Canada in the News

Surviving the wild

‘I built an igloo with a small knife’: Nunavut MLA survives 8 days lost on tundra by Bob Weber in The Canadian Press

Animals

Beaver

Beaver blocks traffic in West Vancouver in CBC News

Beaver ‘still at large’ after falling tree damages SUV in Canoe

Mad beaver terrorizes Miramichi in The Toronto Star

Sick beaver hitches 400-km ride after Ottawa-area sanctuary issues urgent plea – CBC News

Raccoon

‘I banished that raccoon. He knows why’: This stowaway was found on a GO Train — and things got weird by National Post

Moose

Baby moose survives after being expelled by mother hit by car in the CBC

B.C. woman hits moose on way to visit sister who hit moose in the National Post

Man finds moose calf, takes it to Tim Hortons in the Toronto Sun

What moose? Woman can’t recall dramatic collision in the CBC

Moose-eating shark rescued in Newfoundland harbour in the CBC

The Canadian government

Air Canada grapples with ‘explicit’ material in cockpit: Airline memos order staff to stop leaving “explicit, illicit” material in aircraft by Marnie Luke of CBC News

Your porn is not Canadian enough, CRTC warns erotica channels by Tristan Hopper of the National Post

Hockey

What If Everybody in Canada Flushed At Once? in Pat’s Papers

Maple syrup

2 charged in $18M maple syrup heist on the CBC

Warfare

Hundreds of Toronto women learned military drills to defend the home front during First World War in the National Post (by Paola Loriggio of The Associated Press)