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Rodney King Is Dead At 47 (DETAILS)
We are sad to report that Rodney King has passed away at the age of 47.The man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots was found dead this morning by his fiancee at the bottom of a pool.The story is developing and we will provide more details as they are available.
Why does a cabbage cost $28 in Canada?
Would you pay C$28 (US$27; £18) for a cabbage? $65 for a bag of chicken? $100 for 12 litres of water? That's not the cost of a meal at a world-class restaurant, but the price of basic foodstuffs at supermarkets in the territory of Nunavut, in northern Canada.
Gay rights making tremendous strides
Twenty-five years ago this summer, a crowd marching toward the steps of the Manitoba Legislature included a few folks wearing paper bags over their heads to conceal their identities. No, these were not Toronto Maple Leaf fans. It was August 1987 and Winnipeg was experiencing its first Gay Pride parade.
Artist Mary Pratt wins national honour - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News
A national honour was bestowed on painter Mary Pratt last week at The Rooms when the Society of Canadian Artists recognized her with an honorary life membership into the SCA. Whether it's cod fillets on tin foil, a poppyseed cake or a plastic container of peaches, she transforms simple domestic objects into a piece of work that can only be described as a Mary Pratt.
The Trendrr Blog " Blog Archive " Social TV Ecosystem 2011 / 2012 [Infographic]
Below Trendrr has compiled an extensive view of the dynamic 2011/2012 Social TV ecosystem. We have also singled out the following key points of growth and opportunity: 194% increase in YOY broadcast prime time social activity Hundreds of millions of dollars invested into Social TV $3 trillion infotainment market by 2015 (source: Gartner) Please let us know your thoughts.
'America's Greece,' California dreams of raising taxes - World - CBC News
Watching the twist and turns of the financial/political crisis gripping Greece can make you wonder whether there's such a thing as too much democracy. In the case of Greece, there is a common view that the stakes for the global economy are simply too high to let the Greeks decide for themselves how to run their country.
Itinerary - Royal Tour 2012
Sunday, May 20, 2012 - Fredericton, New Brunswick Monday, May 21, 2012 - Canadian Forces Base Gagetown and Saint John, New Brunswick Monday, May 21, 2012 - Toronto, Ontario Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - Regina, Saskatchewan 7:45 p.m.