<![CDATA[CBC | Community News ]]> http://www.cbc.ca?cmp=rss en-ca Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:19:22 EST CBC.ca http://www.cbc.ca/rss/image/cbc_144.gif http://www.cbc.ca/news/?cmp=rss <![CDATA[Meet Hulk, the biggest puppy you'll probably ever see ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/meet-hulk-the-biggest-puppy-you-ll-probably-ever-see-1.2980227?cmp=rss 1.2980227 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:19:22 EST Alexandra Hunnings News/Trending

"These dogs are 100% fearless. They fear nothing. They know no defeat."

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<![CDATA[Cher smacks down Piers Morgan for tweeting she's too old to wear fishnets]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/cher-smacks-down-piers-morgan-for-tweeting-she-s-too-old-to-wear-fishnets-1.2980404?cmp=rss 1.2980404 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:55:15 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Piers Morgan feels the wrath of Cher’s emoji game (and dedicated fans) on Twitter after asserting that 68-year-old women are too old to wear fishnet stockings

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<![CDATA[Weasel rides woodpecker in incredible viral photo]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/weasel-rides-woodpecker-in-incredible-viral-photo-1.2979678?cmp=rss 1.2979678 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:43:42 EST CBC News News/Trending

A photo of a green woodpecker fighting off an attack by a weasel in East London is spreading across social media, leading to skepticism, photoshopped variations and the hashtag #WeaselPecker.

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<![CDATA[Canadian flag emoji included in Apple's new, racially-diverse character set]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/canadian-flag-emoji-included-in-apple-s-new-racially-diverse-character-set-1.2970289?cmp=rss 1.2970289 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:14:20 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Apple's long-petitioned-for inclusion of emojis with varying skin tones in its next update can be marked as a victory for certain -- but it's not the only victory we can celebrate today. Behold, at long last, the official Canadian flag emoji.

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<![CDATA[Kanye West haters make 'loser.com' redirect to rapper's Wikipedia page]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/kanye-west-haters-make-loser-com-redirect-to-rapper-s-wikipedia-page-1.2979112?cmp=rss 1.2979112 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:20:54 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

For all of his many (very vocal) critics, Kanye West certainly has a lot of fans — something that anyone hate-Googling the rapper can plainly see by Googling "loser.com" today and looking at his Wikipedia page, where he’s listed as one of the best-selling artists in history.

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<![CDATA[ISIS threatens to kill Twitter founder and employees ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/isis-threatens-to-kill-twitter-founder-and-employees-1.2978956?cmp=rss 1.2978956 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:37:34 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

“Your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you," reads an online message believed to have been posted by ISIS supporters on Sunday in response to Twitter banning the militant group's accounts.

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<![CDATA[Saturday Night Live's ISIS commercial parody ignites debate]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/saturday-night-live-s-isis-commercial-parody-ignites-debate-1.2978646?cmp=rss 1.2978646 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:44:13 EST CBC News News/Trending

A provocative Saturday Night Live skit about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's recruitment of Westerners (especially teenage girls) to fight abroad is causing fierce debate.

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<![CDATA[Attempt by brands to capitalize on #TheDress met by mockery, derision]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/attempt-by-brands-to-capitalize-on-thedress-met-by-mockery-derision-1.2976719?cmp=rss 1.2976719 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:47:09 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Nobody was expecting an image of a dress from Tumblr to go viral last night (especially after the internet had already blessed us with a high-speed llama chase,) but brands were at the ready to jump on Twitter and promote their products using #TheDress either way.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-died-of-copd-he-wanted-every-smoker-to-quit-1.2976181?cmp=rss 1.2976181 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:25:09 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

The legendary Star Trek actor regularly begged his fans to give up tobacco and sent messages of support to those who were trying to butt out.

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<![CDATA[Facebook flags aboriginal names as not 'authentic']]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/facebook-flags-aboriginal-names-as-not-authentic-1.2970993?cmp=rss 1.2970993 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:15:17 EST John Bowman News/Trending

Facebook requires its users to use a profile name that’s the same as the name they use in real life. But some indigenous people say Facebook is rejecting their real names because they don’t conform to their standards.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy was a pop culture treasure]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-was-a-pop-culture-treasure-1.2975661?cmp=rss 1.2975661 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:04:52 EST CBC News News/Trending

Most of us knew him as Spock but Leonard Nimoy wore many hats including singer, photographer, poet, writer and director

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<![CDATA[The woman behind the dress that broke the Internet ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/the-woman-behind-the-dress-that-broke-the-internet-1.2975237?cmp=rss 1.2975237 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:09 EST Alexandra Hunnings News/Trending

How Scotland's Caitlin McNeill started a massive social media debate with her polarizing dress photo. Gold and white? Blue and black? It's clearly blue and black. End of story.

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<![CDATA[RIP Leonard Nimoy: Friends and fans mourn iconic Star Trek actor]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/rip-leonard-nimoy-friends-and-fans-mourn-iconic-star-trek-actor-1.2975623?cmp=rss 1.2975623 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:03:38 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Twitter users salute actor Leonard Nimoy, who died today at 83, with memories, condolences and photos of themselves flashing "spock hands."

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy's last tweet is a poignant message about the impermanence of life]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-s-last-tweet-is-a-poignant-message-about-the-impermanence-of-life-1.2975638?cmp=rss 1.2975638 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:46:16 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory." This was Leonard Nimoy's final message to his followers on Twitter.

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<![CDATA[Tory minister Greg Rickford sticks his tongue out at Liberals during question period ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/tory-minister-greg-rickford-sticks-his-tongue-out-at-liberals-during-question-period-1.2974562?cmp=rss 1.2974562 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:42:37 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford responded to Liberal Party hecklers with some expressive gestures during Question Period on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[CBC | Community News ]]> http://www.cbc.ca?cmp=rss en-ca Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:19:22 EST CBC.ca http://www.cbc.ca/rss/image/cbc_144.gif http://www.cbc.ca/news/?cmp=rss <![CDATA[Meet Hulk, the biggest puppy you'll probably ever see ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/meet-hulk-the-biggest-puppy-you-ll-probably-ever-see-1.2980227?cmp=rss 1.2980227 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:19:22 EST Alexandra Hunnings News/Trending

"These dogs are 100% fearless. They fear nothing. They know no defeat."

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<![CDATA[Cher smacks down Piers Morgan for tweeting she's too old to wear fishnets]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/cher-smacks-down-piers-morgan-for-tweeting-she-s-too-old-to-wear-fishnets-1.2980404?cmp=rss 1.2980404 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:55:15 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Piers Morgan feels the wrath of Cher’s emoji game (and dedicated fans) on Twitter after asserting that 68-year-old women are too old to wear fishnet stockings

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<![CDATA[Weasel rides woodpecker in incredible viral photo]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/weasel-rides-woodpecker-in-incredible-viral-photo-1.2979678?cmp=rss 1.2979678 Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:43:42 EST CBC News News/Trending

A photo of a green woodpecker fighting off an attack by a weasel in East London is spreading across social media, leading to skepticism, photoshopped variations and the hashtag #WeaselPecker.

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<![CDATA[Canadian flag emoji included in Apple's new, racially-diverse character set]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/canadian-flag-emoji-included-in-apple-s-new-racially-diverse-character-set-1.2970289?cmp=rss 1.2970289 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:14:20 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Apple's long-petitioned-for inclusion of emojis with varying skin tones in its next update can be marked as a victory for certain -- but it's not the only victory we can celebrate today. Behold, at long last, the official Canadian flag emoji.

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<![CDATA[Kanye West haters make 'loser.com' redirect to rapper's Wikipedia page]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/kanye-west-haters-make-loser-com-redirect-to-rapper-s-wikipedia-page-1.2979112?cmp=rss 1.2979112 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:20:54 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

For all of his many (very vocal) critics, Kanye West certainly has a lot of fans — something that anyone hate-Googling the rapper can plainly see by Googling "loser.com" today and looking at his Wikipedia page, where he’s listed as one of the best-selling artists in history.

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<![CDATA[ISIS threatens to kill Twitter founder and employees ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/isis-threatens-to-kill-twitter-founder-and-employees-1.2978956?cmp=rss 1.2978956 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:37:34 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

“Your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you," reads an online message believed to have been posted by ISIS supporters on Sunday in response to Twitter banning the militant group's accounts.

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<![CDATA[Saturday Night Live's ISIS commercial parody ignites debate]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/saturday-night-live-s-isis-commercial-parody-ignites-debate-1.2978646?cmp=rss 1.2978646 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:44:13 EST CBC News News/Trending

A provocative Saturday Night Live skit about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's recruitment of Westerners (especially teenage girls) to fight abroad is causing fierce debate.

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<![CDATA[Attempt by brands to capitalize on #TheDress met by mockery, derision]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/attempt-by-brands-to-capitalize-on-thedress-met-by-mockery-derision-1.2976719?cmp=rss 1.2976719 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:47:09 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Nobody was expecting an image of a dress from Tumblr to go viral last night (especially after the internet had already blessed us with a high-speed llama chase,) but brands were at the ready to jump on Twitter and promote their products using #TheDress either way.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-died-of-copd-he-wanted-every-smoker-to-quit-1.2976181?cmp=rss 1.2976181 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:25:09 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

The legendary Star Trek actor regularly begged his fans to give up tobacco and sent messages of support to those who were trying to butt out.

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<![CDATA[Facebook flags aboriginal names as not 'authentic']]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/facebook-flags-aboriginal-names-as-not-authentic-1.2970993?cmp=rss 1.2970993 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:15:17 EST John Bowman News/Trending

Facebook requires its users to use a profile name that’s the same as the name they use in real life. But some indigenous people say Facebook is rejecting their real names because they don’t conform to their standards.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy was a pop culture treasure]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-was-a-pop-culture-treasure-1.2975661?cmp=rss 1.2975661 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:04:52 EST CBC News News/Trending

Most of us knew him as Spock but Leonard Nimoy wore many hats including singer, photographer, poet, writer and director

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<![CDATA[The woman behind the dress that broke the Internet ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/the-woman-behind-the-dress-that-broke-the-internet-1.2975237?cmp=rss 1.2975237 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:09 EST Alexandra Hunnings News/Trending

How Scotland's Caitlin McNeill started a massive social media debate with her polarizing dress photo. Gold and white? Blue and black? It's clearly blue and black. End of story.

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<![CDATA[RIP Leonard Nimoy: Friends and fans mourn iconic Star Trek actor]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/rip-leonard-nimoy-friends-and-fans-mourn-iconic-star-trek-actor-1.2975623?cmp=rss 1.2975623 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:03:38 EST Lauren O'Neil News/Trending

Twitter users salute actor Leonard Nimoy, who died today at 83, with memories, condolences and photos of themselves flashing "spock hands."

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy's last tweet is a poignant message about the impermanence of life]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/leonard-nimoy-s-last-tweet-is-a-poignant-message-about-the-impermanence-of-life-1.2975638?cmp=rss 1.2975638 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:46:16 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory." This was Leonard Nimoy's final message to his followers on Twitter.

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<![CDATA[Tory minister Greg Rickford sticks his tongue out at Liberals during question period ]]> http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/tory-minister-greg-rickford-sticks-his-tongue-out-at-liberals-during-question-period-1.2974562?cmp=rss 1.2974562 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:42:37 EST Michael Bolen News/Trending

Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford responded to Liberal Party hecklers with some expressive gestures during Question Period on Thursday.

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