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Divorced Couples Are Taking Awesome Selfies Together To Mark The Occasion

buzzfeed.com — Shannon and Chris explained why they treated their divorce as a moment to share: We have respectfully, thoughtfully and honourably ended our marriage in a way that will allow us to go forward as parenting partners for our children, the perfect reason that this always WAS meant to be, so they will never have to choose.
Sep 01, 2015

RT @BuzzFeed: Divorced couples are taking awesome selfies together to mark the occasion bzfd.it/1EABKwf pic.twitter.com/7d4Wl6Fxh7

Sep 01, 2015

Divorced Couples Are Taking Awesome Selfies Together To Mark The Occasion fb.me/7pHXPNOFJ

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These Workers Offered The Most Amazing Tribute To A Former Colleague

buzzfeed.com — Chrissy Rusaw was at work at Peterborough Utilities one day last week when a colleague told her they had something special planned for Spoelstra's funeral. "I knew Ed had passed away and I knew it was his funeral that day," she told BuzzFeed Canada.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @BuzzFeed: These workers offered the most amazing tribute to a former colleague bzfd.it/1Fdzg1e

Aug 31, 2015

These Powerline Workers Offered The Most Amazing Tribute To A Former Colleague buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman…

A First Nations Woman From Alberta Just Won Mrs. Universe 2015

buzzfeed.com — Burnham, whose maiden name is Callingbull, is a model and actress. She posted about the win on her Instagram account: "I'm so proud to say I am now the new @mrsuniverse2015 !!! I am the first First Nations woman to win this title! I am also the first Canadian Delegate to win as well!!

Bob Fife Keeps Fifing The Crap Out Of People At The Duffy Trial And It's Glorious

buzzfeed.com — Fife broke the news that Senator Mike Duffy received a cheque for $90,000 from Nigel Wright to cover questionable residency expenses he had claimed. Wright was at the time the chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper. One big question is whether Harper's current chief of staff, Ray Novak, knew about the cheque.
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The Only KFC In Yellowknife Closed And Life Will Never Be The Same, You Guys

buzzfeed.com — Matthew Jason's family has run the franchise since it opened. But they decided to not renew the franchise agreement when it ended on August 23. Jason told CBC News that KFC headquarters became too difficult to deal with.
Aug 26, 2015

If you are a studio exec & would like to read my script for "Yellowknife KFC Hot Tub Time Machine," pls get in touch: buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman…

This Badass Canadian Nurse Set Her Own Broken Legs To Prevent Them From Being Amputated

buzzfeed.com — 1. The last thing Stacie Reis remembers before the accident is driving and eating an ice cream cone. Her next memory is of waking up in immense pain inside a mangled car. The crash broke both of her legs, as well as her sternum and pelvis. Her heart and lungs suffered contusions.

Two Canadian Writers Are Using Big American Publications To Argue About Harper's Record

buzzfeed.com — "It's so much bigger than anything I've ever done," Marche said of the online reaction when contacted by BuzzFeed Canada. "Which makes it staggering that was about something Canadian." 2. The column's appeal for some was that they saw it as The New York Times itself giving a verdict on the Harper years.

A Guy Lost His Phone In A River And Weeks Later It Mysteriously Posted Facebook Pics

buzzfeed.com — "We found your phone its currently at #1 firehall," read the message with the photo. Whaaaaaaat? "I was shocked at first," Buhler told BuzzFeed Canada. He assumed someone was pranking him. "My girlfriend sent me a text yesterday and said 'have you seen your Facebook status,'" he told the Calgary Sun .
Aug 19, 2015

RT @BuzzFeed: A guy lost his phone in a river and weeks later it mysteriously posted Facebook pics bzfd.it/1fq8mfF pic.twitter.com/4QhWBojaoW

Aug 20, 2015

RT @BuzzFeed: A guy lost his phone in a river and weeks later it mysteriously posted Facebook pics bzfd.it/1fq8mfF pic.twitter.com/GV5idozldk

Aug 20, 2015

miracles! After A Guy Lost His Phone In A River, It Started Posting Strange Pics To Facebook buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman… via @BuzzFeedCanada

Aug 23, 2015

A guy lost his phone in a river and weeks later it mysteriously posted pictures on his Facebook feed buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman…

This TV Anchor's Reaction To A Terrible Pun Makes Bad Jokes Worth Telling

buzzfeed.com — Multiple deaths and injuries have been reported following a large explosion at a busy shrine in central Bangkok. A rescue team has spotted debris thought to be from the Indonesian airplane that disappeared Sunday, local police said. The White House is taking action to fight heroin.
Aug 17, 2015

This TV Anchor’s Reaction To A Terrible Pun Makes Bad Jokes Worth Telling buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman… via @BuzzFeedCanada

‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ blends fiction with nonfiction to explore nature of truth

poynter.org — "The Lifespan of a Fact" has been reviewed in a variety of reputable publications and is generating a lot of attention and discussion. The Atlantic wrote last week that the book "has managed one of those periodic book release PR juggernauts that writers privately fantasize about."
Aug 13, 2015

I hate it when publishers promote a book by being coy about how true/false it is. See also: poynter.org/news/mediawire… twitter.com/CNDLND/status/…

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Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

RT @eklib: Dogged journalists get 4,000 rape kits tested in Cleveland. 1/3 were serial rapists. bit.ly/1N2I6FN

Sep 02, 2015

RT @Um_Uras: #Vice News fixer charged over encryption software, Turkish official tells Al Jazeera @AJENews aje.io/kclt

Sep 01, 2015

RT @mathewi: It's an uphill climb, but I admire what Austen Allred is trying to do with crowdsourced journalism site Grasswire: for.tn/1hRp8GF


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