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Only in Canada: Man returns lost bag of $13,000 cash

Every week, our friends across the border at Metro Canada send us some of their most intriguing stories. Read on – and click through – to hear about the most sharable news from the Great White North.1. Good Samaritan returns $13,000 found on side of roadTo Halifax, where the streets are paved with...

Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:35 PM

Only in Canada: Wolves break into polar bear enclosure

Every week, our friends across the border at Metro Canada send us some of their most intriguing stories. Read on – and click through – to hear about the most sharable news from the Great White North.1. Unexpected visitors for Winnipeg polar bearWinnipeg Zoo was always hoping to pull brand new...

Friday, July 11, 2014, 2:30 PM

Cookies, marijuana and Tegan and Sara: The best of Metro Canada

Every week, our friends across the border at Metro Canada send us some of their most intriguing stories. Read on – and click through – to hear about the most sharable news from the Great White North.1. Surprise! It's Michael Bublé!Bakers at a cookie and cupcake store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, risked...

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 11:55 PM

Rob Ford, McDonalds, and nudity: The best of Metro Canada

Every week, our friends across the border at Metro Canada send us some of their most intriguing stories. Read on – and click through – to hear about the most sharable news from the Great White North. Who will get to play Rob Ford in the upcoming musical?Credit: Getty Images1. Video - Open casting...

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 2:30 PM

Trouble brews

Mel Gibson’s legal troubles over ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva aren’t going away, as prosecutors are now reportedly looking to charge Gibson for allegedly assaulting Grigorieva during an argument last year. Gibson’s attorney, Blair Berk, is said to be preparing for the worst. “Blair is aware that...

Friday, January 21, 2011, 5:31 AM

7 questions with Ben McKenzie

He broke out as Ryan Atwood on The O.C., but Ben McKenzie is no longer the brooding teen. The 32-year-old actor has graduated to the gritty, Los Angeles-based police drama Southland, which kicked off its third season last week. In it he plays rookie cop Ben Sherman, who is coming into his own as an...

Friday, January 21, 2011, 5:31 AM

Rogen gets a surprise from Lucas

Seth Rogen had a rather bizarre meeting with Stephen Spielberg and George Lucas recently, during which the Star Wars mastermind was obsessed with the end of the world. “George Lucas sits down and seriously proceeds to talk for around 25 minutes about how he thinks the world is going to end in the...

Friday, January 21, 2011, 5:31 AM

Taylor off the market for now

Still reeling from her split from Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Swift is reportedly taking a break from dating to focus on her music career, according to Popeater. “Taylor is not exactly a loner, but she fares well on her own and will be fine if she doesn’t hook up with a guy immediately,” says a source...

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 2:22 AM

Kerr posts breastfeeding pic

Miranda Kerr took to her website to introduce her and Orlando Bloom’s two-week-old son, Flynn, posting a picture of her breastfeeding the infant. “On the sixth of January, I gave birth to our beautiful little son Flynn,” Kerr writes. “He weighed nine pounds, 12 ounces (a very healthy and big baby...

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 2:20 AM

Jolie dishing out parenting advice

With six kids to keep an eye on, Angelina Jolie is definitely in a position to dole out parenting advice. Her biggest tip for parents? Enjoy the early years. “It goes so fast and it is the best time in your life,” she says in an interview with Australia’s 2Day FM radio. “And strap them to you and...

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 1:53 AM

Michael Lohan says Lindsay keeping clean

So far so good for Lindsay Lohan, who has reportedly been passing all of her post-rehab drug tests, her dad, Michael Lohan, tells Hollyscoop. “Lindsay is doing four or five tests a week and she has passed all of them,” he says. Random drug-testing is part of Lindsay’s probation, and each failed...

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 1:27 AM

Douglas’ golden comeback

Michael Douglas’ appearance at the Golden Globes over the weekend was his first since winning his battle with throat cancer, and he’s understandably thrilled to be going about his business again. “Tumour’s gone, and this type of cancer doesn’t usually come back,” he tells E! News at the awards show...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 2:45 AM

The kid’s all right, Lohan says

Michael Lohan insists his daughter, Lindsay Lohan, has turned over a new leaf since leaving rehab. “We went to an AA meeting last night then went home and had a quiet night,” Michael tells Hollyscoop. “She changed back to the girl she used to be. When she was at her best — literally. She’s done a 1...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 2:42 AM

Kidman, Urban have a little Faith

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban quietly welcomed a new baby last month, the actress announced. “Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and their two-year-old daughter, Sunday Rose, today announced a new addition to their family, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban,” according to a statement from the family. “Born...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 2:39 AM

Thieves take Oilers staffer’s rings

Rick Elaschuk has been an Oil trainer since the golden years of hockey in Edmonton, and has held on to four Stanley Cup rings. Returning home on Canada Day, he found his fence smashed, his door kicked in, his house burgled and his rings gone. The ’84, ’85, ’87 and ’88 rings are worth between $6,000...

Friday, July 3, 2009, 7:10 AM

Metro grows in Edmonton: Study

A recent study of newspaper readership statistics shows Metro continues to grow as the paper of choice for Edmonton’s young, diverse population.According to a Newspaper Audience Databank (NADbank) study, Metro Edmonton’s readership of adults aged 18 and up increased from 40,300 in 2007-2008 to 49,...

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 11:10 AM

What makes Vancouver a special place?

Every community has them; they’re the people, places, events and local wonders you can’t find anywhere else that put a smile on our faces and make us feel a bit more proud about where we live.Today, as part of our SunnySide series, Metro is calling on the people of Vancouver to help us celebrate...

Monday, June 1, 2009, 10:40 AM

First look: New Moon rising

Here is your first look at The Twilight Saga: New Moon poster.In The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated by the abrupt departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) but her spirit is rekindled by her growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob...

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 6:30 PM

Man dies in garage mishap

A Calgary man died after getting trapped under his car Friday.Emergency Medical Services workers arrived at the scene at about 4:30 p.m. after getting a call about a man trapped under a vehicle on Rundlefield Road.A family member had gone to check on the man and found him pinned under the car in...

Saturday, March 28, 2009, 5:55 PM

Police make arrest in fatal stabbing

Calgary Police have charged a man in connection with a McKenzie Towne murder.At about 1 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to a condo in the 4900 block of 130 AvenueS.E., for a report of a man in medical distress. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Calgary EMS.Dave Dupuis, 22, of Calgary...

Friday, March 27, 2009, 9:52 PM