the First Coast Guard District, reported two aircrafts from both the US and Canada were searching the area, along with a commercial ship. The …

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15 dead after bus collides with semi-truck

Tragedy struck the rural town of Carberry, located 105 miles west of Manitoba’s capital of Winnipeg, when a bus heading for a casino collided with a semi-trailer truck. The crash killed fifteen people, most of them senior citizens, and left ten injured. The bus had been carrying around 25 people from and around the city of Dauphin and had been travelling south. RCMP Supt Rob Lasson stated that the bus was required to have a …

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Police fire on truck with suspected explosives at the border

On Memorial Day, police opened fire on a truck driver who was approaching the United States-Canadian border. Tony Holford, 42, of Providence, Rhode Island, was accused of aggravated reckless conduct, terrorizing, and failure to stop. At 10:39 a.m., the Maine State Police Trooper Denver Roy attempted to stop the vehicle heading north on Interstate 95 in Houlton, Maine, however, the driver continued driving north while displaying a sign indicating he had an explosive device on …

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Man crashes into bear while biking on trail

Kevin Milner, a 30 year old man from North Vancouver, British Columbia, was cycling through the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve on Tuesday when he unexpectedly ‘T-boned’ a black bear. This resulted in a fractured scapula, cardiac contusion, bruised ribs, road rash and numbness. He was thrown into the air but managed to survive the accident. Passers-by stopped to help Milner, with two of them cycling away to find cell reception to call for help. However, …

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18-year-old champion waterskier dies suddenly

The University of Louisiana-Layfayette announced with sadness that 18-year old Michael Arthur ‘Micky’ Geller, a top-ranked Canadian waterskier, passed away on May 6. He had been attending the university, majoring in kinesiology and marketing, and was on a full-ride scholarship with the national champion Ragin Cajuns. Although the cause of death was not disclosed, Water Ski Canada stated it was sudden. A native of Carp, Ontario, Geller had started waterskiing when he was only four …

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Man fatally stabbed at local Starbucks in front of his wife and toddler

A tragic event happened at a Starbucks store in Vancouver, Canada when Paul Stanley Schmidt, 37, was stabbed by Inderdeep Singh Gosal, 32. Police were able to apprehend the suspect and charge him with second-degree murder. The motive of the attack remains a mystery, and police are appealing to any witnesses of the incident to come forward to help with the investigation. Court documents have stated that Gosal has no previous criminal record. Paul’s mother, …

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High school teacher with size-Z prosthetic breasts, placed on paid leave

Kayla Lemieux, a Canadian high school teacher who wears large prosthetic breasts in class, has been put on paid leave by the Halton School District. This action follows a report from The Post which indicated that she rarely wears the prosthetics outside of school. Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Halton Region MPs Natalie Pierre, Stephen Crawford and Effie Triantafilopoulos criticized the school board for not putting student interests first. Lynn, one parent, said that the …

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Canada cancels booze, coffee is next

Health officials in Canada have recently provided updated guidance on the importance of limiting alcohol consumption to two drinks per week. The latest research from the University of Toronto suggests that heavy coffee consumption may also pose a health risk. In 2006, a case-control study uncovered that coffee consumption increases cardiac risk – but only in those with a certain gene. Ahmed El-Sohemy, a professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty …

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Woman dies after waiting 7 hours in ER

Health care system complications are being cited as the cause of the death of a Canadian woman who died in the emergency room after waiting seven hours to be seen. According to reports, Allison Holthoff, 37, went to the hospital on New Year’s Eve. Over the course of time, she complained of feeling unwell and having abdominal pain that gradually increased in severity. As Holthoff’s condition deteriorated, her husband, Gunter, took her to the hospital. …

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