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News of Olivia Chow's mayoral bid sparks big reaction

Categories: Canada, Community, Politics

Tags: canada, community, Politics, storify, Toronto

chow-220.jpgOlivia Chow has resigned from her seat in Parliament as NDP MP for Trinity-Spadina today ahead of official launch of her campaign to run against Rob Ford in the Toronto election.

Veronica Mars movie trailer released

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community

Tags: Arts and Entertainment, community, storify

v-mars.jpg After a lot of anticipated the largely crowd-funded film continuing the story of the cult-classic show Veronica Mars has been released. Rejoice, marshmallows.

'Selfie King' James Franco waxes poetic about... selfies

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community

Tags: Arts and Entertainment, community, storify, Technology

in-franco-cp.jpg Actor and 'selfie king' James Franco wrote a piece in the New York Times defending and explaining his affinity for the self-taken shots as well as pondering about their cultural significance. The internet laughed.

12 Years A Slave 'racist' posters in Italy recalled

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community, World

Tags: Arts and Entertainment, community, storify

in-220-pitt-italy-poster.jpgThe Italian posters for the hit film 12 Years A Slave have been recalled after being referred to as racist in an online uproar regarding the prominent featuring of actors Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, at the expense of the film's actual star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Delta's cheap flight glitch brings jealousy and joy online

Categories: Community, Science & Technology, World

Tags: community, storify, Technology, world

in-220-delta-cheap.jpg Delta Airlines suffered a glitch on their website Thursday, pricing some fares far, far cheaper than they should have been. The airline will honour the mistakenly-advertised prices, leaving many feeling very lucky.

A Dark Christmas: Ice storm power outages last through holidays

Categories: Canada, Community

Tags: canada, CBC, community

in-220-dark-christmas.jpgIt wasn't a white Christmas that hundreds of thousands of Canadians were dreaming of this year, but rather a bright, warm Christmas -- something many did not get.  
Since last weekend's ice storm, wide spread power outages have affected hundreds of thousands of people.

Adam Levine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' status gets mean backlash

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Tags: arts and entertainment, community, storify

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People magazine revealed this year's 'Sexiest Man Alive' to be none other than Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. But backlash online shows that not everyone was thrilled The Voice judge got the coveted, if not silly, title. 

'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy sings Rob Ford's campaign song

Categories: Canada, Community

Tags: arts and entertainment, community, Toronto

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Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy appears on Conan singing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's 'official' 2014 campaign song, winning the promoting game again.

Rob Ford supporters, detractors clash over drugs, lies and privacy

Categories: Canada, Community

Tags: Community Reaction, storify, Toronto

in-220-rob-ford.jpg News about Mayor Rob Ford spread like wildfire Thursday after Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair confirmed police were in the possession of a video that had been reported on for months.

Reactions to the enormous story were a mix of shock, disgust and a relatively large contingent of support

Should bike helmets be mandatory for adults?

Categories: Canada, Community, Health

Tags: Community Reaction, pov, storify

in-220-helmet.jpg It should be mandatory for Canadians of all ages -- including adults -- to wear bike helmets, the Canadian Pediatric Society said today, provoking a heated debate online.