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Toronto teen wins Doodle 4 Google competition

Feb 25 2014 — The Canadian Press — A Toronto teen's sketch of an underwater telescope will welcome visitors to Google.ca on Wednesday after winning a national contest. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says fostering creativity in kids needs to be encouraged. Video provided by The Canadian Press

The best time to view this week’s lunar eclipse

Apr 13 2014 — The Canadian Press — Canadians have a chance to view a total lunar eclipse this week – if they are up in the middle of the night. A spokesman for the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada says the eclipse will begin in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Video provided by The Canadian Press

The Detroit ghost town Canadian oil helped build

Apr 13 2014 — The Canadian Press — The Oakwood Heights neighbourhood in Detroit resembles a ghost town after the Marathon refinery paid residents to leave as its business expanded. But not all the homeowners took the money, saying they would have nowhere else to go. Video provided by The Canadian Press