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Toronto Hockey Fans Help Out with U.S. Anthem When Mic Cuts Out [Video]

No matter where you are, the national anthem is a big deal.

It seems that the U.S.' national anthem is even a big deal in Canada. That's right, even in Canada!

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UPDATE: Shots Fired At Canadian Parliament; One Soldier Dead; One Gunman Dead

UPDATE 1 p.m. EST: The Canadian soldier who was shot outside the National War Memorial has died according to the Daily Globe and Mail. Ottawa police confirm that one of the gunmen was shot and killed, while another is still believed to be on the loose.

A gunman shot a soldier and then ran toward Canada's Parliament building, Wednesday according to Ottawa police.

Police have confirmed that a man opened fire at the National War Memorial outside of the government complex shortly before 10 a.m. Shots hit a soldier who was standing guard. Witnesses say that they then heard shots when the man entered the Parliament building, where members were holding meetings.

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High School Student Fights Back Against Bullying with Positivity, Gets In Trouble (Video)

Caitlin Prater-Haacke, a high school student in Airdrie, Alberta, was bullied a few weeks ago on Facebook.

Someone posted on her page telling her to die. Pretty brutal.

But instead of responding in a negative way, Caitlin did just the opposite.

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Gift’s From Your Bank? This Canadian Bank Does It [Video]

A lot of banks say they appreciate your business, but how many of them actually show it? TD Canada does.

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The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs
The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs
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The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs Appointed to New Detroit Bridge Authority

West Michigan will have a strong voice in the design, construction and financing of the new international Crossing between Michigan and Canada. The Right Place, Inc., CEO Birgit Klohs has been appointed to serve on a new six-person Crossing Authority.

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Canadian National Anthem is Really Cool, Especially When Beer is Involved [Video]

Today is the anniversary of the Canadian National Anthem.  It was 1980 that "Oh Canada" was officially declared Canada's National Anthem.

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Winter Olympics: Ex-NHL Player Randy Gregg’s Kids Compete for Canada in Speedskating

By Hayli Goode | BSU at the Games

Sarah Gregg figured she'd be competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics when she visited Russia last month.

Instead, the Canadian speedskater from Edmonton, Alberta, is back in Sochi, Russia, supporting her two speed-skating siblings, sister Jessica Gregg and brother Jamie Gregg, and Jamie's spouse, Danielle Wotherspoon-Gregg.

The three are all competing for Canada, with Jessica in short track and Jamie and Danielle in long track competition.

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Global Trade Days at Grand Valley State University

The world today is a global economy.  For large businesses, it's very difficult to compete unless you have a global presence.  If you are struggling to market on the world stage, or are looking to enter, Global Trade Days at GVSU might open the door.

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Group Of Old Men Sing “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” In A Tim Horton’s

I've said it many times, there's a soft spot in my heart for old men. They're just so cute, and endearing, even when they're curmudgeonly. This group of older gentlemen in Canada might be my new favorites, though. They break out into song while hanging out at a Tim Horton's. Check it out after the jump.

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Major Storm Traps Drivers

Canadian police and military teams were working Tuesday afternoon to rescue about 300 people stranded after what a local official termed the most brutal storm to hit the Ontario region in 25 years

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